Quotation Explorer - 'Lie'

You write your books. You scatter your seeds. Rats might eat them, or they might rot. In California, some seeds lie dormant for decades because they only germinate after fire, and sometimes the burned landscape blooms most lavishly. - Rebecca Solnit
In this nonfundamentalist understanding of faith, practice is more important than theory, love more important than law, and mystery is seen as an insight into truth rather than an obstacle. It is the great lie of our time that all religious faith has to be fundamentalist to be valid. - Andrew Sullivan
Some thoughts are too angry to sleep. They lie awake all night and become obsessions. - Marty Rubin
Most people who spend their lives are dreaming of having a summer house somewhere in the suburb of their city where they could lie in the hot sun all day long, drinking coffee and juice. They think they are enjoying life, but really they are spending life. - Sunday Adelaja
In order to preserve your self-respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat. - Robert Byrne
A lie, sometimes, can be truer than the truth, which is why fiction gets written. - Tim O'Brien
And what of the dead? They lie without shoesin the stone boats. They are more like stonethan the sea would be if it stopped. They refuseto be blessed, throat, eye and knucklebone. - Anne Sexton
The beautiful illusion of fiction is that everything makes sense and that there was a purpose, that there was a point to it all. And that's the best possible lie because it may even be true. - Neil Gaiman
I want to lie down on the bench then, or better yet, on the grass, rest on something living and see if I can hear the dead underneath. - Elizabeth Scott
I too shall lie in the dust when I am dead, but now let me win noble renown. - Homer
A closed book will lie there like a dead horse. But an open book will kick, buck, and bolt through perceived adventures like a wild and free stallion. So hold on. - Richelle E. Goodrich
All the means of action - the shapeless masses - the materials - lie everywhere about us. What we need is the celestial fire to change the flint into the transparent crystal, bright and clear. That fire is genius. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The woman who cannot tell a lie in defense of her husband is unworthy of the name of wife. - Elbert Hubbard
The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid. - Bible
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy. - J. K. Rowling
The success of the future does not lie solely on the safety of the past, but relies broadly on the security of the present. - Israelmore Ayivor
I will let you live, I will let you fly but you have my attention at all times... my kingdom needs me , I rule the slides but now see that dragons do have hearts ...and to fairies they cannot lie - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
A lie is a lieeven if everyone believes it. - Anonymous
Whatever you tell; lie or truth, can both destroy or save you. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie. - William Shakespeare
The history of our race, and each individual's experience, are sown thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill and that a lie told well is immortal. - Mark Twain
Let's life bring a joy, and let's realise that this now is a lie and to make a truth. To make a real life! - Deyth Banger
What do dogs do on their day off?; Can't lie around that's their job! - George Carlin
If you say one lie enough times, it becomes truth people start to believe. (That's how it works - Extracted) - Deyth Banger
I'd rather die holding on to the love I believe in, than to live embracing a love that's a lie. - Stephan Labossiere
With every morn my life afresh must breakThe crust of self, gathered about me fresh;That thy wind-spirit may rush in and shakeThe darkness out of me, and rend the meshThe spider-devils spin out of the flesh-Eager to net the soul before it wake,That it may slumberous lie, and listen to the snake. - George MacDonald
Beauty is something I cannot seem to take as a given. It seems to lie too disadvantageously in the eyes of beholders. - Rosalyn D’Mello
You may lie with your mouth, but with the mouth you make as you do so you none the less tell the truth. - Friedrich Nietzsche
If you want your lie to be believed then you need to speak thousand truths before you lie. - Amit Kalantri
Where the bee sucks, there suck I: In a cowslip's bell I lie; There I couch when owls do cry. On the bat's back I do fly After summer merrily. Merrily, merrily shall I live now Under the blossom that hangs on the bough. - William Shakespeare
Women are mysterious beings in which lie strange delights. - Stefan Emunds
The religion that empowers you to lie on god's behest is the most powerful weapon one can ever find. - Vishwanath S J
Thus let me live, unseen, unknown; thus unlamented let me die; steal from the world, and not a stone tell where I lie. - Alexander Pope
A person who lies for you can lie to you too. - Pratik Akkawar
A lie told often enough becomes the truth. - Lenin
What in the world would ever lead to me believe that life is a series of opportunities that are readily available to everyone else but me? What really leads me to believe such an atrocious lie is that I don’t believe in myself sufficiently to engage those opportunities in the first place. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Art is a lie which makes us realize the truth. - Pablo Picasso
One of the greatest lies is to believe that we don’t have value. One of the greatest mistakes is to act on that belief. And the greatest liberation is found in looking at the cross of Christ and realizing the enormity of the lie. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Care keeps his watch in every old man's eye, And where care lodges, sleep will never lie; But where unbruised youth with unstuff'd brain Doth couch his limbs, there golden sleep doth reign. - William Shakespeare
It is better to accept the truth than a temporary lie. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Literature is the product of a deep-seated need for honesty. Hence, those who lie most are struck most deeply by it, and those who are honest have no need for it. - Anthony Marais
Where does your security lie? Is God your refuge, your hiding place, your stronghold, your shepherd, your counselor, your friend, your redeemer, your saviour, your guide? If He is, you don't need to search any further for security. - Elisabeth Elliot
Some do magic, some are god. Most seems a lie, yet most is true. It all depends on the definitions of words within ones illusion of the world. - L.H.
People wears a mask of lie so they look attractive , so be careful - Muhammad Saqib
I just wanted to see your eyes , only part of it that can not lie . love quotes - Love Maia
An ambassador is a man of virtue sent to lie abroad for his country; a news-writer is a man without virtue who lies at home for himself.
Sick I am of idle words, past all reconciling, Words that weary and perplex and pander and conceal, Wake the sounds that cannot lie, for all their sweet beguiling; The language one need fathom not, but only hear and feel. - George Du Maurier
It takes two to lie. One to lie and one to listen. - Matt Groening
If only i could get that under control then i feel like i could stay here a long time, watching the days leaking into the nights, swilling over the buildings, bleeding back again. I could lie and not think of anything but ways to describe the sky, the clouds, the light. - Gwendoline Riley
If people around me didn't lied, I would also won't lie! - Deyth Banger
Doubt unmasks the lie and illuminates the dark path to truth. - Jaime Tenorio Valenzuela
difference, distance, absence and seperation lie 'at the heart' of meaning, being and reality - Maggie MacLure
A lie by choice will force you to a thousand unavoidable lies. - M.F. Moonzajer
What men call good fellowship is commonly but the virtue of pigs in a litter which lie close together to keep each other warm. - Henry David Thoreau
I guess sometimes you have to lie to find the truth. - Scott Westerfeld
There is a rule for fantasy writers: The more truth you mix in with a lie, the stronger it gets. - Diane Duane
Some people die and you realize that the only mark they left on earth are the tomb stones under which they lie. The impacts you make on earth should be something worthy to improve lives. - Israelmore Ayivor
The most confused you will ever get is when you try to convince your heart and spirit of something your mind knows is a lie. - Shannon L. Alder
If we are discouraged because we lack repentance and excuse ourselves by saying that it does not lie in our power to obtain a contrite heart, because repentance can only be granted as a miracle of the Holy Spirit, it is a sign that our thinking has been clouded by the Enemy. - M. Basilea Schlink
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate. - Paulo Coelho
True love should not have to lie, cheat, or steal. The best kind of love finds you when you need it most. - Shelly Crane
Like one Who having into truth, by telling of it, Made such a sinner of his memory, To credit his own lie. - William Shakespeare
The Witch 2015, has shown how religion make us, and when does it put us. How just by one religion a lot of people live in the lie! - Deyth Banger
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant. - H.L. Mencken
It was not Death, for I stood up,And all the Dead, lie down—It was not Night, for all the BellsPut out their Tongues, for Noon. - Emily Dickinson
Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a good soup. - Ludwig van Beethoven
To promise is to grant the future, it's a lie waiting to happen - A.M.M Alusi
With the beginning of life, comes the thirst for truth, whereas the ability to lie is gradually acquired in the process of trying to stay alive. - Gao Xingjian
But stones, too, can lie. - Amy Hennig
Life is a lie and only I know the absolute truth. - Lydia Supple
The great lie can only be defeated by the New World Order. The sooner the New World Order is established by the institutions of the world, the sooner the suffering caused by the lie will end. - Compton Gage
One lie has the power to tarnish a thousand truths. - Al David
It's a basic truth of the human condition that everybody lies. The only variable is about what. The weird thing about telling someone they're dying is it tends to focus their priorities. You find out what matters to them. What they're willing to die for. What they're willing to lie for. - David Shore
Never lie when the truth is more profitable. - Stanislaw J. Lec
I never lie because I don't fear anyone. You only lie when you're afraid. - John Gotti
We have to be honest about what we want and take risks rather than lie to ourselves and make excuses to stay in our comfort zone. - Roy Bennett
Whence but from heaven, could men unskilled in arts,In several ages born, in several parts,Weave such agreeing truths? Or how, or why, Should all conspire to cheat us with a lie? - John Dryden
Fiction gives us empathy: it puts us inside the minds of other people, gives us the gifts of seeing the world through their eyes. Fiction is a lie that tells us true things, over and over. - Neil Gaiman
Comforting lies are better than a hurting truth, is my policy, but it's impossible to lie in front of you - D. Aswini
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
The real secret to freedom seems to lie in the ability to deal with ambiguity, the capacity to tolerate noise and yet hear within its wild randomizing abandon the possibilities of innovation and transformations. - William Thompson
A half-truth is a whole lie. - Yiddish Proverb
You know, everything's a sort of lie, and then you die. - Arthur K. Flam
Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal. - Rabindranath Tagore
Sometimes, to remain silent is to lie, since silence can be interpreted as assent. - Miguel de Unamuno
Since in the world you imagines, a world without power and money, with no prohibitions, with no pain or death, each man would be God, and God therefore would not be possible. He would be a lie, because His attributes would be those of every man, woman and child: grace, immortality and supreme good. - Carlos Fuentes
Our only fate is to lie in the beds that we make. - Michael Moreci
Truth has to be credible or it makes as much trouble as any lie! - Sidney Howard
Ever since that day, I have lived a lie, the lie of living. - Lelouch Vi Britannia
Live, but do not love, because love is simply a lie, only heartache waits in its wake. - Brad Bierdz
Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, "Where have I gone wrong?" Then a voice says to me, "This is going to take more than one night." - Charles M. Schulz
oh, oh GreenHollyWood says with a smile and even and angry sounds like devil who comes from hell... says not to lie and now he lies... so clever and such a smart ass. (Isn't he?!??!) - Deyth Banger
A mundane lie hiding an exotic truth is deception; an exotic lie hiding a mundane truth is storytelling. Deception may be necessary to preserve life, but storytelling makes life worth living. - Christopher Buehlman
You know why Love Doesn't get Honest To you ?;Because you're choosing Them Enemy ;Lie ; - anne idris
Logic is trying to trick my mind into believing that what my heart is saying, is a lie ~ That's why I'll scream it loud and clear, Your heart knows what your mind won't always hear. - Nikki Rowe
Man is better off without the confusion and fear of psychic experience and his progress will be faster.' If telepathy ever becomes a possibility he was not sure it would be a good thing, '...for it may put us back in contact with the spirits of the dead and progress does not lie in that direction. - H.R. Wakefield
There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie. - Aeschylus
Any fool can tell the truth; it takes talent to lie well.
We lie the loudest when we lie to ourselves. - Eric Hoffer
It is a lesson never learned: Matters of state and the heart that start with a lie rarely end well. - Maureen Dowd
Every word she writes is a lie, including ‘and’ and ‘the’."(on Lillian Hellman) - Mary McCarthy
How shall polluted mortals dare To sing Thy glory or Thy grace Beneath Thy feet we lie afar And see but shadows of Thy face. - Isaac Watts
Welcome to the house of Gray and Graves where we never lie still and death is only the beginning ... - C.M. Stunich
It is twice as hard to crush a half-truth as a whole lie. - Unknown
A lie travels round the world while truth is putting her boots on. - French proverb
Whenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away. - Paul Terry
A faith so weak that it is not sufficient unto itself but requires that others tiptoe around it for fear of hurting it, knows deep down that it is a lie. - Joe Blow
Sometimes I lie awake at night and I ask, "Is life a multiple choice test or is it a true or false test?" ...Then a voice comes to me out of the dark and says, "We hate to tell you this but life is a thousand word essay. - Charles M. Schulz
True love will triumph in the end—which may or may not be a lie, but if it is a lie, it's the most beautiful lie we have. - John Green
That's a damned lie! We must die anyway.
I always tell the truth. Even when I lie. - Al Pacino
The biggest lie women tell themselves about men: When I get what I want, I will be happy. - Shannon L. Alder
Lies do not lie, truth do, In the times of any act lies lie hidden behind. - Santosh Kalwar
EPITAPH, n. An inscription on a tomb, showing that virtues acquired by death have a retroactive effect. Following is a touching example: Here lie the bones of Parson Platt, Wise, pious, humble and all that, Who showed us life as all should live it; Let that be said -- and God forgive it! - Ambrose Bierce
Warm summer sun, shine brightly here, Warm Southern wind, blow softly here, Green sod above, lie light, lie light, Good night, dear heart; good night, good night. - Mark Twain
We have two eyes... two hands... two legs... but we can focus on one!??!?Naah, lie double and triple... I can focus on 2 and do 3... - Deyth Banger
True faith rests upon the character of God and asks no further proof than the moral perfections of the One who cannot lie. - A.W. Tozer
When truth is replaced by silence,the silence is a lie. - Yevgeny Yevtushenko
In the problems lie the opportunities. You become strong by facing adversities. - Debasish Mridha
The answers to your problems lie all around you. The keys to your self-discovery are waiting to be found in each sunset, each pair of eyes, each breath of fresh air. Listen to the symphony of life and you will hear yourself. Find the beauty of nature and you have found your soul. - Vironika Tugaleva
Maybe I should just lie quietly inside you while our old selves slip in and out of the back rooms of the soul. - Richard Jackson
When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do so with thankfulness and fatigue, and whatever be my destiny after ward, I shall be glad to lie down with my fathers in honour. It is human at least, if not divine. - Robert Louis Stevenson
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. - Alexander Pope
