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"Prophesying is lying professionally." - Thomas Paine

"The only thing worse than finishing second is to be lying on the desert alone with your back broken. Either way, nobody ever finds out about you." - Henry Russell Sanders

"The heartbreaking necessity of lying about reality and the heartbreaking impossibilty of lying about it" - Kurt Vonnegut

"I knew Ginny was lying about that tattoo." - J K Rowling

"Lying about things large and small has become so accepted by so many that they even lie about lying." - Neale Donald Walsch

"One should be just as careful about lying as about telling the truth." - Lionel Strachey

"One should be just as careful about lying as about telling the truth." - Lytton Strachey

"Perhaps the thing that most got to me was the ide - the whole thing about lying, and how pervasive lying about Vietnam was." - Peter P. Mahoney

"If you're lying, you're lying." - John C Maxwell

"If someone says that they saw a Sasquatch, they're either lying or they are stupid! Now stop lying about the Jewpacabra before stupid people start believing you!" - Kyle

"The thing is girls will always say you're lying when you say you had sex with them when you're lying about having sex with them." - Doug Benson

"You should not fool the laymen when you're talking as a scientist... . I'm talking about a specific, extra type of integrity that is not lying, but bending over backwards to show how you're maybe wrong, [an integrity] that you ought to have when acting as a scientist. And this is our responsibility as scientists, certainly to other scientists, and I think to laymen." - Richard P Feynman

"You'll see certain Pythagorean whose belief in communism of property goes to such lengths that they pick up anything lying about unguarded, and make off with it without a qualm of conscience as if it had come to them by law." - Desiderius Erasmus

"These cowards have no morals. They have no shame about lying." - Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"You want to be very careful about lying; otherwise you are nearly sure to get caught." - Mark Twain

"If you want to be true to life, start lying about it" - John Fowles

"Men are liars. We lie about lying if we have to." - Jay Leno

"The thing about lying is, it is quite exhausting - you have to remember a lot." - Rupert Everett

"Congratulations on your well deserved retirement, Wishing you every happiness in the years ahead. No lying about your age, more lying around the house After lying much longer in bed" - John Walter Bratton

"We are lying to ourselves and to each other. Lying about what? I don't care if we're lying. I am a bad person. I don't care. I don't care what you are." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"[Ted Cruz] lies about things that he shouldn't be lying about. He lies about things that don't matter." - Donald Trump

"The Obama legacy is actually disastrous. It features lies, spying on Americans, spying on American reporters. Criminalizing, weaponizing the IRS against certain Americans. Lying to people about their health care plans and their doctors. Lying to people about the cost of health care. Lying to people about how great it was all gonna be. Lying to people about the stimulus, the impact. Lying about economy." - Rush Limbaugh

"You don't write about the horrors of war. No. You write about a kid's burnt socks lying in the road." - Richard Price

"Heaven lies about us in our infancy and the world begins lying about us pretty soon afterward." - Ambrose Bierce

"There's nothing undignified about lying about all day and being waited on by servants, sipping bloody champagne." - Jeffrey Bernard

"Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age and start bragging about it." - Will Rogers

"Anyone observing U.S. politics in recent years could easily conclude that lying about having sex is a serious offense worthy of impeachment, while lying about taking the country to war is hardly worth mentioning." - Linda McQuaig

"If someone's lying about something small, you don't know what else they're lying about. I'm a big girl, I can handle the truth - even if it's not good news." - Jennifer Morrison

"By the time I got to school, I had already read a couple hundred books. I knew in the first grade that they were lying to me because I had already been exposed to other points of view. School is basically about one point of view - the one the teacher has or the textbooks have. They don't like the idea of having different points of view, so it was a battle. Of course I would pipe up with my five-year-old voice." - Alan Kay

"WOMEN lie about sex. It doesn't matter how many partners she says she's had before you. She's lying." - Richard Madeley

"Maintaining silence about a dirty truth is another way of lying, a common practice in high places." - Michael Parenti

"What's so great about the truth? Try lying for a change, it's the currency of the world." - Patrick Marber

"Acting is all about being truthful. I'm really bad at lying. I'm one of the worst liars I know." - Dane Dehaan

"You can't get from here to there when you're lying about where here is and who you is." - Alan Robert Neal

