150+ Lie Quotes

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Lie Quotes: Lies are generally considered a moral offense. Nevertheless, big and small lies are almost ubiquitous in everyday life. Whether in interpersonal communication or politics; Lies don’t seem to stop at any area of ​​life. In practice, certain lies, such as those out of politeness, prove to be quite useful, because which person would actually endure to be confronted with unfiltered, direct honesty in any situation? Hardly anyone.

There are never as many lies as before the election, during the war and after the hunt. -Otto von Bismarck

Good can never arise from lies and violence. -Mahatma Gandhi

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Woe to him who lies. -Franz Grillparzer

A lie has already walked the earth three times before the truth takes its shoes on. -Mark Twain

Have you lied in word and writing, it is to others and a poison to you. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

My parents tell me not to lie. I just say: Santa Claus, Easter bunny, tooth fairy!

Rumors about me are usually as false as the people who spread them!

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The truth is a beautiful thing, no doubt about it; but lies too. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whoever tells you that he has never lied, don’t trust him, my son! -Wilhelm Busch

There is a glimmer of truth in every lie. -Confucius

One can least lie in the language that is worst spoken. -Friedrich Hebbel

The best liar is the one who gets along with the fewest lies the longest. -Samuel Butler

Life does not work without small lies of salvation, when they are well-intentioned and avoid heartache. -Unknown

I love to hear lies when I know the truth.

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But the most perfect lie is the broken contract. -Arthur Schopenhauer

The most common lie is: “I love you!” But I know that is not always the case.

Those who are resourceful enough to present a lie in a believable manner would rather tell the truth outright. -Oscar Wilde

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Only the lie needs the support of the state authority. The truth stands up by itself. -Thomas Jefferson

The lie is like a snowball: the longer you roll it, the bigger it gets. -Martin Luther

The liar hopes in vain of good faith. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Sorry to everyone who never arrived for asking me the way.

Any fool can tell the truth, but only a relatively intelligent one can lie well. -Samuel Butler the Elder

The lie is a very sad substitute for the truth, but it is the only one that has been discovered to date. -Elbert Hubbard

The more monstrous a lie, the easier it is to swallow it up. -Johannes Scherr

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My unicorn says reality is lying.

The other people are not happier. You just lie better.

The tiny bit of truth that is contained in some lies makes them terrible. -Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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Some lies are so obvious that my intelligence feels ripped off! -Unknown

Lies can set wars in motion, while truths can stop entire armies. -Otto von Bismarck

To cover up a flaw with a lie is to replace a stain with a hole. -Aristotle

False humility is the most propitious of all lies. -Nicolas Chamfort

You don’t believe a liar if he speaks the truth. -Marcus Tullius Cicero

Lying and poetry are arts. -Oscar Wilde

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The lie is always a suicide of the mind. -Johann Gottlieb Fichte

“Lies are like sleeping pills. You should only use them when you absolutely have to. They spoil everything if you make a habit of them.”

“I’m a promoter of the people for the people and by the people and my magic lies in my people ties. I’m a promoter of America. I’m American people. You know what I mean? So therefore, uh, do not send for who the bell tolls ’cause the bell tolls for thee.”

“These lies are like the father that begets them; gross as a mountain, open, palpable.”

“We need falsifications to make the past inhabitable.”

“I have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it into the minds which were ignorant of its charms”

“There were so many lies throughout the trial.”

“Poets tell many lies”

“nothing more than a pathetic lie.”

“Barbara said she knew it was in as soon as she shot it. She’s told me a lot of lies over the last four years, but that was the biggest one I’ve ever heard.”

“You may deceive all the people part of the time, and part of the people all the time, but not all the people all the time.”

“Even a liar tells a hundred truths to one lie; he has to, to make the lie good for anything.”

“Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him.”

“Between good sense and good taste there lies the difference between a cause and its effect.”

“The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is.”

“It’s these sick things they have been making up in their own heads. I didn’t tell them these lies. So who is really the sick person?”

“Things won are done; joy’s soul lies in the doing.”

“He who makes an assertion without knowing whether it is true or false, is guilty of falsehood; and the accidental truth of the assertion, does not justify or excuse him.”

