Quotes about Lying

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There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.

Winston Churchill

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An uncomfortable truth s always better than a comforting lie.

Armin Navabi

I never lie because I don`t fear anyone. You only lie when you`re afraid.

John Gotti

If someone`s lying about something small, you don`t know what else they`re lying about.

Jennifer Morrison

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The most compelling lies are comprised almost entirely of the truth. But that`s what it does. Cloaks itself in whatever it must to move you to action. And the more you deny its presence, the more powerful it gets, and the more likely it is to consume you entirely without you ever even knowing it was there.

Black Sails (movie)

Only children tell the whole truth, you know. That`s what makes them children.

Stephen King

We lie best when we lie to ourselves.

Stephen King

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Every lie haunts our future. There is no telling when or how it might collide with reality, requiring further maintenance.

Sam Harris

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Lies beget other lies. Unlike statements of fact, which require no further work on our part, lies must be continually protected from collisions with reality. When you tell the truth, you have nothing to keep track of. The world itself becomes your memory, and if questions arise, you can always point others back to it.

Sam Harris

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Lies are the social equivalent of toxic waste - everyone is potentially harmed by their spread.

Sam Harris

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All men lie when they are afraid. Some tell many lies, some but a few. Some have only one great lie they tell so often they almost come to believe it... Though some small part of them will always know that it is still a lie, and that will show upon their faces.

George R. R. Martin

Once polite lies got into your blood, you never quit telling them.

Charlaine Harris

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Truth exists. Only lies are invented.

Georges Braque

Is it more probable that nature should go out of her course or that a man should tell a lie? We have never seen, in our time, nature go out of her course. But we have good reason to believe that millions of lies have been told in the same time. It is therefore at least millions to one that the reporter of a miracle tells a lie.

Thomas Paine

I guess sometimes you have to lie to find the truth.

Scott Westerfeld

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