Lie Quotes, Sayings about lying
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
– Baltasar Gracian
No one can be happy who has been thrust outside the pale of truth. And there are two ways that one can be removed from this realm: by lying, or by being lied to.
Who has a daring eye tell downright truths and downright lies.
– Johann Kaspar Lavater
No matter how good a liar can be. The truth will come at some point in time, even if it takes years. Living honestly brings peace even though the truth hurts for a bit.
An excuse is a skin of a reason stuffed with a lie.
– Billy Sunday
Majority may rule in many things, but a lie does not cease to be a lie just because is believed by many people.
No one forgets the truth; they just get better at lying.
– Leonardo DiCaprio(Revolutionary Road)
A pretense is as bad as a lie. They are both deceptions.
Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others.
– Fyodor Dostoyevsky
A false statement is a lie. Someone who is good at twisting the truth is a lair.
– Dr T.P.Chia
We lie the loudest when we lie to ourselves.
– Eric Hoffer
Sometimes, a lie is told in kindness. I don’t believe it ever works kindly. The quick pain of truth can pass away, but the slow, eating agony of a lie is never lost.
– John Steinbeck
No lie ever reaches old age.
Lies require commitment.
– Veronica Roth
A lie travels farther than the truth.
– Irish Proverb
If it is necessary sometimes to lie to others, it is always despicable to lie to oneself.
– W. Somerset Maugham, The Painted Veil
There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it.
– William James
The truth, even if nobody believes it, is the truth.
A lie will always stay a lie no matter how you say it.
Even if all believe in a lie. It will not become the truth.
An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie;for an excuse is a lie guarded.
– Alexander Pope
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.”
— Samuel Butler