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Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the attack.
The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.
Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind.
Whereas religious prayers sing of peace and harmony, religion has divided human beings through an atrocious history of enmity and bloodshed. Yet, behind the veil of superficiality and hypocrisy, I always believed in the inherent beauty of God that lies at the essence of all true spiritual paths.
In ancient times they had no statistics so they had to fall back on lies.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
Truth exists; only lies are invented.
The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.
Charles Dudley Warner
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better, Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.
Before I was humiliated I was like a stone that lies in deep mud, and he who is mighty came and in his compassion raised me up and exalted me very high and placed me on the top of the wall.
Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.
I'm an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.
The only real security is not in owning or possessing, not in demanding or expecting, not in hoping, even. Security in a relationship lies neither in looking back to what it was, nor forward to what it might be, but living in the present and accepting it as it is now.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants.
He who is prudent and lies in wait for an enemy who is not, will be victorious.
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.
Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.
I don't tolerate liars. When somebody lies to me, that's really, like, just unbearable.
True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.
I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.
Sensitive people faced with the prospect of a camera portrait put on a face they think is the one they would like to show to the world... Every so often what lies behind the facade is rare and more wonderful than the subject knows or dares to believe.
Passive violence can be as simple as someone honking their horn at you for not turning fast enough when the light changes. And it can be highly complex, like when your co-worker undermines all of your work relationships by spreading rumors and lies about you. That's how passive violence rolls.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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