Truth Quotes

“Many things that are true feel like a cheat. Kingdoms get the princes they deserve, farmers’ daughters die for no reason, and sometimes witches merit saving. Quite often, actually. You’d be surprised.” ― Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls
“The truth is, it’s not the act that I’m scared of, but giving myself so entirely to someone. As long as there are lines to draw and boundaries to cling to, I can pretend that I’m safe from the wanting that threatens to consume me. I’m separate, still all my own. But after… What then? What comes after, when he has that much of me, to do with as he chooses? When I have him. Will it ever be enough?” ― Abigail haas, Dangerous Girls
“Beauty is not who you are on the outside, it is the wisdom and time you gave away to save another struggling soul like you.” ― Shannon L. Alder
“…even a tiny bit of deceit is dishonorable when it’s used for selfish or cowardly reasons. – Mr. Penderwick” ― Jeanne Birdsall, The Penderwicks on Gardam Street
“Fat men take a cushion with them wherever they go.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Feast for Crows
“Any time you are with anyone or think of anyone you must say to yourself: I am dying and this person too is dying, attempting the while to experience the truth of the words you are saying. If every one of you agrees to practice this, bitterness will die out, harmony will arise.” ― Anthony de Mello
“Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty.” ― Tacitus
“Things come apart so easily when they have been held together with lies.” ― Dorothy Allison, Bastard Out of Carolina
“Life is just a short period of time in which you are alive.” ― Philip Roth, American Pastoral
“The act of going within, finding our truth, and then sharing it, it helps us far more than we know.” ― Kamal Ravikant, Live Your Truth