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    There are people who exaggerate so much that they can't tell the truth without lying.

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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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But that he wrought so high the specious tale,
As manifested plainly 'twas a lie.
[Lat., Se read more

But that he wrought so high the specious tale,
As manifested plainly 'twas a lie.
[Lat., Se non volea pulir sua scusa tanto,
Che la facesse di menzogna rea.]

by Ludovico Ariosto Found in: Lying Quotes,
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We payt a person the complement of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him.

We payt a person the complement of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Lying Quotes,
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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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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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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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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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I believed, therefore have I spoken: I was greatly afflicted:
I said in my haste, All men are liars.

I believed, therefore have I spoken: I was greatly afflicted:
I said in my haste, All men are liars.

by Bible Found in: Lying Quotes,
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Quoth Hudibras, I smell a rat;
Ralpho, thou dost prevaricate.

Quoth Hudibras, I smell a rat;
Ralpho, thou dost prevaricate.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Lying Quotes,
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