Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
“People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.”
Otto von Bismarck
“I believe it was probably less than ten minutes that went by from the invention of photography to the point where people realized that they could lie with photographs.”
“While photographs may not lie, liars may photograph.”
The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.
One may sometimes tell a lie, but the grimace that accompanies it tells the truth.
No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone’s eyes.
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
All truth is simple… is that not doubly a lie?
The lie is a condition of life.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
H. L. Mencken
Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
“Her words were like tinfoil; they shone and they covered things up.”
“The cruelest lies are often told in silence.”
“Someone who lies about the little things will lie about the big things too.”
“As the builders say, the larger stones do not lie well without the lesser.”
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
“We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to them.”
“Like all valuable commodities, truth is often counterfeited.”
James Cardinal Gibbons
“Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes
“Those who think it is permissible to tell white lies soon grow color blind.”
Why lie? I’m not going to be a hypocrite and say the opposite of what I think, like some others do.