Quotes on Being Truthful

Humility is all about being truthful and honest. Radhanath Swami

To be credible we must be truthful. Edward R Murrow

Your motto: Be Bold, Be Free, Be Truthful. Brenda Ueland

That's always important to us, is being truthful. Not guessing, not making any assumptions. Just coming at it with knowledge. Simon Pegg

I think the success of my work stems from being truthful. Catherine O'Hara

Be truthful. Nature only sides with truth. Adolf Loos

I think the biggest thing is just making sure that you do the work that you connect with, personally, and that you do work where you can really bring something to the table. It's just about being truthful to yourself. Susanna White

I don't think social commentary should be planned, you just have to be truthful. Nick Damici

If you lack vulnerability then you are not being truthful to yourself. Benjamin Stone

The umbrella that I live under is that you must be truthful with everyone except when to do so would injure them or others. Rob Lowe

Being truthful is the new beautiful Suzy Kassem

Please be truthful, but also please be benevolent, please. Jonathan Safran Foer

I will say, with memoir, you must be honest. You must be truthful. Elie Wiesel

Just be truthful - and if you can fake that, you've got it made. Barbara Stanwyck

Acting is all about being truthful. I'm really bad at lying. I'm one of the worst liars I know. Dane Dehaan

Be spontaneous, be truthful, be free, and thus be individuals! Lydia M Child

Loyalty consists of many things, including being truthful with our friends. When you really disagree, you have to say so. Peggy Noonan

Be truthful, gentle, and fearless. Mahatma Gandhi

Everything is out of your control, and you can only be truthful about how you feel. Shailene Woodley

I'm just trying to be truthful and collaborate with people who have interesting things to say. Judd Apatow

Your character must be above suspicion and you must be truthful and self-controlled. Mahatma Gandhi

Acting's not about nose jobs and liposuction. It's about being truthful to what you're doing. Phylicia Rashad

I'll be truthful. The weekly paycheck is the most important thing to me. Bela Lugosi

There's no point in getting frustrated at yourself. Just be truthful. Frederick Lenz

I write to be truthful in my songs, which is why I wrote what's painfully truthful about my life in my autobiography. Rick Springfield

I'm not just painting for painting's sake. I want to be truthful. Sylvester Stallone

I only believe in telling the truth and being truthful. Vinnie Tortorich

Be truthful, and the result is bound to be amazingly interesting. Virginia Woolf

I really love to act. I really love to touch the people with my work. It's about giving people what they want to see. I love to see someone who's gonna be real, be truthful to his work and that's what I try to bring every time I step on a set. That's what I did for Tupac movie. Cory Hardrict

Its funny because when I did feel like I came out and I just felt like I was being truthful to myself, (it was at) that point I became very successful. So you know, it took a true kind of facing that truth of myself and being honest, that was when the real kind of fame or whatever that kind of stuff happened for me. Margaret Cho

All the poet can do today is warn. That is why true Poets must be truthful. Wilfred Owen

One of the blessings of maturity is that it sometimes brings one greater courage to be truthful, regardless of what those who do not understand may think or say Napoleon Hill

Tagore once said, art has to be beautiful. But before that, it has to be truthful. Ritwik Ghatak

It is not enough that we are truthful; we must cherish and carry out high purposes to be truthful about. Henry David Thoreau

We must be truthful and fair in the ordinary affairs of life before we can be truthful and fair in patriotism and religion. E W Howe

Be truthful, say what you mean and mean what you say, don't ignore the given circumstances. Lauren Graham

Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good. Laozi

In order to discover truth, we must be truthful ourselves, and must welcome those who point out our errors as heartily as those who approve and confirm our discoveries. Max Muller

Honesty is an active verb, not a passive noun. Go out of your way to be truthful, beginning with the things that you say to yourself. Joe Tye

I look forward to the end of all this money-making part of the career, to be truthful, Paul Guilfoyle

I never aspire to be objective because I don't believe in objectivity. It's important to be truthful, and it's important to make sure that the audience has a solid sense of what the expectation should be of a particular film. Rory Kennedy

I am honest; I try to be truthful. I like people and wish us well. We are not always deserving of our own best wishes. Nikki Giovanni

Big comedy is good, I like things that are big, but good comedy has to be truthful I think and has to reflect some sort of reality. Steve Coogan

A good actor is somebody who can be truthful and fascinating and interesting and enlightening. Bruce Davison

One must be truthful with oneself about one's own motives, especially if one is to survive in the world. It takes rigor, and it takes courage. Emile Chartier

The way to my heart is by being truthful and spontaneous. Michelle Trachtenberg

We, hijras, are not hypocrites. We live our sexuality openly, being truthful to our souls and our bodies. Science and doctors assigned something else to us when we were born - which they didn't have the authority to - but we choose what we are and we are very truthful about it. Laxmi Narayan Tripathi

When I'm writing music, I'm not acting it out - it's all me. I feel that my responsibility is to be truthful about myself, first and foremost. I'm not going to sing things I don't believe in no matter who is benefitting from it. Shania Twain