“To please the fools, and puzzle all the wise.”

“Who does not in some sort live to others, does not live much to himself.”

“Here lies he who neither feared nor flattered any flesh”

“Thus, we see that one of the obvious origins of human disagreement lies in the use of noises for words.”

“Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known.”

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“Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others.”

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“Over the five days we will discuss the season which lies ahead, our ambitions and what we want to achieve during 2006. We will get some good work done and get a greater picture of things.”

“As to go naked is the best disguise.”

“The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to such a pass that he cannot distinguish the truth within him.”

“Technology is not an image of the world but a way of operating on reality. The nihilism of technology lies not only in the fact that it is the most perfect expression of the will to power… but also in the fact that it lacks meaning.”

“Predestination! how remote and dim Thy root lies hidden from the intellect Which only glimpses the First Cause Supreme! And you, ye mortals, keep your judgment checked, Since we, who see God, have not therefore skill To know yet all the number of the”

“Little lies are very dangerous, because there are so many of them, and because each one of them scours upon the character as diamond-pointed.”

“The trust of the innocent is the liar’s most useful tool.”

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“Those that think it permissible to tell a white lie soon grow color-blind.”

“It makes more sense to find out where the middle- and long-term common ground lies.”

“All day long, they lie in the sun, and when the sun goes down, they lie some more.”

“I keep reading between the lies.”

“A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.”

“A good man will not lie, although it be for his profit.”

“There must be repressed truth even in lies.”

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“Sometimes you can learn things from the way a person denies something. The choice of lies can be almost as helpful as the truth.”

“To the rulers of the state then, if to any, it belongs of right to use falsehood, to deceive either enemies or their own citizens, for the good of the state: and no one else may meddle with this privilege.”

“The streets lie, the sidewalks lie, everything lies You can try and read it but you’re gonna get it wrong…all wrong The summer evenings burn and melt and the nights glitter but you’re gonna get it wrong And it’s gonna sink its teeth into your flesh and pull you to the bottom.”

“Make positive approach turning towards Divinity. The difference lies only in turning your mind.”

“Happiness lies neither in vice nor in virtue; but in the manner we appreciate the one and the other, and the choice we make pursuant to our individual organization.”

“A lie is like a snow-ball; the longer it is rolled, the larger it is.”

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“They say that it is the practiced liar who can deceive. But so often the practiced and chronic liar deceives only himself; it is the man who all his life has been selfconvicted of veracity whose lies find quickest credence.”

“The bread that you store up belongs to the hungry; the coat that lies in your chest belongs to the naked; the gold that you have hidden in the ground belongs to the poor.”

“Most people will accept a likely lie to an unlikely truth. In fact, they prefer it.”

“A lie is an excuse guarded”

“There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious.”

“A lie never lives to be old.”

“You mustn’t always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer.”

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“A false tale often betrays itself.”

“He who observes etiquette but objects to lying is like someone who dresses fashionably but wears no vest.”

“There are some disguised falsehoods so like truths, that ‘twould be to judge ill not to be deceived by them.”

“The SPD is whipping up fears and telling a lot of lies. They’re making charges that have nothing to do with reality,”

“Many, many honest women and men in the world do not believe the lies which are being fabricated in Washington and London and this is a very important international development,”

“As the snow before the sun, even so is a polished lie before the naked truth.”

“Falsehood is often rocked by truth, but she soon outgrows her cradle and discards her nurse.”

“You don’t tell deliberate lies, but sometimes you have to be evasive.”

“To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities, to do that which lies before us to do, is more honorable than rank and title.”

“I detest the man who hides one thing in the depth of his heart and speaks forth another.”

“A lie that has not cut its teeth.”

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“Marge, it takes two to lie. One to lie and one to listen”

“Someone who always has to lie discovers that every one of his lies is true.”

“The way to bliss lies not on beds of down, And he that had no cross deserves no crown”

“There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it.”

“The majority is never right. Never, I tell you! That’s one of these lies in society that no free and intelligent man can help rebelling against. Who are the people that make up the biggest proportion of the population the intelligent ones or the fool”

“Truthful lips endure forever, the lying tongue, for only a moment.”

