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Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.
H. L. Mencken
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
Fiction is the truth inside the lie.
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
Richard Nixon is a no good, lying bastard. He can lie out of both sides of his mouth at the same time, and if he ever caught himself telling the truth, he'd lie just to keep his hand in.
Harry S. Truman
We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laughter, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper.
The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won't get much sleep.
A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
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
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
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
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.
Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it.
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.
I got a feeling about political correctness. I hate it. It causes us to lie silently instead of saying what we think.
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.
I do myself a greater injury in lying than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
Michel de Montaigne
Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a good soup.
Ludwig van Beethoven
See, I believe that it is not true that different races and nations are alike. I'm profoundly convinced that that's a total lie. I think people are different. Sardinians, for example, have stubby little fingers. Bosnians have short necks.
A harmful truth is better than a useful lie.
All deception in the course of life is indeed nothing else but a lie reduced to practice, and falsehood passing from words into things.
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
The choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation.
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.
A German is someone who cannot tell a lie without believing it himself.
Animals don't lie. Animals don't criticize. If animals have moody days, they handle them better than humans do.
When a contradiction is impossible to resolve except by a lie, then we know that it is really a door.
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.
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