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The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant.
The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them... Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will.
Michel de Montaigne
The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
After about 20 years of marriage, I'm finally starting to scratch the surface of what women want. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate.
The opportunity to secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but the opportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten.
I don't tolerate liars. When somebody lies to me, that's really, like, just unbearable.
Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.
Honore de Balzac
Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Humans believe so many lies because we aren't aware. We ignore the truth or we just don't see the truth. When we are educated, we accumulate a lot of knowledge, and all that knowledge is just like a wall of fog that doesn't allow us to perceive the truth, what really is.
Miguel Angel Ruiz
Half the lies they tell about me aren't true.
For me the greatest beauty always lies in the greatest clarity.
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.
When people are desperate or wealthy, they turn to socialism; only when they have no other alternative do they embrace the free market. After all, lies about guaranteed security are far more seductive than lectures about personal responsibility.
I arise full of eagerness and energy, knowing well what achievement lies ahead of me.
Each day a few more lies eat into the seed with which we are born, little institutional lies from the print of newspapers, the shock waves of television, and the sentimental cheats of the movie screen.
There are lies, damned lies and statistics.
The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.
I am amazed about how everyone wants to know about my love life. They whisper to me, 'Tell me the truth? Is it true?' Who cares? Because we have this job, we are to say to everybody what we do, or with whom we sleep? It's a bit absurd, but that's why everybody lies so much.
That is the biggest form of bullying ever, the paparazzi. Printing lies, making accusations, it's just bullying.
Fiction is lies; we're writing about people who never existed and events that never happened when we write fiction, whether its science fiction or fantasy or western mystery stories or so-called literary stories. All those things are essentially untrue. But it has to have a truth at the core of it.
George R. R. Martin
To have courage for whatever comes in life - everything lies in that.
Saint Teresa of Avila
No one lies so boldly as the man who is indignant.
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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