"So people think I'm lying about my age all the time? It's the records that are wrong!" - Calista Flockhart

"It is more from carelessness about truth than from intentional lying, that there is so much falsehood in the world." - Samuel Johnson

"I'm not good at hiding my feelings. I'm also not good at lying. I'm very open about everything." - Marc Jacobs

"Not thinking about anything is Zen. Once you know this, walking, sitting, or lying down, everything you do is Zen." - Bodhidharma

"I started singing weddings and bar mitzvahs at 15, lying about my age. It was a great discipline." - Idina Menzel

"It is more from carelessness about truth than from intentionally lying that there is so much falsehood in the world." - Samuel Johnson

"If you spend a lot of time lying to people, you think a lot about what the truth means." - Penn Jillette

"Camera lies all the time. It's all it does is lie, because when you choose this moment instead of this moment, when you... the moment you've made a choice, you're lying about something larger. Lying is an ugly word. I don't mean lying. But any artist picks and chooses what they want to paint or write about or say. Photographers are the same." - Richard Avedon

"Camera lies all the time. It's all it does is lie, because when you choose this moment instead of this moment, when you... the moment you"ve made a choice, you're lying about something larger. Lying is an ugly word. I do' mean lying. But any artist picks and chooses what they want to paint or write about or say. Photographers are the same." - Richard Avedon

"Camera lies all the time. It's all it does is lie, because when you choose this moment instead of this moment, when you... the moment you've made a choice, you're lying about something larger. 'Lying' is an ugly word. I don't mean lying. But any artist picks and chooses what they want to paint or write about or say. Photographers are the same." - Richard Avedon

"Bottom line is that I have had a totally criminal moral code and operated with a totally criminal mind attitude that I have not fully confronted (even down to lying about lying and doing illegal things)." - Mike Rinder

"If I was lying on my deathbed and I had kept this secret and never ever did anything about it, I would be lying there saying, 'You just blew your entire life.'" - Bruce Jenner

"I'm worried about people who say Bush is lying. It's much more frightening that he's not lying, that he believes what he believes: that it's his mission to change the Middle East into a democracy. That's more unnerving." - Seymour Hersh

"I started lying about my age when I was 18 to be older. When I turned 21, I started lying that I was 18. It's a weakness in me." - Rosie Perez

"Humility is nothing but truth, and pride is nothing but lying." - Vincent de Paul

"One always has the air of someone who is lying when one speaks to a policeman." - Charles-Louis Philippe

"The foundation of morality is to have done, once and for all, with lying." - Thomas Huxley

"It's kinda hard to be optimistic, When your homies lying dead on the pavement twisted." - Tupac Shakur

"Fallen leaves lying on the grass in the November sun bring more happiness than the daffodils." - Cyril Connolly

"We all choke, and the man who says he doesn't choke is lying like hell." - Lee Trevino

"Diplomacy: lying in state." - Oliver Herford

"I won't tolerate lying." - Vito Fossella

"Advertising is legalized lying." - H G Wells

"Acting is no longer about lying. It's now about revealing the truth. People are at ease with me now. Honesty is the best policy." - Ian Mckellen

"And when I'm lying in my bed, I think about life and I think about death. And neither one particularly appeals to me." - Steven Morrissey

"Infancy, n. The period of our lives when, according to Wordsworth, 'Heaven lies about us.' The world begins lying about us pretty soon afterward." - Ambrose Bierce

"When I'm lying in my bed I think about life and I think about death and neither one particularly appeals to me." - Steven Morrissey

"When I'm lying in my bed I think about life and I think about death and neither one particularly appeals to me." - Steven Patrick Morrissey

"Early on, someone had told me, 'You know, the camera can always tell when you're lying.' And, Jesus, that intimidated me. 'The camera can always tell? How am I going to do this?' Until one day I thought, 'Wait a minute, acting is lying. Acting is all about lying.'" - Michael Douglas

"The thing about lying to your parents is, you have to do it to protect them. It's for their own good." - Sophie Kinsella

"Only a person with the true heart of a dictionary-writer would be lying in bed, three days after being stabbed in the gut, worrying about his P's." - Kristin Cashore

"My mother is going to have to stop lying about her age because pretty soon I'm going to be older than she is." - R. Tripp Evans

