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    But that he wrought so high the specious tale,
    As manifested plainly 'twas a lie.
    [Lat., Se non volea pulir sua scusa tanto,
    Che la facesse di menzogna rea.]

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Ask me no questions and I'll tell you no lies.

Ask me no questions and I'll tell you no lies.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Lying Quotes,
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The cruelest lies are often told in silence.

The cruelest lies are often told in silence.

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A good memory is needed once we have lied.
[Fr., Il faut bonne memoire apres qu'on a menti.]

A good memory is needed once we have lied.
[Fr., Il faut bonne memoire apres qu'on a menti.]

by Pierre Corneille Found in: Lying Quotes,
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Matilda told such dreadful lies It made one gasp and stretch one's eyes.

Matilda told such dreadful lies It made one gasp and stretch one's eyes.

by Hillaire Belloc Found in: Lying Quotes,
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Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits the all.

Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits the all.

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When I err every one can see it, but not when I lie.
[Ger., Wenn ich irre kann es read more

When I err every one can see it, but not when I lie.
[Ger., Wenn ich irre kann es jeder bemerken; wenn ich luge,
nicht.]

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Half the truth is often a great lie.

Half the truth is often a great lie.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Lying Quotes,
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There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it.

There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it.

by William James Found in: Lying Quotes,
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I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.

I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Lying Quotes,
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