The world is naturally averse to all truth it sees or hears but swallows nonsense and a lie with greediness and gluttony. - Samuel Butler
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge. - Albert Einstein
We lie under the network of arching shells and live in a suspense of uncertainty. If a shot comes, we can duck, that is all; we neither know nor can determine where it will fall." - All Quiet On The Western Front, Ch. 6 - Erich Maria Remarque
A lie has forgiveness. A deceive doesn't. The difference is in lying to protect and deceiving to harm. - Eulália Marques
You stupid fool, you know very well it's not a short novel, but something longer...A piece of work you've got to buckle down to, that needs peace and concentration. Being able to wake up in the morning and lie in bed for a while. - Iván Mándy
The best thing about America is that it gives you space. I like that. I like that you buy into the dream, it's a lie but you buy into it and that's all that matters. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Some people say it's easy to lie. This may be true for them, but the hard part is remembering the lie because a lie has no memory. - Virginia Vayna
In the oddity or maybe the miracle of life, the roots of something new frequently lie in the decaying husks of something old. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Acts of injustice done Between the setting and the rising sun In history lie like bones, each one. - W. H. Auden
I find the concept of Hell to be more honest than that of everyday life. In Hell, no one can lie to you, because you already know what to expect for the rest of eternity. Nothing more and nothing less. - Lionel Suggs
Hell is a hell of a lie! God is not a torturer! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won't. - Mark Twain
Greatness is not in were we stand, but in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind, and somtimes agaisnt it - but sail we must. And not drift, nor lie at anchor. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
The truth about life and lie about life is not measured by others but by your intuition, which never lies. - Santosh Kalwar
If to be truthful is to be cruel, then lying must surely be an act of kindness. And so, kindness is a lie. - Hikigaya Hachiman
A book is a place where my reality, escapism, hope, despair, love and death lie. - Nikita Dudani
I have read the bible, seen its errors and perfections, but the bits of lie contained therein has contaminated the truth. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The great lie that science has given us is that reality is material. - Compton Gage
Better to be slapped with the truth than kissed with a lie. - Russian proverb
The truth feels like it hurts, yet actually it builds. A lie feels like it builds, yet actually it hurts. - Moffat Machingura
There are very few things in the world I hate more than Daylight Savings Time. It is the grand lie of time, the scourge of science, the blight on biological understanding. - Michelle Franklin
You never feel good when you lie. It doesn't matter how much you want something, if you lie to somebody you love, and they actually, sincerely believe you, you feel like a cockroach that needs some serious Raid action. - Randa Abdel-Fattah
If I go back home to Wittenberg, I'll lie down in a coffin and give the maggots a fat doctor to eat. - Martin Luther
Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth. - Pablo Picasso
I find the great in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it,-but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
Wen lies comes between loves.. love lie inside the graveyard. - Tashi Dorji Sherpa
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. - Lucille Ball
But no sooner had morning broken than he took hold of his whip and ceremoniously stepped out to address his slaves. Each blow was liberating, it was like unshaking proof of the great lie of God’s existence. - Juhani Peltonen
One truth doesn't refute another. Truth doesn't lie in the object, but in how we see it. - Michael J. Sullivan
Behind many acts that are thought ridiculous there lie wise and weighty motives. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Art is not documentary. It may incidentally serve that function in its own way but its true effort is to open to us dimensions of the spirit of the self that normally lie smothered under the weight of living. - Jeanette Winterson
Sorry, but at first yeah all lie, but you forgot to say that the truth comes from the lies. (Especially for GreenHollyWood) - Deyth Banger
A lie set down on paper in wet ink becomes the truth when dry. - Manhattan (writer)
Sometimes the emptiness in a room becomes palpable as if you could reach out and touch it real, hear its silence, feel its black nothingness. It invades your spirit, your soul like a stealthy misperception; a liquid lie that whispers and will not die, and makes you fight to stay alive. - Gloria Smith
I resent being lied to because a lie doesn't only undermine the value of the truth, but it further denies the liar a fair chance for honesty. - Gugu Mona
Actions lie louder than words. - Carolyn Wells
The more you talk to yourself, the more apt you are to lie.
Baloney is the lie laid on so thick you hate it. Blarney is flattery laid on so thin you love it. - Fulton J. Sheen
He who is caught in a lie is not believed when he tells the truth. - Spanish Proverb
Freedom is the only worthy goal in life. It is won by disregarding things that lie beyond our control. - Epictetus
Honesty whispers, "Don't get pricked by the thorns of lie. - Angelica Hopes
-What do you hate most? he asks.-A lie. And you?-Ownership, he says. When you leave me, forget me. - Michael Ondaatje
How is the world ruled and led to war? Diplomats lie to journalists and believe these lies when they see them in print. - Karl Kraus
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. - Mark Twain
Black Creek Burning: It was a polite, white lie, Brie whispered. I’ll have to remember you think that way, Nathan said. - R.T. Wolfe
[That] was the cruelty of fate, whether you were dying at sea or simply trying to get through high school. Sometimes fate kissed you. Sometimes it snubbed you. Sometimes it passed you a love note, and that note was a lie. - Kathy Hepinstall
A truth told once is no match for a lie oft repeated. - James Rozoff
Reach high, for the stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
The miracles of our dreams lie beneath our foot soles -- in each and every tiny step we take as we journey to the stars… I reckon the destination isn’t the only miracle. - Besa Kosova
What if everything you have been taught is all a lie and everything you feel is all a truth? - Nikki Rowe
Now I have to lie on the bed for a few minutes and let the solitude gather round me once more. - Martin Amis
A Lie is something like the truth, but the truth is not like a Lie. - Dan Raper
In no other type of warfare does the advantage lie so heavily with the aggressor. - James Franck
A fellow who says he has never told a lie has just told one.
The most common lie you will ever tell God is your opportunity to do the right thing was taken from you. - Shannon L. Alder
A tiny company, ‘the aware’, we have taken up civilization’s fiercest weapons to fight against the dark army of the masses whose leaders are hunger and stupidity. These weapons are the smile and the lie. - Iwan Goll
What's the feeling everyday somebody to say right in your face lie... ( like a woman which sucks your dick and your semen goes right in hermouth) and you can't do anything on this problem??And what to tell you move on, soon or later?? - Deyth Banger
(K)ids are savages who haven't learned to lie to themselves yet, and they don't flinch from the truth. - Brendan McGinley
We can lie in the language of dress or try ot tell the truth; but unless we are naked and bald, it is impossible to be silent.
The great masses of the people... will more easily fall victims to a great lie than to a small one. - Adolf Hitler
Even when I try to stir myself up, I just get irritated because I can't make anything come out. And in the middle of the night I lie here thinking about all this. If I don't get back on track somehow, I'm dead, that's the sense I get. There isn't a single strong emotion inside me. - Banana Yoshimoto
To lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. - John Lubbock
The scornful nostril and the high head gather not the odors that lie on the track of truth. - George Eliot
The teacher must derive not only the capacity, but the desire, to observe natural phenomena. The teacher must understand and feel her position of observer: the activity must lie in the phenomenon. - Maria Montessori
It is easier to believe a lie that one has heard a thousand times than to believe a fact that no one has heard before.
"One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives. - Mark Twain
You don’t have to feed the lie if you don’t want it to. If you make it credible it will become that, but only in your mind and only as disproportionate as you’ve decided it is. Truth has a way of being more persistent and if the two ever meet, truth will win. - Howard L. Salter
Never lie to the one who wants you safe. - Damond Jiniya
My greatest qualification for writing fiction was my ability, as a child, to lie with a straight face. - Ashwin Sanghi
Do we ever have to abandon all hope? Is it not perhaps a good thing that by refusing to give in to the evidence, the dreams that lie half awake in us all may persist? - Théodore Monod
The great masses of the people... will more easily fall victims to a big lie than to a small one.
i love those who love to lie, because they never dream to stop lying. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
The great lie is like a sword that has been thrust into the heart of humankind. - Compton Gage
Sanity is a cozy lie. - Susan Sontag
Buy a pup and your money will buyLove unflinching that cannot lie. - Rudyard Kipling
If you want to be trusted, trust first. Make decisions that are grounded in your authentic principles. Don’t lie. Don’t cheat. Don’t push others down to obtain success. - Richie Norton
Hate will only eat the truth, then spit out a lie. - Anthony Liccione
Fantasy is a wise lie. - Deyth Banger
An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie for his country.
A lie with confidence is more powerful than a truth without it. - M.F. Moonzajer
Contrary to popular belief, there are peaks higher than Mount Everest. These are the hurdles that lie within each of us. Thank you Stephen Hawking for showing us that they are not insurmountable - karan godara
Sometimes I lie awake at night and I ask, "Why me?", then a voice answers "Nothing personal, your name just happened to come up. - Charles M. Schulz
Perception is the lie that we convince ourselves exists - Melissa Bradley
The greatest rewards lie in the unknown. - Matshona Dhliwayo
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laugther, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper. - Thomas Carlyle
You can believe in whatsoever you like, but the truth remains the truth, no matter how sweet the lie may taste. - Michael Bassey Johnson
If you cannot lie, tell a different truth. - thea_zara
With faith, you may get stuck in a very big lie and may lose the truth forever; but with doubt, you can always reach the truth! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Trust is like sand, one lie and it slips away. - Saru Singhal
Your security does not lie in the hands of Kerry, Bush or al-Qaeda. Your security is in your own hands.
Despite what you think you know, sometimes your plans may be interrupted. Because you were designed for a purpose. You are on a mission to achieve greatness. No matter what obstacles lie in your path, you will reach your destination. Remember God's grace is sufficient. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
An Important thing : never lie to yourself, for real... worst thing is when you lie to yourself, you just keep doing it and you don't know. - Nicky Kastrati
I refuse to lie to children. I refuse to cater to the bullshit of innocence. - Maurice Sendak
It is not easy to keep silent when silence is a lie. - Victor Hugo
The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie. "One word of truth outweighs the world. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
In between reason and faith is a happy place, an inch away from where lies sorrow, an inch away from where lie peace - Anonymous
Go tell the Spartans, Passerby, That here, obedient to their laws, We lie. - Simonides
The new mythology of love was that it bent to the fashion of the day, obligated to take the shape of doves, lilies, jewels. This is a lie. Love is sometimes as passionate as war. - Brenna Yovanoff
Of another lie "You said that you will be with me...", "Everything what I want I will get..", but???After all it was a lie, you even "You said that this guy won't take you, but... - Deyth Banger
Men come and go. They lie, or die, or leave you. - George R.R. Martin
Despite every advancement, language remains the defining nexus of our humanity; it is where our knowledge and hope lie. It is the precondition of human tenderness, mightier than the sword but also infinitely more subtle and ultimately more urgent. - Andrew Solomon
Art is a deception that creates real emotions - a lie that creates a truth. And when you give yourself over to that deception, it becomes magic. - Marco Tempest
Lie to yourself, not to someone else - H.F. Stewart
I lie without a mask, thus I am an honest man. - Lionel Suggs
A friend once said, and I found to be true,That everyday people, they lie to God too,So what makes you think, that they won't lie to you. - Lauryn Hill
Men lie the most,women tell the biggest lies. - Chris Rock
For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth - Bo Bennett
Unrequited love is a ridiculous state that makes you try to convince your heart of something your mind knows is a lie! - Alex Haditaghi
Lying is an art, if you can convince yourself with lie, then you are a master. - Nikhil Yadav
They lie about marijuana. Tell you pot-smoking makes you unmotivated. Lie! When you're high, you can do everything you normally do just as well you just realize that it's not worth the fucking effort. There is a difference. - Bill Hicks
There are enough reasons to live your life happily rather than sacrificing it for a lie. - M.F. Moonzajer
A successful lie is doubly a lie; an error which has to be corrected is a heavier burden than the truth. - Dag Hammarskjold
Sometime a #lie is more #honest than the #truth . At least that lie will guide you to the #path you really believe TO walk" It tells , who U R - Tushar Upreti
We're experiencing the genesis of a community where it does not matter where your roots lie, but what you believe in. We will continue to create an inclusive and sustainable spirit, spreading the word from coast to mountaintop. - Akilnathan Logeswaran
An army’s strength does not lie in one warrior. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The one kiss that was stolen, was given in a lie. - Anthony Liccione
Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death. - Lyman Beecher
People in power will lie to keep it. Honesty doesn't make you less human. - Henry Johnson Jr
Sometimes, all you can dois lie in bed,and hope to fall asleep beforeyou fall apart. - William C. Hannan
A lie is nothing more than the truth told in reverse - Arthur C. Buckner
So may he rest, his faults lie gently on him! - William Shakespeare
Always be truthful. When you lie to others, you are really lying to yourself. - Batya Maman Sabag
I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving -- we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it -- but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures he leadeth me beside the still waters. - Bible
Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre. It is the medium of past experience, as the ground is the medium in which dead cities lie interred. - Walter Benjamin
I'm not an insomniac. It's just that my mind is in the best position to catch the weight of all hovering possibilities the moment I lie down. - Joyce Rachelle
George Washington as a boy was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth - he could not even lie. - Mark Twain
He thought: Because when you tell a lie it must be to keep from saying a worse thing. Then lying is not a Sin and God will not punish you. (But what if God is one of them?) - Davis Grubb
By telling lie you can hide the truth, but u can't reject it. - Munendra Dwivedi
The sin underneath all our sins is to trust the lie of the serpent that we cannot trust the love and grace of Christ and must take matters into our own hands - Martin Luther
…love is by definition freeand if he choose to gowhen I would have him stayperhaps I'll die a bitbut I'd rather sothan taste his absent minded kissand lie uneasy in a masked embrace - Lenore Kandel
Truth is a naked and open daylight, that does not show the masques, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights. . . A mixture of a lie doth ever add pleasure - Francis Bacon
Defend the truth with all you might so that the people of the future do not learn a lie. - Auliq Ice
HOW DO YOU FIND THE RIGHT POSITIONTO LIE DOWN WITH PEOPLEOR EVEN ANIMALS?OFTEN ONE OF THE PARTNERS ISSMOTHERED OR CONTORTED.WHEN DONE PROPERLY, THOUGH,EVERYONE IS HAPPY. - Jenny Holzer
A partial truth is the most common path to an entire lie. - Fred Munoz
A coherent system is a convenient lie. - Marty Rubin
Its easy to lie, but hard to confess - Mohammad Azeem
Who lies for you will lie against you. - Bosnian Proverb
Lie to yourself if you want, but you’re not fooling me. Your excuses tell me that you didn’t really want it. - Steve Maraboli
You can only trust your emotions as you can lie to yourself with your brain but not your heart. - Carl White
A lie runs until it is overtaken by the truth. - Cuban Proverb
For the sake of peace one may lie, but peace itself should never be a lie. - The Talmud
When I sit down to write a book, I do not say to myself, ‘I am going to produce a work of art.’ I write it because there is some lie that I want to expose, some fact to which I want to draw attention, and my initial concern is to get a hearing. - George Orwell
General assumptions often lead to erroneous conclusions, but one cannot go far wrong in always assuming that whatever one's government is saying is a lie. - Michel Templet
A lie travels farther than the truth. - Irish Proverb
Sometimes the truth will hurt and a lie will set you free; just as a lie will hurt and the truth will set you free. - Anthony Liccione
A lie has no power, until you believe it. - Shannon L. Alder
A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt as dangerous.
Life is real, and you canot live a lie. - Andrew-Knox B Kaniki
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
The old lie; Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori. (Sweet and fitting it is to die for the fatherland) - Wilfred Owen
Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie, which we ascribe to heaven. - William Shakespeare
A lie that could help someone focus on his life was better than a hundred simple truths. - Faraaz Kazi
(K)ids are savages who haven't learned to lie to themselves yet. - Brendan McGinley
Dogs are the best example of a being who doesn't need to lie to protect someone's pride. - Ammiel Josiah Monterde.
A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive. Having been alive, it won't be so hard in the end to lie down and rest. - Pearl Bailey
Lord Jesus, don't let me lie when I say that I love you...and protect me, for today I could betray you. - Augustine of Hippo
Nothing can stop a lie whose fashion has come... - Thomas Williams
For rock solid friendship, never lie to your friends. - Saru Singhal
That's the thing about marriage. It's a shell game we play with ourselves. We're the suckers and we have to lose, but we play anyway because we lie to ourselves that we can win. - Randy K. Milholland
I would rather be told an R-rated truth than a G-rated lie. - Ken Gire
I dream of being there,Where the skies lie below,Clouds flow like the endless river,Where all the divinity is before me, with me,And in the shadows yet above all,Above all who choose to hide,I run along the stars,Wake up the ever-glowing sky,And sleep to the sound of the universes beating heart... - Mrinalini Mitra
Telling one lie almost always requires another, and before the storyteller knows it, they will be caught inside of their own web. - Jenna Alatari
I'd rather hear an ugly truth, rather than an obscure lie. - Ana Monnar
There were no toys under the bed--that wasn't why he liked it. Why he liked it was that there wasn't anything under the bed--no chickens, no Joey, no Eloise, no sheep, no "no"s. He could lie under the bed and not be told anything at all. - Jane Smiley
A truth is what it is. A lie, a thought out deception more brutal than a truth could ever be. - Charlotte Armstrong
Art is a lie that tells the truth. - Pablo Picasso
Nothing is Lie until you get to know the truth, as nothing is false in Dream until you get to know that i'm Dreamer. - The Ek
You're not really drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on. - Joe E. Lewis
Poetry is not the most important thing in life... I'd much rather lie in a hot bath reading Agatha Christie and sucking sweets. - Dylan Thomas
A lie is the most sacred private property on Earth. Governments claim it is not theirs, and that their critics are the rightful owners. - Gustavo Gus Larsen
Fiction is the truth inside the lie. - Stephen King
You may use a thousand words for a single lie, but the truth has no twin. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Their understanding Begins to swell and the approaching tide Will shortly fill the reasonable shores That now lie foul and muddy. - William Shakespeare
We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to them. - Samuel Butler
-I would die for you-You lie -If I lie, why do I stand here before you and beg on my knees to get you back? -Because you're feeling alone -If need your love-You don't need me, you only need a person-And you're that person-No I'm not-But I love you-That what I do - M
Forget about lien about you behind your back and talking nonsense, some people can lie to you looking in your eyes... - honeya
The keys of happiness and success lie beyond your fear fences. Jump over the fences NOW - Mohammed Sekouty
What is a truth and what is a lie? Is truth the mutually accepted part of a lie, or is lie a mutually denied part of truth? - Saurabh Sharma
You lie and kill in the service of liars and killers. You pretend to be separate, to have your own code, something that makes up for the horrors. But they are part of you. And they will never go away. - Loki, Marvel's The Avengers
And there shall come a kingdom in which the lion shall lie down with the lamb. Unfortunately for the lamb it shall be inside the lion! - Greg Curtis
The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie. - Agnes de Mille
Liars don't lie to those who are innocent, they lie to those who know the truth - Aireen C. Pontillo
God never gives you more than you can handle. It's your choice on how you deal with what he gives you. You can either grow from it, or you can lie down and give up. - Kendra Sedgwick
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth. - Pablo Picasso
It is entirely seemly for a young man killed in battle to lie mangled by the bronze spear. In his death all things appear fair. But when dogs shame the gray head and gray chin and nakedness of an old man killed, it is the most piteous thing that happens among wretched mortals. - Homer
Lie beside me, oh my beloved! For thy thorns are more pleasurable than the petals of the world.Hold me in thy arms of hope, for the truth of separation can rest tonight. - Faraaz Kazi
As I see, 90%+ (and not less than that) of people go about their lives living 90%+ (and not less) of a lie. choose a different way and live the least truth you might be. - Mphezulu Xetho Dainamyk
The ability to lie, paired with unaccountability, has made a near infinite amount of liabilities. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Grounding is taking a conscious effort to retract oneself from the world’s distractions, and then focusing on listening to isolate the voice of God within from the voice of the ego. The voice of God within is where all the answers lie. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana
Fortune's fool! How we humans lie upon beauty like lizards upon a sun-baked rock. - Roman Payne
Problem does not lie in being a husband; the problem is with acting as a husband (being bossy). - Dada Bhagwan
People lie to cover their mistakes, and then make even worse ones to cover their lies. - Anne Perry
We all know that art is not the truth, art is a lie that makes us realize the truth. - Pablo Picasso
State is the name of the coldest of all cold monsters. Coldly it lies; and this lie slips from its mouth: 'I, the state, am the people. - Friedrich Nietzsche
I wanna lie on a bed of clouds to be near the sun. - jmemo
To test a man, determine how much it takes to make him lie. - C.J. Langenhoven
God has permitted the great lie for a short time only. That time is now coming to an end. Believers in the lie! You have been raised on the milk of your concrete beliefs. Now it is time for you to be weaned to partake of the solid food of the new age, the "New World Order. - Compton Gage
When I'm depressed I'll lie to myself to make me feel better. But really, it's ok, because depression only sometimes gets the best of me. - Dave Guerrero
Truth only has one story, while a lie has a dictionary. - Ryan Trinder-James
I don't ask why patients lie, I just assume they all do.-Greg - House
The history of our race, and each individual’s experience, are sown thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill and that a lie told well is immortal. - Mark Twain
But that was the cruelty of fate, whether you were dying at sea or simply trying to get through high school. Sometimes fate kissed you. Sometimes it snubbed you. Sometimes it passed you a love note, and that note was a lie. - Kathy Parks
Under the greenwood tree who loves to lie with me ... Here shall he see no enemy but winter and rough weather. - William Shakespeare
It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place. - H. L. Mencken
That is not dead which can eternal lie And with strange aeons even death may die.
It is said that the camera cannot lie, but rarely do we allow it to do anything else, since the camera sees what you point it at: the camera sees what you want it to see. - James Baldwin
George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie. - Mark Twain
I must stand up in search of the truth, if I don't I only roll with the flow of the lie and make it stronger.
The health of an enlightened and progressive society is measured by how vibrant is its science fiction, since that is where true self-critique and appraisal and hope lie. - David Brin
You can resolve to live your life with integrity. Let your credo be this: Let the lie come into the world, let it even triumph. But not through me. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
You learn that the only way to get rock-star power as a girl is to be a groupie and bare your breasts and get chosen for the night. We learn that the only way to get anywhere is through men. And it's a lie. - Kathleen Hanna
Every time you tell a lie an angel punches a unicorn in the face with a kitten. - Dave Turner
Your success and happiness lie in you. - Helen Keller
Meanwhile 1st April to lie as if they were honest throughout the year. - Nabil TOUSSI
I will not live in a city where dead bodies lie abandoned in the streets, and you will not tell the world I do. - Steven Galloway
If you tell a lie -- tell a big one.
Lies don't make you happy. They just make you lie about being happy. - Stefan Molyneux
The lie is a weak wepon you attack and pucn and kick the damage is weak. But the truth makes headshot, there is such people just by telling the truth you can devastate them! - Deyth Banger
Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb, and the rose grow without thorn. - Martin Amis
...no moment cares, and the ones you wish could stretch out like a hammock for you to lie in, well, those moments leave the quickest and take everything good with them, little burglars, those moments, those hours, those days you loved the most. - Catherine Lacey
Truth cannot be constructed. To live in ideology is, as Havel so eloquently reminds us, inevitably to live in a lie. Truth can only be revealed. We cannot be creators, only receptors. - James W. Sire
A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. - Mark Twain
Never tell an unnecessary lie; the truth has great authority. The cleverest murders have been caught, not because they told the one essential lie, but because they continued to lie about unimportant detail when the truth could have done them no harm. - P.D. James
I create lies for people in order for them to find something true about themselves. I teach people that lies are doors that opens up to truth. Either you accept the lie, or you run away from it, thus, eliminating the meaning behind it, and what is could have accomplished. - Lionel Suggs
It is better to believe an obvious lie, than to swallow a deceitful truth. - Dennis E. Adonis
The truth reveals itself in the most innocent of ways. You can lie and deceive, attempt to bury that which you wish to remain unseen. Yet the truth flourishes, rising from it's prison to stand tall for all to see. - D. Alma
Maybe the truth hurts as much as the lie - Ophelia A. Tannor
I know a lie when I hear one. - Adrian Mitchell
People only lie because they are afraid of the truth - Madison Reil
I have known men to hazard their fortunes, go long journeys halfway about the world, forget friendships, even lie, cheat, and steal, all for the gain of a book. - A.S.W. Rosenbach
The ultimate downfall of the computerized holographic receptionist was that there was no amount of flattery, flirtation or chocolate that could convince one to lie for you. - Scott B. Pruden
There was no better way to sell a lie, she knew, than to sprinkle it with truth. - Kaede Lazares
But the whole thing, after all, may be put very simply. I believe that it is better to tell the truth than to lie. I believe that it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe that it is better to know than be ignorant. - H. L. Mencken
History and beauty lie in the baroque wrinkles of old cathedrals. mosques, synagogues, temples and faces whose stories are told without a single word. - Khang Kijarro Nguyen
Liers cannot be lied to because they know everything can be a lie. - Jackson Taviri
Denial makes it easier to keep an addiction progressing smoothly along and, being a lie, it’s just better form. - Geoffrey Wood
A rich man's lie has more validity than a poor man's truth in a materialistc world - rassool jibraeel snyman
We must reject the lie of materialism. Your STUFF, does not dictate Your STATURE. - Jayce O'Neal
To me the meanest flower that blows can give Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears. - William Wordsworth
As a lie can be buried, the truth will always bloom. - Anthony Liccione
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
The difference between a truth and a lie is determined when one chose to accept the other. - Anonymous
'Tis better to hear a truth which brings a tear, than a lie which brings a smile.
Lying is not a sin, since there has never been a law-maker or philosopher who could determine what truth is. I lie for the fun of it. I lie for the fear of the gravity of life. I lie out of boredom. How can anyone who has more fantasy than the Catholic evening paper get by without lying? - Iwan Goll
A LIE is BEAUTIFUL, melodious, STYLISH, and attractive. On the contrary, TRUTH is UGLY, rude, DULL and repulsive. That's why often people get attracted towards LIES. They embrace it and live with. The truth is usually ignored and disowned. - Sanjeev Himachali
We have come here together so that you might know, through virtue of your own pain, your own hopelessness, your own fear, your own darkness and the lie of powerlessness, the very actual power of your own will, of the will of your soul. - Jennifer DeLucy
I never lie. I believe everything I say, so it`s not a lie. - Mark Wahlberg
Up, lad: thews that lie and cumberSunlit pallets never thrive;Morns abed and daylight slumberWere not meant for man alive. - A.E. Housman
Mirrors lie. - Meghan Blistinsky
The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie -- deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic. Belief in myths allows the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought. - John F. Kennedy
a crooked truth is far straight than a straight lie - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
My father always used to say, "Don't raise your voice. Improve your argument." Good sense does not always lie with the loudest shouters, nor can we say that a large, unruly crowd is always the best arbiter of what is right. - Desmond Tutu
Where the bee sucks, there suck I; In a cowslip's bell I lie. - William Shakespeare
To lie for me is something rare, some people think that I lie because they don't understand me quite well. But sometimes like today I just predict an answer a part of the answer in math the other can be found with more thinking. - Deyth Banger
You must not lie about trilobites, nor yet about time. - Richard Fortey
Rather a thousand times the county jail than to lie under this marble figure with wings and this granite pedestal bearing the words "pro patria." What do they mean anyway? - Edgar Lee Masters
The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become. - Harold Taylor
One day in your prayers, maybe once a month or week, lie back and thank God for the things not given to you. - Rajwant Singh Bachhal
She's mad, but she's magic. There's no lie in her fire. - Charles Bukowski
Tell them a lie big enough, they'll worship you as a sage. Tell them a truth big enough and they'll mock you. - Abhijit Naskar
People lie. Promises are broken. A - Rick Riordan
By repetition, each lie becomes an irreversible fact upon which other lies are constructed. - John le Carré
Pina colada kisses and cocaine nipsnever lie, swear to me that this feeling is real. - Lori Jenessa Nelson
Carlyle said, "A lie cannot live"; it shows he did not know how to tell them. - Mark Twain
Below the surface I lie dreaming,haunting images, in all colours and black.Sunlit sometimes there is no sun there.I keep the dream below the surface,the cracked mask absolute. - Wynand de Beer
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on. - Winston S. Churchill
A thousand truths can be assembled in such a way as to create a colossal lie. - James Rozoff
I never lie. I believe everything I say, so it's not a lie. - Mark Wahlberg
Behind your greatest fears lie your greatest rewards. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Life is Most Important in Life is The Most important Truth in Life. Any word, thought, or action that disagrees must be a lie. - David Wishengrad
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits them all.
