70 Truth Hurts Quotes To Encourage You To Speak The Truth

Looking for quotes about the the truth hurts? We have rounded up the best collection of truth hurt quotes, sayings, phrases, proverbs, captions, messages, status (with images and pictures) to inspire you to be honest and stand with the truth at all times.

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Hearing the unvarnished truth or hard reality about someone, something, or oneself can cause the listener to feel sadness or unhappiness. But irrespective of how one feels one should speak and face the truth.

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Lies, betrayal, cheating someone will only cause pain and resentment in relationships. It shakes the foundation of trust and leads people to mistrust you. Being honest may not seem comforting at first but it will not disappoint you.

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Truth Hurts Quotes

  1. “Truth Hurts.” – Lizzo (Song Lyrics)                                                                                           
    Truth Hurts Pictures
    Truth Hurts Pictures

  2. “You can’t handle the truth.”

  3. “I lied when I said it didn’t hurt.”

  4. “Don’t deny what’s obvious to see.”

  5. “I’d rather be hurt by the truth than protected by a lie.”                                                               
    rather be hurt by the truth quote
    rather be hurt by the truth quote

  6. “Embrace reality even if it burns you.”

  7. “Truth hurts; Doubt ruins; Lie destroys.”                                                                                 
    Truth Really Hurts Quotes
    Truth Really Hurts Quotes

  8. “The truth hurts, but those lies heal.” – Drake

  9. “The truth hurts, but silence kills.”- Mark Twain                                                                           
    Famous Truth Hurts Quotes
    Famous Truth Hurts Quotes

  10. “The truth is heavy, therefore few care to carry it.”

  11. “Truth hurts. But lies can kill.”- Karen Marie Moning

  12. “Truth sounds like hate to those who hate the truth.”                                                                         
    Truth Hurts Quotes Images
    Truth Hurts Quotes Images

  13. “Oh well, the truth hurts, doesn’t it?”- Robin Roberts

  14. “If the truth shall kill them, let them die.”- Ayn Rand

  15. “Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.” – George Elioth

  16. “My heart won’t admit what my mind already knows.”

  17. “The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off!”                                                   
    Truth Hurts Sayings
    Truth Hurts Sayings

  18. “Truth, like surgery, may hurt, but it cures.” – Han Suyin

  19. “Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.” – Proverb

  20. “Better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.”

  21. “Hurt me with the truth. But never comfort me with a lie.”                                                   
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    hurt me with the truth quotes

  22. “If the truth hurts, you ain’t living right.” – Stephen Holder

  23. “There are truths which can kill a nation.” – Jean Giraudoux

  24. “The truth may hurt for a little while, but a lie hurts forever.”                                                         
    Truth Hurts Quotes
    Truth Hurts Quotes

  25. “But better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.”

  26. “You’re not upset with me. You’re upset that I spoke the truth.”

  27. “There’s the truth that hurts us and the truth that hurts others.”

  28. “If you tell the truth you do not need a good memory!”- Mark Twain

  29. “Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.” – Michael Jackson

  30. “Maturity is when you know the other person is lying but you just smile and let it go.”                                                                                                                                                     
    Relationship Truth Hurts Quotes
    Relationship Truth Hurts Quotes

  31. “The truth hurts, but it doesn’t kill. Lies may please, but it doesn’t heal.”

  32. “The truth is always there. The choice is yours, whether to face it or not.”

  33. “Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.”- Ludwig Borne

  34. “The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.” – Oscar Wilde

  35. “The worst part about being lied to is knowing you weren’t worth the truth.”

  36. “The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.” – Jim Davis

  37. “My only wish is I die real cause that truth hurts and those lies kill.” – Drake

  38. “Sometimes the truth hurts. And sometimes it feels real good.”- Henry Rollins

  39. “You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.”- Aldous Huxley

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

  41. “Sometimes the truth hurts. If you don’t like it, then change it.” – Kaitlyn Anderson

  42. “I never give them hell. I just tell the truth and they think it’s hell.” – Harry Truman

  43. “In order to be effective, truth must penetrate like an arrow and that is likely to hurt.”

  44. “The truth that’s told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.” – William Blake

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

  46. “The ego is terrified of the truth. And the truth is that the ego doesn’t exist.”- Byron Katie

  47. “Truth doesn’t hurt. It is only pride that hurts after hearing the truth.” – Levi M Mathews

  48. “Sometimes the truth hurts so much that one can barely feel their presence.” – Rahul Naik

  49. “Telling the truth and make someone cry is better than telling a lie to make someone smile.”

  50. “If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you.”- Oscar Wilde

  51. “It is better to disappoint people with the truth than to appease them with a lie.”- Simon Sinek

  52. “The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should be treated with caution.” – J.K. Rowling

  53. “The truth hurts like a thorn at first; but in the end it blossoms like a rose.”- Samuel ibn Naghrillah

  54. “People always love and respect characters who speak the truth, even if the truth hurts.”- David Duchovny

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

  56. “Truth hurts. Maybe not as much as jumping on a bicycle with the seat missing, but it hurts.”- Leslie Nielsen

  57. “Never assume every critic is a hater…Everyone is not hating on you, someone out there is telling you the truth…”

  58. “We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.”- Denis Diderot

  59. “Anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.” – Albert Einstein

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

  61. “There is a tragic clash between truth and the world. Pure undistorted truth burns up the world.” – Nikolay Berdyayev

  62. “People say the truth hurts. Hell no, it hurts even more if you do a whole bunch of foolishness to try and avoid it.”- Tyler Perry

  63. “The truth hurts because it’s real. It hurts because it mattered. And that’s an important thing to acknowledge to yourself.”- John Green

  64. “Don’t lie to me. Don’t deceive me. Give me the truth. Even if it breaks me. A painful truth is better than a pleasant lie.”- Yasmin Mogahed

  65. “Sometimes being honest with someone or hearing the truth hurts, but it is always better to be honest and accept what is.”- Syesha Mercado

  66. “Actually, truth dies more quickly in the war of words than one of swords, and the more emotional the debate, the quicker the death.” – Bode Olakanm

  67. “When fiction rises pleasing to the eye, men will believe, because they love the lie; but truth herself, if clouded with a frown, must have some solemn proof to pass her down.” – Charles Churchill

  68. “Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go; the sooner the better.” – Swami Vivekananda

  69. “I believe that the people, instead of pretty lies, should be told the truth, no matter how ugly it may be. What can we do, destiny hasn’t been kind to us; but, with the help of God, we will prevail.”- Alija Izetbegovic

  70. “They say the truth hurts. And these words hurt more than any I have ever written. But they are the truth – the cold, hard, undeniable truth. Not letting go doesn’t keep him with you. It’s still over. He’s still gone… And nothing will ever change that.” – Ranata Suzuki

  71. “Apparently people don’t like the truth, but I do like it; I like it because it upsets a lot of people. If you show them enough times that their arguments are bullshit, then maybe just once, one of them will say, ‘Oh! Wait a minute – I was wrong.’ I live for that happening. Rare, I assure you.”- Lemmy Kilmister

  72. “Most of us avoid telling the truth because it’s uncomfortable. We’re afraid of the consequences-making others feel uncomfortable, hurting their feelings or risking their anger. And yet, when we don’t tell the truth, and others don’t tell us the truth, we can’t deal with matters from a basis in reality.”- Jack Canfield

  73. “There’s a difference between maliciously offending somebody – on purpose – and somebody being offended by…truth. If you’re offended by the truth, that’s your problem. I have no obligation to not offend you if I’m speaking the truth. The truth is supposed to offend you; that’s how you know you don’t got it.”- Brad Stine

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