Quotes and Sayings about Lies

Quotes and Sayings about Lies

Lies are comforting. Truth is painful.
The bigger the lie, the more people believe in it.
Is a lie really a lie if it is honestly believed?
Anthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 2: Tower Lord
Give them the right lie and they'll believe it.
Anthony Ryan in Raven's Shadow - 1: Blood Song
Which is worse: A lie that draws a smile or a truth that draws a tear?
Bryan Bedford in Miracle on 34th Street
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as plain as the nose on your face.
Blue Fairy in Pinocchio
Sometimes, lies are more interesting than the truth.
I never lie because I don't fear anyone. You only lie when you're afraid.
It's not lies that cut but the sharpness of the truth.
The ugliest truth, in the end, was still better than the prettiest of lies.
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.
Jon 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.
No matter what lies you tell, you can't fool your own heart.
Lie become truth only if person want to believe it.
Mr. Miyagi in Karate Kid - Part II
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.
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
Lying is the worst of all evils. Everything else that is diabolical comes from it.
But better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.
A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.
I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.
The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that's also a hypocrite!
I'm not a good liar. I just tell the truth; I think that's the best way.
A liar is always lavish of oaths.
People may or may not say what they mean... but they always say something designed to get what they want.
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.
Never lie, never cheat, never steal.
Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.
Politeness is half good manners and half good lying.
The only way to cover up a lie? Keep lying.
By a lie, a man... annihilates his dignity as a man.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone's eyes.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Half a truth is often a great lie.
There's only two people in your life you should lie to... the police and your girlfriend.
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.
Tyler 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.
No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
He knew the lie of silence to be as evil as the lie of speech.
You know, you're gonna have to get much better at lying if you want to be president.
Lucifer 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.
Francis 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.
There is only one sin, and that is theft. When you tell a lie, you steal someones right to the truth.
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.
Weaklings must lie.
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.

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