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English writer 1904-+11
In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
American statesman 1882-1945+2
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC+2
Homer has taught all other poets the are of telling lies skillfully.
British preacher 1826-1910+1
''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.
A lot of the fun lies in trying to penetrate the mystery; and this is best done by saying over the lines to yourself again and again, till they pass through the stage of sounding like nonsense, and finally return to a full sense that had at first escaped notice.
Thomas Henry Huxley
English biologist 1825-1895+1
A world of facts lies outside and beyond the world of words.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719+1
Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary 1910-1997+1
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
German writer 1927-2015+1
Believing: it means believing in our own lies. And I can say that I am grateful that I got this lesson very early.
Between the wish and the thing the world lies waiting.Source: Al de mooie paarden (1992) 244
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900+1
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Original: Überzeugungen sind gefährlichere Feinde der Wahrheit als Lügen.
Spanish Film Director 1900-1983+1
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.
American author and cartoonist 1933-+1
I’ve learned to accept birth and death . . . but sometimes I still worry about what lies between.
Martin Luther King
American preacher 1929-1968+1
Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.