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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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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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The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.

The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.

by George Bernard Shaw 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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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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Splendidly mendacious.
[Lat., Splendide mendax.]

Splendidly mendacious.
[Lat., Splendide mendax.]

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Round numbers are always false.

Round numbers are always false.

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There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it.

There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it.

by William James Found in: Lying Quotes,
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And none speaks false, when there in none to hear.

And none speaks false, when there in none to hear.

by James Beattie Found in: Lying Quotes,
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