The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff.
There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying.
So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not to trust himself on the narrow edge.
When lying, be emphatic and indignant, thus behaving like your children.
One may sometimes tell a lie, but the grimace that accompanies it tells the truth.
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
It is not without good reason, that he who has not a good memory should never take upon him the trade of lying.
We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves.
A lie never lives to be old.
A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.
Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen.
A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.
One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.
We must remember that the test of our religious principles lies not just in what we say, not only in our prayers, not even in living blameless lives - but in what we do for others
He who is not sure of his memory, should not undertake the trade of lying.
A lie will easily get you out of a scrape, and yet, strangely and beautifully, repute possesses you when you have taken the scrape and left out the lie.
People do not believe lies because they have to, but because they want to.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.
A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.
Lies circle the earth while Truth is still trying to put on its shoes.
It takes a wise man to handle a lie, a fool had better remain honest.
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