An untruthful statement or a lie is sure to leave a mark on your personality. Lies quotes will tell you how people feel about falsehood. Browse these famous quotations and sayings for an insight.

Lies Quotes

Ever since we were little, we were taught that lies are wrong and that honesty is the best policy. And, it still holds true although sometimes, lies become a must for the greater good! But you must know that lies are not just verbal statements; they come with a certain set of body language, speech patterns and facial expressions which can give you away anytime. Lie detectors, using this knowledge, have made their way into the forensic scene quite successfully. So, criminals beware! In the meantime, the rest of you can sit back and read further to know the world's take on lying!

Fiction is the truth inside the lie.

- Stephen King

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.

- John Greenleaf Whittier

Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.

- Stephen King

The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.

- Stephen King

Marilyn Monroe wasn't even her real name, Charles Manson isn't his real name, and now, I'm taking that to be my real name. But what's real? You can't find the truth, you just pick the lie you like the best.

- Marilyn Manson

A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.

- Auguries of Innocence , William Blake

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.

- Mother Teresa

A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.

- Theodore Roosevelt

A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.

- Aesop

All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.

- Epictetus

If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it.

- Epictetus

The light, that lies In woman's eyes, Has been my heart's undoing.

- Thomas More

The greatest talents often lie buried out of sight.

- Titus

You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on.

- Dean Martin

All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.

- Homage to Catalonia , George Orwell

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.

- Lucille Ball

History is a set of lies agreed upon.

- Napoleon Bonaparte

Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.

- Jimi Hendrix

The task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity.

- Maria Montessori

A new untruth is better than an old truth.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

All truth is simple... is that not doubly a lie?

- Friedrich Nietzsche

Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully.

- Graham Greene

In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.

- Graham Greene

The truth has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.

- Graham Greene

There is something wrong about the man who wants help. There is somewhere a deep defect, a want, in brief, a need, a crying need, somewhere about that man.

- Herman Melville

A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.

- Alfred Adler

The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth.

- Alfred Adler

Eyes lie if you ever look into them for the character of the person.

- Stevie Wonder

The body never lies.

- Martha Graham

Great liars are also great magicians.

- Adolf Hitler

If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.

- Adolf Hitler

Strength lies not in defence but in attack.

- Adolf Hitler

Half the lies they tell about me aren't true

- Lawrence Peter Berra

I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.

- Le Corbusier

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.

- Winston Churchill

A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.

- Mark Twain

The truth may be out there, but lies are inside your head.

- Terry Pratchett

The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.

- John Maynard Keynes

A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

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