Which is worse: A lie that draws a smile or a truth that draws a tear?TruthMiracle on 34th Street, by Bryan Bedford
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as plain as the nose on your face.Pinocchio, by Blue Fairy
I never lie because I don't fear anyone. You only lie when you're afraid.John Gotti
It's not lies that cut but the sharpness of the truth.Camille, the Steel Shadow in League of Legends
Lies are exactly what people tell to make life more bearable. To avoid pain and suffering and hurting people.Marina Nunier Osuna in Élite, Season 1 Episode 5
When enough people make false promises, words stop meaning anything. Then there are no more answers, only better and better lies.LoyaltyJon Snow in Game of Thrones, Season 7 Episode 7
If it is necessary sometimes to lie to others, it is always despicable to lie to oneself.William Somerset Maugham
Lie become truth only if person want to believe it.Karate Kid - Part II, by Mr. Miyagi
Always telling the truth is for cowards. Lying takes courage. Lies are simply an investment in your future. Any like any good investment, nothing can go wrong, as long as you stay on top of things.Moritz Zimmermann in How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast), Season 2 Episode 1
What is the cost of lies? It's not that we mistake them for the truth. The real danger is that if we hear enough lies, then we no longer recognize the truth at all.Valery Legasov in Chernobyl, Episode 1
But better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.TruthKhaled Hosseini in The Kite Runner
A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.William Shenstone
I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.Misstrust & SuspicionFriedrich Nietzsche
The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that's also a hypocrite!Tennessee Williams
People may or may not say what they mean... but they always say something designed to get what they want.TalkingDavid Mamet
People can choose between the sweet lie or the bitter truth. I say the bitter truth, but many people don't want to hear it.TruthAvigdor Lieberman
Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.Honesty, TruthJames E. Faust
The only way to cover up a lie? Keep lying.Tomi Lahren
By a lie, a man... annihilates his dignity as a man.Immanuel Kant
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.Vladimir Lenin
No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone's eyes.EyesPaulo Coelho
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.Baltasar Gracián
Half a truth is often a great lie.Benjamin Franklin
There's only two people in your life you should lie to... the police and your girlfriend.PoliceJack Nicholson
They get in your head. People tell lies about you, and other people believe them. And it gets to the point where the lies might as well be the truth.Gossip & Rumors, BullyingTyler Down in 13 Reasons Why, Season 2 Episode 1
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.TruthCharles Spurgeon
No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.Abraham Lincoln
He knew the lie of silence to be as evil as the lie of speech.Gilbert Parker
You know, you're gonna have to get much better at lying if you want to be president.PoliticiansLucifer Morningstar in Lucifer, Season 1 Episode 1
Conscience has an unmistakable stink to it, sort of like raw onions and morning breath. But a lie stinks even more when it's coming from someone who isn't used to lying. It's more like rotten eggs and horseshit.ConscienceFrancis Underwood in House of Cards, Season 4 Episode 7
Meemaw: "What's on a person's face is not always what's in their heart."
Sheldon: "That changes everything, how do you know who to trust?"
Meemaw: "You don't. That's what makes life interesting."
People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.HuntingOtto von Bismarck
There is only one sin, and that is theft. When you tell a lie, you steal someones right to the truth.TruthKhaled Hosseini in The Kite Runner
Lies were our defense, our default. To survive, you had to master the art of perjury. The lie and the truth had to feel the same.John Teller in Sons Of Anarchy, Season 1 Episode 7
A lie always returns; be careful how you catch it.Magic: The Gathering, Boomerang
When you find a man you wish to marry, Tessa, remember this: You will know what kind of man he is not by the things he says, but by the things he does.Men, Taking action, TalkingCassandra Clare in The Infernal Devices
Weaklings must lie.Jean Paul Getty
It occurs to me as I walk across the hot sand, that I've become very good at lying. What a despicable talent to have. It's not something you can boast about, like being good at languages or playing the piano.
I'm a good liar.
My parents would be so proud.
Lies are a little fortress. Inside them you can feel safe and powerful.William Paul Young in The Shack