Lie Quotes

Robertson davies, the diary of samuel marchbanks, 1947 - i object to being told that i am saving daylight...
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.
Bertrand Russell, Marriage and Morals (1929) ch. 5

Sir francis bacon - read not to contradict and confute, not to...
The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines - So they should go as far as possible from home to build their first buildings.
Frank Lloyd Wright, New York Times, October 4, 1953
Dorothy day, the long loneliness, 1952 - i have long since come to believe that people...
Tony Montana I always tell the truth. Even when I lie.
Scarface

I wanted to become the seeker, the aroused and passionate explorer, and it was better going at it knowing nothing at all, always choosing the unmarked bottle, always choosing your own unproven method, armed with nothing but faith and a belief in astonishment.
Pat Conroy, "The Lords of Discipline".
Say what you have to say, not what you ought. any truth is better than make - Believe!
Henry David Thoreau, Simplify Simplify
I am one of those who believe that spiritual progress is a rule of human life, but the approach to perfection is slow and painful. If a woman elevates herself in one respect and is retarded in another, it is because the rough trail that leads to the mountain peak is not free of ambushes of thieves and lairs of wolves.
Kahlil Gibran, The Broken Wings
I believe, with abiding conviction, that this people - Nurtured by their deep faith, tutored by their hard lessons, moved by their high aspirations - Have the will to meet the trials that these times impose.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.
Fran Lebowitz
Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.
Mary Cholmondeley
I decided long ago never to walk in anyone? s shadow. If I fail, if I succeed, at least I? ll live as I believe.
Whitney Houston, The Greatest Love Of All
I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
Science does not know its debt to imagination. Goethe did not believe that a great naturalist could exist without this faculty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sanity is a cozy lie.
Susan Sontag
According to Democritus, truth lies at the bottom of a well, the water of which serves as a mirror in which objects may be reflected. I have heard, however, that some philosophers, in seeking for truth, to pay homage to her, have seen their own image and adored it instead.
Charles Richte
The deadliest contagion is majority opinion.
Author Unknown
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Contrary to popular belief, English women do not wear tweed nightgowns.
Hermione Gingold
The final delusion is the belief that one has lost all delusions.
Maurice Chapelain
Do we, holding that gods exist, deceive ourselves with unsubstantiated dreams, and lies, while random careless chance and change alone rule the world.
Euripides
Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly bigger man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
Gen. Peyton C. March
I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable.
Joseph Addison
If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?
Carl Sagan
I do not believe in political movements. I believe in personal movement, that movement of the soul when a man who looks at himself is so ashamed that he tries to make some sort of change - within himself, not on the outside.
Joseph Brodsky
Many people believe they are attracted by God, or by Nature, when they are only repelled by man.
William Ralph Inge
The true skeptic will never believe you no matter how much proof you offer him. The true believer does not need it.
Peter James, Ghosts of the Queen Mary
In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all... Perfect relief is not possible, except with time. You cannot now realize that you will ever feel better... And yet this is a mistake. You are sure to be happy again.
Abraham Lincoln
I believe in the institution of marriage and I intend to keep trying until I get it right.
Richard Pryo
For the unquiet heart and brain, A use in measured language lies.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
I believe and I say it is true Democratic feeling, that all the measures of the government are directed tot he purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
William Henry Harrison, Speech, October 1, 1840
I am a man: I hold that nothing human is alien to me.
Terence
Magic is believing in yourself. If you can do that, you can make anything happen.
Foka Gomez
I believe, if we take habitual drunkards as a class, their heads and their hearts will bear an advantageous comparison with those of any other class. There seems ever to have been a proneness in the brilliant and warm - Blooded to fall into this vice.
Abraham Lincoln
The robot is going to lose. Not by much. But when the final score is tallied, flesh and blood is going to beat the damn monster.
Adam Smith
Maybe you are the cool generation... If coolness means a capacity to stay calm and use your head in the service of ends passionately believed in, then it has my admiration.
Kingman Brewster, Jr.
To believe God is a Privilege, To doubt God is an insult.
Unknown
Nothing can so alienate a voter from the political system as backing a winning candidate.
Mark B. Cohen
There is no shame in not knowing; the shame lies in not finding out.
Russian prove