Lies Quotes

It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us.

Isaac Disraeli

A world of facts lies outside and beyond the world of words.

Thomas Huxley

Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should 'make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,' thus building a wall of separation between Church and State

Thomas Jefferson

Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals, seems only to pass into excess of slavery.


The whole strength of England lies in the fact that the enormous majority of the English people are snobs.

George Bernard Shaw

Practically all the relationships I know are based on a foundation of lies and mutually accepted delusion.

Kim Cattrall

The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To follow without halt, one aim; there is the secret of success. And success? What is it? I do not find it in the applause of the theatre. It lies rather in the satisfaction of accomplishment.

Anna Pavlova

When a man lies, he murders some part of the world.

Rospo Pallenberg and John Boorman

I have said to you to speak the truth is a painful thing. To be forced to tell lies is much worse.

Oscar Wilde

The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity

Andre Gide

We cannot feel strongly toward the totally unlike because it is unimaginable, unrealizable; nor yet toward the wholly like because it is stale -- identity must always be dull company. The power of other natures over us lies in a stimulating difference which causes excitement and opens communication, in ideas similar to our own but not identical, in states of mind attainable but not actual.

Charles Horton

The greatness of every mighty organization embodying an idea in this world lies in the religious fanaticism and intolerance with which, fanatically convinced of its own right, it intolerantly imposes its will against all others

Adolf Hitler

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking...the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.”

Albert Einstein

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