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16 phrases found for the topic Truth
Phrase: A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker
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Phrase: Ask no questions, and you'll be told no lies
Author: Charles Dickens in Great Expectations
Phrase: Be economical with the truth
Meaning: Example: I'm not saying that you're lying, but that you are being economical with the truth, that is, you are not telling the whole truth.
Phrase: Be stingy with the truth (alternative to Be economical...)
Meaning: At least a partially untrue statement
Sent by Dan
Phrase: Butter would not melt in his mouth
Meaning: Someone is not what he or she really seems.
Phrase: Fact (or truth) is stranger than fiction
Phrase: Honest to God (or goodness)
Meaning: Tell the truth: Honest to goodness, I did not stole your wallet.
Phrase: Lose sight of reality
Phrase: Take something as (or for) gospel (truth)
Phrase: Tell a real whopper (or a whopping lie)
Phrase: The truth shall/will set you free (Veritas vos liberabit)
Meaning: The Knight Templars' motto, according to the film «The Last Templar»
Phrase: The truth will out
Meaning: In the end, the truth will come to light
Phrase: The winnow thruth from lies
Phrase: There is no smoke without fire
Meaning: It is used to imply that if people criticise someone or something, there may be some truth in it.
Phrase: To thine own self be true
Author: William Shakespeare (Hamlet)
Sent by Anuradha Rao
Phrase: Where there's no smoke, there's no fire
Sent by Wayfarer