42 Quotes About Lying

  • "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
    Topics: Lying


  • "Lie not, neither to thyself, nor man, nor God. It is for cowards to lie."

    - George Herbert
    Topics: Lying


  • "If I speak what is false, I must answer for it; if truth, it will answer for me."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Lying, Truth


  • "A lie consists in speaking a falsehood with the intention of deceiving."

    - Augustine
    Topics: Lying


  • "Even doubtful accusations leave a stain behind them."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Lying


  • "Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others."

    - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Topics: Lying


  • "Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer."

    - George Herbert
    Topics: Lying


  • "Falsehoods not only disagree with truths, but usually quarrel among themselves."

    - Daniel Webster
    Topics: Lying, Quarreling


  • "Exaggeration is a blood relation to falsehood and nearly as blamable."

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Lying


  • "There is no such thing as white lies; a lie is as black as a coal pit, and twice as foul."

    - Henry Ward Beecher
    Topics: Lying


  • "A lie cannot live."

    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    Topics: Lying


  • "Not the least misfortune in a prominent falsehood is the fact that tradition is apt to repeat it for truth."

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Lying


  • "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
    Topics: Lying


  • "It's not enough to rage against the lie...you've got to replace it with the truth."

    - Bono
    Topics: Lying, Truth


  • "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
    Topics: Lying



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