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Lying Quotes

1.
A lie told once remains a lie but a lie told a thousand times becomes the truth
Joseph Goebbels

A falsehood stated once remains a falsehood but a fabrication repeated endlessly eventually becomes accepted as fact.
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2.
If you repeat a lie often enough, people will believe it, and you will even come to believe it yourself.
Joseph Goebbels

If a falsehood is stated frequently enough, people will accept it as truth, and eventually even the speaker may believe it.
3.
There will come a day, when all the lies will collapse under their own weight, and truth will again triumph.
Joseph Goebbels

The day will arrive where all falsehoods are unable to sustain themselves, and truthfulness will be triumphant once more.
4.
Declare your jihad on thirteen enemies you cannot see - Egoism, Arrogance, Conceit, Selfishness, Greed, Lust, Intolerance, Anger, Lying, Cheating, Gossiping and Slandering. If you can master and destroy them, then will be ready to fight the enemy you can see.
Al-Ghazali

5.
If you tell a lie long enough, it becomes the truth.
Joseph Goebbels

Propagate a falsehood long enough, and it will be accepted as fact.
6.
Nationalism is inspired by the highest ideals of the human race, satyam [the true], shivam [the god], sundaram [the beautiful]. Nationalism in India has ... roused the creative faculties which for centuries had been lying dormant in our people.
Subhas Chandra Bose

7.
The English follow the principle that when one lies, it should be a big lie, and one should stick to it.
Joseph Goebbels

The English abide by the axiom that when fabricating a falsehood, it should be an imposing lie and remain consistent.
8.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it.
Unknown

Propagate the fabrication, keep it uncomplicated, reiterate frequently, and eventually they will accept it.
9.
Remember your contemporaries who have passed away and were your age. Remember the honors and fame they earned, the high posts they held, and the beautiful bodies they possessed. Today all of them are turned to dust. They have left orphans and widows behind them, their wealth is being wasted, and their houses turned into ruins. No sign of them is left today, and they lie in dark holes underneath the earth. Picture their faces before your mind's eye and ponder.
Al-Ghazali

10.
A country's greatness lies in its undying ideals of love and sacrifice that inspire the mothers of the race.
Sarojini Naidu

A nation's grandeur lies in its unceasing principles of affection and selflessness that motivate the mothers of the nation.
11.
I have a thousand brilliant lies For the question: How are you? I have a thousand brilliant lies For the question: What is God? If you think that the Truth can be known From words, If you think that the Sun and the Ocean Can pass through that tiny opening Called the mouth, O someone should start laughing! Someone should start wildly Laughing Now!
Hafez

12.
Truth is not what you want it to be; it is what it is, and you must bend to its power or live a lie.
Miyamoto Musashi

Accuracy is not adjustable to your wishes; it is immutable and you must accept its authority or live a falsehood.
13.
Who knows what may lie around the next corner? There may be a window somewhere ahead. It may look out on a field of sunflowers.
Joe Hill

What mysteries could be revealed around the bend? Could there exist an opening ahead with a view of a golden sea of blossoms?
14.
The pleasure and joy of man lies in treading down the rebel and conquering the enemy, in tearing him up by the root, in taking from him all that he has.
Genghis Khan

The gratification and delight of mankind lies in subduing the insurrectionist and vanquishing the adversary, in uprooting him completely, in stripping him of all he possesses.
15.
The English follow the principle that when one lies, one should lie big, and stick to it. They keep up their lies, even at the risk of looking ridiculous.
Joseph Goebbels

The English adhere to the maxim that when fabricating a falsehood, one should make it grandiose and remain steadfast. They maintain their deceptions, even if it means appearing foolish.
16.
If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.
Malcolm X

Be wary, for the media can provoke animosity towards the persecuted while lionizing those in power.
17.
Don't believe everything you hear: Real eyes, Realize, Real lies
Tupac Shakur

'Perceive with discernment; what appears to be may not always be true.'
18.
If you repeat a lie often enough it becomes accepted as truth.
Joseph Goebbels

