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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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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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It takes a wise man to handle a lie. A fool had better remain honest.

It takes a wise man to handle a lie. A fool had better remain honest.

by Norman Douglas Found in: Lying Quotes,
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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 read more

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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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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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 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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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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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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