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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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A liar is always lavish of oaths.
[Fr., Un menteur est toujours prodigue de serments.]

A liar is always lavish of oaths.
[Fr., Un menteur est toujours prodigue de serments.]

by Pierre Corneille Found in: Lying Quotes,
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All men are born truthful and die liars.

All men are born truthful and die liars.

by Vauvenargues Found in: Lying Quotes,
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Splendidly mendacious.
[Lat., Splendide mendax.]

Splendidly mendacious.
[Lat., Splendide mendax.]

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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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Shew me a lyer, and I'le shew thee a theefe.
[Show me a liar, and I'll show thee a read more

Shew me a lyer, and I'le shew thee a theefe.
[Show me a liar, and I'll show thee a thief.]

by George Herbert Found in: Lying Quotes,
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It takes a wise man to handle a lie. A fool had better remain honest.

It takes a wise man to handle a lie. A fool had better remain honest.

by Norman Douglas Found in: Lying Quotes,
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There are a terrible lot of lies going round the world, and the worst of it is that they're true.

There are a terrible lot of lies going round the world, and the worst of it is that they're true.

by Winston Churchill Found in: Lying Quotes,
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One ought to have a good memory when he has told a lie.

One ought to have a good memory when he has told a lie.

by Corneille Found in: Lying Quotes,
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One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat only has nine lives.

One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat only has nine lives.

by Finley Peter Dunne Found in: Lying Quotes,
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