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Lie Quotes

Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits them all. Oliver Wendell Holmes, The autocrat of the breakfast-table
The teacher must derive not only the capacity, but the desire, to observe natural phenomena. The teacher must understand and feel her position of observer the activity must lie in the phenomenon. Maria Montessori
Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, Where have I gone wrong Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night. Charles M. Schulz
We create an environment where it is alright to hate, to steal, to cheat, and to lie if we dress it up with symbols of respectability, dignity and love. Whitney Moore, Jr.
He who is caught in a lie is not believed when he tells the truth. Spanish Proverb
Who lies for you will lie against you. Bosnian Proverb
So may he rest, his faults lie gently on him! William Shakespeare
A lie can travel halfway round the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. Mark Twain
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge. Albert Einstein
A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt as dangerous. Alfred Alder
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well. Samuel Butler
One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives. Mark Twain
Art is a lie that makes us realize truth. Pablo Picasso
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. Lucille Ball
Any fool can tell the truth; it takes talent to lie well. Robert Ludlum, "The Tristan Betrayal"
The thin and precarious crust of decency is all that separates any civilization, however impressive, from the hell of anarchy or systematic tyranny which lie in wait beneath the surface. Aldous Huxley
It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place. H. L. Mencken
No one can deny that much of our modern advertising is essentially dishonest; and it can be maintained that to lie freely and all the time for private profit is not to abuse the right of free speech, whether it is a violation of the law or not. But again the practical question is, how much lying for private profit is to be permitted by law? Carl L. Becker
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laugther, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper. Thomas Carlyle
A lie told often enough becomes the truth. Lenin
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