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A fellow who says he has never told a lie has just told one.
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A liar is full of oaths.
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Pierre Corneille

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A lie can run around the world before the truth can get it's boots on.
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James Watt

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A lie can run around the world six times while the truth is still trying to put on its pants.
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Mark Twain

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A lie with a purpose is one of the worst kind, and the most profitable.
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Finley Peter Dunne

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A wise man does not waste so good a commodity as lying for naught.
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Mark Twain

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All lies and jests, still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.
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Paul Simon

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And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in masquerade.
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Lord Byron

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Clever liars give details, but the cleverest don't.
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Don't lie if you don't have to.
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Leo Szilard

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Every government is run by liars and nothing they say should be believed.
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I. F. Stone

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Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another.
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Aleister Crowley

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Good lies need a leavening of truth to make them palatable.
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William Mcilvanney

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Great talker, great liar.
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French Proverb

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He entered the territory of lies without a passport for return.
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Graham Greene

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He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying.
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Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Husband a lie, and trump it up in some extraordinary emergency.
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Joseph Addison

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I am a lie who always speaks the truth.
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Jean Cocteau

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I detest the man who hides one thing in the depth of his heart and speaks forth another.
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Homer

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I do myself a greater injury in lying that I do him of whom I tell a lie.
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Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
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Voltaire

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I would dodge, not lie, in the national interest.
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Larry Speakes

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If one cannot invent a really convincing lie, it is often better to stick to the truth.
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Angela Thirkell

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If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
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A. A. Milne

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If you want to be thought a liar, always tell the truth.
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Logan Pearsall Smith

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