Truest Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old truest quotes, truest sayings, and truest proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The truest state of humanity is that you're living for other people.     

Joe Flanigan

The truest interpretations are those with the best justification.     

Bernard Ramm

The truest poetry is the most feigning.     

William Shakespeare

Being kind without expectation is the truest kind of kindness.     

Zero Dean

The truest writers are those who see language not as a linguistic process but as a living element.     

Derek Walcott

Virtue is the truest nobility.     

Miguel de Cervantes

The truest smiles are those which spread across our faces when no one's watching us.     

Minhal Mehdi

The truest tales require time and familiarity to become what they are.     

Erin Morgenstern

In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.     

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The truest help we can render an afflicted man is not to take his burden from him, but to call out his best energy, that he may be able to bear the burden.     

Phillips Brooks

The truest comparison we can make of love is to liken it to a fever; we have no more power over the one than the other, either as to its violence or duration.     

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

One of the truest things to commit to is your own nature.     

Alec Baldwin

The truest friends are usually the ones telling you what you don't want to hear.     

Mark Hart

The truest test of independent judgment is being able to dislike someone who admires us, and to admire someone who dislikes us.     

Sydney J. Harris

The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music. Bodies never lie.     

Agnes De Mille

The most heartbreaking things are the ones that are sometimes the truest.     

Emma Stone

The truest indication of gratitude is to return what you are grateful for.     

Richard Paul Evans

The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.     

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Time is the truest form of wealth. And the beauty is, we are all born equally rich in time.     

Rolf Potts

The truest success is but the development of self.     

Charles Atlas

One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.     

Chinua Achebe

The truest drive comes from doing what you love.     

Peter Diamandis

The truest self-respect is not to think of self.     

Henry Ward Beecher

The truest end of life is to know that life never ends.     

William Penn

A loving heart is the truest wisdom.     

Charles Dickens

The joy of creating is the truest joy.     

Priyanka Chopra

The simplest things are often the truest.     

Richard Bach

The truest mark of your success in life will be the quality of your marriage.     

Gordon B. Hinckley

In the truest sense, Christian pilgrims have the best of both worlds. We have joy whenever this world reminds us of the next, and we take solace whenever it does not.     

C. S. Lewis

The truest experience of life is when we dream awake.     

Alberto Villoldo