Quotes tagged with lies (403 quotes found)

Mark Twain
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
truth  lies  lying  memory  # 17
Friedrich Nietzsche
I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.
lies  lying  trust  # 79
George Carlin
The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Above all, don't lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.
S.E. Hinton
I lie to myself all the time. But I never believe me.
truth  lies  lying  self-deception  # 732
Leo Tolstoy
It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
Sarah Dessen
So you're always honest," I said.
truth  lies  # 1072
Benjamin Disraeli
There are three types of lies -- lies, damn lies, and statistics.
truth  lies  lying  statistics  # 1112
Virginia Woolf
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
truth  honesty  lies  stories  # 1616
William Blake
A truth that's told with bad intent
truth  philosophy  lies  religion  logic  # 1946
George Washington
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
truth  honesty  lies  lying  confession  excuses  # 2865
Paula Abdul
Not only do I never lie, I never respond to lies, no matter how vicious, no matter how hurtful.
Matter  Lie  lies  # 3535
Goodman Ace
I keep reading between the lies.
reading  lies  # 4542
Diane Ackerman
It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between.
beautiful  lies  Mystery  # 4799
Aeschylus
Neither a life of anarchy nor one beneath a despot should you praise; to all that lies in the middle a god has given excellence.
life  god  lies  # 6878
Mark Akenside
The man forget not, though in rags he lies, and know the mortal through a crown's disguise.
Forget  Though  lies  # 7806