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The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won't get much sleep.
We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand.
I have a punishing workout regimen. Every day I do 3 minutes on a treadmill, then I lie down, drink a glass of vodka and smoke a cigarette.
Economy does not lie in sparing money, but in spending it wisely.
A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders. A fact will fit every other fact in the universe, and that is how you can tell whether it is or is not a fact. A lie will not fit anything except another lie.
Robert Green Ingersoll
There are some good people. But a good chunk of them will lie for no reason at all - it'll be ten o'clock and they'll tell you it's nine. You're looking at the clock and you can't even fathom why they're lying. They just lie because that's what they do.
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask why me? Then a voice answers nothing personal, your name just happened to come up.
Charles M. Schulz
Immortality: A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend and lie for, And if allowed Would be right proud Eternally to die for.
Fiction is the truth inside the lie.
The law condemns and punishes only actions within certain definite and narrow limits; it thereby justifies, in a way, all similar actions that lie outside those limits.
A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
Men are liars. We'll lie about lying if we have to. I'm an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.
Let me say this loud and clear. There is a world of difference between terrorist acts and the Islamic Shari'a. Islam is not only a religion, but a way of life. And at its heart lie the sacred principles of tolerance and dialogue.
King Hussein I
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.
The choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I do myself a greater injury in lying than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
Michel de Montaigne
Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it.
All deception in the course of life is indeed nothing else but a lie reduced to practice, and falsehood passing from words into things.
To me the meanest flower that blows can give thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears.
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
What I've discovered is that in art, as in music, there's a lot of truth-and then there's a lie. The artist is essentially creating his work to make this lie a truth, but he slides it in amongst all the others. The tiny little lie is the moment I live for, my moment. It's the moment that the audience falls in love.
A harmful truth is better than a useful lie.
A German is someone who cannot tell a lie without believing it himself.
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Those in possession of absolute power can not only prophesy and make their prophecies come true, but they can also lie and make their lies come true.
Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a good soup.
Ludwig van Beethoven
We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
When a contradiction is impossible to resolve except by a lie, then we know that it is really a door.
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