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Lie Quotes

Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well. Samuel Butler
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
Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you. Roger
The scornful nostril and the high head gather not the odors that lie on the track of truth. George Eliot, Felix Holt, the Radical, 1866
Beyond talent lie all the usual words discipline, love, luck -- but, most of all, endurance. James Arthur Baldwin
A successful lie is doubly a lie; an error which has to be corrected is a heavier burden than the truth. Dag Hammarskjold, newspaper quote of the day
Art is a lie that makes us realize truth. Pablo Picasso
Legend a lie that has attained the dignity of age. Henry Louis Mencken
We all know that art is not the truth, art is a lie that makes us realize the truth. Pablo Picasso
Men as well as animals do whatever makes them happy, differences lie in what makes them happy. B. J. Gupta
So may he rest, his faults lie gently on him! William Shakespeare
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education. Plutarch, Morals
A lie told often enough becomes truth. Lenin
Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck -- but, most of all, endurance. James Baldwin
There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it. William James
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
She used to drag her mattress besider her low window and lie awake for a long while, vibrating with excitement, as a machine vibrates from speed. Life rushed in upon her through that window - or so it seemed. In reality, of course, life rushes from within, not from without. There is no work of art so big or so beautiful that is was not once all contained in some youthful body, like this one which lay on the floor in the moonlight, pulsing with ardor and anticipation. Willa Cather, The Song of the Lark
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits them all. Oliver Wendell Holmes, The autocrat of the breakfast-table
One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives. Mark Twain
An ambassador is a man of virtue sent to lie abroad for his country; a news-writer is a man without virtue who lies at home for himself. Sir Henry Wotton, "Reliquae Wottonianae"
( quotes are updated each month )