Lying Quotes


There are three types of lies -- lies, damn lies, and statistics.

It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.

Confession    Excuses    Honesty    Lies    Lying    Truth

By the time you swear you're his,
Shivering and sighing.
And he vows his passion is,
Infinite, undying.
Lady make note of this --
One of you is lying.

Courtship    Cynicism    Love    Lying    Passion

Cheating and lying aren't struggles, they're reasons to break up.

Between the Tides

Patti Callahan Henry

Between the Tides

Actually," said Jace, "I prefer to think that I'm a liar in a way that's uniquely my own.

City of Ashes

Cassandra Clare

City of Ashes

To pretend, I actually do the thing: I have therefore only pretended to pretend.

Action    Deeds    Game    Lying    Playing    Responsibility

I'm the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life. It's awful. If I'm on my way to the store to buy a magazine, even, and somebody asks me where I'm going, I'm liable to say I'm going to the opera. It's terrible.

When truth is replaced by silence,the silence is a lie.

Censorship    Lies    Lying    Silence    Truth

Things come apart so easily when they have been held together with lies.

Lies    Lying    Truth

Anything is better than lies and deceit!

Deceit    Honesty    Lies    Lying

But you can't make people listen. They have to come round in their own time, wondering what happened and why the world blew up around them. It can't last.

Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451

The best lies about me are the ones
I
told.

The Name of the Wind

Patrick Rothfuss

The Name of the Wind

History is a set of lies agreed upon.

You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.

Never hide things from hardcore thinkers. They get more aggravated, more provoked by confusion than the most painful truths.

Aggravation    Concealment    Confusion    Contemplation    Dishonesty    Hardcore    Honesty    Lie    Lying    Never    Pain    Provoke    Secrecy    Secrets    Thinkers    Thought    Torture    Truth

Clinton lied. A man might forget where he parks or where he lives, but he never forgets oral sex, no matter how bad it is.

Fellatio    Lies    Lying    Oral sex    Sex    Sexuality

The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our very foundation.

A lie that is half-truth is the darkest of all lies.

There is beauty in truth, even if it's painful. Those who lie, twist life so that it looks tasty to the lazy, brilliant to the ignorant, and powerful to the weak. But lies only strengthen our defects. They don't teach anything, help anything, fix anything or cure anything. Nor do they develop one's character, one's mind, one's heart or one's soul.

Liars    Lies    Lying    Truth

Declare your jihad on thirteen enemies you cannot see -egoism, arrogance, conceit, selfishness, greed, lust, intolerance, anger, lying, cheating, gossiping and slandering. If you can master and destroy them, then you will be read to fight the enemy you can see.

Anger    Arrogance    Cheating    Conceit    Egoism    Gossiping    Greed    Intolerance    Islam    Jihad    Lust    Lying    Selfishness    Slandering

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

I always say the truth is best even when we find it unpleasant. Any rat in a sewer can lie. It's how rats are. It's what makes them rats. But a human doesn't run and hide in dark places, because he's something more. Lying is the most personal act of cowardice there is.

If a man, who says he loves you, won’t tell you the details of a private conversation between him and another woman you can be sure he is not protecting your heart. He is protecting himself and the women he has feelings for. Wise women simply see things as they are, not as their low self-esteem allows.

Blinded    Cheat    Confidence    Dignity    Dishonorable    Emotional affair    Ex boyfriend    Fake    Flirtation    Flirting    Gullible    Liar    Lies    Low self esteem    Lying    Players    Relationships    Self worth    Spouse    Stupid women    Worth

No one believes a liar. Even when she's telling the truth.

Humor    Liar    Lying    Truth

Anybody who says they are a good liar obviously is not, because any legitimately savvy liar would always insist they're honest about everything.

The truth is always an insult or a joke, lies are generally tastier. We love them. The nature of lies is to please. Truth has no concern for anyone's comfort

Geek Love

Katherine Dunn

Lies    Lying    Truth

If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.

When a man is penalized for honesty he learns to lie.

...even a tiny bit of deceit is dishonorable when it's used for selfish or cowardly reasons.
- Mr. Penderwick

Inspirational    Lies    Lying    Truth

I never lie," I said offhand. "At least not to those I don't love.

Compassion    Deciet    Hate    Interview with the vampire    Lestat    Lie    Lies    Love    Lovers    Lying    Secret    Secrets    Truth    Vampire    Vampires

When people cheat in any arena, they diminish themselves-they threaten their own self-esteem and their relationships with others by undermining the trust they have in their ability to succeed and in their ability to be true.

Over time, any deception destroys intimacy, and without intimacy couples cannot have true and lasting love.

One lie has the power to tarnish a thousand truths.

Liars    Lies    Lying    Power of words    Truth

But mothers lie. It's in the job description.

The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones.

Cheating    Honesty    Integrity    Lying    Trust

My shining dishonesty will be the salvation of me.

Howl's Moving Castle

Diana Wynne Jones

Howl's Moving Castle
Humor    Humour    Lying    Salvation

At first I did not love you, Jude; that I own. When I first knew you I merely wanted you to love me. I did not exactly flirt with you; but that inborn craving which undermines some women's morals almost more than unbridled passion--the craving to attract and captivate, regardless of the injury it may do the man--was in me; and when I found I had caught you, I was frightened. And then--I don't know how it was-- I couldn't bear to let you go--possibly to Arabella again--and so I got to love you, Jude. But you see, however fondly it ended, it began in the selfish and cruel wish to make your heart ache for me without letting mine ache for you.

Craving    Cruel    Deception    Flirting    Heartbreaker    Heartbroken    Love    Lying    Selfish    Sue bridehead

Before you enbark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.

Perfect

spencer hastings

Perfect

In order to escape accountability for his crimes, the perpetrator does everything in his power to promote forgetting. If secrecy fails, the perpetrator attacks the credibility of his victim. If he cannot silence her absolutely, he tries to make sure no one listens.

Hard truths can be dealt with, triumphed over, but lies will destroy your soul.

Moon Called

Patricia Briggs

Moon Called

The mistake ninety-nine percent of humanity made, as far as Fats could see, was being ashamed of what they were; lying about it, trying to be somebody else.

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

The rules are simple: they lie to us, we know they're lying, they know we know they're lying, but they keep lying to us, and we keep pretending to believe them.

A Mountain of Crumbs

Elena Gorokhova

A Mountain of Crumbs

He lies to himself. If Eugenides talked in his sleep, he'd lie then, too.

The Queen of Attolia

Megan Whalen Turner

The Queen of Attolia

Yeah, it never fails to amaze me how a single lie can undo an entire lifetime of good. (Aiden)

At times to be silent is to lie. You will win because you have enough brute force. But you will not convince. For to convince you need to persuade. And in order to persuade you would need what you lack: Reason and Right

Lies    Lying    Reason    Silence    Truth

If it is necessary sometimes to lie to others, it is always despicable to lie to oneself.

The Painted Veil

W. Somerset Maugham

The Painted Veil

Those who are capable of tyranny are capable of perjury to sustain it.

Lying    Media    Propaganda    Tyranny

His lies were so exquisite I almost wept.

What Is the What

Dave Eggers

What Is the What

The girl was grateful to the young man for every bit of flattery; she wanted to linger for a moment in its warmth and so she said, 'You're very good at lying.'
'Do I look like a liar?'
'You look like you enjoy lying to women,' said the girl, and into her words there crept unawares a touch of the old anxiety, because she really did believe that her young man enjoyed lying to women.

Laughable Loves

Milan Kundera

Laughable Loves
Lying    Men    Relationships    Women

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