Telling lies is a fault in a boy, an art in a lover, an accomplishment in a bachelor, and second-nature in a married man.
Helen Rowland (1875-1950) American journalist and humorist.
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 (1743-1826) Third president of the United States.
Burning lies led to my silent cries Keeping it inside I've got everything to hide. lustful desire, a burning fire You are the flame, You are to blame. Beautiful light deliver me from fright dreams full of lust. Or is the dream dreaming us? PHYSICAL PAIN don't call me insane. I don't want to be dead but all beautiful colors bleed to red
The cruelest lies are often told in silence. A man may have sat in a room for hours and not opened his mouth, and yet come out of that room a disloyal friend or a vile calumniator.
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895) Scottish essayist, poet and novelist.
The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish writer.
No man has a good enough memory to make a successful liar.
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) Politician. President of the United States.
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 (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.
The truth that survives is simply the lie that is pleasantest to believe.
Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956) American journalist, satirist and social critic.
Lying and stealing are next door neighbors.
Pain forces even the innocent to lie.
Publilius Syrus (1st Centry BC-?) Roman writer and poet.