Lies And Lying Quotes

294 Lies And Lying quotes:

"Please don't lie to me, unless you're absolutely sure I'll never find out the truth."
"Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, lessens the friction of social contacts. It is only in lies, wholeheartedly and bravely told, that human nature attains through words and speech the forbearance, the nobility, the romance, the idealism, that -- being what it is -- it falls so short of in fact and in deed."
"He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying."
"I do myself a greater injury in lying that I do him of whom I tell a lie."
"In plain truth, lying is an accursed vice. We are not men, nor have any other tie upon another, but by our word."
"Of course I lie to people. But I lie altruistically -- for our mutual good. The lie is the basic building block of good manners. That may seem mildly shocking to a moralist -- but then what isn t?"
"If a lie is repeated often enough all the dumb jackasses in the world not only get to believe it, they even swear by it."
"Clever liars give details, but the cleverest don't."
"He's spreading lies, slandering individuals. These are vigilantes."
"I'm going back to confront those lies,"
"I'm a promoter of the people for the people and by the people and my magic lies in my people ties. I'm a promoter of America. I'm American people. You know what I mean? So therefore, uh, do not send for who the bell tolls 'cause the bell tolls for thee."
"Lies, and The Lying Liars who Tell Them"
"To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities, to do that which lies before us to do, is more honorable than rank and title."
Author: Pike Quotes Category: Lies And Lying Quotes American Lawyer 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
"No, ... I want you to lie."
"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."

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