"I give credence to the worst things somebody writes about me, and if somebody writes something nice, I think they're wrong or false or lying or joking." - Jesse Eisenberg

"The thing about lying to your parents is, you have to do it to protect them. It's for their own good." - Sophie Kinsella

"I see they found out the universe is 80 million years older than we thought. It's also been lying about its weight." - Bill Maher

"This is what I've been waiting for my whole life. A President who's not afraid to tell the truth about being a lying a**hole." - Lewis Black

"Pitching was about fooling people, manipulating them, making them believe in something that ultimately wasn't there. Great pitching was great lying." - Linda Ellerbee

"You'd learn more about the world by lying on the couch and drinking gin out of a bottle than by watching the news." - Garrison Keillor

"Anyone who tells you that American seniors are not either going to have their services cut or we're going to have to pay more is...lying about it." - Katty Kay

"Blessed the one who loves truth continually and has not lent his mouth as an instrument of impiety by lying, for he fears the commandment about idle speech." - Ephrem the Syrian

"I still wonder if the United States realizes how much planning went into this. When we talk about "mindless terrorists," we are lying to ourselves." - Robert Fisk

"I have another question: Hillary Clinton, lying to the American people about her selfish, awful judgment in making our secrets vulnerable.Guilty or not guilty?" - Chris Christie

"If you are lying in a tent in the Congo jungle, you don't want to be reading about rainforest biology. You want to be in a distant world." - David Quammen

"He hath consumed a whole night in lying looking to his great toe, about which he hath seen Tartars and Turks, Romans and Carthaginians, fight in his imagination." - Ben Jonson

"I believe it is my job to tell people about what the good points of either company are. I'm not lying in either case." - Shahrukh Khan

"When I wasn't lying awake thinking and planning and fighting over that furious pennant race, I was dreaming restless dreams about it." - Smoky Joe Wood

"I believe all Southern liberals come from the same starting point-race. Once you figure out they are lying to you about race, you start to question everything." - Molly Ivins

"Men are liars. We'll lie about lying if we have to. I'm an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive." - Tim Allen

"Lying about anything is the cruelest thing in the world you could ever do. Be who you are. Don't try to be someone you're not. It never works." - Summer Glau

"I grew up on Loretta Lynn and Dusty Springfield. I remember lying about it; it wasn't cool to listen to country when I was 12." - Jenny Lewis

"You can't accuse the creator of The Boondocks, ... Jesus was black, Ronald Reagan was the devil and the government is lying about 9/11." - Aaron Mcgruder

"I remember lying down for a nap one day at about 4:00 and walking up at 11:00 the next morning." - April Winchell

"I have one major problem with the internet: It's full of liars. There doesn't seem to be any way to answer to people lying about you." - John Lydon

"I don't know about you, but I can tell when someone's lying. They can't look you in the eye - they look you in the bridge of your nose." - Michael Musto

"I think that everybody does hustle in order to survive. That doesn't mean lying - it's more about how you handle situations." - David O Russell

"In politics as on a sickbed men toss from side to side in hope of lying more comfortably." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The fact that someone says something doesn't mean it's true. Doesn't mean they're lying, but it doesn't mean it's true." - Carl Sagan

"If a man says he is not afraid of dying, he is either lying or is a Gurkha." - Sam Manekshaw

"Lying - remembering beauty in truth." - Beatrice Sparks

"Lying is a thriving Vocation." - Susanna Centlivre

"Lying rides upon debt's back." - Benjamin Franklin

"All governments are lying cocksuckers." - Bill Hicks

"It's not lying, it's flirting." - Neil Strauss

"It's not lying, it's flirting." - Neil Strauss

"I love lying in darkness." - Nicole Kidman

"What is acting but lying and what is good lying but convincing lying?" - Laurence Olivier

"Plus her mom was so awesome. She was strict about some things-don't leave your socks lying around-but so not strict about other things, like calling the cops about my bullet wound." - James Patterson

"Plus her mom was so awesome. She was strict about some things-do' leave your socks lying around-but so not strict about other things, like calling the cops about my bullet wound." - James Patterson

"It is not good to talk about Zen, because Zen is nothingness... If you talk about it, you are always lying, and if you don't talk about it, no one knows it is there." - Robert M Pirsig

