62 Powerful Truth Telling Quotes to be honest

Truth Telling Quotes: When you tell the truth, you don’t have to be afraid of anyone. It takes courage to speak the truth. Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth against injustice, lies. If people all over the world do this, the earth will change automatically.

Here are some inspiring truth telling quotes that will help you to gather the courage, to be honest, and tell the truth.

Meaning, Definition, Importance of truth-telling

Truth-telling or honesty is seen as a basic moral principle, rule, or value.  Withholding information or otherwise deceiving the patient would seem to at least disrespect patient autonomy and potentially harm the patient.” ― medicine.missouri.edu

“Truth-telling in medical ethics involves the moral duty, to be honest with patients about conditions, medications, procedures, and risks, and this can often be unpleasant, but it is generally necessary. As recently as the 1960s, most physicians believed that patients would rather be lied to than told a horrible truth.” ― study.com

“Truth-telling makes possible freedom and trust between people, and, in the life of faith, it makes possible closeness to God.” ― mcall.com

Truth Telling Quotes, to be honest

Here is the truth telling quotes that will help you to know the power of truth-telling.

1. “Truth never damages a cause that is just.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

Powerful Truth Telling Quotes to be honest

2. “Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

3. “Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to it.” ― Howard Zinn

4. “It takes strength and courage to admit the truth.” ― Rick Riordan, The Red Pyramid

Powerful Truth Telling Quotes to be honest

5. “The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.” ― Kurt Cobain

Powerful Truth Telling Quotes to be honest

6. “If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero

7. “Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth-telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.” ― James E. Faust

Powerful Truth Telling Quotes to be honest

8. “Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.” ― Spencer Johnson

9. “Truth without love is brutality, and love without truth is hypocrisy.” ― Warren Wiersbe

10. “Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world…would do this, it would change the earth.” ― William Faulkner

11. “Without debate, without criticism no administration and no country can succeed and no republic can survive.” ― John F. Kennedy

12. “Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.” ― Franz Kafka

Power of truth-telling quotes

13. “Truth is only harsh if you’re unable to face it.” ― Stewart Stafford

Powerful Truth Telling Quotes to be honest

14. “Everybody doesn’t need to know everything about you.” ― Germany Kent

15. “Truth is an ideal we aspire to. Fact is an agreement on the general consensus of what truth is. Honesty is a personal truth shared.” ― Stewart Stafford

16. “An unbelieved truth can hurt a man much more than a lie. It takes great courage to back the truth unacceptable to our times. There’s a punishment for it, and it’s usually crucifixion.” ― John Steinbeck, East of Eden

17. “In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.” ― Galileo Galilei

18. “The truth is always something that is told, not something that is known. If there were no speaking or writing, there would be no truth about anything. There would only be what is.” ― Susan Sontag, The Benefactor

19. “The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie. “One word of truth outweighs the world.” ― Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

Powerful Truth Telling Quotes to be honest

20. “Truth is hard, propaganda is cheap.” ― DaShanne Stokes

21. “If an offense come out of the truth, better is it that the offense come than that the truth be concealed.” ― Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D’Urbervilles

22. “Myth is much more important and true than history. History is just journalism and you know how reliable that is.” ― Joseph Campbell

23. “Proclaim the truth and do not be silent through fear.” ― St. Catherine of Siena

Famous Quotes about truth-telling

24. “Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true.” ― Robert Brault

25. “You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should’ve behaved better.” ― Anne Lamott

26. “Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.” ― Germany Kent

27. “To say nothing is saying something. You must denounce things you are against or one might believe that you support things you really do not.” ― Germany Kent

28. “You can know something is a lie when it has no love in it.” ― Bryant McGill, Voice of Reason

29. “I don’t like any shows very much, if you want to know the truth.” ― J.D. Salinger

30. “If you want your lie to be believed then you need to speak a thousand truths before you lie.” ― Amit Kalantri

31. “No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.” ― Barbara Ehrenreich

