Lies Quotes

Beauty is but skin deep, ugly lies the bone; Beauty dies and fades away, but ugly holds its own


He who died at Azan sends This to comfort all his friends: Faithful friends! It lies I know Pale and white and cold as snow; And ye say, 'Abdallahs dead!' Weeping at the feet and head. I can see your falling tears, I can hear your sighs and prayers; Yet I smile and whisper this: I am not the thing you kiss. Cease your tears and let it lie; It was mineit is not I.

Sir Edwin Arnold

Excitement is not enjoyment: in calmness lies true pleasure. The most precious wines are sipped, not bolted at a swallow.

Victor Hugo

There is an art to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.

Douglas Adams

Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his ladys window.

Honor de Balzac

She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake.

Emma Alice Margaret Asquith, Countess of Oxford

Strength lies not in defense but in attack

Adolf Hitler

Without an advocate for the poor, without a new state of mind in America, the country lies on the brink of anarchy.

Louis Farrakhan

You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer.

Pablo Picasso

The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness.

Havelock Ellis

The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behavior lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behavior.

M. Scott Peck

The power of a movement lies in the fact that it can indeed change the habits of people. This change is not the result of force but of dedication, of moral persuasion.

Steven Biko

A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future.

Oliver Goldsmith

Time will come when one's safety lies in ten things: nine of which are in staying aloof from men, and the tenth in staying silent.

Ali al-Rida

The stone in the water knows nothing of the hill which lies parched in the sun.

African Proverb

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