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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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A man would rather have a hundred lies told of him than one truth which he does not wish should read more

A man would rather have a hundred lies told of him than one truth which he does not wish should be known.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Lying Quotes,
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A liar should have a good memory.

A liar should have a good memory.

by Quintilian Found in: Lying Quotes,
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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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Resolved to die in the last dyke of prevarication.

Resolved to die in the last dyke of prevarication.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Lying Quotes,
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I tell him, if a clergyman, he lies!
If captains the remark, or critics, make,
Why they read more

I tell him, if a clergyman, he lies!
If captains the remark, or critics, make,
Why they lie also--under a mistake.

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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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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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I believed, therefore have I spoken: I was greatly afflicted:
I said in my haste, All men are liars.

I believed, therefore have I spoken: I was greatly afflicted:
I said in my haste, All men are liars.

by Bible Found in: Lying Quotes,
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