Lying Sayings and Quotes

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

Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult. George Eliot
Nothing shows lack of conscience better than bold-faced lying. Bob Altemeyer
Stop lying to yourself. When we deny our own truth, we deny our own potential. Steve Maraboli
In our country the lie has become not just a moral category, but a pillar of the state. Alexander Solzhenitsyn
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. Charles Spurgeon
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything. Mark Twain
Every time we tell a lie, the thing we fear grows stronger. Tad Williams
A wise man does not waste so good a commodity as lying for naught. Mark Twain
A liar is always lavish of oaths. Pierre Corneille
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity. Baltasar Gracian
A truth that's told with bad intent, Beats all the lies you can invent. William Blake
No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar Abraham Lincoln
There are a terrible lot of lies going round the world, and the worst of it is that they're true. Winston Churchill
He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it the second time. Thomas Jefferson
No man lies so boldly as the man who is indignant. Friedrich Nietzsche
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool. Stephen King
It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies. Arthur Calwell
A lie that is half a truth is ever the hardest to fight. Patricia Wentworth
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits the all. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom. Anatole France
Some lies are just kindness. Graham Greene
I saw through your lies like Spam in a Ziploc bag. Pat Proft
Your lies are like bananas. They come in big yellow bunches! Pat Proft
A man who lies cannot love. Abe Burrows
Artists use lies to tell the truth, while politicians use them to cover the truth up. Lilly Wachowski
Your own father said that artists use lies to tell the truth. Yes, I created a lie. But because you believed it, you found something true about yourself. Lilly Wachowski
Governments change. The lies stay the same. Ian Fleming
Telling lies is such a heavy weight to bear. Jean Renoir
I'm lying to make you feel better. See? Sometimes lying is awesome. Michael Schur
Lying about a lie, that's practically telling the truth. David Shore