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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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By theme : Lie  

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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By theme : History     Lie  

Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme : Lie   Philosophy     Truth    

There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can`t tell the truth without lying.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme : Lie  

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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By theme : Psychology     Thought     Wisdom     Lie  

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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By theme : Humor     Lie   Wit    

Popular opinion is the greatest lie in the world.
Thomas Carlyle
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By theme : Lie   Society     Thought    

A beautiful lie? Listen! That`s creativity.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme : Humor     Lie   Creativity    

We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Pablo Picasso
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By theme : Lie   Truth     Art     Creativity    

Success has always been a great liar.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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By theme : Lie   Success    

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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By theme : Behavior     Lie   Truth     Wit    

He who has not a good memory should never take upon himself the trade of lying.
Michel de Montaigne
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By theme : Behavior     Lie  

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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By theme : Humor     Lie   Truth     Wit    

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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By theme : Lie  

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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By theme : Lie   Psychology     Truth    

Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.
Anatole France
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By theme : Lie   Society    

The false is nothing but an imitation of the true.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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By theme : Lie   Philosophy     Truth    

 
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