Quotes: lies

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  • It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies.
  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene
    English writer 1904-
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    In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Homer has taught all other poets the are of telling lies skillfully.
  • Alexander Maclaren
    Alexander Maclaren
    British preacher 1826-1910
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    ''The grace of God,'' says Luther, ''is like a flying summer shower.'' It has fallen upon more than one land, and passed on. Judea had it, and lies barren and dry. These Asiatic coasts had it, and flung it away.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    A world of facts lies outside and beyond the world of words.
  • Luis Bunuel
    Luis Bunuel
    Spanish Film Director 1900-1983
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    Fortunately, somewhere between chance and mystery lies imagination, the only thing that protects our freedom, despite the fact that people keep trying to reduce it or kill it off altogether.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    The liveliness of literature lies in its exceptionality, in being the individual, idiosyncratic vision of one human being, in which, to our delight and great surprise, we may find our own vision reflected.
  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Picasso
    Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
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    You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
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    A heap of epithets is poor praise: the praise lies in the facts, and in the way of telling them.
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    English poet 1809-1892
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    A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.

  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    A truth that's told with bad intent,
    Beats all the lies you can invent.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Act well your part; there all honor lies.
  • Paul Simon
    Paul Simon
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    All lies and jests, still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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    All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.
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