Quotes by lying

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    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.
  • Cate Campbell
    Cate Campbell
    Malawian-born Australian athlete 1992-
    Cate Campbell
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    Every athlete wants to win an Olympic gold medal, and I'd be lying if I said that's not what I wanted.
  • V. N. Volosinov
    V. N. Volosinov
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    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.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    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.
  • Ben Jonson
    Ben Jonson
    British Dramatist, Poet 1573-1637
    Ben Jonson
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    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
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
    Walter Benjamin
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    He who observes etiquette but objects to lying is like someone who dresses fashionably but wears no vest.
  • Redd Foxx
    Redd Foxx
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    Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    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.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
    Virginia Woolf
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    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
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    I do myself a greater injury in lying that I do him of whom I tell a lie.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
    Samuel Butler
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    I do not mind lying but I hate inaccuracy.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
    Samuel Butler
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    I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    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
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
    G. C. Lichtenberg
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    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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