Speaking The Truth

Are people mad at you?

Whatever happened to truth, honesty, integrity and values?



The Only People Made At You For Speaking The Truth

In America if you lie for a living you get elected but not so if you tell the truth

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Truth is a pathless land. - J Krishnamurti

When in doubt tell the truth. - Mark Twain

In Canada, things are very honest. - Jim Pattison

The elegance of honesty needs no adornment. - Merry Browne

It is better to be quotable than to be honest. - Tom Stoppard

Follow your honest convictions, and stay strong. - William Thackeray

When you want to fool the world, tell the truth. - Otto von Bismarck

The truth of a thing is the feel of it, not the think of it. - Stanley Kubrick

The truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is. - Nadine Gordimer

Look a pig in its eyes, and understand the truth behind bacon. - Mango Wodzak

And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. - John 8:32

The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it. - Flannery O'Connor

We arrive at the truth, not by reason only, but also by the heart. - Blaise Pascal

A man is not honest simply because he never had a chance to steal. - Russian Proverb

Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth but not its twin. - Barbara Kingsolver

The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I'd be honest. - Rodney Dangerfield

Truth and right are above utility in all realms of thought and action. - Charles William Eliot

If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library? - Lily Tomlin

In an age of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell

To be honest as this world goes is to be one man picked out of ten thousand. - William Shakespeare

The only amaranthine flower on earth is virtue; the only lasting treasure, truth. - William Cowper

Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth. - Joseph Joubert

A good story is at its best when the line between truth and fiction remains ambiguous. - Leicester Hemingway

There's an element of truth in every idea that lasts long enough to be called corny. - Irving Berlin

Platitudes are safe, because they're easy to wink at, but truth is something else again. - Hunter S. Thompson

Another good thing about telling the truth is that you don't have to remember what you said. - Unknown

A good lie will have traveled half way around the world while the truth is putting on her boots. - Mark Twain

Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad. - Salvador Dali

Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing wrong with this, except that it ain’t so. - Mark Twain

I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination. - John Keats

Personally this plan would cost me hundreds of millions of dollars, but in all honesty, it's worth it. - Donald Trump

I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everyone to tell me the truth - even if it costs him his job. - Samuel Goldwyn

Better to be on a seemingly endless journey seeking truth, than to be comfortable and stagnant with deception. - Starr De Luna

I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth, even if it costs them their jobs. - Samuel Goldwyn

One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are. - Cal Thomas

There is no other way to guard yourself against flattery than by making men understand that telling you the truth will not offend you. - Niccolo Machiavelli

Thus meditating you will no longer strive to build yourself up in your prejudices, but, forgetting self, you will remember only that you are seeking the Truth. - James Allen

It is intolerable that the world's religions - founded on the values of love and compassion - should provide a pretext for the expression of hatred and violence. - Federico Mayor

There is something about a martini,
Ere the dining and dancing begin;
And to tell you the truth, It is not the vermouth -
I think that perhaps it's the gin. - Ogden Nash

The great systems that inform the world about the truth and life invariably claim to be absolutely truthful and well-balanced. In reality they are quaking bridges built out of yearning. - Peter H√łeg


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23-Jan-2020