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

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And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but
The truth in masquerade.

And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but
The truth in masquerade.

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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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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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A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.

A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.

by Alfred Lord Tennyson Found in: Lying Quotes,
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A good memory is needed once we have lied.
[Fr., Il faut bonne memoire apres qu'on a menti.]

A good memory is needed once we have lied.
[Fr., Il faut bonne memoire apres qu'on a menti.]

by Pierre Corneille Found in: Lying Quotes,
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A liar is not believed even though he tell the truth.
[Lat., Mendaci homini ne verum quidem dicenti credere read more

A liar is not believed even though he tell the truth.
[Lat., Mendaci homini ne verum quidem dicenti credere solemus.]

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Urge him with truth to frame his fair replies;
And sure he will; for wisdom never lies.

Urge him with truth to frame his fair replies;
And sure he will; for wisdom never lies.

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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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