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Until we totally change the way we elect our leaders, until we remove private money from public campaigns, lying will be the de facto method of governance in this country.
Lying is like alcoholism. You are always recovering.
There are two ways of lying. One, not telling the truth and the other, making up statistics.
Josefina Vazquez Mota
Society can exist only on the basis that there is some amount of polished lying and that no one says exactly what he thinks.
Never assume, no matter how strong the temptation, that other people are low-life lying manipulators without a shred of human decency.
Well, when I was younger, I lied all the time, because once you understand the power of lying, it's really like magic because you transform reality for people.
Louis C. K.
Anyone who has proclaimed violence his method inexorably must choose lying as his principle.
Anyone who claims to be good at lying is obviously bad at lying. Thus - as a writer myself - I cannot comment on whether or not writers are exceptionally good liars, because whatever I said would actually mean its complete opposite.
I looked below and saw my people there, and all were well and happy except one, and he was lying like the dead - and that one was myself.
Remember that it is not enough to abstain from lying by word of mouth; for the worst lies are often conveyed by a false look, smile, or act.
Every nut who kills people has a Bible lying around. If you're looking for violent rape imagery, the Bible's right there in your hotel room. If you just want to look up ways to screw people up, there it is, and you're justified because God told you to.
Washington, DC is to lying what Wisconsin is to cheese.
Political Freedom without economic equality is a pretense, a fraud, a lie; and the workers want no lying.
I like summer. I like warmer weather and long days. I'm one of those silly people who still enjoy lying in the sun - my children are horrified!
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
Spiro T. Agnew
A degree of lying - you know, white lies - seems to be inherent in all languages and all forms of communication.
Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I don't seem to require a lot of sleep. I just - if I get four, five good hours, I'm fine. But sleeping is sort of dull. There's a lot of other good stuff that you can do without just lying down and closing your eyes.
I've tried to do away with lying in my life in the last few years, but it's hard.
Louis C. K.
They told me I had been sick twelve days, lying like dead all the while, and that Whirlwind Chaser, who was Standing Bear's uncle and a medicine man, had brought me back to life.
Given the choice between accomplishing something and just lying around, I'd rather lie around. No contest.
Lying is the most simple form of self-defence.
Lying is an elementary means of self-defense.
It was around the summer of 1982 when the drug problem really impacted. It became a lifestyle rather than a recreation. When you start lying and stealing, you cannot con yourself you're in control any more.
Success is always something completely different to people. I feel like I've succeeded, if I'm doing something that makes me happy and I'm not lying to anybody.
When I'm lying in my bed I think about life and I think about death and neither one particularly appeals to me.
There's hostility to lying, and there should be.
An actor is never so great as when he reminds you of an animal - falling like a cat, lying like a dog, moving like a fox.
I can't worry about what other people are saying about me. At the end of the day, it's just their opinions, but if I said I don't hear it, or it doesn't bother me a little bit, I'd be lying to you.
I'm a Utilitarian, so I don't see the rule against lying as absolute; it's always subject to some overriding utility which may prevent its exercise.
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