No matter what life throws your way, it’s always important to keep your head up and power through. But sometimes, all you need is a little reminder that you’re doing just fine. That’s why we’ve gathered together a collection of sassy truth quotes to provide a daily dose of inspiration.

These quotes range from funny to serious, and they come from some of the most successful and influential people around the world. So, next time you’re feeling down, make sure to check out this list. We guarantee it will give you the boost you need to get through the day.

Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.” — Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“The truth that makes men free is for the most part the truth which men prefer not to hear.” — Herbert Agar

“When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.” — Thomas Sowell

“If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.” ― René Descartes

“The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.” ― Niels Bohr

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.” –  Albert Einstein

“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” – Winston Churchill

“Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.” – W. Clement Stone

“Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.” Emily Dickinson

“Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality.” —Mahatma Gandhi

“The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.” —Albert Einstein

 “Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.” Buddha

 “To see the universal and all-pervading Spirit of Truth face to face one must be able to love the meanest of creation as oneself.” —Mahatma Gandhi

“The truth is anyone can be the difference; all it takes is using whatever you have, to do whatever you can.” —Darius Graham

” Standing courageously for an unpopular opinion isn’t easy, but the rewards of standing courageously for the truth will last forever.” —Rick Warren

“Honest communication is built on truth and integrity and upon respect of the one for the other.” —Benjamin E. Mays

“Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.” —Isaac Newton

 “For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.” —Bo Bennett

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

 “I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it’s for or against.” —Malcolm X

“By doubting we are led to question; by questioning we arrive at the truth.” —Peter Abelard

“A great man does not seek applause or place; he seeks for truth; he seeks the road to happiness, and what he ascertains, he gives to others.” —Robert Green Ingersoll

 “I believe there’s an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.” – Sylvester Stallone

“Half a truth is often a great lie.” —Benjamin Franklin

“Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.” W. Clement Stone

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.” —Albert Einstein

“Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.” —W. Clement Stone

“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” —Winston Churchill

Those who know the truth are not equal to those who love it. —Confucius

“Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.” —Henry David Thoreau

“There’s nothing so kingly as kindness, and nothing so royal as truth.” —Alice Cary

“When you stretch the truth, watch out for the snapback.” —Bill Copeland

“Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” —Arthur Conan Doyle

“Truth isn’t always beauty, but the hunger for it is.” —Nadine Gordimer

“The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.” —Laozi

“Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover-up and decoration. But as time goes by, what is true is revealed, and what is fake fades away.” —Ismail Haniyeh

“Beauty is truth’s smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.” —Rabindranath Tagore

“Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.” ― Pablo Picasso

“The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.” ― Steve Maraboli

“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.” ― Mark Twain

“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.” ― Winston S. Churchill

“Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.” ― Oscar Wilde

“Here’s all you have to know about men and women: women are crazy, men are stupid. And the main reason women are crazy is that men are stupid.” ― George Carlin

“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” ― Aldous Huxley

“I am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun.” ― Suzanne Collins

“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” ― Mark Twain

“The truth.” Dumbledore sighed. “It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.” ― J.K. Rowling

“When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.” ― Jess C. Scott

“The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.” ― George Carlin

“I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.” ― Marilyn Monroe

 “Life is about accepting the challenges along the way, choosing to keep moving forward, and savoring the journey.” ― Roy T. Bennett

 “Life becomes easier and more beautiful when we can see the good in other people.” ― Roy T. Bennett

 “To know nothing is the happiest life.” ― Desiderius Erasmus

 “Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.” ― Albert Schweitzer

 “Life comes from the earth and life returns to the earth.” ― Zhuangzi

“True life is lived when tiny changes occur.” ― Leo Tolstoy

“We can’t plan life. All we can do is be available for it.” ― Lauryn Hill

“Life is never easy for those who dream.” ― Robert James Waller

“I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” ― Arthur Rubinstein

 “Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.” ― Irving Berlin

“Life is not important except for the impact it has on other lives.” ― Jackie Robinson

 “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.” ― Lou Holtz

 “Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.” ― Ernest Holmes

“The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.” ― David Foster Wallace

 “The past has no power over the present moment.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“If you do not have control over your mouth, you will not have control over your future.” ― Germany Kent

“Nothing that lived and breathed was truly objective—even in a vacuum, even if all that possessed the brain was a self-immolating desire for the truth.” Jeff VanderMeer

“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” – Mark Twain

“Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away.” – Elvis Presley

“In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” – George Orwell

“No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth.” – Plato

“A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.”– Oscar Wilde

“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.” – Galileo Galilei

“Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.” – Stephanie Klein

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

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

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

“The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head. “– Terry Pratchett

“Truth exists; only falsehood has to be invented.” – George Braque

“The things that we decide to run from are the truth. When you make excuses, you’re running from the truth.” – David Goggins

“Truth is true even if nobody believes it and falsehood is false even if everybody believes it.” – Os Guinness

“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.”– Martin Luther King Jr.

“The earth is supported by the power of truth; it is the power of truth that makes the sun shine and the winds blow; indeed all things rest upon truth.” – Chanakya

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” – Buddha

“I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Sometimes people don’t want to hear the truth because they don’t want their illusions destroyed.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” – Winston Churchill

“You don’t have to tell everything you know, but let what you do say be the truth as you understand it.” – Maya Angelou

“The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with joy are goodness, beauty, and truth.” – Albert Einstein

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.” – Albert Einst

“When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.” — Thomas Sowell

“A thing may happen and be a total lie; another thing may not happen and be truer than the truth.” ― Tim O’Brien

“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.” ― Winston S. Churchill

“The truth.” Dumbledore sighed. “It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.” ― J.K. Rowling

 “But communicate with honest appreciation and you’ll be amazed how she lights up in front of you.” – Mark Manson

“To love truth for truth’s sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.” – John Locke

“The truth that is suppressed by friends is the readiest weapon of the enemy.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“Most truths are so naked that people feel sorry for them and cover them up, at least a little bit.” – Edward R. Murrow

 “Search for the truth is the noblest occupation of man; its publication is a duty.” – Madame de Stael

“I know where I’m going and I know the truth, and I don’t have to be what you want me to be. I’m free to be what I want.” – Muhammad Ali

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