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Frank Sinatra
All day long, they lie in the sun, and when the sun goes down, they lie some more.
Frank Sinatra
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Eric Hoffer
We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves.
Eric Hoffer
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People tell about two lies a day, or at least that is how many they will admit to.
Bella DePaulo
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Lying is an indispensable part of making life tolerable.
Bergen Evans
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Ashleigh Brilliant
Please don't lie to me, unless you're absolutely sure I'll never find out the truth.
Ashleigh Brilliant
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Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, lessens the friction of social contacts. It is only in lies, wholeheartedly and bravely told, that human nature attains through words and speech the forbearance, the nobility, the romance, the idealism, that -- being what it is -- it falls so short of in fact and in deed.
Clare Boothe Luce
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The truth that survives is simply the lie that is pleasantest to believe.
H.L. Mencken,
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
I do myself a greater injury in lying that I do him of whom I tell a lie.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
In plain truth, lying is an accursed vice. We are not men, nor have any other tie upon another, but by our word.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Lying is a terrible vice, it testifies that one despises God, but fears men.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Who does not in some sort live to others, does not live much to himself.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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Plato
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.
Plato
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''They say'' is often a great liar.
Proverbs
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With lies you may go ahead in the world, but you can never go back.
Russian Proverbs
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Lord Byron
And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in masquerade.
Lord Byron
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Quentin Crisp
Of course I lie to people. But I lie altruistically -- for our mutual good. The lie is the basic building block of good manners. That may seem mildly shocking to a moralist -- but then what isn t?
Quentin Crisp
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Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others.
Fyodor Dostoevski
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If a lie is repeated often enough all the dumb jackasses in the world not only get to believe it, they even swear by it.
Billy Boy Franklin
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 Homer
I detest the man who hides one thing in the depth of his heart and speaks forth another.
Homer
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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
The cruelest lies are often told in silence. A man may have sat in a room for hours and not opened his mouth, and yet come out of that room a disloyal friend or a vile calumniator.
Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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A fellow who says he has never told a lie has just told one.
Author Unknown
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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
Author Unknown
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Clever liars give details, but the cleverest don't.
Author Unknown
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It is easier to gather up a bag of loose feathers than to round up or head off a single lie.
Author Unknown
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Never forget that a half truth is a whole lie.
Author Unknown
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Some lies are so well disguised to resemble truth, that we should be poor judges of the truth not to believe them.
Author Unknown
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When you rationalize, you do just that. You make rational lies.
Author Unknown
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Where lies are easily admitted, the father of lies is not easily kept out. Source unknown A great leader molds public opinion, a wise leader listens to it.
Author Unknown
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Oscar Wilde
The liar at any rate recognizes that recreation, not instruction, is the aim of conversation, and is a far more civilized being than the blockhead who loudly expresses his disbelief in a story which is told simply for the amusement of the company.
Oscar Wilde
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