Quotes: lies

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  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene
    English writer 1904-
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    In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
  • It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies.
  • 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
    Thomas Henry Huxley
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    A world of facts lies outside and beyond the world of words.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    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.
  • Günther Grass
    Günther Grass
    German writer 1927-2015
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    Believing: it means believing in our own lies. And I can say that I am grateful that I got this lesson very early.
  • 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.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.
  • 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.
  • 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.

  • Anthony Hecht
    Anthony Hecht
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    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.
  • 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
    Alexander Pope
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    Act well your part; there all honor lies.
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