42 Quotes About Lying

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A little lie is like a little pregnancy-it doesn't take long before everyone knows.
- C.S. Lewis
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A lie is like a snowball: the further you roll it the bigger it becomes.
- Martin Luther
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A lie consists in speaking a falsehood with the intention of deceiving.
- Augustine
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Blessed be the God's voice; for it is true, and falsehoods have to cease before it!
- Thomas Carlyle
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There is no such thing as white lies; a lie is as black as a coal pit, and twice as foul.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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If I speak what is false, I must answer for it; if truth, it will answer for me.
- Thomas Fuller
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Show me a liar, and I will show thee a thief.
- George Herbert
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Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.
- Hosea Ballou
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There is no detraction worse than to overpraise a man; for if his worth prove short of what report doth speak of him, his own actions are ever giving the lie to his honor.
- Owen Feltham
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The hell that a lie would keep a man from, is doubtless the very best place for him to go.
- George Macdonald
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No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
- Assorted Authors
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I would not utter what I believed to be a falsehood concerning the Lord, even though the evil one offered me the bait of saving all mankind thereby.
- Charles Spurgeon
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There is no possible excuse for a guarded lie. Enthusiastic and impulsive people will sometimes falsify thoughtlessly, but equivocation is malice pretense.
- Hosea Ballou
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And then she understood the devilish cunning of the enemies' plan. By mixing a little truth with it they had made their lie far stronger.
- C.S. Lewis
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Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most, grows two thereby.
- George Herbert
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A charitable untruth, an uncharitable truth, and an unwise management of truth or love, are all to be carefully avoided of him that would go with a right foot in the narrow way.
- Joseph Hall
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The best duties of unbelievers are but white lies.
- John Owen
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If you want the truth to go round the world you must hire an express train to pull it; but if you want a lie to go round the world it will fly; it is as light as a feather, and a breath will carry it.
- Charles Spurgeon
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A good portion of speaking will consist in knowing how to lie.
- Desiderius Erasmus
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Think about how much falsehood and deceit there is in the world! How much exaggeration! How many untruths are added to a simple story! How many things are left out, if it does not serve the speaker's interest to tell them! How few there are around us of whom we can say, that we trust their word without question!
- J. C. Ryle
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I would not tell one lie to save the souls of all the world.
- John Wesley
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All unbelief is the belief of a lie.
- Horatius Bonar
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When a false argument puts on the appearance of a true one, then it is properly called a sophism or fallacy.
- Isaac Watts
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A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
- Charles Spurgeon
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Let the greatest part of the news thou nearest be the least part of what thou believes; lest the greatest part of what thou believes be the least part of what is true. Where lies are easily admitted, the father of lies will not easily be kept out.
- Francis Quarles
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A little lie can travel half way 'round the world while Truth is still lacing up her boots.
- Assorted Authors
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"They say so" is half a lie.
- Thomas Fuller
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A lie has no leg, but a scandal has wings.
- Thomas Fuller
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If you're lying, you're lying.
- John C. Maxwell
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Truth has no degrees or shades. A half truth is a whole lie, and a white lie is really black.
- John MacArthur
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Whatever is only almost true is quite false, and among the most dangerous of errors, because being so near truth, it is the more likely to lead astray.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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It's not enough to rage against the lie...you've got to replace it with the truth.
- Bono
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A willful falsehood told is a cripple, not able to stand by itself without another to support it. It is easy to tell a lie, but hard to tell only one lie.
- Thomas Fuller
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Not the least misfortune in a prominent falsehood is the fact that tradition is apt to repeat it for truth.
- Hosea Ballou
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A lie cannot live.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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Exaggeration is a blood relation to falsehood and nearly as blamable.
- Hosea Ballou
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Falsehoods not only disagree with truths, but usually quarrel among themselves.
- Daniel Webster
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Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
- George Herbert
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Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
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Even doubtful accusations leave a stain behind them.
- Thomas Fuller
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Lie not, neither to thyself, nor man, nor God. It is for cowards to lie.
- George Herbert
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Falsehood is in a hurry; it may be at any moment detected and punished; truth is calm, serene; its judgment is on high; its king cometh out of the chambers of eternity.
- Assorted Authors
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