Lies Quotes

Forgetfulness, the unhistorical, is the atmosphere, in which alone life can come into being. In order to understand it, let us imagine a youth who is seized with a passion for a woman, or a man who is swayed by a passion for his work. In both cases what lies behind them has ceased to exist and yet this state (the most unhistorical that can be imagined) is that in which every action, every great deed is conceived and accomplished.

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes

Every day, to earn my daily bread I go to the market where lies are bought Hopefully I take up my place among the sellers.

Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht

The substance of socialist democracy lies in efficient socialist organisation of all society for the sake of every individual, and in the socialist discipline of every individual for the sake of all society.

Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev

Poetry's magic lies in the imagery which satifies even without interpretation..it is accepted as easily as it was created.

Robert Seymour Bridges

In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action

Louis Dembitz Brandeis

Have the courage to analyze great emotions to create characters who shall be lofty and true. The whole art of the analytical novel lies there.

Paul Charles Joseph Bourget

There are no harmless political lies about a war. The more such lies citizens tolerate, the more wars they will get.

James Bovard

If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from his angle as well as your own.

Henry Ford

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent Van Gogh

The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death.

Jim Morrison

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten.

Cesare Pavese

An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men

Dr. Thomas Fuller

Gardening, like sex and food, lies somewhere between art and nature, being wholly neither but partly both.

Roger Grounds

The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.

George Eliot

The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.

Lee Iacocca

Your grand-father taught me the politics of pride, your grandmother taught me the politics of poverty. I am beholden to both for the fine synthesis. To you, my darling daughter, I give only one message. It is the message of the morrow, the message of history. Believe only in the people, work only for their emancipation and equality. The paradise of God lies under the feet of your mother. The paradise of politics lies under the feet of the people.

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

Four characteristics constitute anyone who possesses them a sheer hypocrite, and anyone who possesses one of them possesses a characteristic of hypocrisy till he abandons it: when he is trusted he betrays his trust, when he talks he lies, when he makes a covenant he acts treacherously and when he quarrels he abuses.

Muhammad

Love, unrequited, robs me of my rest: Love, hopeless love, my ardent soul encumbers: Love, nightmare-like, lies heavy on my chest, And weaves itself into my midnight slumbers!

William S. Gilbert

There are three signs of a hypocrite: when he speaks he speaks lies, when he makes a promise he breaks it, and when he is trusted he betrays his trust.

Muhammad

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

Andre Gide

Backstabbing occurs when a coworker lies low on a project and then grabs credit when it's nearing completion.

Les Parrott

In photography, if I am able to evoke not only a feeling of the reality of the surface physical world but also a feeling of the reality of existence that lies mysteriously and invisibly beneath its surface, I feel I have succeeded. At its best, photography is a symbol that not only serves to help illuminate some of the darkness of the unknown, but it also serves to lessen the fears that too often accompany the journeys from the known to the unknown.

Wynn Bullock

The meaning of quality in photography's best pictures lies written in the language of vision. That language is learned by chance, not system.

Walker Evans

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