Subject: Beliefs » Honesty » Lies

Journalists say a thing that they know isn’t true, in the hope that if they keep on saying it long enough it will be true.

1867 – 1931) English novelist

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

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.

(1911 – 1989) television actress

I have a friend; he keeps trying to convince me he’s a compulsive liar, but I don’t believe him.

(1970 – ) American comedian & television game show host

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

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

(1951 – ) American conservative radio talk-show host

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

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

Tact: To lie about others as you would have them lie about you.

(1863 – 1935) British-born American writer, artist & illustrator

You take the lies out of him, and he'll shrink to the size of your hat; you take the malice out of him, and he'll disappear.

Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) author & humorist

Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart. and cannot make a good soup.

(1770 – 1827) German composer & pianist

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

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

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

(1804 – 1881) British prime minister, politician & author

A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.

(1667 – 1745) Irish satirist & essayist

Figures won’t lie, but liars can figure.

(1911 – 1993) columnist & novelist

Every word she writes is a lie, including "and" and "the."

(1912 – 1989) author, critic & political activist

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

Euphemism is a euphemism for lying.

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

Isn't it fun to go out on the course and lie in the sun?

(1903 – 2003) English-born American comedian & actor

Liars get caught by the tale.

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

(1888 – 1959) detective novelist & screenwriter

You only lie to two people in your life: your girlfriend and the police.

(1937 – ) American actor

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