32. “Sometimes, truth causes pain and suffering. At such times, silence is preferred. In fact, there may be times when a white lie, could actually lead to a good outcome.” ― Amish Tripathi

33. “Never underestimate the fact that loving others is a choice but loving yourself is a responsibility. ” ― Germany Kent

34. “Truth is much like fire. Hard to understand, ever-changing.” ― Will Bly, Ravens in the Sky

35. “The truth is worth pursuing at any distance.” ― Kenneth Eade, Beyond All Recognition

Quotes to gather courage for truth telling

36. “Sometimes hearing the truth takes more courage than speaking the truth.” ― Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Powerful Truth Telling Quotes to be honest

37. “Truth is not determined by the number of people telling it or willing to admit to it.” ― DaShanne Stokes

38. “You’ll see some bad things, but if you didn’t see them, they’d still be happening.” ― Paula Fox, The Slave Dancer

39. “Thinking about the past or future, just steals the present from us.” ― Dr. Ashok Anand

40. “You shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

41. “The truth is we don’t know the truth. We just live and learn how to tell the truth because we were born liars.” ― Auliq Ice

42. “The one who most seems like a liar is the one who tells a bold-face truth.” ― Runa Pigden

43. “A friend is someone who can brighten your day with a simple smile, when others try to do it with a thousand words.” ― Beth Nimmo

44. “If you tell me the truth, the truth I’ll proclaim. If you tell me a lie, you’ll be fair game.” ― Belva Rae Staples

45. “Facts are threatening to those invested in fraud.” ― DaShanne Stokes

46. “The problem with people who are self-centered is that they never shift their focus long enough to understand or care about the needs of those around them.” ― Germany Kent

47. “Our biggest fear is not in expressing the truth but that we will be attacked or belittled because of our truth.” ― Kelli Wilson

Best Quotes about truth

48. “No one tells the truth to people they don’t actually know, and if they do it is a horrible trait. Everyone wants something smaller, something neater than the truth.” ― Ann Patchett, State of Wonder

49. “Once you reject fear, you will become the perfect candidate to receive and reflect Truth.” ― Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun

Powerful Truth Telling Quotes to be honest

50. “A human being who trades away individuality for conformity is nothing but a slave.” ― Auliq Ice

51. “Not everything needed to be brought into the light, he knew. Not every truth needed to be told.” ― Louise Penny, A Rule Against Murder

52. “Truth is told when it tells itself.” ― Jill Alexander Essbaum, Hausfrau

53. “Truth is like a bright full moon in a dark country sky. Powerful, bright, and undeniable. Lies are like clouds that continually try to cover that moon. Sometimes they might be able to cover the moon, but only temporarily. The truth will always outshine the clouds.” ― Alex Haditaghi

54. “The truth no matter how hard it is to bear, must be accepted and confronted head on because it is real. Businesses and people who accept truth soar.” ― Germany Kent

55. “Truth is only relative to those that ignore hard evidence.” ― A.E. Samaan

56. “If you want to know the truth about something, make Google your closest friend.” ― Olawale Daniel

Quotes about truth and honesty

57. “Telling the truth is less demanding than telling a lie.” ― Eraldo Banovac

Powerful Truth Telling Quotes to be honest

58. “Don’t spend your life wondering “what if” and worrying over something you have no control over. What’s done is done. Looking backward will cause you to miss out on new blessings ahead. Move on.” ― Germany Kent

59. “I am free! for I have in me the strength of truth.” ― Sophocles, Oedipus Rex

60. “Stop giving people the power to control your smile, your worth, your attitude, and your day. Don’t give anyone that much power over your life.” ― Germany Kent

61. “Speak with caution. Even if someone forgives harsh words you’ve spoken, they may be too hurt to ever forget them. Don’t leave a legacy of pain and regret of things you never should have said.” ― Germany Kent

62. “Nobody but you have to believe in your dreams to make them a reality.” ― Germany Kent

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