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Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie.
The immense cities lie basking on the beaches of the continent like whales that have taken to the land.
Arnold J. Toynbee
Our culture does not teach us this, but what happens in Vegas does not stay in Vegas. If you cheat in Vegas, it comes right home with you. If you cheat in Vegas, you walk home as a cheater. You lie awake at a night a cheater. You cannot escape it.
The idea that murder victims' families are best served by continuing the cycle of violence is something that I consider to be not only a lie, but criminally negligent. You lie to victims' families when you tell them they're going to receive closure if they participate in the process and witness the execution of a human being.
I believe it was probably less than ten minutes that went by from the invention of photography to the point where people realized that they could lie with photographs.
If you tell a lie to make a person better, then that is not a sin.
Sun Myung Moon
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
There are only two things. Truth and lies. Truth is indivisible, hence it cannot recognize itself; anyone who wants to recognize it has to be a lie.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
H. L. Mencken
A harmful truth is better than a useful lie.
The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.
No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone's eyes.
I pefer an ugly truth to a pretty lie. If someone is telling me the truth that is when I will give my heart.
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
Why lie? I'm not going to be a hypocrite and say the opposite of what I think, like some others do.
One of Satan's most deceptive and powerful ways of defeating us is to get us to believe a lie. And the biggest lie is that there are no consequences to our own doing. Satan will give you whatever you ask for if it will lead you where he ultimately wants you.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Marilyn Monroe wasn't even her real name, Charles Manson isn't his real name, and now, I'm taking that to be my real name. But what's real? You can't find the truth, you just pick the lie you like the best.
It is better to take what does not belong to you than to let it lie around neglected.
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.
There's only two people in your life you should lie to... the police and your girlfriend.
I seek truth over a lie; I seek justice over injustice; I seek righteousness over the rewards of evildoers, and I love Allah more than I love the state.
H. Rap Brown
The teacher must derive not only the capacity, but the desire, to observe natural phenomena. The teacher must understand and feel her position of observer: the activity must lie in the phenomenon.
I try to lie as much as I can when I'm interviewed. It's reverse psychology. I figure if you lie, they'll print the truth.
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
The beginnings and ends of shadow lie between the light and darkness and may be infinitely diminished and infinitely increased. Shadow is the means by which bodies display their form. The forms of bodies could not be understood in detail but for shadow.
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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