Lying

  • It is useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love, drunk or running for office.


    Deceit, Lying, Promises

  • If everybody always lies to you, the consequence is not that you believe the lies, but rather that nobody believes anything any longer.


    Deceit, Lying, Propaganda

  • Under normal circumstances, the liar is defeated by reality; no matter how large the tissue of falsehood that an experienced liar has to offer, it will never be large enough to cover the immensity of the actuality.


    Deception, Facts, Lying, Refutation

  • The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his perception, the one who lies with sincerity.


    Deceit, Hypocrisy, Lying

  • Everyone has regrets and people who say they haven't are either liars or narcissists.


    Lying, Narcissism, Regrets


  • Propaganda is the art of persuading others of what you don’t believe yourself.


    Lying, Persuasion, Politics, Propaganda

  • Of course I lie to people. But I lie altruistically - for our mutual good. The lie is the basic building block of good manners. That may seem mildly shocking to a moralist - but then what isn’t?


    Lying

  • A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.


    Lying

  • Any fool can tell the truth but it requires some sense to know how to lie well.


    Lying

  • Let your credo be this; let the lie come into the world; let it even triumph. But not through me.


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  • You don’t tell deliberate lies, but sometimes you have to be evasive.


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  • The visionary lies to himself, the liar only to others.


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  • People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war, or before an election.


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  • No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.


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  • It useless to hold a person to anything he says while he’s in love, drunk or running for office.


    Lying

  • Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.


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  • The only lies for which we are truly punished are those we tell ourselves.


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  • It is not the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in and settleth in it, that does the hurt.


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