"When I'm lying in bed I think about the next collection. That makes me sound insane, doesn't it? That I'm getting into bed with David Beckham and thinking about clothes." - Victoria Beckham

"So many things come from people's parents lying to them about the truth about things. I feel like, once those ideas die with people, we'll be good in a couple of generations." - Vince Staples

"Education is about the only thing lying around loose in the world, and it's about the only thing a fellow can have as much of as he's willing to haul away." - George Horace Lorimer

"The bad thing about falling into pieces is that it hurts. The good thing about it is that once you're lying there in shards you've got nothing left to protect, and so have no reason not to be honest" - David James Duncan

"If it was about lying under oath - we actually know that Clinton certainly was deceptive, as most people would be about their sex lives - but, in fact, he did not lie." - Paul Begala

"If you catch me lying, it's probably because I'm about to surprise someone for their birthday, or hide away the specific details about a company getaway to a strange but amazing place." - Ryan Holmes

"That's the secret to performance: conviction. The right note played tentatively still misses its mark, but play boldly and no one will question you. If one believes there is truth in art - and I do - then it's troubling how similar the skill of performing is to lying. Maybe lying is itself a kind of art. I think about that more than I should." - Rachel Hartman

"That's the secret to performance: conviction. The right note played tentatively still misses its mark, but play boldly and no one will question you. If one believes there is truth in art - and I do - then it's troubling how similar the skill of performing is to lying. Maybe lying is itself a kind of art. I think about that more than I should." - Rachel Hartman

"Unfortunately, as much as I am gullible, I also hate lying. I tend to tell the truth a lot... lying just isn't worth it. But I think I'm guilty of telling people that I'm 5 minutes away when really I'm about 45 or an hour away." - Monica Raymund

"That's the secret to performance: conviction. The right note played tentatively still misses its mark, but play boldly and no one will question you. If one believes there is truth in art - and I do - then it's troubling how similar the skill of performing is to lying. Maybe lying is itself a kind of art. I think about that more than I should." - Rachel Hartman

"I've never met or spoken to David Lee Roth, yet it's rather ironic that even he's saying Eddie's lying about things. I'm saying he's not telling the truth, yet Eddie insists that the two of us are lying! You be the judge." - Sammy Hagar

"Apparently there are not a whole lot of people there that have confidence. They are willing, apparently, to believe that Donald Trump's been lying to 'em all along, while, if you want to characterize it this way, how many years have they been lying to voters about their intentions on repealing and replacing Obamacare?" - Rush Limbaugh

"Graduation is a big deal-bigger than getting a hole-in-one while golfing. People might think you're lying about the hole-in-one, but when you graduate, you get a diploma." - Anderson Cooper

"He who dishonors himself [by lying about his opinions] for the sake of being honored by others will find that two mistakes have been made - one by himself, and the other, by the people." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"He doesn't scowl, but his mouth is so tense that I know he's angry with me. 'Don't be an idiot,' he says. 'An idiot?' Is he talking about the blanket? 'You were lying." - Veronica Roth

"Lore? Tell me what Sin said about you being tortured wasn't true,' He didn't look at her as he moved toward the bathroom. 'It wasn't true.' 'You're lying.' 'You told me to." - Larissa Ione

"I am sick of the disparity between things as they are and as they should be. I'm tired.I'm tired of the truth and I'm tired of lying about the truth." - Edward Albee

"I had to break up with my last girlfriend for lying about being raped by her neighbor. But I've met her neighbor, he's a cool guy. Not like her other creepy ass neighbor though..." - Anthony Jeselnik

"Any scientist who tells you they know that GMOs are safe and not to worry about it, is either ignorant of the history of science or is deliberately lying. Nobody knows what the long-term effect will be." - David Suzuki

"The only person you have to think about lying twice to is either yourself or to God. The press isn't either of them. And I just figured they're irrelevant." - Bob Dylan

"About ten o'clock one Sunday morning, the dazzling sunbeams irradiating a dismal back attic in one of the courts adjoining Oxford Street, London, at length awoke a young man lying in bed." - Samuel Warren

"He does' scowl, but his mouth is so tense that I know he's angry with me. 'Do' be an idiot,' he says. 'An idiot?' Is he talking about the blanket? 'You were lying." - Veronica Roth

