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Anybody who deliberately propagandizes with lies should be held up to scorn and ridicule.
A lot of the fun lies in trying to penetrate the mystery; and this is best done by saying over the lines to yourself again and again, till they pass through the stage of sounding like nonsense, and finally return to a full sense that had at first escaped notice.
I prefer the honest jargon of reality to the outright lies of books.
Gradually I came to realize that people will more readily swallow lies than truth, as if the taste of lies was homey, appetizing: a habit.
It lies in human nature that where you experience your first laughs, you also remember the age kindly.
All of us are trying to achieve 100 percent in our work. That's all we struggle to do. We never do, but we never stop trying until the day we die. It's that struggle to achieve 100 percent, that's where our performance lies, that's what the audience gets. They get the struggle.
To get a child's trust - you may know or not - is a very hard thing to do. They're so used to not believing adults - because adults tell tales and lies all the time.
I hate war for its consequences, for the lies it lives on and propagates, for the undying hatreds it arouses.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Because of lies, we can produce and invent a possible world.
I am not responsible for all the journalists in the past that have told lies.
We can all look on the Internet and go, 'He hates me! Oh, but she loves me. Oh, but he hates me,' you know. And that way, madness lies.
Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
When I complete a novel I set it aside, and begin work on short stories, and eventually another long work. When I complete that novel I return to the earlier novel and rewrite much of it. In the meantime the second novel lies in a desk drawer.
Joyce Carol Oates
Lies and distortions can be spread, via the Internet, in an inexpensive way, and the effects are astounding.
From lies to forgeries the step is not so long, and I have written technical essays on the logic of forgeries and on the influence of forgeries on history.
The hope of a new politics does not lie in formulating a left-wing reply to the right-it lies in rejecting conventional political categories.
In politics, not all lies are all lies. And not all truths are complete.
Where there is a worker, there lies a nation.
For me, my core genius lies in the area of teaching and motivating. I love to do it, I do it well, and people report that they get great value from it. Another core genius is compiling and writing books. Along with my co-author Mark Victor Hansen and others, I have written, co-authored, compiled and edited more than 200 books.
The atomic weapons race and the secrecy surrounding it crushed American democracy. It induced us to conduct government according to lies. It distorted justice. It undermined American morality.
You are meant to play the ball as it lies, a fact that may help to touch on your own objective approach to life.
In families you can find the source of every human drama. It is interesting because the cell of a society, the cell of a country, the cell of humanity - everything lies in the family.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
All women and girls have the fundamental right to live free of violence. This right is enshrined in international human rights and humanitarian law. And it lies at the heart of my UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign.
Character, I am sure, lies in the genes.
The meaning of the universe lies outside the universe.
John F. Kennedy
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