Being Lied To Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old being lied to quotes, being lied to sayings, and being lied to proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

One of the reasons why I think people have gone from reading mainstream newspapers to the Internet is because they realize they're being lied to. Robert Fisk
I'm telling you a lie in a vicious effort that you will repeat my lie over and over until it becomes true. Lady Gaga
Lies were like acid, corrosive: They could dissolve trust in a heartbeat. Rob Thurman
People aren't suckers. Some are, perhaps. But most people inside know when we're being lied to. Matt Bevin
Language always betrays us, tells the truth when we want to lie, and dissolves into formlessness when we would most like to be precise. Jeanette Winterson
O, what a tangled web we weave; When first we practice to deceive! Sir Walter Scott
He who tells a lie, is not sensible how great a task he undertakes; for he must be forced to invent twenty more to maintain that one. Alexander Pope
If you say that you never lie in life, you honestly insult my intelligence. Toba Beta
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil. Plato
Almost everything a person thinks is a lie, and an assault against the natural soul. Bryant H. McGill
Masks camouflage the faces of both good and evil. Keeps hidden what is a truth and what is a lie. Patti Roberts
To say that the first casualty of war is truth is to miss the rather more important point that a principal weapon of war is lies. Harry M. Collins
The lie is a virtue if it saves lives. Venko Andonovski
Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true. Demosthenes
I don't like being lied to, so I only lie about the stupid things. White lies, basically. Enrique Iglesias
For people who say they hate being lied to, just start telling them nothing but the pure truth--about everything. That will teach them. Seth Adam Brown
Life experience is what defines our character, even if it means getting your heart broken or being lied to. You know, you need the downs to appreciate the ups. Going on the adventure or taking that risk is important. Nev Schulman
The liar's punishment is, not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else. George Bernard Shaw
Whoever tells a lie is not pure of heart, and such a person can not cook a clean soup. Ludwig van Beethoven
When people tell a lie about something, they have to make up a bunch of lies to go with the first one. Mythomania is the word for it. Haruki Murakami
And, after all, what is lie? 'Tis but the truth in masquerade. Lord Byron
Because its not a lie if its how you feel. Jennifer Niven
Never hide things from hardcore thinkers. They get more aggravated, more provoked by confusion than the most painful truths. Criss Jami
A lie cannot live. Martin Luther King Jr.
Within every elaborate lie, a kernel of truth. Marisha Pessl
The lie took form as she spoke, pulling on as many strands of truth as it could reach. Scott Westerfeld
Being a practiced liar doesn't mean you have a powerful imagination. Many good liars have no imagination at all; it's that which gives their lies such wide-eyed conviction. Philip Pullman
That's the crazy thing about lies. You start to fall for them, yourself. Jodi Picoult
A lie is an affront to the soul, as well as an insult to the intelligence of the person to whom one lies. Judith Mcnaught
You can believe in whatsoever you like, but the truth remains the truth, no matter how sweet the lie may taste. Michael Bassey Johnson
I know a lie when I hear one. Elizabeth Scott
Half-truths are worth more than outright lies. George R.R. Martin
Lying's wrong, but when the world spins backwards, a small wrong may be a big right. David Mitchell
There is a lie in between a promise and many excuses. Toba Beta
A smiling lie is a whirlwind, easy to enter, but hard to escape. Dejan Stojanovic
If a man confessed anything on his death bed, it was the truth; for no man could stare death in the face and lie. Richard Wright
Human has the ability to believe in something wrong as if it is true. Toba Beta
An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling falsehood. Aldous Huxley
Some liars are so expert they deceive themselves. Austin O'Malley
No one can be happy who has been thrust outside the pale of truth. And there are two ways that one can be removed from this realm: by lying, or by being lied to. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I always sensed instinctively from the earliest age that I was being lied to. Richard Linklater
The best lies were always mixed with truth. Sarah J. Maas
And even a liar can be scared into telling the truth, same as honest man can be tortured into telling a lie. William Faulkner
I'd rather hear an ugly truth, rather than an obscure lie. Ana Monnar
Truth is as straight as an arrow, while a lie swivels like a snake. Suzy Kassem
You may tell the greatest lies and wear a brilliant disguise, but you can't escape the eyes of the one who sees right through you. Tom Robbins
Truth does not sit in a cave and hide like a lie. It wanders around proudly and roars loudly like a lion. Suzy Kassem
One ought always to lie, when one can do good by it. Mark Twain
While people lie for many different reasons, their lying rarely benefits the person lied to. And there's that one undeniable truth about lying. Everybody does it, but nobody likesl it when it's done to them. Dr. David J. Lieberman
We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves. Dr. David J. Lieberman
It takes two people for a lie to be effective--one to offer the lie and one to believe it. And while we certainly can't stop people from trying to lie to us, we can keep them from being successful. Dr. David J. Lieberman
Lying to oneself sooth many of the stresses of life, but, more importantly, it also helps one lie to others. David Livingstone Smith
Lying is universal--we all do it; we all must do it. Mark Twain
Lying is obliged by its very nature to cover its traces, for in order to lie effectively we must lie about lying. David Livingstone Smith
Anything more than occasional white lie is considered a symptom of madness and badness. David Livingstone Smith
Lying is not exceptional; it is normal, and more often spontaneous and unconscious than cynical and coldly analytical. Our minds and bodies secrete deceit. David Livingstone Smith
Deception follows us from birth to death, and seeps into every coener of our public nad private lives. David Livingstone Smith
Events that are painful or dramatic tend to be memorable, and tend to also shape our impressions of the circumstances--like being lied to. Robert Feldman
One man lies in his words and gets a bad reputation; another in his manners and enjoys a good one. Thoreau
A man finds it awfully hard to lie to the woman he loves the first time. Helen Rowland
It takes a wise man to hand a lie; a fool had better remain honest. Norman Douglas
A man comes to believe in the end the lies he tells about himself to himself. Bernard Shaw
Pretending that you believe a liar is also a lie. Arthur Schnitzler
Heaven lies about us in our infancy, and everybody else when we grow up. Evan Esar
Actions lie louder than words. Evan Esar
Half the world doesn't know how much the other half lies about it. Evan Esar
If at first you're not believed, lie, lie again. Evan Esar
Children learn to lie from parents who teach them to say they don't want a second portion of ice cream. Evan Esar
Some people have a habit of lying, while others do very well without the habit. Evan Esar
Everyone is lying, the only difference is by how much. Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
People frequently lie to themselves and to others. Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit. - Proverbs 12:17 Holy Bible
Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil. - Proverbs 12:20 Holy Bible
The folly of fools is deceit. - Proverbs 14:8 Holy Bible
A true witness delivereth souls: but a deceitful witness speaketh lies. - Proverbs 14:25 Holy Bible
Bread of deceit is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel. - Proverbs 24:28 Holy Bible
I really know nothing more criminal, more mean, and more ridiculous, than lying. Samuel Austin Allibone
It is the production either of malice, cowardice, or vanity ; and generally misses of its aim in every one of these views; for lies are always detected, sooner or later. Samuel Austin Allibone