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I Speak The Truth Quotes


"I must speak the truth, and nothing but the truth." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Always speak the truth." - George Washington

"I'm gonna speak the truth until the day I die!" - Jeffree Star

"Love me or hate me, I always speak the truth." - Caroline Manzo

"I admire people who just speak the truth." - Woody Harrelson

"As far as I'm concerned, I just speak the truth." - Conor Mcgregor

"There is a big disincentive to talk about the truth. I will speak the truth..." - Geert Wilders

"Speak the truth and shame the devil." - Proverbs

"You're not going to be liked by everybody when you speak the truth. I don't speak the truth to put people down; I don't speak the truth to show disrespect." - Hope Solo

"Speak the truth. Transparency breeds legitimacy." - John C Maxwell

"Children and fools always speak the truth" - Mark Twain

"Even idiots ocasionally speak the truth accidentally." - Dorothy L Sayers

"Speak the truth, but leave immediately after." - Proverbs

"Children and drunks always speak the truth." - Proverbs

"If people depend on me to be a man of truth, I have to prove again and again and again and again that I am a man of truth. It cannot be that on Monday I am a man of truth, on Tuesday I speak three-quarters truth, Wednesday I speak half-truth, on Thursday I speak one-quarter truth, on Friday I don't speak at all, and on Saturday I can't even think how to speak the truth." - Harbhajan Singh Yogi

"I have no gift of words, but I speak the truth." - Rudyard Kipling

"I speak the truth but I guess that's a foreign language to ya'll!" - Lil Wayne

"I believe the American people are looking for someone to speak the truth." - Ted Cruz

"Take the word of experience, I speak the truth: inaction is safest in danger." - Silius Italicus

"He that does not speak truth to me does not believe me when I speak truth." - Thomas Fuller

"I ought to go upright and vital, and speak the rude truth in all ways." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I try to, in my own fallible way, speak the truth." - Cornel West

"Sometimes people don't like me because I'm too honest; I speak the truth." - The Mighty Hannibal

"often when I thought I joked, I told the truth, afraid to speak it except in jest." - Lucy Freeman

"Speak truth to power." - Milan Kundera

"Speak Truth to Power." - Anonymous

"I have discovered the art of deceiving diplomats. I speak the truth, and they never believe me." - Camillo Di Cavour

"If you speak the truth, you spoil the game." - Mike Caro

"Liars when they speak the truth are not believed." - Aristotle

"Shaquille O'Neal has always been one to speak the truth." - Shaquille O'Neal

"With few words, one can speak the truth." - Bryan Adams

"Be conscious of God and speak always the truth." - Barack Obama

"It does not require many words to speak the truth." - Chief Joseph

"To speak the truth is easy and pleasant." - Mikhail Bulgakov

"Truth is the most bitter to accept, swallow and digest it. The moment you speak truth, you lose your popularity. But I don't care." - Bikram Choudhury

"The key is always to speak in your own voice. Speak the truth. That's Acting 101." - Vincent D'Onofrio

"The only way to speak the truth is to speak lovingly." - Henry David Thoreau

"It is so difficult - at least, I find it difficult - to understand people who speak the truth." - E M Forster

"Sure I think it is healthy to speak the truth, and be who you are, and be proud of that." - Nathan Lane

"While it is good to speak well, it is better to speak the truth." - Amy Tan

"Always speak the truth, think before you speak, and write it down afterwards." - Lewis Carroll

"It takes two to speak the truth: one to speak, and another to hear." - Henry David Thoreau

"You can destroy those who speak the truth, but you cannot destroy the truth itself" - Terry Goodkind

"People always love and respect characters who speak the truth, even if the truth hurts." - David Duchovny

"Life is short and truth works far and lives long: let us speak the truth." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Truth is fire, and to speak the truth means to shine and to burn" - Leopold Schefer

"He was essentially a truth-speaking man, if only he know how to speak the truth." - Anthony Trollope

"I always speak the truth. Not the whole truth, because there's no way, to say it all. Saying it all is literally impossible: words fail. Yet it's through this very impossibility that the truth holds onto the real." - Jacques Lacan

"I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older." - Michel De Montaigne

"I speak for the trees!" - Dr. Seuss

"I speak the truth, not my fill of it, but as much as I dare speak; and I dare to do so a little more as I grow old." - Michel De Montaigne

"When there is an issue, I approach it and hit it head on. I speak the truth. If I do something wrong, then I own it." - Teresa Giudice

"I am resolved that I will not through humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth." - Henry David Thoreau

"I have found out the art of deceiving diplomatists; I speak the truth, and I am certain they will not believe me." - Camillo Di Cavour

"You speak metaphorically, I hope, said Peggy. I hope not, said Becca. Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space." - Orson Scott Card

"I make one pledge above all others - to seek and speak the truth with all the resources of mind and spirit I command." - George Mcgovern

"I would prefer to just continue to speak about truth and to speak about what makes sense." - Benjamin Carson

"What I am endeavoring to do is simply speak the truth, speak common-sense values, free market principles and the Constitution. For every question, the Constitution is my touchstone." - Ted Cruz

