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"When witnesses concoct lies, they often miss the obvious." - John Grisham

"It's obvious that things aren't going well over there. This is a war based on lies." - Cindy Sheehan

"The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious." - Marcus Aurelius

"The chief value of the rule lies in preventing an immediate and obvious but inferior good from replacing a longer-range, less obvious but superior one." - Ralph Raico

"Thus, we see that one of the obvious origins of human disagreement lies in the use of noises for words." - Alfred Korzybski

"Plain lies are dangerous." - Dorothy L Sayers

"My love-lies-bleeding." - Thomas Campbell

"The American press is all about lies! All they tell is lies, lies and more lies!" - Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf

"Guilt lies in the past, worry lies in the future." - Wayne Dyer

"There are no 'perfect liars' in the world; there are only 'perfect believers' who believe in even the most obvious lies!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"There are three kinds of lies - lies, damned lies and statistics." - Mark Twain

"When people are forced to remain silent when they are being told the most obvious lies, or even worse when they are forced to repeat the lies themselves, they lose once and for all their sense of probity. To assent to obvious lies is to co-operate with evil, and in some small way to become evil oneself. One's standing to resist anything is thus eroded, and even destroyed. A society of emasculated liars is easy to control." - Theodore Dalrymple

"What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Deep meaning lies often in childish play." - Friedrich Schiller

"Most of our future lies ahead." - Denny Crum

"Victory lies in not getting defeated." - Daisaku Ikeda

"Particular lies may speak a general truth." - George Eliot

"I keep reading between the lies." - Goodman Ace

"I don't like to tell lies." - Hal Ashby

"In everything I write, I seek out something which I term, 'the music'. This is an energy centre which I cannot define and which lies beyond the realm of obvious poetic technique." - Suhayl Saadi

"Life is not an illogicality; yet it is a trap for logicians. It looks just a little more mathematical and regular than it is; its exactitude is obvious, but its inexactitude is hidden; its wildness lies in wait." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Nothing is so obvious that it's obvious." - Errol Morris

"In politics, not all lies are all lies. And not all truths are complete." - Mark Mckinnon

"Make subtlety obvious." - Billy Wilder

"[Donald] Trump has many and one of the most obvious is right here in Washington." - Chuck Todd

"Nowhere has the political power of coal been more obvious than in presidential campaigns." - Jeff Goodell

"It became obvious in 1957 that I was endangering my health by carrying so much weight." - Kate Smith

"It should be obvious that this pattern of systematic holes and gaps in Iraq's declaration is not the result of accidents, editing oversights or technical mistakes. These are material omissions that - in our view - constitute another material breach. It is up to Iraq to prove that there is some other explanation besides the obvious one, that this declaration is just one more act of deception in a history of lies from a defiant dictator." - John Negroponte

"The beauty of the natural world lies in the details." - Natalie Angier

"All of our heartfelt lies Are not enough this time" - Ron Pope

"Between the vision and the act lies the shadow." - T S Eliot

"A man who lies about beer makes enemies." - Stephen King

"I'm focused on the task that lies ahead for us." - Kobe Bryant

"And nobody lies as much as the indignant do." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The truthful man ends up realizing that he always lies." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The journey of high honor lies not in smooth ways." - Philip Sidney

"Somewhere between apathy and anarchy lies the thinking human being." - Rod Serling

"The only true failure lies in failure to start." - Harold Blake Walker

"True beauty lies in purity of the heart." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The greatness of the Raiders lies in their future." - Al Davis

"Philanthropy lies at the heart of human greatness." - Patrick J. Ryan

"The best lies were always mixed with truth." - Sarah J. Maas

"True happiness is not out there. True happiness lies within." - David Lynch

"Find your major flaw. There lies your glory." - Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

"Donald Trump lies with astonishing frequency and in stunning volume." - David Remnick

"Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Ask me no questions and I'll tell you no lies." - Proverbs

"Valour lies just half way between rashness and cowheartedness." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Death is a camel that lies down at every door." - Proverbs

"He that lies on the ground cannot fall." - Proverbs

"Between the wish and the thing life lies waiting." - Proverbs

"Prejudice squints when it looks and lies when it talks." - Duchess Abrantes

"She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake." - Margot Asquith

"The pathway to educational excellence lies within each school." - Terrence E. Deal

"The secret of war lies in the communications." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Half the lies our opponents tell about us are untrue." - Boyle Roche

"Today, human civilization is drowning in a sea of lies." - L Neil Smith

"Fear of commitment lies behind the fear of writing." - Hilary Mantel

"Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Half of your power lies in your sameness with others. The other half lies in your uniqueness." - Alan Cohen

"Lies, damned lies, and statistics." - Benjamin Disraeli

"What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us." - Henry David Thoreau

