Lie Quotes, Sayings about lying
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
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