Lie Quotes

George orwell - political language... is designed to make lies...
I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity an obligation; every possession a duty.
John D. Rockefeller Jr.

Alcoholics anonymous praye - god, i offer myself to thee, to build with me and...
Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.
Henry David Thoreau
Abraham lincoln - i believe it is an established maxim in morals...
The most common of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.
H. L. Mencken

Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.
Erik H. Erikson
The will to believe is perhaps the most powerful, but certainly the most dangerous human attribute.
John P. Grie
It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?
Cesare Pavese
I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.
Miguel Cervantes
Prejudice is the conjurer of imaginary wrongs, strangling truth, overpowering reason, making strong men weak and weak men weaker. God give us the large hearted charity which bearth all things, believe all things, hope all things, endure all things, which thinks no evil.
Macduff
America has begun a spiritual reawakening. Faith and hope are being restored. Americans are turning back to God. Church attendance is up. Audiences for religious books and broadcasts are growing. And I do believe that he has begun to heal our blessed land.
President Ronald Reagan, to the National Association of Evangelicals, Columbus, Ohio
The art of living lies in a fine mingling of holding on and letting go.
Havelock Ellis
I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.
Shirley Temple
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.
Joseph Addison
All of his saves have come in relief appearances.
Ralph Kine
Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.
Bertrand Russell
Perhaps the only misplaced curiosity is that which persists in trying to find out here, on this side of death, what lies beyond the grave.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear.
Dinah Mulock Craik
An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie for his country.
Sir Henry Wotton
It is easier to believe than to doubt.
Everett D. Martin
There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
Benjamin Disraeli
Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but Democrats believe every day is April 15.
Ronald Reagan
Look now how mortals are blaming the gods, for they say that evils come from us, but in fact they themselves have woes beyond their share because of their own follies.
Homer, The Odyssey
I believe that a worthwhile life is defined by a kind of spiritual journey and a sense of obligation.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Authenticity matters little, though - - Our willingness to accept legends depends far more upon their expression of concepts we want to believe than upon their plausibility.
David P. Mikkelson, snopes. com, February 25, 2000
I believe Moses was 80 when God first commissioned him for public service.
Ronald Reagan
Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.
Thomas Paine
I believe that its most important function is in the formation of attachment. If we did not suffer enough loss to fear it, we could not love intensely.
Andrew Soloman, The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt.
Sir Francis Bacon
If faith cannot be reconciled with rational thinking, it has to be eliminated as an anachronistic remnant of earlier stages of culture and replaced by science dealing with facts and theories which are intelligible and can be validated.
Erich Fromm
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
I believe that if it were left to artists to choose their own labels, most would choose none.
Ben Shahn
People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Albert Einstein
The power of illustrative anecdotes often lies not in how well they present reality, but in how well they reflect the core beliefs of their audience.
David P. Mikkelson, Snopes. com, 04 - 10 - 04
Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do.
Saint Thomas Aquinas, Two Precepts of Charity
They can conquer who believe they can. He has not learned the first lesson in life who does not every day surmount a fear.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Accidents will occur in the best regulated families.
Charles Dickens
Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.
John Maynard Keynes
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale