Lie Quotes

Homer, the odyssey - look now how mortals are blaming the gods, for...
I could not say I believe. I know! I have had the experience of being gripped by something that is stronger than myself, something that people call God.
Carl Jung

Alice walke - life is better than death, i believe, if only...
I believe that what woman resents is not so much giving herself in pieces as giving herself purposelessly.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Andr dubus - shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a...
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Albert Einstein

I believe that the great Creator has put ores and oil on this earth to give us a breathing spell. As we exhaust them, we must be prepared to fall back on our farms, which is God? s true storehouse and can never be exhausted. We can learn to synthesize material for every human need from things that grow.
George Washington Carve
I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two - Thirds of the people of the Earth might be killed, but enough men capable of thinking, and enough books, would be left to start again, and civilization could be restored.
Albert Einstein
It would be naive to think that the problems plaguing mankind today can be solved with means and methods which were applied or seemed to work in the past...
Mikhail Gorbachev, (1988)
We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip little by little at a truth we find bitter.
Denis Diderot
My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now. On steel industry executives who increased prices.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
When we walk to the edge of all the light we have and take the step into the darkness of the unknown, we must believe that one of two things will happen. There will be something solid for us to stand on or we will be taught to fly.
Frank Outlaw
Every government is run by liars. Nothing they say should be believed.
I. F. Stone 1907 - 1989
Greatness is not in were we stand, but in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind, and somtimes agaisnt it - But sail we must. And not drift, nor lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
A home is not a mere transient shelter: its essence lies in the personalities of the people who live in it.
H. L. Mencken
If you can not find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it Dogen Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul unbelief, denying them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
But, soft what light through yonder window breaks It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.
William Shakespeare
If all the world hated you and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved of you and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends.
Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre pg. 61
Rather do what is nothing in the purpose than to be idle, that the devil may find thee doing. The bird that sits is easily shot when the fliers escape the fowler. Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all the virtues, and is the self - Made sepulcher of a living man.
Francis Quarles
I believe in the possibility of miracles but more to the point, I believe in our need for them.
Dean Koontz, Fear Nothing, Page 4, final paragraph
What you have when everyone wears the same playclothes for all occasions, is addressad by nickname, expected to participate in Show And Tell, and bullied out of any desire form privacy, is not democracy; it is kindergarten.
Judith Martin, (Miss Manners)
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Plutarch, Morals
There are two ways to slide easily through life to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.
Alfred Korzybski
Some believe all that parents, tutors, and kindred believe. They take their principles by inheritance, and defend them as they would their estates, because they are born heirs to them.
Alan Watts
Religion consists in a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain of.
Mark Twain
Count Hermann Keyserling once said truly that the greatest American superstition was belief in facts.
John Gunthe
Swindon What will history say Burgoyne History, sir, will tell lies as usual.
George Bernard Shaw
He who tells a lie is not sensible of how great a task he undertakes for he must be forced to invent twenty more to maintain that one.
Alexander Pope
The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping the old ones, which ramify, for those brought up as most of us have been, into every corner of our minds.
John Maynard Keynes
The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman - Like habits, supplies their demands.
Oscar Wilde
Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you cannot bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. What you have not done is feel all you are beyond the pain.
Bartholomew
If the belief in Christianity did not make us happy, it would not be believed: how little it must then be worth!
Friedrich Nietzsche, "Human, All Too Human" page 87, #120.
Love, unrequited, robs me of my rest Love, hopeless love, my ardent soul encumbers Love, nightmare - Like, lies heavy on my chest, And weaves itself into my midnight slumbers.
William S. Gilbert
It is not observed in history that families improve with time.
George William Curtis
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
Honore de Balzac
I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy - But that could change.
Dan Quayle, 5/22/89
Every man has his follies - - And often they are the most interesting thing he had got.
Josh Billings
The final delusion is the belief that one has lost all delusions.
Maurice Chapelain
What is the meaning of human life, or of organic life altogether To answer this question at all implies a religion. Is there any sense then, you ask, in putting it I answer, the man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unfortunate but almost disqualified for life.
Albert Einstein
Democracy is, first and foremost, a spiritual force, it is built upon a spiritual basis - And on a belief in God and an observance of moral principle. And in the long run only the church can provide that basis. Our founder knew this truth - And we will neglect it at our peril.
President Harry Truman, Public Papers of the President of the United States: Harry S. Truman - 1951 U. S. Gov. 1966 p1063