Subject: Beliefs » Honesty

One could drive a schooner through any part of his argument and never scrape against a fact.

(1866 – 1940) academic, businessman & politician

Euphemism is a euphemism for lying.

(Roberta Lee Streeter) (1944 – ) American singer-songwriter

There are two types of actors: those who say they want to be famous and those who are liars.

(1958 – ) American film & theater actor

Half the lies they tell about me aren’t true.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.

Truthful: Dumb and illiterate.

(1842 – 1914) author & satirist

Believe those who are seeking the truth – doubt those who find it.


Morality: An instinctive sense of right and wrong that tells some people how everyone else should behave.

I Will Respect Your Opinion As Soon As You Stop Making Shit Up!

What you take for lying in an Irishman is only his attempt to put an herbaceous border on stark reality.

(1878 – 1957) Irish poet, author, athlete & politician

Parents are embarrassed when their children tell lies, and even more embarrassed when they tell the truth.

He’s crooked as a barrel full of fish hooks.

Carlyle said, “A lie cannot live;” it shows he did not know how to tell them.

Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) author & humorist

If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.

(1879 – 1955) German-born physicist

At first a golfer excuses a dismal performance by claiming bad lies; with experience, he covers up with better ones.

A man who calls bullshit fertilizer.

(1902 – 1963) Danish actor

To the French, lying is simply talking.

(1950 – ) writer & humorist

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

Politeness is half good manners and half good lying.

(1880 – ?) American author

There's one way to find out if a man is honest – ask him… if he says, “Yes,” you know he is a crook.

(1890 – 1977) comedian, actor & television host

A woman will lie about anything, just to stay in practice.

(1888 – 1959) detective novelist & screenwriter













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