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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Lies:

I do not have a child and all allegations saying so are false.
~ Janet Jackson.

There is nothing in the world more shameful than establishing one's self on lies and fables.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe.

The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche.

The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
~ Terry Pratchett, Hogfather.

The truth that survives is simply the lie that is pleasantest to believe.
~ Henry Louis Mencken.

Each day a few more lies eat into the seed with which we are born, little institutional lies from the print of newspapers, the shock waves of television, and the sentimental cheats of the movie screen.
~ Norman Mailer.

Every violation of truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health of human society.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.

He entered the territory of lies without a passport for return.
~ Graham Greene.

He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne.

He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and a third time till at length it becomes habitual.
~ Thomas Jefferson.

Husband a lie, and trump it up in some extraordinary emergency.
~ Joseph Addison.

There's only two people in your life you should lie to... the police and your girlfriend.
~ Jack Nicholson.

"They say" is often a great liar.
~ Author Unknown.

To the rulers of the state then, if to any, it belongs of right to use falsehood, to deceive either enemies or their own citizens, for the good of the state: and no one else may meddle with this privilege.
~ Plato.

We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves.
~ Eric Hoffer.

Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.
~ Anatole France.

When the world has got hold of a lie, it is astonishing how hard it is to kill it. You beat it over the head, till it seems to have given up the ghost, and behold! The next day it is as healthy as ever.
~ Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton.

When you rationalize, you do just that. You make rational lies.
~ Author Unknown.

Where lies are easily admitted, the father of lies is not easily kept out.
~ Author Unknown.

Who does not in some sort lie to others, does not lie much to himself.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne.

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