"People say that I can't speak French. C'est pas vraiment place. I'm getting better every day. I just have to keep practising. That's the truth." - Kevin O'Leary

"I do think the biggest problem newspapers have is loss of trust, and I feel that's a result of failure to speak truth to power." - Craig Newmark

"Embrace the truth. Speak the truth. Be the truth. When we welcome the truth, we live our lives like it's golden." - Iyanla Vanzant

"There are some power-abusing, corrupt monsters in our federal government that despise me because I have the audacity to speak the truth." - Ted Nugent

"My wit is more polished than your mustache. The truth which I speak strikes more sparks from men's hearts than your spurs do from the cobblestones." - Edmond Rostand

"I only desire sincere relations with the worthiest of my acquaintance, that they may give me an opportunity once in a year to speak the truth." - Henry David Thoreau

"I believe that politicians should speak the truth all the time. Invariably there will be occasions when you make statements that are factually incorrect due to an error." - Malcolm Turnbull

"[Quoting Ed Murrow:] It takes two to speak the truth - one to speak and another to hear." - Alexander Kendrick

"If I had to reduce the responsibilities of a good follower to a single rule, it would be to speak truth to power." - Warren G. Bennis

"I have said to you to speak the truth is a painful thing. To be forced to tell lies is much worse." - Oscar Wilde

"When folks find I ain't afeard to speak my mind on their affairs, they kinder guess I'm tellin' the truth about my own." - Bret Harte

"In order to be truthful we must do more than speak the truth. We must also hear truth, receive truth, search for truth." - Michael Leunig

"I was stupid enough to think that we ought to speak the truth about each person eulogised, and to make this the foundation, and from these truths to choose the most beautiful things and arrange them in the most elegant way; and I was quite proud to think how well I should speak, because I believed that I knew the truth." - Plato

"I'm trying to speak-to write-the truth. I'm trying to be clear. I'm not interested in being fancy, or even original. Clarity and truth will be plenty, if I can only achieve them." - Octavia Butler

"Their only words. You can't be afraid of words that speak the truth, even if it's an unpleasant truth." - George Carlin

"The unconscious wants truth. It ceases to speak to those who want something else more than truth." - Adrienne Rich

"The great thing about being ignored is that you can speak the truth with impunity." - Steve Aylett

"That was the best of all. To speak the truth and be attended." - Carson Mccullers

"The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it." - George Orwell

"Teach the youth to speak the truth, show them what peace can do" - Rakim

"The time-honored role of the artist [is] to speak truth to power." - Salman Rushdie

"Donald Trump is going to speak the truth to the American people." - Mike Pence

"Come, pluck up a good heart; speak the truth and shame the devil." - Francois Rabelais

"If you speak the truth, have a foot in the stirrup." - Proverbs

"It is the responsibility of intellectuals to speak the truth and expose lies." - Noam Chomsky

"Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty." - Stephen King

"We should not be afraid to speak the truth to our powerful friend the United States." - Julian Mcmahon

"Artists speak the truth to the public without fear of retribution or damage to their careers." - Ron Silver

"A Latin phrase says: De mortuis nil nisi bonum, Speak no ill of the dead. But it is better to say this way: Speak the truth of the living and speak the truth of the dead!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"As a preacher who is fully human, and clearly not divine, I can't speak as Jesus did. But I do seek to speak truth that carries weight and authority. All of us who preach the gospel aspire to speak under the authority of Jesus." - John Ortberg

"I would rather speak the truth to ten men than blandishments and lying to a million. Try it, ye who think there is nothing in it! Try what it is to speak with God behind you, to speak so as to be only the arrow in the bow which the Almighty draws." - Henry Ward Beecher

"One of the flabby lines you hear sometimes is, 'Speak truth to power'. Power knows the truth. It's speaking the truth to yourself that's the challenge." - Barry Sanders

"Truth is one, the sages speak of it by many names." - Joseph Campbell

"As an artist, everybody has the opportunity to celebrate and speak their truth." - Solange Knowles

"You must let suffering speak, if you want to hear the truth" - Cornel West

"We have to speak the truth always, at any cost, and no matter what." - Samael Aun Weor

"As long as you are pure of heart, you speak the truth." - Umar

"Stop, stop. Do not speak. The ultimate truth is not even to think." - Gautama Buddha

"What forbids a man to speak the truth in a laughing way?" - Horace

"If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today." - Bruce Lee

"He who knows the truth and does not speak it is a miserable coward." - Julius Streicher

"Why do we not hear the truth? Because we do not speak it." - Publilius Syrus

"Question with boldness, hold to the truth, and speak without fear," - Glenn Beck

"It is meaningless to speak in the name of - or against - Reason, Truth, or Knowledge." - Michel Foucault

"like all virtuous people he imagines he must speak the truth ..." - Joyce Carol Oates

"There is a deep power in words that speak the truth" - P C Cast

"People are like music, some speak the truth and others are just noise." - Bill Murray

"He that is ashamed to speak the truth has need to be ashamed of himself." - Charles Spurgeon

"The condition of truth is to allow suffering to speak - that gives it an existential emphasis." - Cornel West