Give me just enough information so that I can lie convincingly. - Stephen King
Don't tell a lie to be loved, speak the truth to be hated. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Insanity is everyone expecting you not to fall apart when you find out everything you believed in was a lie. - Shannon L. Alder
A lie has many colours, while white is the only faithful colour of truth. - Munia Khan
At times to be silent is to lie. You will win because you have enough brute force. But you will not convince. For to convince you need to persuade. And in order to persuade you would need what you lack: Reason and Right - Miguel de Unamuno
The truth is we're all dying, the lie is we're all living. - Anthony Liccione
Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
O sleep, thou ape of death, lie dull upon her and be her sense but as a monument, thus in a chapel lying. - William Shakespeare
If God created great things with a point of vulnerability, it would lie in the reality that great things die in the hands of great ignorance. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The naked truth is always better than the best-dressed lie. - Ann Landers
When a man is in love how can he use old words? Should a woman desiring her lover lie down with grammarians and linguists? I said nothing to the woman I loved but gathered love's adjectives into a suitcase and fled from all languages. - Nizar Qabbani
One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that the cat has only nine lives. - Mark Twain
The truth is no more clearly revealed than when one is aware of the blatant lie. - Rythmic Karma
The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music... Bodies never lie. - Agnes De Mille
I love to lie down with my back on the grass and feel earth's energy revitalize me. - Jay Woodman
If you want to know the truth, he says, leaning forward like he’s getting ready to tell a really good story, it has to do with Kelsey. And the biggest lie of all.And that’s when I realize the thing about the truth. It always comes out, no matter what you do. - Lauren Barnholdt
Bad governments always lie because telling the truth requires honour and courage! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If we are teaching children how to lie,to steal, and to be aggressive, why do schools punish those who lie and steal? and why does the society punish the offender criminal? - Ali Altantawi
It is born in mind that the tragedy of life does not lie in not reaching the goal. The tragedy of life lies in having no goal to reach. - Benjamin E. Mays
The ABC's success by Bob Proctor is one powerful book, such books are rare. Even sometimes it's hard to find a book which is based on somebody's experience... fantasy??For god sake, one drop truth which is about from 10% up to 20% and the other from 80% up to 90% it's a lie. - Deyth Banger
People lie to adapt... - Lionel Suggs
All the answers i seek lie within me, but inner quietude is mandatory before those become loud and clear. - Pooja Ruprell
Earlier People used to hate a lieSince now lie has become truth and truth has become a lie.They still hate a lie - irrfan ishaq
Before a marriage, a man will lie awake all night thinking about something you`ve said; after marriage, he`ll fall asleep before you finish saying it. - Helen Rowland
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be. - Bob Dylan
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed. - Adolf Hitler
One's life is not as fixed as one believes. Surprises may lie in store for you, the unexpected often tends to happen, sometimes bringing in its train the most delightful change in one's life or circumstances. - Elizabeth Aston
Human desire is the criterion of all truth and all good. Truth does not lie beyond humanity, but is one of the products of the human mind and feeling. There is really nothing to fear. The motive of fear in religion is base... - D.H. Lawrence
Corporate planning cycles are a classic example of generals fighting the last war over again instead of preparing for what might lie ahead. - Jay Samit
Even the truth, when believed, is a lie. You must experience the truth, not believe it. - Werner Erhard
Turns out if you never lie, there's always someone mad at you. - Scott Westerfeld
…it argues that true love will triumph in the end (which may or may not be true) but if it’s a lie, it’s the most beautiful lie we have! - John Green
Outside, across the putrid moat and under the dark mute trees, I would often lie and dream for hours about what I read in the books; and would longingly picture myself amidst gay crowds in the sunny world beyond the endless forests. - H.P. Lovecraft
If a man confessed anything on his death bed, it was the truth; for no man could stare death in the face and lie. - Richard Wright
Dreams never die. Sometimes you think they are dead, but they are just hibernating lie some old bear. And, if the dream has been hibernating for a long time, that bear is going to wake up grumpy and hungry - Harlan Coben
I pastiche, I quote, I lie. Fake, forge, forage, fabricate, copy, borrow, transform, steal. I illusion. I’m a genuine deceiver, a shy sham artist. - Shawna Lemay
The Kafka paradox: art depends on truth, but truth, being indivisable, cannot know itself: to tell the truth is to lie. thus the writer is the truth, and yet when he speaks he lies. - Franz Kafka
Honesty is always good, except when it's better to lie. - James Patterson
One lie can tarnish a thousand truths. - Al David
They say the best laid plans often go a lie, Because no matter how detailed the preparation, A plan will always have a weak point and there will always be those looking to exploit it. To do into the plan failure and the perpetrator along with it. - Emily Thorne
You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on. - Dean Martin
To live a lie may allow us to avoid the truth, but the real lie lays in believing that we can avoid the truth in the first place. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
People who have character follow through. They don't lie to themselves or anyone else. They don't start something, ten give up because it's "hard." People of character set a goal and stick to it. - Nancy S. Mure
A lie can travel halfway round the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. - Mark Twain
A rumor is usually a lie that the media can legally profit from. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
All I do is lie, and that has made me immune to compliments. - David Sedaris
The young man pities his elders, fearing the day he, too, will join their ranks. The elderly man pities the younger generation, well-knowing the trials and tribulations that lie ahead of them. - Lynda I Fisher
The most common lie uttered without thought, sincerity, resolve, or guilt: I love you. - Richelle E. Goodrich
I am accountable for every lie that I tell, but I am also accountable for the effects of every harsh truth I deliver. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Nobody's truly free. Everyone is prisoner to a secret, a sin, a lie. It wasn't by accident that, in the Star Spangled Banner, Francis Scott Key set the word "free" to a note so high nobody could attain it. - J. Matthew Nespoli
...90 Times to be viewed a work which is state: Progress sounds like a lot of to me... but please don't lie and say that you what I to continu, don't ya??? - Deyth Banger
He had the blue kite in his hands; that was the first thing I saw. And I can't lie now and say my eyes didn't scan it for any rips. - Khaled Hosseini
If you tell me the truth, the truth I’ll proclaim.If you tell me a lie, you’ll be fair game. - Belva Rae Staples
My father wrote: "Always question where your loyalties lie. The people you trust will expect it, your greatest enemies will desire it, and those you treasure the most, will, without fail, abuse it. - Emily Thorne
Nothing could add to the horror of hell, except the presence of its creator, God. While I have life, as long as I draw breath, I shall deny with all my strength, and hate with every drop of my blood, this infinite lie. - Robert G. Ingersoll
The truths of the one subject have already been discovered, but have not been accepted because they spell the death of the faith in the lie. - Compton Gage
Love me, even if it’s a lie. Leave me yet never say goodbye. - Faraaz Kazi
This England never did, nor never shall, Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror. - William Shakespeare
Trust the vibes you get, energy doesn’t lie. - Genereux Philip
When I label something as fiction, people say it’s true, and when I label something as non-fiction, people say it is made up. If something is not 100% true, then I label it as fiction. After all, there is no half of a lie, is there? - Robert Black
Let no body lie you that there is a future other than a moment you are able to walk and talk. - Auliq Ice
Thank God I have the seeing eye, that is to say, as I lie in bed I can walk step by step on the fells and rough land seeing every stone and flower and patch of bog and cotton pass where my old legs will never take me again. - Beatrix Potter
Gleaming shell of an outworn lie; fable of Right divine—You gained your crowns by heritage, but Blood was the price of mine.The throne that I won by blood and sweat , by Crom, I will not sellFor promise of valleys filled with gold, or threat of the Halls of Hell! - Robert E. Howard
The only true borders lie between day and night, between life and death, between hope and loss. - Erin Hunter
Lie still, lie still, my breaking heart; My silent heart, lie still and break: Life, and the world, and mine own self, are changed For a dream's sake. - Christina Rossetti
Money, Gun and Lie can solve almost all the problems. - Amit Kalantri
But better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie. - Khaled Hosseini
placid, adj.Sometimes I love it when we just lie on our backs, gaze off, stay still. - David Levithan
Popular opinion is the greatest lie in the world. - Thomas Carlyle
We have the right to lie, but not about the heart of the matter.
Silence is a lie that screams at the light. - Shannon L. Alder
When a lie makes a soft bed for everyone, may the truth lie low. God as commonly understood appears to be one such lie. God as non-existence is not everyone's cup of tea and He better remain so. - R. N. Prasher
The continuous narrative of existence is a lie. There is no continuous narrative, there are lit-up moments, and the rest is dark. - Jeanette Winterson
For the "We" must never be spoken, save by one's choice and as a second thought. This word must never be placed first within a man's soul, else it becomes a monster, the root of all evils on earth, the root of man's torture by men, and an unspeakable lie. - Ayn Rand
There were two and only two messages that could have been comprehended by what he said.But neither of them was soothing; neither of them was a lie. - Sanhita Baruah
Usually after a good puke you feel better right away. We hugged each other and then said good-bye and went off to opposite ends of the hall to lie down in our own rooms. There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends. - Sylvia Plath
By means of shrewd lies, unremittingly repeated, it is possible to make people believe that heaven is hell -- and hell heaven. The greater the lie, the more readily it will be believed.
