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falsehood Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about falsehood
01
“i usedta live in the world really be in the world free & sweet talkin good mornin & thank-you & nice day uh huh i cant now i cant be nice to nobody nice is such a rip-off regular beauty & a smile in the street is just a set-up”
02
“The Chair she sat in, like a burnished throne.”
03
“If private revelations agree with Scripture, they are needless, and if they disagree, they are false.”
04
“Rocks are space, and space is illusion.”
05
“I have not disobeyed my sovereign. I truly believe no man in England is safer than myself.”
06
“For if anyone says that all things are true then he is making even the negation of his own claim true, so that his own statement in turn is not true . . . while if anyone says that all things are false, then he is making his own claim to be false.”
07
“If nothing can be truly asserted, even the following claim would be false, the claim that there is no true assertion.”
08
″... every man will be glad of those conscience-soothing falsities, and will diligently study them, and refuse to examine any refutations of them; and thus he will by and by convince himself that the war is just, and will thank God for the better sleep he enjoys after this process of grotesque self-deception.”
09
“There is not a single untruth, no -but after ten lines Truth shrieks, she runs distraught and disheveled through her temple’s corridors; she does not know herself. ‘I can endure lies,’ she cries. ‘I cannot survive this stifling verisimilitude”
10
“She carefully laid false trails until she herself sometimes could not find the way into her secret heart. Yet the older she grew the more she longed for someone to laugh at the false trails with, to share the secrets. ”
11
″ ‘Make ups are all very well,’ said Papa, ‘as long as people don’t try to make you believe they are true. When they do that, it seems to me it comes too near the edge of falsehood to be very safe or pleasant.’ ”
12
“It is easy, retrospectively, to endow one’s youth with a false precocity or a false innocence;”
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