Lie

My entire life consisted of musings, calculations, practical works, and trials. Many questions remain unanswered; many works are incomplete or unpublished. The most important things still lie ahead.

Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

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I'm pretty restless in bed, so I can lie there for a couple of hours and be like, 'Hey, that happened today. What if that happened at a zoo?' I'll jot the idea down. Then I'm like, 'All right, so now that it's a zoo, that penguin's loose', or, whatever. I usually start with broad ideas.

Anders Holm

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The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.

John F. Kennedy

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An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie, for an excuse is a lie guarded.

Pope John Paul II

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Sometimes I lie awake at night, and ask, 'Where have I gone wrong?' Then a voice says to me, 'This is going to take more than one night'.

Charles M. Schulz

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

Winston Churchill

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Women lie about their age; men lie about their income.

William Feather

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Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. People are just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings, but all of us are born with a basic goodness.

Anne Frank

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'Tis not where we lie, but whence we fell; the loss of heaven's the greatest pain in hell.

Pedro Calderon de la Barca

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I never lie. I believe everything I say, so it's not a lie.

Mark Wahlberg

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Lie — quotes and aphorisms

The beginnings and ends of shadow lie between the light and darkness and may be infinitely diminished and infinitely increased. Shadow is the means by which bodies display their form. The forms of bodies could not be understood in detail but for shadow.

Leonardo da Vinci

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Telling lies is a fault in a boy, an art in a lover, an accomplishment in a bachelor, and second-nature in a married man.

Helen Rowland

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Never lie when the truth is more profitable.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.

Otto von Bismarck

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You don't have to live a lie. Living a lie will mess you up. It will send you into depression. It will warp your values.

Gilbert Baker

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Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask why me? Then a voice answers nothing personal, your name just happened to come up.

Charles M. Schulz

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The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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Half a truth is often a great lie.

Benjamin Franklin

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For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.

Bo Bennett

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When I was 21, I got into a motorcycle accident while traveling in Europe and I had to lie around a lot in the aftermath, which was really the first time in my life that I became really focused and inspired to write.

Chantal Kreviazuk

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