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    As ten millions of circles can never make a square, so the united
    voice of myriads cannot lend the smallest foundation to
    falsehood.

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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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The cruelest lies are often told in silence.

The cruelest lies are often told in silence.

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There are people who exaggerate so much that they can't tell the truth without lying.

There are people who exaggerate so much that they can't tell the truth without lying.

by Mark Twain 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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Splendidly mendacious.
[Lat., Splendide mendax.]

Splendidly mendacious.
[Lat., Splendide mendax.]

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Quoth Hudibras, I smell a rat;
Ralpho, thou dost prevaricate.

Quoth Hudibras, I smell a rat;
Ralpho, thou dost prevaricate.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Lying Quotes,
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And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but
The truth in masquerade.

And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but
The truth in masquerade.

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Liars are always most disposed to swear.
[It., A giurar presti i mentitor son sempre.]

Liars are always most disposed to swear.
[It., A giurar presti i mentitor son sempre.]

by Vittorio Alfieri 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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