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.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
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    Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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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.
  • Mother Teresa
    Mother Teresa
    Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary 1910-1997
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    Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
  • 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.
  • Between the wish and the thing the world lies waiting.
    Source: Al de mooie paarden (1992) 244
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
    Original: Überzeugungen sind gefährlichere Feinde der Wahrheit als Lügen.
  • 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.
  • Ashleigh Brilliant
    Ashleigh Brilliant
    American author and cartoonist 1933-
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    I’ve learned to accept birth and death . . . but sometimes I still worry about what lies between.
  • 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.
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