74+ Best Lies Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Lie is something you say that you know is not true. Inspirational lies quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Famous Lies Quotes

I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you. Friedrich Nietzsche

If you wear a mask for too long, there will come a time when you can not remove it without removing your face. Matshona Dhliwayo

When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie. Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Truth is emotional, it is based on vested interests. A lie that defends my interests is the absolute truth, but truth that goes against my survival is a pure lie. We know the objective truth, but we smear it, tarnish it and assassinate it if it speaks against our wellbeing. Bangambiki Habyarimana

Anything is better than lies and deceit! Leo Tolstoy

Lies and love don’t tend work together in the same conversation. Melanie A. Smith

Lying is done with words, and also with silence. Adrienne Rich

Lies have no permanent hiding place. Dr Ikoghene S. Aashikpelokhai

I am stuffing your mouth with your promises and watching you vomit them out upon my face. Anne Sexton

When you’ve been in chains all your life, freedom seems scary and confusing. Rhett Downing

Better to be hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie. Khaled Hosseini

I often describe my problems as if they’re the worst ever when really they’re quite minor. Jeffrey Calhoun

We’re all islands shouting lies to each other across seas of misunderstanding. Rudyard Kipling

Lies with their face on, that’s what promises are. But they can wear as much concealer as they like it won’t last them through the rain. Sima B. Moussavian

Always sleep with one eye open. Never take anything for granted. Your best friends might just be your enemies. Sara Shepard

Contemplating whether or not everything you’ve learned is a lie is worse than terrifying. Rhett Downing

The cruelest lies are often told in silence. Robert Louis Stevenson

In the end, the truth ultimately wins over lies and evil. Ken Poirot

Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts. Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Lies, misinformation, and conspiracy theories are not free speech. They are fraud and propaganda. DaShanne Stokes

Your hypocrisy insults my intelligence. Toba Beta

An undisputed lie will in time become common truth. Herman Ntladi

One like has the power to tarnish a thousand truths. Al David

Pryia aprendeu que, na vida, frequentemente as mentiras eram muito melhores de serem ouvidas do que as verdades. Natalia Avila

Things come apart so easily when they have been held together with lies. Dorothy Allison

It doesn’t matter what you meant. It matters what you do. Intentions are the lies we tell ourselves. Actions are the truth. Amanda Hocking

There is nothing in the world more shameful than establishing one’s self on lies and fables. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Any number of lies can be manufactured and disseminated. Casey McQuiston

If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything. Mark Twain

You can let the darkness swallow you whole, locking yourself in its hold, or you can be the light, defying the lies as you stand bright. Kaylee Stepkoski

Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love. Fyodor Dostoevsky

If you’re going to have to rehearse a lie you better be a good actor. T.W. Lawless

If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people. Virginia Woolf

Losers are always gulity, than history is a big lie !?Yeah, big lie. Azadshah Ganjali

It is an occupational hazard that anyone who has spent her life learning how to lie eventually becomes bad at telling the truth. Ally Carter

I will stop telling the truth about you if you stop telling lies about me. Carlos Wallace

A thing may happen and be a total lie; another thing may not happen and be truer than the truth. Tim O’Brien

The world is on the bases of lie, thus who knows how to decorate the lie is truthful. Kamaran Ihsan Salih

Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons. Michael Jackson

I fear lies more than death. Simply, because even the ideas of heaven and hell might fall within its domain. Mwanandeke Kindembo

We’re going to have to let truth scream louder to our souls than the lies that have infected us. Beth Moore

Anybody who says, I didn’t mean to lie is being dishonest. Frank Sonnenberg

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance. Edgar J. Mohn

Not all of us are liars. Some surpasses the extremity of lying. But, there is no word to define that level of human ingeniousness. Naser Banaqeeb

When you tell a lie, you steal someone’s right to the truth. Khaled Hosseini

Why don’t ya just tell the fuggin truth all the time  you won’t have more to forget and ya’ll have less to remember. Kevin Kolenda

Things come apart so easily when they have been held together with lies. Dorothy Allison

The truth lies behind the strain in her voice, wallows in her hollow laugh. And now I recognise it for what it is; a buzz that’s existed since we met; the threatening stinger of a persistent lie. Soulla Christodoulou

Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive. Walter Scott

That was the thing about lies they demanded commitment. Once you lied, you had to stick to your story. Angie Kim

I guess sometimes you have to lie to find the truth. Scott Westerfeld

The sad thing is, Trump’s minions have no idea how dumb they sound when they repeat his lies as if they were true. Oliver Markus Malloy

The truth is messy. It’s raw and uncomfortable. You can’t blame people for preferring lies. Holly Black

You can tell a politician is lying when they claim they want fairness for all. They’re part of and represent an unfair elite who will never share their wealth, power or opportunities with the underclass. Stewart Stafford

A half truth is the most cowardly of lies. Mark Twain

Truth that pricks your heart is better than lies that tickle your soul. Matshona Dhliwayo

Lies are neither bad nor good. Like a fire they can either keep you warm or burn you to death, depending on how they’re used. Max Brooks

People will tell you lies, but their character will always show you the truth. Stephanie Lahart

A lie can run round the world before the truth has got its boots on. Terry Pratchett

One of the greatest responsibilities for the people of our time is to accept everything that he hears in the pro government media as a lie and to investigate the truth from independent sources personally! Mehmet Murat ildan

Every violation of truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health of human society. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Lies sound like facts to those who’ve been conditioned to mis-recognize the truth. DaShanne Stokes

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil. Plato

A wife who discomforts you with truth is better than a mistress who massages you with lies. Matshona Dhliwayo

He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and a third time till at length it becomes habitual. Thomas Jefferson

Know truth. Respect facts. Doubt opinions. Reject lies. Matshona Dhliwayo

 We tell lies when we are afraid afraid of what we don’t know, afraid of what others will think, afraid of what will be found out about us. But every time we tell a lie, the thing that we fear grows stronger. Tad Williams

Never lie. Firstly, you will be caught in the lie sooner or later. Secondly, count on problems when repairing the consequences of the lie. Therefore, always tell the truth no matter how unpleasant it is. Eraldo Banovac

Trying to make sense of crazy will simply drive you crazy. Let it go. Karen Salmansohn

The standard business model for corporations is to lie, confuse and deny anything that may threaten their profitability. Steven Magee

Mean people don’t bother me. Mean people who disguise themselves as nice people bother me a lot. Cindy Cummings Johnson

I don’t believe lies are something to stand on. I believe lies are something to build on. Philip Roth