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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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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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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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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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Halfe the world knowes not how the other halfe lies.

Halfe the world knowes not how the other halfe lies.

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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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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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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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A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.

A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.

by William Shenstone Found in: Lying Quotes,
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