Ready for telling the truth? April 30th is National Honesty Day. M. Hirsch Goldberg started National Honesty Day as a way to end April on a higher note than how it begins. Since we start April with April Fool's Day and a day devoted to lying... he felt a day expressing honesty would be a perfect complement for the end of the month. So it's always celebrated on April 30th.
So here are 12 inspirational truth quotes to set you on a path to choosing truth over fiction this April 30th.
1. "The truth is rarely pure and never simple." ~Oscar Wilde
2. "All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them." ~Galileo Galilei
3. "Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters." ~Albert Einstein
4. "The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is." ~Winston Churchill
5. "Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away." ~Elvis Presley
6. "Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear." ~Mahatma Ghandi
7. "Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness." ~Khalil Gibran
8. "The greatest homage we can pay to truth is to use it." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
9. "No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which one is true." ~Nathaniel Hawthorne
10. "The truth is a snare: you cannot have it, without being caught. You cannot have the truth in such a way that you catch it, but only in such a way that it catches you." ~Soren Kierkegaard
11. "Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth." ~Benjamin Disraeli
12. "Reformers who are always compromising, have not yet grasped the idea that truth is the only safe ground to stand upon." ~Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Ready to gear up and spend the day truth telling? Sounds a little daunting doesn't it? How many little white lies get told in one day? Let these truth quotes inspire you to be honest. Really... give it a try for one full day. Can you make it?
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