Lies Quotes

In delay there lies no plenty.

William Shakespeare

The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.

Walter Lippmann

Sex is full of lies. The body tries to tell the truth. But, it's usually too battered with rules to be heard, and bound with pretenses so it can hardly move. We cripple ourselves with lies.

Jim Morrison

The rolling fictions grow in strength and size, Each author adding to the former lies.

Jonathan Swift

The true lover of learning then must his earliest youth, as far as in him lies, desire all truth. . .He whose desires are drawn toward knowledge in every form will be absorbed in the pleasures of the soul, and will hardly feel bodily pleasures- -I mean, if he be a true philosopher and not a sham one. . .Then how can he who has the magnificence of mind and is the spectator of all times and all existence, think much of human life? He cannot. Or can such a one account death fearful? No indeed.


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

Latin Proverb

In silence lies the ability to listen; to listen to ourselves, to others and to God. Listening is a lost art. Without it we cannot communicate, we cannot relate to each other and so we cannot live life meaningfully. We need to learn to listen. Sitting in silence allows us to listen to ourselves and to understand. This silence can heal. The worries, the pain can be healed when we listen. Spiritual medicine is ever-present in the soul. Whenever we need it, to whatever extent we need it, we can find it within.


The best safety lies in fear.

William Shakespeare

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

Les Parrott

The essence of the Liberal outlook lies not in what opinions are held, but in how they are held: instead of being held dogmatically, they are held tentatively, and with a consciousness that new evidence may at any moment lead to their abandonment.

Bertrand Russell

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

Douglas Adams

Judgements prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances.

Wayne Dyer

The whole of life lies in the verb seeing.

Teilhard De Chardin

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

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