Lies Quotes

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

Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons. The truth will win this marathon in court.

Michael Jackson

Time will inevitably uncover dishonesty and lies; history has no place for them.

Norodom Sihanouk

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

Who lies for you will lie against you.

Bosnian Proverb

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

I went on to discover that in its deepest sense, the will is not primarily the faculty of desire for anything known, but rather, the desire for something unknown, animate desire for something that lies beyond ourselves, a longing for something we know is missing in us...

Bernadette Roberts

Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully

Graham Greene

The world is no longer a romantic place. Some of its people still are however, and therein lies the promise. Don't let the world win.

John Cage

Innocence is the weakest defense. Innocence has a single voice that can only say over and over again, "I didn't do it." Guilt has a thousand voices, all of them lies.

Leonard F. Peltier

A mind conscious of innocence laughs at the lies of rumor.

Latin Proverb

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort.

Jean Cocteau

The ultimate aim of the art of Karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of the characters of its participants.

Gichin Funakoshi

Golf is a sport in which the ball lies poorly but the player well

Unknown

Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully.

Graham Greene

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