“I’m not gonna lie to you.”

“These are lies, there is not a word of truth in them.”

“On the whole, lying is a cheerful affair. Embellishments are intended to give pleasure. People long to tell you what they imagine you want to hear. They want to amuse you; they want to amuse themselves; they want to show you a good time. This is beyond hospitality. This is art.”

“The fundamental flaw of vulgar thought lies in the fact that it wishes to content itself with motionless imprints of a reality which consists of eternal motion.”

“And it shall be, when he lieth down, that thou shalt mark the place where he shall lie, and thou shalt go in, and uncover his feet, and lay thee down; and he will tell thee what thou shalt do.”

“The lie has long since lost its honest function of misrepresenting reality. Nobody believes anybody, everyone is in the know. Lies are told only to convey to someone that one has no need either of him or his good opinion.”

“Some liars are so expert they deceive themselves.”

“If we live all our lives under lies, it becomes difficult to see anything if it does not have anything to do with these lies. If it is, for example, true or, say, honest.”

“A new study found that most people can’t go 10 minutes without lying. But since the study took 20 minutes nobody knows what to believe.”

“The most mischievous liars are those who keep on the verge of truth.”

“Belonging to oneself–the whole essence of life lies in that.”

“A flow of words is a sure sign of duplicity.”

“White in the moon the long road lies.”

“Lying is a crime the least liable to variation in its definitions. A child will upon the slightest temptation tell an untruth as readily as the truth. That is, as soon as he can suspect that it will be to his advantage; and the dread that he afterward has of telling a lie is acquired principally by his being threatened, punished, and terrified by those who detect him in it, till at length, a number of painful impressions are annexed to the telling of an untruth, and he comes even to shudder at the thought of it.”

“All he does is lie there like an unemployed whale.”

“One witness one liar; more witnesses, all liars”

“I’ve never heard so many lies.”

“The wickedness of lying consists in its perverting one of the greatest blessings of God, the use of speech; in making that a mischief to mankind which was intended for a benefit. Truth is the greatest bond of society. If one man lies, why may not another? And if there is no mutual trust, there is an end of all intercourse.”

“The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision”

“Words that are saturated with lies or atrocity, do not easily resume life.”

“Habitual liars invent falsehoods not to gain any end or even to deceive their hearers, but to amuse themselves. It is partly practice and partly habit. It requires an effort in them to speak truth.”

“The third time you say a thing it sounds like a lie.”

“A liar is a man who does now know how to deceive, a flatterer one who only deceives fools: he who knows how to make skilful use of the truth, and understands its eloquence, can alone pride himself in cleverness.”

“The liar’s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.”

“Liars are always ready to take oaths.”

“If sentiment doesn’t ultimately make fibbers of some people, their natural abominable memories almost certainly will.”

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“There are worse things than a lie… I have found… that it may be well to choose one sin in order that another may be shunned.”

“Ask no questions and you’ll hear no lies.”

“Excellent speech becomes not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince.”

“This is the punishment of a liar: he is not believed, even when he speaks the truth.”

“That’s not a lie, it’s a terminological inexactitude. Also, a tactical misrepresentation.”

“I’ve been outright lied to by public works. If they lied to me once, they’ll lie to me again.”

“He’s a nice young lad. I’ll keep putting him on … as long as he doesn’t tell me any lies. He’s back focused and it’s great to see. Let’s hope he keeps going on from that.”

“I don’t know if it was a mistake or a lie.”

“Cathy’s lies were never innocent. Their purpose was to escape punishment, or work, or responsibility, and they were used for profit. Most liars are tripped up either because they forget what they have told or because the lie is suddenly faced with an incontrovertible truth. But Cathy did not forget her lies, and she developed the most effective method of lying. She stayed close enough to the truth so that one could never be sure. She knew two other methods also — either to interlard her lies with truth or to tell a truth as though it were a lie. If one is accused of a lie and it turns out to be the truth, there is a backlog that will last a long time and protect a number of untruths.”

“I do myself a greater injury in lying that I do him of whom I tell a lie.”

