Like all fiction, my lies are just my efforts to be truer than the truth. - Johnny Rich
Truth may be stranger than fiction, but fiction is truer. - Frederic Raphael
Death is as unexpected in his caprice as a courtesan in her disdain; but death is truer – Death has never forsaken any man - Honoré de Balzac
If no set of moral ideas were truer or better than any other, there would be no sense in preferring civilised morality to savage morality. - C.S. Lewis
This world is given as the prize for the men in earnest; and that which is true of this world, is truer still of the world to come. - Frederick William Robertson
If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives.
If there be any truer message of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives.
Fiction isn't truer than life: it just makes a better story. - Marty Rubin
No truer word, save God's, was ever spoken,Than that the largest heart is soonest broken. - Walter Savage Landor
QUOTATION, n. The act of repeating erroneously the words of another. The words erroneously repeated. Intent on making his quotation truer, He sought the page infallible of Brewer, Then made a solemn vow that we would be Condemned eternally. Ah, me, ah, me! Stumpo Gaker - Ambrose Bierce
A lie, sometimes, can be truer than the truth, which is why fiction gets written. - Tim O'Brien
All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they really happened and after you are finished reading one you feel that it all happened to you and after which it all belongs to you. - Ernest Hemingway
How are poets able to unzip what they see around them, calling forth a truer essence from behind a common fact? Why, reading a verse about a pear, do you see past the fruit in so transcendent a way? - Elizabeth Berg