Lies And Lying Quotes

263 Lies And Lying quotes:

"An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie."
"Lying is not only excusable; it is not only innocent; it is, above all, necessary and unavoidable. Without the ameliorations that it offers, life would become a mere syllogism and hence too metallic to be borne."
"That's not a lie, it's a terminological inexactitude. Also, a tactical misrepresentation."
"Thus, we see that one of the obvious origins of human disagreement lies in the use of noises for words."
Author: Korzybski Quotes Category: Lies And Lying Quotes Polish Scientist Quotes
"I believe that the people, instead of pretty lies, should be told the truth, no matter how ugly it may be. What can we do, destiny hasn't been kind to us; but, with the help of God, we will prevail."
"Today the discredit of words is very great. Most of the time the media transmit lies. In the face of an intolerable world, words appear to change very little. State power has become congenitally deaf, which is why /but the editorialists forget it /terrorists are reduced to bombs and hijacking."
"Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal: my strength lies solely in my tenacity"
"True beauty lies deep within. No matter what you look like on the outside, if you know you are beautiful, nothing can change that."
"It would be a lie if I said I didn't have any reservations about returning to Manchester,"
"I can't lie to you. I wanted to size him up, see how tall he was, how much he really weighed. I just wanted to get my own view of him."
"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self."
"The SPD is whipping up fears and telling a lot of lies. They're making charges that have nothing to do with reality,"
"Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known."
"Make positive approach turning towards Divinity. The difference lies only in turning your mind."
"The bread that you store up belongs to the hungry; the coat that lies in your chest belongs to the naked; the gold that you have hidden in the ground belongs to the poor."
"Savage peoples are ruled by passion, civilized peoples by the mind. The difference lies not in the respective natures of savagery and civilization, but in their attendant circumstances, institutions, and so forth. The difference, therefore, does not operate in every sense, but it does in most of them. Even the most civilized peoples, in short, can be fired with passionate hatred for each other."
"Many, many honest women and men in the world do not believe the lies which are being fabricated in Washington and London and this is a very important international development,"
"I'm not gonna lie to you."
"It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us"
"The cruellest lies are often told in silence. A man may have sat in a room for hours and not opened his mouth, and yet come out of that room a disloyal friend or a vile calumniator."

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