Subject: Beliefs » Honesty » Lies

Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age and start bragging about it.

Politeness is half good manners and half good lying.

(1880 – ?) American author

Please don't lie to me, unless you're absolutely sure I'll never find out the truth.

(1933 – ) English author & cartoonist

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.

(1880 – 1956) journalist, essayist, editor & satirist

Americans detest all lies except lies spoken in public or printed lies.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

Actions lie louder than words.

(1966 – ) American magazine editor

Jerry, just remember, it’s not a lie if you believe it.

(1959 – ) American actor, director, writer, singer & comedian

These days, the only time politicians tell the truth is when they call each other a liar.

fictional mascot and cover boy of Mad, an American humor magazine

The biggest liar in the world is the golfer who claims that he plays the game merely for exercise.

(1916 – 2008) American professional golfer

I must choose my words carefully in order to avoid any negative interpretation; among politicians, this is a tactic known as lying.

(1927 – 1997) Am. comedian & satirist notable for mock presidential campaign

Washington couldn't tell a lie, Nixon couldn't tell the truth, and Reagan couldn't tell the difference.

(1927 – ) Canadian-born American comedian & actor

Everybody lies, but it doesn't matter since nobody listens.

I keep reading between the lies.

(Aiskowitz) (1899 – 1982) humorist

MSI Owner Denies Lying, Admits Not Telling Truth

The devil is the father of lies, but he neglected to patent the idea, and the business now suffers from competition.

(1818 – 1885) humorist

He can lie out of both sides of his mouth at the same time, and even if he caught himself telling the truth, he’d lie just to keep his hand in.

(1884 – 1972) 33rd U.S. president

There are more acres of forestland in America today than when Columbus discovered the continent in 1492.

(1951 – ) American conservative radio talk-show host

He lies so bad he hires somebody to call his dogs.

There are two kinds of truth: there are real truths, and there are made up truths.

(1936 – ) American politician, Mayor of Washington, D.C.

No matter how often the lie is shown to be false, there will still remain a percentage of people who believe it true.

If at first you don't succeed, lie, lie again.

(1919 – 1990) educator & writer
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