Can you handle the truth? From Buddha to Nietzsche, we’ve gathered some of our favorite quotes and ideas about the so-called “truth”.
“If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
“A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.”
“In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.”
“I lie to myself all the time. But I never believe me.”
“If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.”
“All truth passes through three stages: First, it is ridiculed; Second, it is violently opposed; Third, it is accepted as self-evident.”
“Whatever satisfies the soul is truth.”
“Three things can not hide for long: the Moon, the Sun and the Truth.”
“When others asked the truth of me, I was convinced it was not the truth they wanted, but an illusion they could bear to live with.”
"On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow."
What are some of your favorite truth quotes? Share your truth in the comments!