Aphorisms by theme: Lie

The more weakness the more falsehood; strength goes straight; every cannon-ball that has in it hollows and holes goes crooked. Weaklings must lie.

Jean Paul Richter

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The truthful man is usually a liar.

Alfred Bernhard Nobel

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By theme : Lie Men Truth
When you find that people are not telling you the truth - look out!

Agatha Christie

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By theme : Behavior Lie Relations
What is history after all? History is facts which become lies in the end.

Jean Cocteau

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Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can`t tell the truth without lying.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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The liar`s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.

George Bernard Shaw

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The devil is the father of lies, but he neglected to patent the idea, and the business now suffers from competition.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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By theme : Lie Wit
Legend - a lie that has attained the dignity of age.

Henry Louis Mencken

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Popular opinion is the greatest lie in the world.

Thomas Carlyle

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A beautiful lie? Listen! That`s creativity.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.

Pablo Picasso

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Success has always been a great liar.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless of course you are an exceptionally good liar.

Jerome K. Jerome

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He who has not a good memory should never take upon himself the trade of lying.

Michel de Montaigne

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We find it easy to believe that praise is sincere: why should anyone lie in telling us the truth?

Jean Rostand

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Telling lies is a fault in a boy, an art in a lover, an accomplishment in a bachelor, and second nature in a married man.

Helen Rowland

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There is something so beautiful in trust that even the most hardened liar needs feel a certain respect for those who confide in him.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.

Anatole France

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The false is nothing but an imitation of the true.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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