Lying is done with words and also with silence. To some politicians, lying seems to go hand-in-hand with their idea of staying the course to get re-elected. Merwin Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie. There are many ways to why someone would lie — thousands of years ago, people would probably tend to lie in order to stay alive and protect themselves from being executed. ~Mark Twain, 1898 Reality is bad enough.
A true relationship is when you can tell each other anything and everything. Never argue with someone who believes their own lies. Lying is one of the quickest way to ruin a beautiful relationship. Rees, Shapiro, Keyes, and O'Toole, among others, have all tackled this one. Always choose the ugly truth over a pretty lie. ~Mark Twain, Following the Equator Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Unknown Do we really need a study on why people lie? ~Michel de Montaigne, translated from French People who are brutally honest get more satisfaction out of the brutality than out of the honesty.
~Lin Yutang As important in a trusting relationship as the truths you share are the lies you never have to tell. Adlai Stevenson Every lie is two lies — the lie we tell others and the lie we tell ourselves to justify it. That's a pretty good rule. You must experience the truth, not believe it. There is nothing the matter with this, except that it ain't so. Joke aside, the reason why student cheat in an exam is because they value grades more than learning, same goes in a relationship, the reason he or she lied is probably because you cannot accept the truth and lying is the easy way out than arguing. ~Mark Van Doren, Liberal Education, 1943 A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to put its pants on.
~Groucho Marx One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives. I really hope that this article on Quotes About Lies did make you think about all those times when you even consider lying as an option to your problems. Patti Callahan Henry Read The cruelest lies are often told in silence. Never lie to someone who trust you. If you want to be trusted, just be honest. Get a each day by email or in your feed reader. Telling the truth and making someone cry is better than telling a lie and making someone smile.
Unknown I love listening to lies when I know the truth. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach. ~Bertrand Russell It is impossible to calculate the moral mischief, if I may so express it, that mental lying has produced in society. ~Tad Williams Truth fears no questions. ~Thomas Jefferson I don't mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.
It's part of living in society. ~Saki Some people will not tolerate such emotional honesty in communication. Tad Williams Visit again for quotes about lying. Just be honest with me or stay away from me. Life is short and it is our duty to tell the truth no matter how hard it is.
Mays Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. Alfred Tennyson The worst part of being lied to is realizing that you actually believed. Nor do they develop one's character, one's mind, one's heart or one's soul. ~John Gotti Worse than telling a lie is spending the rest of your life staying true to a lie.
Not in the sense of intentionally speaking untruths, but in the sense of carrying so much historical and emotional baggage that none of us is believable. ~Russian Proverb Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread. I don't tell tall tales. ~Frank Lloyd Wright Like all valuable commodities, truth is often counterfeited. ~Author Unknown I am different from Washington; I have a higher, grander standard of principle. It is what protects me. Dorothy Allison Not telling the truth is the quickest way to turn yourself into a stranger.