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telling the truth Quotes

Four of the best book quotes about telling the truth
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“Little lies that make people feel better are not bad, like thanking someone for a meal they made even if you hated it, or telling a sick person they look better when they don’t, or someone with a hideous new hat that it’s lovely. But to yourself you must tell the truth.”
Louise Fitzhugh
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Harriet the Spy
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Ole Golly
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lies
lying
making someone happy
telling the truth
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“Was it a purple bird with green winged tips and yellow feet? Or a yellow bird with purple wing tips and green feet? Or was it a white bird with black spots like that soccer ball behind my easy chair?”
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“But Molly gets caught in her lie when Grandma goes to the store to sort out the mystery. After a stiff warning that she should tell the truth, Molly is given another chance. Poor Molly! She drops Grandma’s coin purse on the way to the store...”
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“For instance, he used when he was young to find it difficult to tell the truth always, but he wasn’t a very clever liar, because he couldn’t help blowing softly through his trunk when he was telling a lie...”

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