Lie Quotes

John f. kennedy - the great enemy of the truth is very often not...
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

Bertrand russell, unpopular essays (1950),
A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Mark Twain, (attributed)
E. m. forster, howards end - the crime of suicide lies in its disregard for...
Your security does not lie in the hands of Kerry, Bush or al - Qaeda. Your security is in your own hands.
Osama Bin Laden, BBC

We are born believing. A man bears beliefs, as a tree bears apples.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles De Gaulle
I believe that professional wrestling is clean and everything else in the world is fixed.
Frank Deford
We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Virginity is in the lies of the beholder.
The Clown Prince of Darkness
Oh, that way madness lies; let me shun that.
William Shakespeare, "King Lear", Act 3 scene 4
The ultimate determinant in the struggle now going on for the world will not be bombs and rockets but a test of wills and ideas - A trial of spiritual resolve: the values we hold, the beliefs we cherish and the ideals to which we are dedicated.
Ronald Reagan
Nothing got him angrier than when people implied he was paranoid. It made him feel persecuted.
Robert Sheckley
The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
Martin Luther King Jr., "Strength to Love".
What a wretched lot of old shrivelled creatures we shall be by - And - By. Never mind - The uglier we get in the eyes of others, the lovelier we shall be to each other that has always been my firm faith about friendship.
Marie Dressle
There are two things that will be believed of any man whatsoever, and one of them is that he has taken to drink.
Booth Tarkington, Penrod (1914)
The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie.
Agnes de Mille
Only a novel... in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour are conveyed to the world in the best chosen language.
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
Jenny replied to this with a bitterness which might have surprized a judicious person, who had observed the tranquillity with which she bore all the affronts to her chastity; but her patience was perhaps tired out, for this is a virtue which is very apt to be fatigued by exercise.
Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.
Aristotle
A lie travels farther than the truth.
Irish Prove
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. The dark background which death supplies brings out the tender colors of life in all their purity.
George Santayana
We believe at once in evil, we only believe in good upon reflection. Is this not sad.
Dorothe Deluzy
Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.
H. L. Mencken
So may he rest, his faults lie gently on him!
William Shakespeare
I believe that all of us ought to retire relatively young.
Fidel Castro, Playboy Interview - January 1967
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
Our constitution protects aliens, drunks and U. S. Senators.
Will Rogers
The pictures of airplanes flying into buildings, fires burning, huge structures collapsing, have filled us with disbelief, terrible sadness and a quiet, unyielding anger. referring to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
George Walker Bush
Virtuous motives, trammeled by inertia and timidity, are no match for armed and resolute wickedness. A sincere love of peace is no excuse for muddling hundreds of millions of humble folk into total war. The cheers of the weak, well - Meaning assemblies soon cease to count. Doom marches on.
Sir Winston Churchill, March 1936, demanding British re - Armament
It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation.
Jane Austen, Mansfield Park
Lie Down and Roll Over and 159 Other Ways To Say I Love You.
Book title by Erskine & Moran - 1981
Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
D. A. Battista
It was like passing the scene of a highway accident and being relieved to learn that nobody had been seriously injured.
Martin Cruz Smith on being asked how he liked the movie version of his novel Gorky Park.
All of his saves have come in relief appearances.
Ralph Kine
I am a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Stephen Butler Leacock
I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.
James Madison
Love flies, runs, and rejoices; it is free and nothing can hold it back.
Thomas a Kempis
Mankind is governed by minorities, seldom or never by majorities. It suppresses its feelings and its beliefs and follows the handful that makes the most noise. Sometimes the noisy handful is right, sometimes wrong, but no matter, the crowd follows it.
Mark Twain, The Mysterious Stranger, Chapter IX