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.
Seneca

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.

Submitted by: Charlie Peterson

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.

Submitted by: Maduwa Thabo

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.

Submitted by: Maduwa Thabo

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

Submitted by: Ivy Lee

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.
Sophocles

Lies require commitment.
Veronica Roth

A lie travels farther than the truth.
– Irish Proverb

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