"She really does like him, she likes lying next to him, she wants to be around him; when you get down to it, can you say that about many people?" - Curtis Sittenfeld

"It's a whydunnit in q-sharp major and it has a message: never talk to the sort of girls that you wouldn't leave lying about in your drawing-room for the servants to pick up." - Muriel Spark

"Long term, the PC and workstation will wither because computing access will be everywhere: in the walls, on wrists, and in 'scrap computers' lying about waiting to be grabbed as needed." - Mark Weiser

"It's hard to give a dramatic shape to even the most dramatic life. . . . you are forced not just into selectivity, but into alteration, distortion and outright lying about what did and didn't happen." - James Toback

"I was lying in bed this morning and saying to myself, 'the remarkable thing about Ethel is her stupendous self-satisfaction' when in came your letter to confirm this profound psychological observation. How delighted I was!" - Virginia Woolf

"Lying is like trying to hide in a fog: If you move about you're in danger of bumping your head against the truth, and as soon as the fog blows off, you are gone anyhow." - Josh Billings

"The mistake ninety-nine percent of humanity made, as far as Fats could see, was being ashamed of what they were; lying about it, trying to be somebody else." - J K Rowling

"Were you lying?" "I never lie," he said piously. "About what?" "The sand, the snake." For a young man who never lied, he seemed surprisingly unoffended by the question." - Megan Whalen Turner

"Take lack of candor. ... I'm not talking about boldface lying, but a tendency to withhold information. That behavior is far more common, and it frustrates teams and bosses to no end." - Jack Welch

"Secret courts making secret rulings on secret laws, and companies flagrantly lying to consumers about the insecurity of their products and services, undermine the very foundations of our society." - Bruce Schneier

"I have no problem with my age. I've been acting for 50 years in Australia and everyone knows my age because I started at 15. So there was never any point in lying about it." - Jacki Weaver

"With a close parliament, if the Government wants to get a good outcome for the nation, they can't play a game of lying to the public about what's in their own legislation. They can't do that." - Tony Burke

"There are serious budgetry issues that need to be worked through. Playing a game of lying about what's in the content of legislation isn't going to get them anywhere." - Tony Burke

"If any Englishman said he has never called a Chinaman a chink he is lying. There is nothing bad about doing that. It is like calling the British Brits, or the Irish Paddies." - Dave Whelan

"I don't think that the people in my stories are lying to themselves. Well, some of them are - everybody is at some level. But there is something about how they all inhabit a narrative of their own making." - Joshuah Bearman

"Pipe down Mr Indignation. We'll see what the viewers thought of your double standards, your indignation about me and the aplomb with which you become a lying plutocrat in your gentleman's club." - George Galloway

"The foundation of morality is to have done, once and for all, with lying; to give up pretending to believe that for which there is no evidence, and repeating unintelligible propositions about things beyond the possibilities of knowledge." - Thomas Henry Huxley

"From 1924 to 1965, 41 years, essentially, there was no immigration. Try telling people that in the midst of this debate and they won't believe you. They'll think you're making it up. They'll think you're lying about it." - Rush Limbaugh

"I'd be lying if I said I never think about my female fans in certain shots and certain scenes. Like, when I'm topless, I might think: 'This one is for the ladies.'" - Jack Oconnell

"Denial,they say, stands for"Don't even notice I am lying." Human beings are the only animals who are happily lied to by our own minds about what is actually happening around us." - Cesar Millan

"There are reports that Kim Jong Un climbed North Korea's highest mountain. Kim Jong Un said all it took to climb that mountain was hard work, determination, and lying about climbing that mountain." - Jimmy Fallon

"I don't like people lying to me. I don't like people who don't return my calls. I don't like people who won't give me a straight answer. I don't like those kinds of people, and I've been vocal about it." - Dan Aykroyd

"Again like Williams, with the emphasis now regrettable, when a man makes a poem, makes it mind you, he takes the words as he finds them lying interrelated about him." - Robert Creeley

"My father taught me things about body language that psychologists have been catching up with ever since. He always knew when I was lying, because my posture was all wrong." - Richard Griffiths

"Some designers retain a sense of humour about what they do, but others are deathly serious and have no life outside of it; they're lying awake night after night constructing dresses in their heads." - Helena Christensen



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