6 junio, 2024

85 phrases of lies and deceit to dedicate and reflect

It seems that lie and deceit They are in our human nature. The act of lying can have several causes: because we do not know, in effect, what we are saying and we want to hide it; because we want to hide part of the truth, because we want to avoid embarrassing situations for other people, in which case we would talk about white lies.

All religions and ethical practices dictate telling the truth, that is, abandoning the act of lying and pretending. Telling lies requires too much effort on our part to maintain them over time, because sooner or later the truth will be discovered. It is always better to be honest.

We have made a compilation of the best phrases of lies and hoaxes from great authors such as Mark Twain, Friedrich Nietzsche, Pablo Picasso, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Robert Louis Stevenson and many more.

The best phrases of lies and deceit

-Lies are in the mind, but the truth is in the soul.-Sofía Reyes.

-The secret is the mother of all lies.-Toba Beta.

The cruelest lies are often told in silence.-Robert Louis Stevenson.

50-The half truth is the most cowardly of lies.-Mark Twain.

«I prefer that the truth hurt me than feel consoled with a lie.-Khaled Hosseini.

11-History is a set of justified lies.-Napoleon Bonaparte.

-A lie has the power to cloud a thousand truths.-Al David.

1-A lie can travel the world before the truth has its boots on.-Terry Pratchett.

-A lie is like a cat: you have to stop it before it goes out the door or it will be really very difficult to catch it.-Charles M. Blow.

The lies we tell other people are nothing compared to the lies we tell ourselves.-Derek Landy.

15-The naked truth is always better than the best dressed lie.-Ann Landers.

-Living a lie will reduce you to being a lie.-Ashly Lorenzana.

10-Do not spoil me with your lies, love me with your truth.-TF Hodge.

3-The quick pain of the truth can disappear, but the slow agony of a lie is never lost.-John Steinbeck.

5-Lies can make the harsh truths less painful, but pain is essential for growth.-Morgan Rodas.

-Time turns our lies into truths.-Gene Wolfe.

10-Your tongue can tell lies, but your eyes tell the truth.-Amber Jacobs.

-The truth costs. But lies cost more.-Jennifer Donnelly.

-The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie reaches a point where he cannot distinguish the truth within him.-Fedor Dostoevsky.

-A liar knows that he is a liar, but he who speaks with half the truth to deceive is a craftsman of destruction.-Criss Jami.

-Lies and secrets are like cancer in the soul. They eat what is good and leave only destruction.-Cassandra Clare.

30-Things fall apart very easily when they have been held together with lies.-Dorothy Allison.

-The lie is made with words, but also with silences.-Adrienne Rich.

-When the truth is replaced by silence, silence is a lie.-Yevgeny Yevtushenko.

-The visionary lies to himself, the liar only to others.-Friedrich Nietzsche.

-There are few reasons to tell the truth, but to lie the reasons are infinite.-Carlos Ruiz Zafón.

-When it comes to controlling human beings there is no better tool than lies. Because humans live according to their beliefs and beliefs can be manipulated.-Michael Ende.

-The truth is always an insult or a joke, lies usually have more flavor. We love them. Lies please by nature.-Katherine Dunn.

4-I suppose sometimes you have to lie to find the truth.-Scott Westerfeld.

-Lies are neither bad nor good. Like fire, they can keep you warm or burn you to death, depending on how they are used.-Max Brooks.

We are all islands shouting lies to each other, through the seas of misunderstanding.-Rudyard Kipling.

-The more real the lie is for the listener, the more real it becomes for the one who tells it. Some people really come to believe their own lies.-Hilary Thayer Hamann.

-Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that we can understand. The artist must know how to convince others of the truth of his lies.-Pablo Picasso.

-Writing fiction is the act of weaving a series of lies to reach a greater truth.-Khaled Hosseini.

The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.-Terry Pratchett.

-We lie with greater substance when we lie to ourselves.-Eric Hoffer.

-Living in the truth, not lying to ourselves or to others, is possible only away from the public. The moment someone watches what we do, we involuntarily make concessions for that eye, and nothing we do is truthful.-Milan Kundera.

5-Liars make the best promises.-Pierce Brown.

When the truth is hidden behind a wall of lies, each lie is another brick in the wall until we cannot see the truth.-Shaun Jeffrey.

-The eyes show the lies.-Toba Beta.

-There can be no freedom for a community that lacks the means to detect lies.-Walter Lippmann.

4-Once you put a liar’s crown on your head, you can remove it, but there will always be a stain.-Terry Goodkind.

11-The more you defend a lie, the more angry you become.-Mitch Albom.

5-A lie always gets people into trouble, but the truth will always get them out of the most serious problems.-Errol Anthony Smythe.

