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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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As ten millions of circles can never make a square, so the united
voice of myriads cannot lend the read more

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

by Oliver Goldsmith 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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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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Dare to be true: nothing can need a lie;
A fault which needs it most, grows two thereby.

Dare to be true: nothing can need a lie;
A fault which needs it most, grows two thereby.

by George Herbert Found in: Lying Quotes,
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He who tells a lie is not sensible of how great a task he undertakes; for he must be forced read more

He who tells a lie is not sensible of how great a task he undertakes; for he must be forced to invent twenty more to maintain that one.

by Alexander Pope 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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Ask me no questions and I'll tell you no lies.

Ask me no questions and I'll tell you no lies.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Lying Quotes,
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For my part getting up seems not so easy
By half as lying.

For my part getting up seems not so easy
By half as lying.

by Thomas Hood Found in: Lying Quotes,
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