Quotes about Truth

"Truth is not determined by a majority vote."

Pope Benedict XVI (-)


"Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth, but not its twin."

Barbara Kingsolver (born April 8, 1955) is an American novelist, essayist, and poet.


"There is a great deal of hard lying in the world; especially among people whose characters are above suspicion."

Benjamin Jowett (15 April 1817 – 1 October 1893)) was an English scholar, classicist and theologian. Noted as one of the greatest British educators of the 19th century, he was renowned for his translations of Plato and as an outstanding and influential tutor.


"Something unpleasant is coming when men are anxious to tell the truth."

Benjamin Disraeli (21 December 1804 – 19 April 1881) was a British Prime Minister, parliamentarian, Conservative statesman and literary figure. He served in government for three decades, twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He was the country's first and thus far only Prime Minister who was born Jewish.