A big lie is often easier to pronounce than a small truth. – Peter Sirius
A wise man fills his brain before emptying his mouth. – African Proverb
Do not speak unless what you have to say is better than silence. – Siddhartha Gautama Buddha
Classy is when you have a lot to say but you choose to remain silent in front of fools.
And who says that only the truth is real? The lie is as alive as the truth, if not more alive. – Ivan Turgenew
I don’t agree with what you say, but I will fight until the end so that you can say it. – Voltaire
When you have something to say, silence is a lie. – Jordan B. Peterson
Anytime you stir up the past and deal with civil rights a lot of people say ‘Oh, well that’s a done deal, it’s over with,’ and that couldn’t be furthest from the truth. – Jeff Woodard
The most damaged feelings are those that are never expressed.
As the good connections between us are strengthened, we will begin to feel a special power flowing through our communication network.
It is impossible to argue with someone who claims not to seek the truth, but already knows it. – Romain Rolland
Don’t judge me until you know me. Don’t underestimate me until you challenge me and don’t talk about me until you talk to me.
I have rules that I live by. My first rule: I don’t believe anything the government tells me. – George Carlin
When you say ‘yes’ to others make sure you are not saying ‘no’ to yourself. – Paolo Coelho
I hate when people ask me “Why are you so quiet?” Because I am. That’s how I function. I Don’t ask others “Why are you so noisy? Why do you talk so much?” It’s rude. – Rowan Atkinson
Silence is deep as Eternity; Speech is shallow as Time. – Thomas Carlyle
When you work with your hands, you learn to appreciate how easy it is to earn money talking. – Jay Leno
There are truths which one can only say after having won the right to say them. – Jean Cocteau
I have been truthful all along the way. The truth is more interesting, and if you tell the truth you never have to cover your tracks. – Real Live Preacher
I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I’m a human being, first and foremost, and as such I’m for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole. – Malcolm X
Beware of telling an improbable Truth. – Thomas Fuller
Truth disappears with the telling of it. – Lawrence Durrell
People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do. – Lewis Cass
He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and forgers. – Charles Péguy
I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older. – Michel de Montaigne
He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know. -Lao-Tse
Sometimes a hug is worth more than a thousand words.
Don’t accept what you hear secondhand, don’t accept tradition, don’t accept a statement just because it can be read in a book, neither because it agrees with your beliefs, nor because your teacher says so. Be your own lamp. – Siddharta Gautama Boeddha
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal: my strength lies solely in my tenacity – Louis Pasteur
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. – Plato
Criticism is something you can easily avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing. – Aristole
Don’t take anything personal. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinion of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.
A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. – Lao Zi
You should always tell people how important they are to you. ALWAYS.
People say a lot. So I watch what they do.
When you always want to someone to talk that means you are depressed.
Most people will say the most washed body part in 2020 were the hands.
I will disagree and say it was the brain.
There are only two ways of telling the complete truth – anonymously and posthumously. – Thomas Sowell
You cannot speak butterfly language with caterpillar people.
The only people who are mad at you for speaking the Truth, are the people who are living a lie.
Keep speaking the Truth.
There are very few people in your life who will openly tell you things you need to hear, rather than want you want to hear, no matter the consequences. Recognize those people early and always keep them close. They’ll keep you going, they’ll keep you sane, they’ll humble you.
Our souls do not speak human language; they communicate to us through symbols, metaphors, visions, poetry, deep feelings, and everyday magic.
When you tear out a man’s tongue, you are not proving him a liar, you’re only telling the world that you fear what he might say. – R. R. Martin
People don’t want to be talked out of their feeling. People want to be heard, seen , felt, and understood. – Rachel Samson
No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth. – Plato
Know this: Some people will not hear you regardless how much, how loud, how truthful, how loving or how profound you speak. Wish them well and let them go.
The problem is, that people know little but talk a lot.
People don’t listen, they just wait for their turn to talk.
The nature of oratory is such that there has always been a tendency among politicians and clergymen to oversimplify complex matters. From a pulpit or a platform even the most conscientious of speakers finds it very difficult to tell the whole truth. – Aldous Huxley
I may be stupid, as you say, to believe in honor and friendship and loyalty without price. But these are virtues to be cherished, for without them we are no more than beasts roaming the land. – David Gemmell
Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people. – Eleanor Roosevelt
The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it. – George Orwell
When your inner self talks, listen.
An honest man speaks truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in order that it may. – William Hazlitt
Think before you speak. READ before you think.