Subject: Beliefs » Honesty » Lies

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

(1888 – 1959) detective novelist & screenwriter

I know of no sentence that can induce such immediate and brazen lying as the one that begins, "Have you read…"

(1876 – 1933) screenwriter

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

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

Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) author & humorist

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

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

To the French, lying is simply talking.

(1950 – ) writer & humorist

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

(1912 – 1989) author, critic & political activist

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

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

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

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

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

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

(1770 – 1827) German composer & pianist

History is a pack of lies we play on the dead.

(1694 – 1778) French author, humanist & satirist

Beneath this smooth stone by the bone of his bone – Sleeps Master John Gill; – By lies when alive this attorney did thrive, – And now that he's dead he lies still.

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

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

There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can’t tell the truth without lying.

(1818 – 1885) humorist

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

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

(1933 – ) English author & cartoonist

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

(1911 – 1989) television actress

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

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

White Lie: Aversion of the truth.

When I was a little boy, they called me a liar, but now that I am grown up, they call me a writer.

(1902 – 1991) Polish Jewish American author

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