There are ugly aspects to every single person's character. In being truthful, actors do have to show the ugly side of someone's character. We all behave like dicks sometimes. Claire Foy

Being truthful - that's what I admire the most in people. That's about it. As long as people are honest. Honest to themselves as well - more than anything else. Rico Chiapparelli

If you are truthful you will survive. If you lie you shall perish. Khalid ibn al-Walid

Know that truth, forgiveness, and love can heal the world. Imagine if all of us could be truthful with ourselves, start forgiving everyone, and start loving everyone. We would no longer be selfish, gossiping would be over, and we would no longer judge one another. The world would become a place where all of us live in love. Miguel Angel Ruiz

I think it's unnecessary to be mean for the sake of being mean, but I do believe you have to be truthful, but with love. Geri Halliwell

We have to be honest, we have to be truthful and speak to the one dirty secret in American life, and that is racism. Henry Cisneros

I think you have a pact with an audience in every picture, and I think the pact is to try and be truthful and to be real. James L Brooks

Its important to be honest and truthful with your constituents. At the end of the day, we represent them. Devin Nunes

To be honest and truthful in all endeavours is an experience, not a regret Fela Kuti

To be truthful, I think golfers are overpaid. It's unreal, and I have trouble dealing with the guilt sometimes. Colin Montgomerie

A man who is swayed by negative emotions may have good enough intentions, may be truthful in word, but he will never find the Truth. Mahatma Gandhi

The bottom line of comedy is to be funny, and the bottom line of drama is to be truthful. You can be truthful and funny, but if you're not truthful in a drama than the audience leaves you. Eddie Izzard

Eye contact made people think you were being truthful even if you weren't. Gabrielle Zevin

When writing about oneself, one must strive to be truthful. Truth is more important than modesty. Roald Dahl

Tagore once said- art has to be beautiful, but before that, it has to be truthful. Now, what is truth? There is no eternal truth. Every artist has to learn private truth though a painful private process. And that is what he has to convey. Ritwik Ghatak

No two people will ever see or feel things in the same way, Merry. The challenge is to be truthful when you write. Don't approximate. Don't settle for the easiest combination of words. Go searching instead for those that explain exactly what you think. What you feel. Kate Morton

Misanthropy ariseth from a man trusting another without having sufficient knowledge of his character, and, thinking him to be truthful, sincere, and honourable, finds a little afterwards that he is wicked, faithless, and then he meets with another of the same character. When a man experiences this often, and more particularly from those whom he considered his most dear and best friends, at last, having frequently made a slip, he hates the whole world, and thinks that there is nothing sound at all in any of them. Plato

Be truthful... and pay attention. I would also recommend the avoidance of credit cards. Mary Mccarthy

One must be truthful and honest in his approach; a constant independent inquiry and not blindly following a certain blue print laid down by others Bruce Lee

If I can mean to people - if I can symbolize the ability to pursue gender equality, racial equality, and to be truthful about our experiences, then, absolutely, that's what I want to be. Anita Hill

A lot of people would say, to be truthful is to tell all, every dalliance, every crisis. They might be right on paper, but in practice, it's not a great way to go. Adam Carolla

Women are more attuned to feelings than men are, and if they"re not being truthful, more often than not it's because they think truth might hurt your feelings. But it does' mean they do' love you. Nicholas Sparks

Women are more attuned to feelings than men are, and if they're not being truthful, more often than not it's because they think truth might hurt your feelings. But it doesn't mean they don't love you. Nicholas Sparks

After you read the script, then you actually just have to be in the moment you're in, in order to make it believable. You can't give it away. You can't tip it off. For me, it's always about being truthful in the moment I'm in. Hopefully, being able to reveal what I'm feeling, you have to believe it. Victor Garber

There is nothing to fear from truth....Being truthful is essential to being an independent thinker and obtaining greater understanding of what is right. Ray Dalio

I once asked Barbara Stanwyck the secret of acting. She said: 'Just be truthful - and if you can fake that, you've got it made'. Fred MacMurray

A lot of the kind of comedy that I do comes out of real human moments. For them to work, they have to be truthful kinds of things that people in the audience can go, "Yes, I've experienced that myself!" Brian Regan

The Buddha taught complete honesty, with the extra instruction that everything a person says should be truthful and helpful. Sylvia Boorstein

I am not so concerned with how many Rotten Tomatoes we have - although the good reviews are to be wished for, of course - but I have my hands full in the daily housekeeping of doing Maura right and being truthful to this experience. Jeffrey Tambor

My overall responsibility is to be truthful. If people pay money to come and see me, looking for something other than that, then they've made a mistake. Bruce Cockburn

Journalism should be truthful and entertaining. You know, with news and important facts you can entertain people too. Have a little humor. Life isn't all that deadly all the time, but while you're having fun, tell the truth. If every word of a column is deadly serious, I can't read it. It makes me throw up. Jimmy Breslin

Drosophila," I said, remembering the word. "What?" Lily asked. "Why do girls always fall for guys with the at ention span of drosophila?" "What?" "Fruit flies. Guys with the attention span of fruit flies." "Because they"re hot?" "This," I told her, "is not the time for being truthful. Rachel Cohn

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