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lying Quotes

15 of the best book quotes about lying
  1. #1
    “Of course, being a financial journalist is not the career I always wanted. No one who writes about personal finance ever meant to do it. People tell you they “fell into” personal finance. They’re lying. What they mean is they couldn’t get a job writing about anything more interesting.”
  2. #2
    “But before I could say anything, Myers blurted out, ‘I lied. Everything I said at McMillian’s trial was a lie. I’ve lost a lot of sleep and have been in a lot of pain over this. I can’t be quiet any longer.‘”
  3. #3
    “I’m not bragging when I say that I’m one of the best liars in the world but I got to tell you, Todd was pretty doggone good. It seemed like he knew some of the things I know, the things I think of all the time and try to remember so I don’t make the same mistake more than seven or eight times.”
  4. #4
    “Some people, from what I’ve seen, Boo, when they lie, they become very still and centered and their gaze very concentrated and intense.”
  5. #5
    “The bigger the lie, the more they believe it.”
  6. #6
    “There are what I might call your Kamikaze-style liars. These’ll tell you a surreal and fundamentally incredible lie, and then pretend a crisis of conscience and retract the original lie, and then offer you the like they really want you to buy instead, so the real lie’ll appear a some kind of concession, a settlement with truth.”
  7. #7
    “Our minds thus grow in spots; and like grease spots, the spots spread. But we let them spread as little as possible: we keep unaltered as much of our old knowledge, as many of our old prejudices and beliefs, as we can.”
  1. #8
    “What fault do you find with them? A fault which is most serious, I said; the fault of telling a lie, and, what is more, a bad lie.”
  2. #9
    “I thought about it, looking at the pictures and then at my grandfather, his face so earnest and open. What reason would he have to lie?”
  3. #10
    “What I want to tell you is, I think the English patient is not English.”
  4. #11
    “I didn’t say you threw it. I just said ‘Run.’ You should’ve run.”
  5. #12
    ″So who were you? I saw your height and your hair, but I couldn’t see your face clearly enough.
    Still, you gave yourself up, Tyler.
    And for some reason, telling me you were nowhere made your eyes twitch and your forehead break into a sweat.”
  6. #13
    “The truth is always an insult or a joke, lies are generally tastier. We love them. The nature of lies is to please. Truth has no concern for anyone’s comfort.”
  7. #14
    “Once I saw them lying three deep. In a space not exceeding a hundred yards square more than four hundred corpses lay festering. Can you imagine the postures in which man, once created in the image of his Maker, had been twisted? Do not try, for were you to succeed you would ask yourself, with me: ‘Can I ever forget.”
  8. #15
    “Now Minnie likes just about everybody, but she sure don’t like Mexicans. So when you tell me, Minnie went to North side to visit her mama? Well I find that highly unlikely, but okay. Maybe.”

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