“A lie has no legs, and cannot stand; but it has wings, and can fly far and wide.”

“I never lie … at least not to those I don’t love.”

“A lie should be trampled on and extinguished wherever found; I am for fumigating the atmosphere when I suspect that falsehood, like pestilence, breathes around me.”

“Formidable is that enemy that lies hid in a man’s own breast”

“An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling falsehood.”

“Yeah, it never fails to amaze me how a single lie can undo an entire lifetime of good.”

“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.”

“I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.”

“This is a simple case. It’s not about accounting. It’s about lies.”

“An untruthful person speaks lies and as a result, is short lived.”

“When the world has once got hold of a lie, it is astonishing how hard it is to get it out of the world. You beat it about the head, till it seems to have given up the ghost, and lo! the next day it is as healthy as ever.”

“The thing that you know to be true is the lie that will kill you.”

“The rules are simple: they lie to us, we know they’re lying, they know we know they’re lying, but they keep lying to us, and we keep pretending to believe them.”

“All my life I have lied. I lied to escape, I lied to be loved, I lied for placement and power; I lied to lie. It was a way of living; lies are life’s almost-anagram.”

“Burning lies led to my silent cries Keeping it inside I’ve got everything to hide. lustful desire, a burning fire You are the flame, You are to blame. Beautiful light deliver me from fright dreams full of lust. Or is the dream dreaming us? PHYSICAL PAIN don’t call me insane. I don’t want to be dead but all beautiful colors bleed to red”

“The liveliness of literature lies in its exceptionality, in being the individual, idiosyncratic vision of one human being, in which, to our delight and great surprise, we may find our own vision reflected.”

“His oath should have been, ‘I Tony Harwood swear to lie, I say you should reject Tony Harwood 100 percent. Throw him out. He ain’t worth nothing.”

“I’d rather have them say “There he goes” than “Here he lies”

“Lying is sometimes acted, insinuated, or implied, in a manner as injurious and shameful as when the falsehood is spoken outright.”

“I know a lot about you, and what I don’t know I can lie about,”

“My heart detests him as the gates of hell.”

“A lie can run around the world six times while the truth is still trying to put on its pants.”

“There is nothing in the world more shameful than establishing one’s self on lies and fables.”

“The perjurer’s mother told white lies.”

“She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake.”

“When thou art obliged to speak, be sure to speak the truth; for equivocation is half-way to lying, and lying is the whole way to hell.”

“Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the Attack.”

“Lying, the telling of beautiful untrue things, is the proper aim of Art.”

“Thousands of men and women have done just that — have decided to come to terms with what lies at the roots of their same-sex attractions and work diligently toward overcoming them.”

“Lying is the most fun a woman can have without taking her clothes off.”

“It is, perhaps, a debatable question, whether a person who has always been notoriously in the habit of lying, has a right to tell the truth; it is, of course, the only device by which he can deceive people.”

“I believe that the people, instead of pretty lies, should be told the truth, no matter how ugly it may be. What can we do, destiny hasn’t been kind to us; but, with the help of God, we will prevail.”

“A wise man does not waste so good a commodity as lying for naught.”

“For the wretched conceit of a liar, in supposing himself clever enough to invent stories so ingenious that they shall, for any time, impose on people for the truth, and the still grosser folly in imagining, as he must do, that the world will, without investigation and analysis, take for granted anything he chooses to assert–that world more shrewd, more cunning, and as prying as himself–what a conceited ass must the liar be! How superior over others in cunning must he not believe himself! What fools must he not suppose the rest of mankind!”

“They have been caught today in the web of their lies.”

“And, of all lies (be that one poet’s boast) / The lie that flatters I abhor the most.”

“There never was a liar that had not a spot in him where he could not help admiring truth.”

“All we are is what we’re told and most of thats been lies.”

“One can never know enough. The unknown and its call lies even in what we know.”

“He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and a third time till at length it becomes habitual.”

“There is nothing worse for the lying soul than the mirror of reality.”

“No matter how fast a lie is, the truth will catch up with her.”

“Sometimes it is easier to see clearly into the liar than into the man who tells the truth. Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.”

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