Liars when they speak the truth are not believed. – Aristotle

Gradually I came to realize that people will more readily swallow lies than truth, as if the taste of lies was homey, appetizing: a habit. – Martha Gellhorn

Lying is like alcoholism. You are always recovering. – Steven Soderbergh

If you do not wish to be lied to, do not ask questions. If there were no questions, there would be no lies. – B. Traven

Never forget that a half truth is a whole lie. – Author Unknown

A lie can run around the world before the truth can get it’s boots on. – James Watt

If you wish to strengthen a lie, mix a little truth in with it. – Zohar

Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts. – Clare Booth Luce

Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast, another ready on the tongue. – Sallust

Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well. – Samuel Butler

Please don’t lie to me, unless you’re absolutely sure I’ll never find out the truth. – Ashleigh Brilliant

He who foretells the future lies, even if he tells the truth. – Arabian Proverb

Lies that build are better than truths that destroy. – Senegalese Proverb

Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another. – Aleister Crowley

The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way. – Samuel Butler

The visionary lies to himself, the liar only to others. – Friedrich Nietzsche

All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it. – H. L. Mencken

It is always the best policy to speak the truth–unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar. – Jerome K. Jerome

A lie told often enough becomes the truth. – Lenin

A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. – Mark Twain

Every violation of truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health of human society. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

If a lie is repeated often enough all the dumb jackasses in the world not only get to believe it, they even swear by it. – Billy Boy Franklin

The history of our race, and each individual’s experience, are sown thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill and that a lie told well is immortal. – Mark Twain

Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation. – Saki

Oh what a tangled web we weave,
When first we practise to deceive! – Sir Walter Scott

Truly, to tell lies is not honorable;
but when the truth entails tremendous ruin,
To speak dishonorably is pardonable. – Sophocles

A mind conscious of innocence laughs at the lies of rumor. – Latin Proverb

That’s not a lie, it’s a terminological inexactitude. Also, a tactical misrepresentation. – Alexander Haig

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil. – Plato

A liar should have a good memory. – Quintilian

Liars need to have good memories. – Algernon Sidney

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  11. spyeong says:

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  12. spyeong says:

    If you lie once ,you will lie twice , and if you lie all the time you’re a liar.

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