Eyes are my best friend and I trust them, cuz they never lie to me - Sotero M Lopez II
It is the storyteller's task to elicit sympathy and a measure of understanding for those who lie outside the boundaries of State approval. - Graham Greene
The truth hurts but a lie will eventually as well - Richard L Torres
Love and honor the world around you, and you experience life in its fullest. There is no Other. There is simply us. The all of us, the whole of us. The mankind of us. Anything else is a lie. - Cassandra Blizzard
We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth at least the truth that is given us to understand. The artist must know the manner whereby to convince others of the truthfulness of his lies. - Pablo Picasso
Just because something isn't a lie does not mean that it isn't deceptive. A liar knows that he is a liar, but one who speaks mere portions of truth in order to deceive is a craftsman of destruction. - Criss Jami
As long as human labor power, and, consequently, life itself, remain articles of sale and purchase, of exploitation and robbery, the principle of the sacredness of human life remains a shameful lie, uttered with the object of keeping the oppressed slaves in their chains. - Leon Trotsky
People never lie so much as before an election, during a war, or after a hunt. - Otto von Bismarck
A learned person underrates own intelligence & overvalues others importance, so remains in public largely shy; the foolish people overrates own importance & undervalues others intelligence, so often publicly lie. - Anuj Somany
I won't lie I still keep searching why people... I'm very curious what does it make them so safety to lie? - Deyth Banger
The absolute truth is one for an infinity of possible relative truths which lie. - Sorin Cerin
All paths lie together in the hand of god like a web endlessly woven, and yours and mine are no greater or less than the beetle's or the squirrel's or the sparrow's. All are held together. - Daniel Quinn
Write against patterns. Go against the devils. Write what you never write. Lie. Validate what you don’t validate. Indulge what you don’t like. Wallow in it. Write the opposite of what you always write, think, speak. Do everything against the grain! - Deena Metzger
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well. - Samuel Butler
Behind your darkest fears lie your brightest rewards. - Matshona Dhliwayo
One thing I think, about humans is that we'd rather live in a comfortable lie then in an unpleasant truth. - Adam Snowflake
That is how it is with lies. If you can have enough people believe your lies, before you know it, even the one you have lied against will be confused. The lie will make itself at home and the truth will be knocking outside its own door. - Yvette Christiansë
Write, live what happens; Life is too sacred for invention though we may lie about it sometimes, to heighten it. - Christopher Isherwood
I'm telling you a lie in a vicious effort that you will repeat my lie over and over until it becomes true - Lady Gaga
I know that sometimes a lie is used in kindness. I don't believe it ever works kindly. The quick pain of the truth can pass away, but the slow, eating agonyof a lie is neverlost. That's a running sore - John Steinbeck
When you are so ashamed of your actions, thoughts, or intentions, you lie rather than accepting yourself for who you really are—or, in this case, pretend something happened when it didn’t. The idea of how others see you becomes more important than the reality of you. - Michael J. Sullivan
People do not change their most inner selves. They can't. Things just lie quiescent until a particular situation awakens it. - Andrea L'Artiste
Everyman has the ability to lie but luckily not everyman has the ability to hide their lies masterly! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I Lie and that's the Truth - Lebogang Lynx Bopape
...when two opposite points of view are expressed with equal intensity, the truth does not necessarily lie exactly halfway between them. It is possible for one side to be simply wrong. - Richard Dawkins
IMMORTALITY, n. A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend and lie for, And if allowed Would be right proud Eternally to die for. G.J. - Ambrose Bierce
The first thing a man will do for his ideals is lie. - Joseph Schumpeter
This grace of God is a very great, strong, mighty and active thing. It does not lie asleep in the soul. Grace hears, leads, drives, draws, changes, works all in man, and lets itself be distinctly felt and experienced. It is hidden, but its works are evident. - Martin Luther
It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterward. - Baltasar Gracian
Do everything with your whole heart, or not at all. Don't put up with lies or with people who lie to you. Don't risk hurting people just for the fun of it. And lastly, your best foot shouldn't be put forward; it should be with you at all times— right there beside the other one. - C. JoyBell C.
Never try to do anything that is outside of who you are. A forced smile is a sign of what feels wrong in your heart, so recognize it when it happens. Living a lie will reduce you to one. - Ashly Lorenzana
Every story is true and a lie. The true part of this one is: Love and the memory of love can't be drowned. The lie part is that this is a good thing. - Leigh Allison Wilson
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education. - Plutarch
These men were born to drill and die. Point for them the virtue of the slaughter, Make plain to them the excellence of killing And a field where a thousand corpses lie. - Stephen Crane
I wished a companion to lie near me in the starlight, silent and not moving, but ever within touch. For there is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect. - Robert Louis Stevenson
No one cares about the art of the lie at this point. They insist on impressing with the truth. See me! Look at me! Look at who I am! Look at who I want you to think I am! - Leslie Pietrzyk
Every lie needs, and gives birth to, another lie - rassool jibraeel snyman
Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck -- but, most of all, endurance. - James Baldwin
Dont Lie Ur Self, Atleast Be True To Ur Own Self. - B. H. Davda
The fishhook catches the fish; the truth catches the lie; the death catches the life; the love catches the hate! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Everything the State says is a lie, and everything it has it has stolen. - Friedrich Nietzsche
It's a lie to think you're not good enough. It's a lie to think you're not worth anything. - Nick Vujicic
If someone likes you when you are living a lie, remember - he likes the lie, not you. - Azim Jamal & Brian Tracy
Selling a new lie is easy, but not so with un-teaching an old truth. - Geoffrey Wood
I never could tell a lie that anybody would doubt, nor a truth that anybody would believe. - Mark Twain
Take a shower, wash off the day. Drink a glass of water. Make the room dark. Lie down and close your eyes.Notice the silence. Notice your heart. Still beating. Still fighting. You made it, after all. You made it, another day. And you can make it one more. You’re doing just fine. - Charlotte Eriksson
You can't pray a lie. - Mark Twain
Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits that under analysis some of them won't stand up either. - Evan Esar
Do not run from the truth. There be nought so hard to live with as a lie. - Kathryn L. Nelson
We were fair game but we have kept out of the cesspool. We are strong. We are the good ones. Do not discover us for we lie together all in green like pond weeds. Hold me, my young dear, hold me. - Anne Sexton
The truth which has been spoken too late is more damaging than a lie. - Amit Kalantri
If my hand on yours trembles it's because bodies never lie. - Marty Rubin
Humankind must no longer permit the lie to be taught to its children. - Compton Gage
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There is no end to the things you don’t understand. The mind will search for a lie to give it an answer you can understand, but one song at the right time will challenge what you accept. - Shannon L. Alder
America is therefore the land of the future, where, in the ages that lie before us, the burden of the World's History shall reveal itself. - Georg W. Hegel
But tales like this must not be taken as truth. You must remind yourself that it is hard to tell where truth ends and a lie begins. So listen all you like, but disbelieve all you hear...You are in the city of lies. - Arlene J. Chai
Blood doesn't lie - Richelle Mead
Perfection is a lie, and lying to others is explicable but lying to oneself is the highest form of deceit. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won't get much sleep. - Woody Allen
I used to walk down the street like I was a fucking star... I want people to walk around delusional about how great they can be - and then to fight so hard for it every day that the lie becomes the truth. - Lady Gaga
Science has given us a great lie. It is this lie that ends the current age of faith in God. - Compton Gage
Everything we could possibly want or need is there for the taking, but we are blinded by fears of lack and limitation, and we have bought the lie that resources are limited, so we must therefore compete for the few that are left. - Stephen Richards
A lie is like a cat: you need to stop it before it gets out the door or it’s really hard to catch. - Charles M. Blow
Everybody hates lie but nobody wants to hear the truth. - Anurag Bhatt
He that embarks on the voyage of life will always wish to advance rather by the impulse of the wind than the strokes of the oar; and many foulder in their passage; while they lie waiting for the gale.
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