"What's obvious to you is obvious to you." - John Medina

"The obvious is better than obvious avoidance of it." - Henry Watson Fowler

"What's obvious to me isn't always obvious to other people." - Mike Watt

"You know what? The obvious is obvious for a reason." - Paul Reiser

"Not all dangers are obvious." - Leah Cypess

"The obvious is obviously wrong." - Joseph Granville

"Perhaps not as badly applied and not as obvious, but for thousands of years, people have worn makeup on stage." - Robert Smith

"Lennon was very helpful. What he taught me seems completely obvious: he expected people to treat each other well." - Annie Leibovitz

"The real trouble with this world of ours is not that it is an unreasonable world, nor even that it is a reasonable one. The commonest kind of trouble is that it is nearly reasonable, but not quite. ... It looks just a little more mathematical and regular than it is; its exactitude is obvious, but its inexactitude is hidden; its wilderness lies in wait." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"We live in all we seek. The hidden shows up in too-plain sight. It lives captive on the face of the obvious - the people, events, and things of the day - to which we as sophisticated children have long since become oblivious. What a hideout: Holiness lies spread and borne over the surface of time and stuff like color." - Annie Dillard

"You can curl up in the fetal position and try to wish away all the things that need doing, or you can get started on that uphill battle to reclaim your life. The difficulty isn't what choice to make, because that part is obvious. The difficulty lies in finding the energy and inspiration to make the right choice." - Noel Fisher

"There are hidden contradictions in the minds of people who "love Nature" while deploring the "artificialities" with which "Man has spoiled Nature.'" The obvious contradiction lies in their choice of words, which imply that Man and his artifacts are not part of "Nature" : but beavers and their dams are." - Robert A Heinlein

"You can curl up in the fetal position and try to wish away all the things that need doing, or you can get started on that uphill battle to reclaim your life. The difficulty is' what choice to make, because that part is obvious. The difficulty lies in finding the energy and inspiration to make the right choice." - Noel Fisher

"There are hidden contradictions in the minds of people who 'love Nature' while deploring the 'artificialities' with which 'Man has spoiled 'Nature.' ' The obvious contradiction lies in their choice of words, which imply that Man and his artifacts are not part of 'Nature'- but beavers and their dams are." - Robert A Heinlein

"Don't listen to the lies, I swear they all lies. You know I could be your knight in shining Armor All tires." - Drake

"I know exaggerators of both kinds: people whose lies are only picturesque adjectives, and people whose picturesque adjectives are only lies." - Katharine Fullerton Gerould

"There were lies we told to save ourselves, and then there were lies we told to rescue others. What counted more, the mistruth, or the greater good?" - Jodi Picoult

"There are lies, damned lies and statistics." - Mark Twain

"That the discovery of this great truth, which lies so near and obvious to the mind, should be attained to by the reason of so veryfew, is a sad instance of the stupidity and inattention of men, who, though they are surrounded with such clear manifestations of the Deity, are yet so little affected by them, that they seem as it were blinded with excess of light." - George Berkeley

"The child learns to believe a host of things. I.e. it learns to act according to these beliefs. Bit by bit there forms a system of what is believed, and in that system some things stand unshakeably fast and some are more or less liable to shift. What stands fast does so, not because it is intrinsically obvious or convincing; it is rather held fast by what lies around it." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"There would seem to be nothing more obvious, more tangible and palpable than the present moment. And yet it eludes us completely. All the sadness of life lies in that fact. In the course of a single second, our senses of sight, of hearing, of smell, register (knowingly or not) a swarm of events and a parade of sensations and ideas passes through our head. Each instant represents a little universe, irrevocably forgotten in the next instant." - Milan Kundera

"The chance is high that the truth lies in the fashionable direction. But, on the off chance that it is in another direction a direction obvious from an unfashionable view of field theory who will find it? Only someone who has sacrificed himself by teaching himself quantum electrodynamics from a peculiar and unfashionable point of view; one that he may have to invent for himself." - Richard P Feynman

"The chance is high that the truth lies in the fashionable direction. But, on the off chance that it is in another direction ? a direction obvious from an unfashionable view of field theory ? who will find it? Only someone who has sacrificed himself by teaching himself quantum electrodynamics from a peculiar and unfashionable point of view; one that he may have to invent for himself." - Richard P Feynman

"Sometimes I'm confused by what I think is really obvious. But what I think is really obvious obviously isn't obvious..." - Michael Stipe

"Success is the study of the obvious. Everyone should take Obvious 1 and Obvious 2 in school." - Jim Rohn

"Creativity: Take the obvious, add a cupful of brains, a generous pinch of imagination, a bucketful of courage and daring, stir well and bring to a boil." - Bernard Baruch

"To the question, "When were your spirits at the lowest ebb?" the obvious answer seemed to be, "When the gin gave out."" - Francis Chichester

"Nothing is as invisible as the obvious." - Richard Farson

"If it's obvious, it's obviously wrong." - Joseph Granville

"Experts always tend to obscure the obvious." - D. V. Ager

"Nothing is so treacherous as the obvious." - Joseph A Schumpeter

"When in doubt, do the obvious." - Joy Browne

"Things always become obvious after the fact" - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"Question everything generally thought to be obvious." - Dieter Rams

"Evil is obvious only in retrospect." - Gloria Steinem

"The obvious is always least understood." - Klemens von Metternich

"Discount the obvious, bet on the unexpected" - George Soros

"I am at war with the obvious." - William Eggleston

"Obvious to you is amazing to others." - Derek Sivers

"Christmas is the one day of the year when it's most obvious someone's missing. It had to become less about the presents." - Jeff Brazier

"Nothing is so treacherous as the obvious." - Joseph Schumpeter

"Exaggerate the essential, leave the obvious vague." - Vincent Van Gogh

"Only the prophets see the obvious." - Nelson Rodrigues

"Never assume the obvious is true." - William Safire

"The great discoveries are usually obvious." - Phil Crosby

"In art, the obvious is a sin." - Edward Dmytryk

"I'm allergic to doing the obvious thing." - Neneh Cherry

"Ummm... well, the only thing I want to do is stuff with people who care about what they're doing, which sounds obvious, but it's really not." - Joseph Gordonlevitt

"It seems far-fetched, even preposterous, to blame the global economic order for the persistence of severe poverty in countries that are ruled by obvious thugs and crooks." - Thomas Pogge

"With everything it has to offer, Las Vegas is an obvious destination for tourists, as proven by the over 40 million visitors the city welcomes per year." - Jon Porter

"Women's roles are diminished for obvious reasons. It's the men whose names are on the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, and who were generals and soldiers." - Cokie Roberts

"Obvious effort is the antithesis of grace." - Baldassare Castiglione

"I have a particular disdain for Islamic extremism, and of course, in both 'The Kite Runner' and 'A Thousand Splendid Suns' that's obvious." - Khaled Hosseini

"It is obvious that the greatest and most important service that is required of our agriculture under existing conditions is an enlarged production of the staple food crops." - David F Houston

"Heart of my heart, the world is young; Love lies hidden in every rose!" - Alfred Noyes

"Love seldom haunts the breast where learning lies, And Venus sets ere Mercury can rise." - Alexander Pope

"The good or ill of a man lies within his own will." - Epictetus

"We know nothing in reality; for truth lies in an abyss." - Democritus

"The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value" - Charles Dudley Warner

"The whole secret of the teacher's force lies in the conviction that men are convertible." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Next to genius is the power of feeling where true genius lies." - Sarah Josepha Hale

"The road to happiness and prosperity lies in an organized diminution of work." - Bertrand Russell

"My only wish is I die real cause that truth hurts and those lies kill." - Drake

"To give and not expect return, that is what lies at the heart of love." - Oscar Wilde

"Who has a daring eye tell downright truths and downright lies." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"Ne speaketh not; and yet there lies a conversation in his eyes." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Why are you so enchanted by this world, when a mine of gold lies within you?" - Rumi

"The strength of an Army lies in strict discipline and undeviating obedience to its officers." - Thucydides

"The object and practice of liberty lies in the limitation of government power." - Douglas Macarthur

"The American press is all about lies! All they tell is lies, lies and more lies!" - Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"The theater has always been to me a place where beautiful lies are told." - Charles Ludlam

"Show me a person who doesn't like french fries and we'll swap lies." - Joan Lunden

"The daily life is so wearisome; yet duty lies that way." - Charles Webster Leadbeater

"Gossip lies nine times and tells a half truth the tenth." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies." - Edwin Hubbell Chapin

"I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and allows less room for lies." - Le Corbusier

"Stay strong. Depression lies." - Wil Wheaton

"Lies require commitment." - Veronica Roth

"Within chaos lies opportunity." - P C Cast

"All the historical books which contain no lies are extremely tedious." - Anatole France

"These lies are like their father that begets them - gross as a mountain, open, palpable." - William Shakespeare

"Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies." - Alexander Pope

"Each ornament about her seemly lies, By curious chance, or careless art composed." - Edward Fairfax

"Hier lies that should fetch a perfect woman over the coles." - George Chapman

"Humanity... lies in man's capacity to question the known and imagine the unknown." - Margaret Mead

"O father, what a hell of witchcraft lies In the small orb of one particular tear!" - William Shakespeare

"Thy danger chiefly lies in acting well; No crime's so great as daring to excel." - Charles Churchill

"What lies concealed is unknown; there can be no desire for what is not known." - Ovid



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