Quotes about Lying


A truth that`s told with bad intent
Beats all the lies you can invent.

William Blake

It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.

George Washington


Better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.

Khaled Hosseini


When you bit the hand that fed you, you expected that extended hand to curl into a fist.

Stephen King

An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie.

Aldous Huxley

When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people.

Mark Twain

Lies and love rarely went together, and never for long.

Stephen King

Only enemies speak the truth. Friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.

Stephen King

The difference between the almost-right word and the right word is really a large matter - it`s the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.

Mark Twain

A half truth is a whole lie.

Sure men were born to lie, and women to believe them.

John Gay


The camera cannot lie; but it can be an accessory to untruth.

Harold Evans


You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.

Abraham Lincoln

I don't like to lie – so there'd better be a good reason why I'm doing it.

Stephenie Meyer


All of us lie in some way. It is a precondition for society to function, that we lie a little bit. You can view it as a form of consideration. The truth is, in a way, very self-centred.

John Ajvide Lindqvist


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