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English writer 1904-+5
In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Martin Luther King
American preacher 1929-1968+1
Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.
Engels writer 1948-+1
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
French writer 1645-16960
A heap of epithets is poor praise: the praise lies in the facts, and in the way of telling them.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
English poet 1809-18920
A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.
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.
English poet 1757-18270
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.