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457 Greatest Quotes About Lying


Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity. Coco Chanel
...they discovered only a small asteroid inhabited by a solitary old man who claimed repeatedly that nothing was true, though he was later discovered to be lying. Douglas Adams
Your gifts lie in the place where your values, passions and strengths meet. Discovering that place is the first step toward sculpting your masterpiece, Your Life. Michelangelo
Lying, the telling of beautiful untrue things, is the proper aim of Art. Oscar Wilde
It is vain to find fault with those arts of deceiving wherein men find pleasure to be deceived. John Locke
The real secret of an unsatisfied life lies too often in an unsurrendered will. Hudson Taylor
Marianne was silent; it was impossible for her to say what she did not feel, however trivial the occasion…. Jane Austen
It's always better to face the truth, no matter how uncomfortable, than to continue coddling a lie. Lou Holtz
When life seems hard, the courageous do not lie down and accept defeat; instead, they are all the more determined to struggle for a better future. Queen Elizabeth II
Life is a system of half-truths and lies, Opportunistic, convenient evasion. Langston Hughes
Any area of my life for which I have no hope is under the influence of a lie. Bill Johnson
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson
To me the meanest flower that blows can give thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears. William Wordsworth
Never lie; never cheat; never steal. Don't whine; don't complain; don't make excuses. John Wooden
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind. William Shakespeare
The reason I talk to myself is that I'm the only one whose answers I accept. George Carlin
When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear. Thomas Sowell
It's a lie to think you're not good enough. It's a lie to think you're not worth anything. Nick Vujicic
Lie down on the floor and keep calm. John Dillinger
But mothers lie. It's in the job description. John Green
Art is not truth; art is the lie which makes us see the truth. Pablo Picasso
And this wasn’t lying, not really. It was leaving out. Stephen King
The freedom of Mankind does not lie in the fact that can do what we want, but that we do not have to do that which we do not want. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Within the child lies the fate of the future. Maria Montessori
I love your hills and I love your dales, And I love your flocks a-bleating; but oh, on the heather to lie together, With both our hearts a-beating! John Keats
I'm not sure whether it is me changing my mind, or whether I lie a lot. David Bowie
To reach up for the new, you must let go of the old. What lies behind you is not nearly as important as what lies in front of you. Joel Osteen
Once I catch you in one lie, it makes me question everything you said. Frank Ocean
Whenever I feel the need to take some exercise I lie down until the feeling goes away. Winston Churchill
We lie best when we lie to ourselves. Stephen King
Not many people are true, fake as the lies they tell. Kid Cudi
I guess sometimes you have to lie to find the truth. Scott Westerfeld
Real happiness lies in that which never comes nor goes, but simply is. Ram Dass
Just about 99% of the population masturbates while the other 1% lie about it. Billie Joe Armstrong
Lies are the greatest murder. They kill the Truth. Socrates
Never lie to people, because the people you are able to lie to, are the people who trust you. Will Smith
The past was erased, the erasure was forgotten, the lie became the truth. George Orwell
You've been my inspiration, through the lies you were the truth. My world is a better place because of you. Celine Dion
Happiness lies in conquering one's enemies, in driving them in front of oneself, in taking their property, in savoring their despair, in outraging their wives and daughters. Genghis Khan
I could lie and say my wife cooks for me, but she doesn't. My wife has never learnt cooking but she has great cooks at home. Shahrukh Khan
Half the lies they tell about me aren't true. Yogi Berra
They are evil people, the press, the media, they are bad people, and nobody, nobody lies like they do. Donald Trump
I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you. Friedrich Nietzsche
Ask no questions, and you'll be told no lies. Charles Dickens
Your friends will notice at once that glib vacuities fail to impress, and hate you, and tell lies about you. It's worth it. Aleister Crowley
You discarded most of the lies along the way but held on to the one that said life mattered. Stephen King
...quality of life lies in knowledge, in culture. Values are what constitute true quality of life, the supreme quality of life, even above food, shelter and clothing. Fidel Castro