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It is a war built on lies that has fanned the flames of international terrorism,
Alex Salmond
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An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie.
Aldous Huxley
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Lying is not only excusable; it is not only innocent; it is, above all, necessary and unavoidable. Without the ameliorations that it offers, life would become a mere syllogism and hence too metallic to be borne.
H.L. Mencken,
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Alexander Haig
That's not a lie, it's a terminological inexactitude. Also, a tactical misrepresentation.
Alexander Haig
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We do not remember days, we remember moments. The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten.
Cesare Pavese
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Thus, we see that one of the obvious origins of human disagreement lies in the use of noises for words.
Alfred Korzybski
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No, ... I want you to lie.
Alfredo Parrish
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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.
Alija Izetbegovic
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Today the discredit of words is very great. Most of the time the media transmit lies. In the face of an intolerable world, words appear to change very little. State power has become congenitally deaf, which is why /but the editorialists forget it /terrorists are reduced to bombs and hijacking.
John Berger
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Louis Pasteur
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal: my strength lies solely in my tenacity
Louis Pasteur
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Mark Twain
There are lies, damned lies and statistics.
Mark Twain
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Robert A. Heinlein
Sin lies only in hurting other people unnecessarily. All other "sins" are invented nonsense. (Hurting yourself is not sinful - just stupid).
Robert A. Heinlein
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True beauty lies deep within. No matter what you look like on the outside, if you know you are beautiful, nothing can change that.
Amy Davis
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Andy Cole
It would be a lie if I said I didn't have any reservations about returning to Manchester,
Andy Cole
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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.
Octavio Paz
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I can't lie to you. I wanted to size him up, see how tall he was, how much he really weighed. I just wanted to get my own view of him.
Andre Hall
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There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.
Elijah Wood
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Angela Merkel
The SPD is whipping up fears and telling a lot of lies. They're making charges that have nothing to do with reality,
Angela Merkel
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Garrison Keillor
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.
Garrison Keillor
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Granth Sahib
One who recognizes that all spiritual paths lead to the One shall be emancipated. One who speaks lies shall fall into hell and burn.
Granth Sahib
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Granth Sahib
The Lord Himself leads the people of the world astray; they tell lies, and by telling lies, they eat poison.
Granth Sahib
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Sathya Baba
Make positive approach turning towards Divinity. The difference lies only in turning your mind.
Sathya Baba
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Saint Basil
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.
Saint Basil
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Savage peoples are ruled by passion, civilized peoples by the mind. The difference lies not in the respective natures of savagery and civilization, but in their attendant circumstances, institutions, and so forth. The difference, therefore, does not operate in every sense, but it does in most of them. Even the most civilized peoples, in short, can be fired with passionate hatred for each other.
Karl Clausewitz
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The importance of the ... maneuvers lies in the time and geographical place they are happening as well as the arms used.
Rahim Safavi
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I'm not going to lie, ... It scared me.
Scarlet Knights
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Leo Tolstoy
Some mathematician has said pleasure lies not in discovering truth, but in seeking it.
Leo Tolstoy
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We have to give the sad news that we have found another victim. Only one more person lies buried under the rubble.
Georg Grabner
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lies a distance even greater than the 8,000 miles from Washington to Baghdad.
George Packer
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Mark Twain
I am different from Washington. I have a higher, grander standard of principle. Washington could not lie. I can lie, but I won't.
Mark Twain
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