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falsehood Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about falsehood
  1. #1
    “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”
  2. #2
    “The Chair she sat in, like a burnished throne.”
  3. #3
    “If private revelations agree with Scripture, they are needless, and if they disagree, they are false.”
  4. #4
    “Rocks are space, and space is illusion.”
  5. #5
    “I have not disobeyed my sovereign. I truly believe no man in England is safer than myself.”
  6. #6
    “If nothing can be truly asserted, even the following claim would be false, the claim that there is no true assertion.”
  7. #7
    “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.”
  8. #8
    ″... 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.”
  9. #9
    “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”