If a falsehood is repeated incessantly, it can become perceived as reality.
19.
When life seems hard,
the courageous do not lie down and accept defeat;
instead,
they are all the more determined to struggle for a better future.
Queen Elizabeth II

When life appears difficult, the fearless do not give up and admit failure; rather, they are even more resolved to strive for a brighter tomorrow.
20.
Did you ever notice how many survivors they have? Did you ever notice that? Everybody - every time you turn around, 15,000 survivors meet here, 400 survivors convention there. I mean, did you ever notice? Nazis sure were inefficient, weren't they? Boy, boy, boy! ...You almost have no survivors that ever say they saw a gas chamber or saw the workings of a gas chamber...they'll say these preposterous stories that anybody can check out to be a lie, an absolute lie.
David Duke

21.
His primary rules were: never allow the public to cool off; never admit a fault or wrong; never concede that there may be some good in your enemy; never leave room for alternatives; never accept blame; concentrate on one enemy at a time and blame him for everything that goes wrong; people will believe a big lie sooner than a little one; and if you repeat it frequently enough people will sooner or later believe it.
Unknown

22.
Pedagogy must be oriented not to the yesterday, but to the tomorrow of the child's development. Only then can it call to life in the process of education those processes of development which now lie in the zone of proximal development
Lev S. Vygotsky

23.
Do not dispute with anyone in any matter as far as possible. For in argumentation lies much harm and its evil is greater than its benefit.
Al-Ghazali

Abstain from debating with others whenever feasible, for engaging in discourse often leads to more damage than good.
24.
Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth.
William Faulkner

Never hesitate to speak up for candor and integrity and mercy against unfairness and misrepresentation and avarice. If citizens from all corners of the world...did this, it would revolutionize the planet.
25.
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The past and the future are dwarfed by the greatness of what resides within.
26.
Somewhere in between all the mind games, lies and seduction...I fell for you. Somewhere in between all the broken promises, manipulation and heartaches...I got over you. But, I guess I fibbed a few times too. Remember all those times I swore I needed you? Well consider them lies because baby, here I am without you, and I survived.
Lil Wayne

27.
Hide nothing from the masses of our people. Tell no lies. Expose lies whenever they are told. Mask no difficulties, mistakes, failures. Claim no easy victories.
Amilcar Cabral

Unveil all to the populace. Don't fabricate. Unmask falsehoods whenever encountered. Don't conceal tribulations, errors, defeats. Refrain from proclaiming effortless triumphs.
28.
The sin underneath all our sins is to trust the lie of the serpent that we cannot trust the love and grace of Christ and must take matters into our own hands
Martin Luther

The fundamental transgression that lies beneath all our wrongdoings is to accept the falsehood of the serpent that we cannot trust in the mercy and benevolence of Christ and must take control into our own hands.
29.
A man's true greatness lies in the consciousness of an honest purpose in life, founded on a just estimate of himself and everything else, on frequent self-examinations, and a steady obedience to the rule which he knows to be right, without troubling himself about what others may think or say, or whether they do or do not that which he thinks and says and does.
Marcus Aurelius

30.
Your children will go to public school and they will be trained for somewhere around 15,000 hours in ungodly secular thought. And then they'll go to Sunday school and they'll color a picture of Noah's ark. And you think that's going to stand against the lies that they are being told?
Paul Washer

31.
The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.
Fyodor Dostoevsky

Unraveling the enigma of human life is not just sustaining one's existence, but discovering something to live for.
32.
Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have lies in this; when I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. My mind becomes pervaded with it. Then the effort that I have made is what people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought.
Alexander Hamilton

33.
If he does not plant the field that was given over to him as a garden, if it be arable land, the gardener shall pay the owner the produce of the field for the years that he let it lie fallow, according to the product of neighboring fields, put the field in arable condition and return it to its owner.
Hammurabi

