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It is hard to tell if a man is telling the truth when you know you would lie if you read more

It is hard to tell if a man is telling the truth when you know you would lie if you were in his place.

by H. L. Mencken Found in: Lying Quotes,
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I tell him, if a clergyman, he lies!
If captains the remark, or critics, make,
Why they read more

I tell him, if a clergyman, he lies!
If captains the remark, or critics, make,
Why they lie also--under a mistake.

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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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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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There are a terrible lot of lies going round the world, and the worst of it is that they're true.

There are a terrible lot of lies going round the world, and the worst of it is that they're true.

by Winston Churchill Found in: Lying Quotes,
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Halfe the world knowes not how the other halfe lies.

Halfe the world knowes not how the other halfe lies.

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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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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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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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