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Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death. I can work out a good read more

Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death. I can work out a good character much faster than anyone can lie me out of it.

by Lyman Beecher 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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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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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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You lie--under a mistake--
For this is the most civil sort of lie
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You lie--under a mistake--
For this is the most civil sort of lie
That can be given to a man's face, I now
Say what I think.

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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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One ought to have a good memory when he has told a lie.

One ought to have a good memory when he has told a lie.

by Corneille 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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When I err every one can see it, but not when I lie.
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When I err every one can see it, but not when I lie.
[Ger., Wenn ich irre kann es jeder bemerken; wenn ich luge,
nicht.]

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