Lies And Lying Quotes


294 Lies And Lying quotes:



"I am different from Washington. I have a higher, grander standard of principle. Washington could not lie. I can lie, but I won't."
"A lie has no leg, but a scandal has wings"
"How long a time lies in one little word?"
"Things won are done; joy's soul lies in the doing."
"And diff'ring judgments serve but to declare that truth lies somewhere, if we knew but where"
"When this poor, lisping, stammering tongue/ Lies silent in the grave."
"And, of all lies (be that one poet's boast) / The lie that flatters I abhor the most."
"One leg by truth supported, one by lies,They sidle to the goal with awkward pace,Secure of nothing -- but to lose the race."
"We cannot stop at the foothills when Everest lies ahead."
"I'm not smart enough to lie"
"The liar at any rate recognizes that recreation, not instruction, is the aim of conversation, and is a far more civilized being than the blockhead who loudly expresses his disbelief in a story which is told simply for the amusement of the company."
"Husband a lie, and trump it up in some extraordinary emergency."
"Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him."
Author: Butler Quotes Category: Lies And Lying Quotes British Poet Quotes
"The liar at any rate recognizes that recreation, not instruction, is the aim of conversation, and is a far more civilized being than the blockhead who loudly expresses his disbelief in a story which is told simply for the amusement of the company"
"The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is."
"The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself"
"The great enemy of thruth is very often not the lie - deliberate, contrived, and dishonest, but the myth - persistent, contrived and unrealistic. beliefs in myths allows the comfort od opinion without the discomfort of thought."
"Every violation of truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health of human society."
"To the rulers of the state then, if to any, it belongs of right to use falsehood, to deceive either enemies or their own citizens, for the good of the state: and no one else may meddle with this privilege."
"I detest the man who hides one thing in the depth of his heart and speaks forth another."


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