"Speak nothing but the truth, and you'll soon be considered dangerous." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"Therefore, let me in honesty speak the truth about our epoch and people." - August Sander

"All good writers speak in honest voices and tell the truth." - Eudora Welty

"A man may be a false prophet and yet speak the truth." - Richard Sibbes

"History has the relation to truth that theology has to religion - i.e., none to speak of." - Robert A Heinlein

"O Lord Eternal, move and govern my tongue to speak the truth." - John Knox

"To be outspoken is easy when you do not wait to speak the complete truth." - Rabindranath Tagore

"I've always believed you can get closer to the truth by pretending not to speak it." - Armistead Maupin

"The truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is dull without it." - Pearl S Buck

"Your eyes speak the truth when everything else is a lie." - Unknown

"Then I will speak upon the ashes." - Sojourner Truth

"I let the performance speak for itself." - Darrell Wallace Jr.

"Particular lies may speak a general truth." - George Eliot

"Speak with Love and it becomes Truth." - Sathya Sai Baba

"Every night on my show, The Colbert Report, I speak straight from the gut, okay? I give people the truth, unfiltered by rational argument. I call it "The No Fact Zone." Fox News, I hold a copyright on that term." - Stephen Colbert

"I don't know how to lie. But I don't know what truth is, either. I always try to speak the way I think will cause least trouble to God and men." - Halldór Laxness

"I speak to the paper, as I speak to the first person I meet." - Michel De Montaigne

"The truth you speak doth lack some gentleness, And time to speak it in; you rub the sore, When you should bring the plaster." - William Shakespeare

"Let Daniel speak, let the Revelation speak, and tell what is truth. But whatever phase of the subject is presented, uplift Jesus as the center of all hope..." - Ellen G White

"I never once made a discovery ... I speak without exaggeration that I have constructed three thousand different theories in connection with the electric light ... Yet in only two cases did my experiments prove the truth of my theory." - Thomas A Edison

"Where thou art Obliged to speak, be sure speak the Truth: For Equivocation is half way to Lying, as Lying, the whole way to Hell." - William Penn

"Help me always to speak the truth quietly, to listen with an open mind when others speak, and to remember the peace that may be found in silence." - Robert Muller

"Note that venerable proverb: Children and fools always speak the truth. The deduction is plain: adults and wise persons never speak it." - Mark Twain

"I know everybody wants humor to be subversive and speak truth to power. I don't think power's been listening, incidentally." - Robert Mankoff

"I believe people have a little more interest in reading what I'm saying or hearing me speak because they know I ain't gonna sugarcoat it. Because I give them the truth." - Curtis Jackson

"When you speak, speak the truth; perform when you promise; discharge your trust... Withhold your hands from striking, and from taking that which is unlawful and bad..." - Abdul Kalam

"We all need friends with whom we can speak of our deepest concerns, and who do not fear to speak the truth in love to us." - Margaret Guenther

"It's important for someone like me - who's known Obama for 20 years - to speak the truth. I know him to be a Christian man. I know him to be one of the greatest patriots." - Hill Harper

"I do not speak the English so good, but then I speak the driving very well." - Emerson Fittipaldi

"Lord Jesus, I am weary in Thy work, but not of it. If I have not yet finished my course, let me go and speak for Thee once more in the field, seal Thy truth, and come home to die." - George Whitefield

"I paid the price for that, but it was worth it, to speak the truth. The Zionists have to understand that's their country, too. Palestinians were there long before any European Zionists." - Helen Thomas

"Let us begin by committing ourselves to the truth to see it like it is, and tell it like it is, to find the truth, to speak the truth, and to live the truth." - Richard Nixon

"Let us begin by committing ourselves to the truth to see it like it is, and tell it like it is, to find the truth, to speak the truth, and to live the truth." - Richard M. Nixon

"I would have offered you a forest of truth, but you wish to speak of a single leaf" - David Gemmell

"I think he [Vaclav Havel] felt that he could speak more truth, in a way, through writing plays." - Judy Woodruff

"I don't believe that narrative works when it's trying to teach a lesson or speak a factual truth." - Shane Carruth

"I pray without ceasing now. My personal prayer is: Make me an instrument which only truth can speak." - Peace Pilgrim

"I resolve to speak ill of no man whatever, not even in a matter of truth; but rather by some means excuse the faults I hear charged upon others, and upon proper occasions speak all the good I know of everybody." - Benjamin Franklin

"I finally learned that it was all right to say something was' working for me when it was' working. The world does' come crashing down when you speak the truth." - Deb Caletti

"Of course the president Donald Trump said he wants to get to the truth. He always says that. But I think we all know that those words do not speak as loudly as his actions." - Laurence Tribe

"The people who live my truth, what do they say when they speak of themselves? Does the echo of what I am thinking issue from their mouths, or error, or falsehood?" - Henri Barbusse

"I finally learned that it was all right to say something wasn't working for me when it wasn't working. The world doesn't come crashing down when you speak the truth." - Deb Caletti

"I'm a person that just likes to speak the truth, and I don't understand why in America it's such a big deal that we won't read the Koran and we won't look at history." - Pat Robertson



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