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So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not
to trust himself on the read more

So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not
to trust himself on the narrow edge.
[Lat., Ita enim finitima sunt falsa veris ut in praecipitem locum
non debeat se sapiens committere.]

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The lie is a condition of life.

The lie is a condition of life.

by Friedrich Nietzsche Found in: Lying Quotes,
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It is hard to tell if a man is telling the truth when you know you would lie if you read more

It is hard to tell if a man is telling the truth when you know you would lie if you were in his place.

by H. L. Mencken Found in: Lying Quotes,
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Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death. I can work out a good read more

Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death. I can work out a good character much faster than anyone can lie me out of it.

by Lyman Beecher Found in: Lying Quotes,
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No man lies so boldly as the man who is indignant.

No man lies so boldly as the man who is indignant.

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

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

by Oliver Wendell Holmes 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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The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.

The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Lying Quotes,
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You lie--under a mistake--
For this is the most civil sort of lie
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You lie--under a mistake--
For this is the most civil sort of lie
That can be given to a man's face, I now
Say what I think.

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