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The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Liars are always most disposed to swear.(Quote by - Vittorio Alfieri)

Shew me a lyer, and I'le shew thee a theefe. (Quote by - George Herbert)

No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but especially not in the dark ones. Men prospered then only in following an openly declared purpose, and preaching candidly beloved and trusted creeds. (Quote by - John Ruskin)

Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Lying at the root of the social agreements of 1980 are the courage, sense of responsibility, and the solidarity of the working people. Both sides have then recognized that an accord must be reached if bloodshed is to be prevented. (Quote by - Lech Walesa)

They told me I had been sick twelve days, lying like dead all the while, and that Whirlwind Chaser, who was Standing Bear's uncle and a medicine man, had brought me back to life. (Quote by - Black Elk)

There is both a skill factor and an effort factor in dream recall. People can develop dream recall skills, such as lying still in the morning and writing down whatever comes to mind. (Quote by - Henry Reed)

Every performer who ever performed in rock and roll or even close to it is lying if they tell you that they weren't influenced in some way or another by Elvis Presley. He turned the world around. (Quote by - Mac Davis)

Christmas Eve I saw a stable, low and very bare, A little child in a manger. The oxen knew Him, had Him in their care, To men He was a stranger, The safety of the world was lying there, And the world's danger. (Quote by - Mary Elizabeth Coleridge)

I began to pray those same fervent prayers, lying in bed at night, hoping to see a scroll unrolled from the ceiling with a message from God just for me. (Quote by - James Green Somerville)

Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

I will say that the idea of a woman being deceptive came from that original discussion with critics and reporters about if woman could do that kind of thing. Evelyn, herself, grew out of the discussions about how capable women are of deceit and lying and manipulation. (Quote by - Neil LaBute)

There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it. (Quote by - William James)

I don't think homosexuality is a choice. Society forces you to think it's a choice, but in fact, it's in one's nature. The choice is whether one expresses one's nature truthfully or spends the rest of one's life lying about it. (Quote by - Marlo Thomas)

Language is political. That's why you and me, my Brother and Sister, that's why we supposed to choke our natural self into the weird, lying, barbarous, unreal, white speech and writing habits that the schools lay down like holy law. (Quote by - June Jordan)

A liar should have a good memory. (Quote by - Quintilian)

The highest compact we can make with our fellow is - "Let there be truth between us two forevermore." (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

I also focus on Bush and his administration - who do a lot of lying - and how a right-wing media has allowed them to get away with a lot of stuff that, in a different media environment, they probably wouldn't be able to get away with. (Quote by - Al Franken)

Again like Williams, with the emphasis now regrettable, when a man makes a poem, makes it mind you, he takes the words as he finds them lying interrelated about him. (Quote by - Robert Creeley)

Political Freedom without economic equality is a pretense, a fraud, a lie; and the workers want no lying. (Quote by - Mikhail Bakunin)

It takes two to lie. One to lie and one to listen. (Quote by - "Homer Simpson)

Who lies for you will lie against you. (Quote by - Bosnian Proverb)

I wanted readers to be genuinely unsure as to whether she's telling the truth or lying. It meant making her partly sympathetic, and partly unsympathetic, which wasn't easy. (Quote by - Lee Child)

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread. (Quote by - Josh Billings)


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