World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 Lying Quotes, Quotations, and Sayings
56 Lying Quotes

Who dares think one thing, and another tell, My heart detests him as the gates of hell.

Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") Quotes , Source: The Iliad (bk. IX, l. 412), (Pope's translation)

1 out of 5 stars
1 votes

And none speaks false, when there in none to hear.

James Beattie Quotes , Source: The Minstrel (bk. II, st. 24)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Resolved to die in the last dyke of prevarication.

Edmund Burke Quotes , Source: Impeachment of Warren Hastings

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Quoth Hudibras, I smell a rat; Ralpho, thou dost prevaricate.

Samuel Butler (1) Quotes , Source: Hudibras (pt. I, canto I, l. 821)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

A liar is not believed even though he tell the truth. [Lat., Mendaci homini ne verum quidem dicenti credere solemus.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: De Divinatione (II, 71)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

A liar is always lavish of oaths. [Fr., Un menteur est toujours prodigue de serments.]

Pierre Corneille Quotes , Source: Le Menteur (IV, 5)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Halfe the world knowes not how the other halfe lies.

George Herbert Quotes , Source: Jacula Prudentum

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Shew me a lyer, and I'le shew thee a theefe. [Show me a liar, and I'll show thee a thief.]

George Herbert Quotes , Source: Jacula Prudentum

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits the all.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Quotes , Source: Autocrat of the Breakfast Table (VI)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Urge him with truth to frame his fair replies; And sure he will; for wisdom never lies.

Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") Quotes , Source: The Odyssey (bk. III, l. 25), (Pope's translation)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Splendidly mendacious. [Lat., Splendide mendax.]

Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) Quotes , Source: Carmina (III, 11, 35)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Round numbers are always false.

Samuel Johnson Quotes , Source: Johnsoniana--Apothegms, Sentiment, etc., From Hawkin's Collective Addition

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a lot of explanations.

Saki Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

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

Josh Billings Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.

Samuel Butler Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

One ought to have a good memory when he has told a lie.

Corneille Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat only has nine lives.

Finley Peter Dunne Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

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

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits them all.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.

William Shenstone Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

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

Alfred Lord Tennyson Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.

Samuel Butler Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

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

George Bernard Shaw Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

You can best reward a liar by believing nothing of what he says.

Aristippus Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

We payt a person the complement of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him.

Samuel Butler Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes