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Being lied to Quotes

An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling falsehood.

Aldous Huxley

He who tells a lie, is not sensible how great a task he undertakes; for he must be forced to invent twenty more to maintain that one.

Alexander Pope

I’d rather hear an ugly truth, rather than an obscure lie.

Ana Monnar

Some liars are so expert they deceive themselves.

Austin O'Malley

Almost everything a person thinks is a lie, and an assault against the natural soul.

Bryant H. McGill

Never hide things from hardcore thinkers. They get more aggravated, more provoked by confusion than the most painful truths.

Criss Jami

Lying’s wrong, but when the world spins backwards, a small wrong may be a big right.

David Mitchell

A smiling lie is a whirlwind, easy to enter, but hard to escape.

Dejan Stojanovic

Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true.

Demosthenes

I know a lie when I hear one.

Elizabeth Scott

I don’t like being lied to, so I only lie about the stupid things. White lies, basically.

Enrique Iglesias

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

George Bernard Shaw

Half-truths are worth more than outright lies.

George R.R. Martin

To say that the first casualty of war is truth is to miss the rather more important point that a principal weapon of war is lies.

Harry M. Collins

When people tell a lie about something, they have to make up a bunch of lies to go with the first one. Mythomania is the word for it.

Haruki Murakami

Language always betrays us, tells the truth when we want to lie, and dissolves into formlessness when we would most like to be precise.

Jeanette Winterson

Because its not a lie if its how you feel.

Jennifer Niven

That’s the crazy thing about lies. You start to fall for them, yourself.

Jodi Picoult

A lie is an affront to the soul, as well as an insult to the intelligence of the person to whom one lies.

Judith Mcnaught

I’m telling you a lie in a vicious effort that you will repeat my lie over and over until it becomes true.

Lady Gaga

And, after all, what is lie? ‘Tis but the truth in masquerade.

Lord Byron

No one can be happy who has been thrust outside the pale of truth. And there are two ways that one can be removed from this realm: by lying, or by being lied to.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Whoever tells a lie is not pure of heart, and such a person can not cook a clean soup.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Within every elaborate lie, a kernel of truth.

Marisha Pessl

One ought always to lie, when one can do good by it.

Mark Twain

A lie cannot live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

People aren’t suckers. Some are, perhaps. But most people inside know when we’re being lied to.

Matt Bevin

You can believe in whatsoever you like, but the truth remains the truth, no matter how sweet the lie may taste.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Life experience is what defines our character, even if it means getting your heart broken or being lied to. You know, you need the downs to appreciate the ups. Going on the adventure or taking that risk is important.

Nev Schulman

Masks camouflage the faces of both good and evil. Keeps hidden what is a truth and what is a lie.

Patti Roberts

Being a practiced liar doesn’t mean you have a powerful imagination. Many good liars have no imagination at all; it’s that which gives their lies such wide-eyed conviction.

Philip Pullman

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.

Plato

I always sensed instinctively from the earliest age that I was being lied to.

Richard Linklater

If a man confessed anything on his death bed, it was the truth; for no man could stare death in the face and lie.

Richard Wright

Lies were like acid, corrosive: They could dissolve trust in a heartbeat.

Rob Thurman

One of the reasons why I think people have gone from reading mainstream newspapers to the Internet is because they realize they’re being lied to.

Robert Fisk

The best lies were always mixed with truth.

Sarah J. Maas

The lie took form as she spoke, pulling on as many strands of truth as it could reach.

Scott Westerfeld

For people who say they hate being lied to, just start telling them nothing but the pure truth–about everything. That will teach them.

Seth Adam Brown

O, what a tangled web we weave; When first we practice to deceive!

Sir Walter Scott

Truth does not sit in a cave and hide like a lie. It wanders around proudly and roars loudly like a lion.

Suzy Kassem

Truth is as straight as an arrow, while a lie swivels like a snake.

Suzy Kassem

Human has the ability to believe in something wrong as if it is true.

Toba Beta

If you say that you never lie in life, you honestly insult my intelligence.

Toba Beta

There is a lie in between a promise and many excuses.

Toba Beta

You may tell the greatest lies and wear a brilliant disguise, but you can’t escape the eyes of the one who sees right through you.

Tom Robbins

The lie is a virtue if it saves lives.

Venko Andonovski

And even a liar can be scared into telling the truth, same as honest man can be tortured into telling a lie.

William Faulkner

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