Liar Quotes

A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

A miser and a liar bargain quickly.

Greek Proverb

A liar is always lavish of oaths.

Pierre Corneille

The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.

George Bernard Shaw

The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide.

Hannah Arendt

The liar at any rate recognizes that recreation, not instruction, is the aim of conversation, and is a far more civilized being than the blockhead who loudly expresses his disbelief in a story which is told simply for the amusement of the company.

Oscar Wilde

One can be absolutely truthful and sincere even though admittedly the most outrageous liar. Fiction and invention are of the very fabric of life.

Henry Miller

Anybody who says they're not afraid of war is either a liar, or they're crazy.

Norman Schwarzkopf

For the trouble with lying and decieving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide. In this sense, truth, even if it does not prevail in public, possesses an ineradicable primacy over all falsehoods.

Hannah Arendt

Nostalgia is a seductive liar.

George Wildman Ball

The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that's also a hypocrite!

Tennessee Williams

If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar. If any man tells you he trusts America, yet fears labor, he is a fool.

Abraham Lincoln

A man of such obvious and exemplary charm must be a liar.

Anita Brookner

If you are a dreamer,come in. If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a liar, a hoper, a prayer, a magic-bean-buyer. If you're a pretender, come sit by my fire, for we have some flax-golden tales to spin. Come in! Come in!

Shel Silverstein

Art-speech is the only truth. An artist is usually a damned liar, but his art, if it be art, will tell you the truth of his day. And that is all that matters. Away with eternal truth.

D.H. Lawrence

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