34.
I think it's because I'm real. Inside and outside of the ring, what you see is what you get. I'm CM Punk. I'm not trying to be something I'm not. I'm not trying to lie to the people or be fake. I'm not trying to be some crazy, outlandish character. I'm real and they appreciate that. Everything I say, it comes from the heart. It's all real.
CM Punk

35.
...quality of life lies in knowledge, in culture. Values are what constitute true quality of life, the supreme quality of life, even above food, shelter and clothing.
Fidel Castro

...quality of life lies in learning, in culture. Values are what generate authentic quality of life, the utmost quality of life, even surpassing nourishment, housing and apparel.
36.
Tell a lie loud enough and long enough and people will believe it.
Adolf Hitler

Propagate a falsehood fervently and eventually it will be accepted as truth.
37.
It is better to be divided by truth than to be united in error. It is better to speak the truth that hurts and then heals, than falsehood that comforts and then kills. It is better to be hated for telling the truth than to be loved for telling a lie. It is better to stand alone with the truth, than to be wrong with a multitude. It is better to ultimately succeed with the truth than to temporarily succeed with a lie. There is only one Gospel.
Adrian Rogers

38.
I will not tire of declaring that if we really want an effective end to violence we must remove the violence that lies at the root of all violence: structural violence, social injustice, exclusion of citizens from the management of the country, repression. All this is what constitutes the primal cause, from which the rest flows naturally.
Oscar Romero

39.
A man who lies to himself, and believes his own lies becomes unable to recognize truth, either in himself or in anyone else, and he ends up losing respect for himself and for others. When he has no respect for anyone, he can no longer love, and, in order to divert himself, having no love in him, he yields to his impulses, indulges in the lowest forms of pleasure, and behaves in the end like an animal. And it all comes from lying - lying to others and to yourself.
Fyodor Dostoevsky

40.
The only limit to the power of Almighty God lies within you & me.
Kathryn Kuhlman

The sole constraint on the supremacy of Divine Providence is found within our own hearts.
41.
The Republican Party can lead any person to believe that their promises will be fulfilled in the future. They follow the Hitler line – no matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as truth.
John F. Kennedy

42.
You can't spell believe without a lie in the middle.
Fabolous

You can't trust faith without a falsehood at its core.
43.
Most people search high and wide for the key to success. If they only knew, the key to their dreams lies within.
George Washington Carver

Most people look far and near for the secret to achievement. If only they realized, the answer to their aspirations is within themselves.
44.
Your whole appearance is a lie and it could never be true. And if you really loved yourself, then you would try and be you.
Phife Dawg

Your entire facade is a falsehood and it cannot possibly be genuine. If you truly cherished yourself, then you would attempt to be your authentic self.
45.
I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.
Le Corbusier

I favor sketching to conversing. Sketching is swifter, and allows less opportunity for deceit.
46.
The great lie is that it is civilization. It's not civilized. It has been literally the most blood thirsty brutalizing system ever imposed upon this planet. That is not civilization. That's the great lie, is that it represents civilization.
John Trudell

47.
Good propaganda does not need to lie, indeed it may not lie. It has no reason to fear the truth. It is a mistake to believe that people cannot take the truth. They can. It is only a matter of presenting the truth to people in a way that they will be able to understand. A propaganda that lies proves that it has a bad cause. It cannot be successful in the long run.
Joseph Goebbels

48.
Sometimes the truth don't rhyme, sometime the lies get millions of views, funerals for little girls is that appealing to you?
Chance the Rapper

Occasionally facts don't match up, occasionally untruths get widespread attention, burials for juvenile females - is that attractive to you?
49.
The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach. It isn't a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream...It is not a disgrace not to reach the stars, but it is a disgrace to have no stars to reach for. Not failure, but low aim is sin.
Benjamin E. Mays

50.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. Nothing worthwhile is easy. Your ability to overcome unfavorable situations will provide you with time to demonstrate your true strength and determination for success. Always set your standards high, your greatest achievements lie within the infinite feats you achieve in your life.
Martin Luther King, Jr.