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Lies Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about lies
  1. #1
    “He did not care for the lying at first. He hated it. Then later he had come to like it. It was part of being an insider but it was a very corrupting business.”
  2. #2
    “It was curious to think that the sky was the same for everybody, in Eurasia or Eastasia as well as here. And the people under the sky were also very much the same--everywhere, all over the world, hundreds or thousands of millions of people just like this, people ignorant of one another’s existence, held apart by walls of hatred and lies, and yet almost exactly the same--people who had never learned to think but were storing up in their hearts and bellies and muscles the power that would one day overturn the world.”
    author
    George Orwell
    book
    1984
    concepts
    PeopleLies
  3. #3
    “You may lie.”
  4. #4
    “Readers are advised to remember that the devil is a liar.”
  5. #5
    Anything is better than lies and deceit!
  6. #6
    “His mind reeled. Now, empowered to ask questions of utmost rudeness-and promised answers-he could, conceivably (though it was almost unimaginable), ask someone, some adult, his father perhaps: “Do you lie?”
    But he would have no way of knowing if the answer he received was true.”
  7. #7
    “Ask no questions, and you’ll be told no lies.”
  8. #8
    “Romeo: I dreamt a dream tonight.
    Mercutio: And so did I.
    Romeo: Well, what was yours?
    Mercutio: That dreamers often lie.
    Romeo: In bed asleep while they do dream things true.”
  1. #9
    The Herdmans were absolutely the worst kids in the history of the world. They lied and stole and smoked cigars (even the girls) and talked dirty and hit little kids and cussed their teachers and took the name of the Lord in vain and set fire to Fred Shoemaker’s old broken-down toolhouse.
  2. #10
    “Doubt thou the stars are fire;
    Doubt that the sun doth move;
    Doubt truth to be a liar;
    But never doubt I love.”
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