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Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
American movie director and actor 1935 -
Death is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down. The difference between sex and death is that with death you can do it alone and no one is going to make fun of you.
Malawian-born Australian athlete 1992-
Every athlete wants to win an Olympic gold medal, and I'd be lying if I said that's not what I wanted.
Everything ideological possesses meaning: it represents, depicts, or stands for something lying outside itself. In other words, it is a sign. Without signs there is no ideology.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it.
British Dramatist, Poet 1573-1637
He hath consumed a whole night in lying looking to his great toe, about which he hath seen Tartars and Turks, Romans and Carthaginians, fight in his imagination.Source: Conversations with William Drummond of Hawthornden
German philosopher 1882-1940
He who observes etiquette but objects to lying is like someone who dresses fashionably but wears no vest.
Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
I am a democrat only on principle, not by instinct - nobody is that. Doubtless some people say they are, but this world is grievously given to lying.
English writer 1882-1941
I am to be broken. I am to be derided all my life. I am to be cast up and down among these men and women, with their twitching faces, with their lying tongues, like a cork on a rough sea. Like a ribbon of weed I am flung far every time the door opens.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
I do myself a greater injury in lying that I do him of whom I tell a lie.
English poet 1612-1680
I do not mind lying but I hate inaccuracy.
English poet 1612-1680
I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
I hate ingratitude more in a person; than lying, vainness, babbling, drunkenness, or, any taint of vice whose strong corruption inhabits our frail blood.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
I have remarked very clearly that I am often of one opinion when I am lying down and of another when I am standing up...
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