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The truth that survives is simply the lie that is pleasantest to believe.

The truth that survives is simply the lie that is pleasantest to believe.

by H. L. Mencken 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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A lie with a purpose is one of the worst kind, and the most profitable.

A lie with a purpose is one of the worst kind, and the most profitable.

by Josh Billings 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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So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not
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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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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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A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a lot of explanations.

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a lot of explanations.

by Saki Found in: Lying Quotes,
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A liar is not believed even though he tell the truth.
[Lat., Mendaci homini ne verum quidem dicenti credere read more

A liar is not believed even though he tell the truth.
[Lat., Mendaci homini ne verum quidem dicenti credere solemus.]

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Shew me a lyer, and I'le shew thee a theefe.
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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 thief.]

by George Herbert Found in: Lying Quotes,
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