Lies Quotes

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

In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men the great difficulty lies in this: You must first enable the government to control the governed, and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.

Alexander Hamilton

The key to the behavior of subjects lies not in pent-up anger or aggression, but in the nature of their relationship to authority. They have given themselves to the authority; they see themselves as instruments for the execution of his wishes; once so defined, they are unable to break free.

Stanley Milgram

Beneath the surface of states and nations, ideas and language, lies the fate of individual human beings in need. Answering their needs will be the mission of the United Nations in the century to come.

Kofi Atta Annan

This has only succeeded in buying time against an increasingly dangerous threat. The difficulty in destroying this threat lies in the fact that our efforts will not be enough to overcome the fundamental causes of the phenomenon -- poverty, alienation, disaffection and ethnic hatreds deeply rooted in history.

George Tenet

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