-When your lover is a liar, you and he have a lot in common. Both are lying to you!-Susan Forward.

11-Even if the lie is beautiful, in the end you will face the truth.-Lauren DeStefano.

-Lies only strengthen our flaws. They don’t teach anything, they don’t help anything, they don’t fix anything or cure anything. Nor do they develop your character, your mind, your heart or your soul.-Joseph N. Harris.

5-A liar is always a prodigy of oaths.-Pierre Corneille.

30-The promises are lies wrapped in beautiful tapes.-VC Andrews.

-Some lie about the future because they want to forget the past. But some lie about the past because they think it can give them a future.-Laura Dave.

1-People never lie as much as before an election, during a war or after a hunt.-Otto von Bismarck.

-A storyteller invents things to help other people; A liar invents things to help himself.-Daniel Wallace.

-The madness is that everyone expects you not to fall apart when you discover that everything you believed in is a lie.-Shannon L. Alder.

-Humility is nothing other than the truth, and pride is nothing other than the lie.-St. Vincent DePaul.

-Our lie is like a cancer that spreads to every area of ​​our lives.-Simone Elkeles.

-In a world of lies and liars, an honest work of art is always an act of social responsibility.-Robert McKee.

-Within each elaborate lie there is a nucleus of truth.-Marisha Pessl.

11-Better the consolation of a lie than the absurdity of the truth.-Tanya Huff.

What is too absurd to be believed, is believed because it is too absurd to be a lie.-Robert Jordan.

15-The truth is as straight as an arrow, while a lie crawls like a snake.-Suzy Kassem.

-Lying is a full-time occupation, even if you only tell a lie. Once you lie, you are stuck with that lie to its last consequences.-Hilary Thayer Hamann.

4-For every good reason to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.-Bo Bennett.

«People only lie because they are afraid of the truth.-Madison Reil.

-You can’t lie all your life, son. Either you tell the truth or the truth will give you away.-Daniel Black.

-Lies can be formed from truths, but truths cannot be formed from lies.-Suzy Kassem.

-A man who teaches a truth and nothing more, is fairer than a man who teaches a million truths and a lie.-Criss Jami.

-Lying is a flourishing vocation.-Susanna Centlivre.

-The brain is unreliable. It is based on lies.-Brian Spellman.

-A smiling lie is like a whirlwind, it is easy to enter it, but it is difficult to escape.-Dejan Stojanovic.

10-Many truths that are not believed are called lies.-Isobelle Carmody.

5-Lies have always been easier to invent than reality.-Marty Rubin.

-Some people choose their own version of the truth. Unfortunately, it’s not always the honest version.

-Lies generate mistrust and mistrust brings conflict.-Robin Jarvis.

-Lies are terrible things. It could be said that the greatest sins that afflict modern society are the proliferation of lies and silences.-Haruki Murakami.

10-I would even prefer to fail with honor, than to win by cheating.-Sophocles.

-Drawing is the purity of art. There is no possibility of cheating. It can be good or bad.-Salvador Dalí.

-Everything good is difficult. Everything bad is easy. Dying, losing, cheating and mediocrity is easy. Stay away from the easy.-Scott Alexander.

-Cheating at school is a sign of self-deception. We go to school to learn and we deceive ourselves when we take advantage of the efforts and wisdom of another person.-James E. Faust.

-Chocolate is not doing a fraud! After a salty meal, you need a little sweet. This is to exist, not to cheat.-Ali Landry.

-The most important thing about being a role model is whatever I preach, I’m practicing.-Gigi Hadid.

-The more people normalize cheating, the more it becomes a culture of dishonesty. And that can become a vicious and bearish circle.-Stephen Covey.

-Someone who considers that the world is always deceiving him, is correct. It lacks that wonderful effect of confidence in someone or something.-Eric Hoffer.

3-In addition to hurting my family, cheating on me is the worst thing someone could do to me.-Robert Buckley.

-Do something because you really want to do it. If you do it only for the purpose and do not enjoy the path, then you are deceiving yourself.-Kalpana Chawla.

-Human resources are similar to natural resources; they are often buried deep. You have to look for them.-Ken Robinson.

-As society becomes more and more complex, the obstacles will be easier and easier to witness and more difficult to control or even understand.-Vitalik Buterin.

4-Cheating is almost never a real act when being with another person.-Emily V. Gordon.

-I love research. It’s like cheating, but with authorization.-Greg Rucka.

-One of the most challenging things in life is not to be the guy who cheats, but to become the one who doesn’t say anything about it and agrees.-Dale Murphy.

5-If war were a card game, I would say that someone is cheating.-Spike Milligan.

10-Cheating and lying are not problems, they are reasons to break.-Patti Callahan.

-The truly frightening thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our own base.-Cheryl Hughes.

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