Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Lie Quotes from famous authors such as Louis Leterrier, David Lidington, Mithun Chakraborty, Christie Brinkley, Horace Walpole. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
My favorite moment is when someone says, ‘I like ‘Unleashed.’ ‘Now You See Me’ is so much fun.’ That’s what I want to do: smart, fun and big movies. I cannot lie, I love working with those big paint brushes. I have a blast doing these movies.
The rule of law and the independence of the judiciary underpin our democracy and lie at the heart of our way of life. They are the very cornerstone of our freedoms.
My fans know me and love me the way I am. I don’t want to lie to my fans.
If a person lies to you about what’s in their bank account, they’ll lie to you about other things as well.
Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie.
Nothing fools you better than the lie you tell yourself.
The moment the alarm goes off is the first test; it sets the tone for the rest of the day. The test is not a complex one: when the alarm goes off, do you get up out of bed, or do you lie there in comfort and fall back to sleep? If you have the discipline to get out of bed, you win – you pass the test.
To say I’m the easiest person to live with would be a lie.
I know where my priorities lie.
There’s good and bad everywhere in any aspect in life. The only people who we can’t really trust are politicians. Because those guys lie to everybody and constantly.
Oh, I talk about things; I drive my husband insane. And I can’t tell a lie. Everyone knows. I do this smile thing.
Our normal waking consciousness, rational consciousness as we call it, is but one special type of consciousness, whilst all about it, parted from it by the filmiest of screens, there lie potential forms of consciousness entirely different.
One ought to have a good memory when he has told a lie.
I was going to say that writing is about disclosure and acting is about obfuscation, but that’s such a little lie. Both of them are about obfuscation and masking oneself.
It’s always been a lie that it’s difficult to make films.
Simple ideas lie within the reach only of complex minds.
Film is a window to the real world but a lie that makes you believe the unbelievable.
The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.
I never want to lie about my age. If I look around at the actresses I admire, they are all women who have not fought growing older, but embraced it and been proud of it – women like Sophia Loren or Audrey Hepburn.
Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Despite what anti-aging ads say, growing older can be better. I feel better in my skin, 100 percent. You have greater effects of gravity, but the better sense of yourself you have is something I wouldn’t trade. Women who lie about their age – ‘why?’
You know that saying, bad things don’t happen to good people? That’s a lie.
People are so docile right now. It is almost as if good government means when the politicians lie to us for our own good, for the public good, and bad government is when politicians lie for their own selfish interests.
I’m already popular in my city. I was just trying to get rich. Man, I’m not gonna lie to you; I didn’t really want to go back to school. I mean, my family was mad about that. Because, you know, you tell your family you want to rap, and they look at you like you’re crazy.
A harmful truth is better than a useful lie.
I was living a life of a lie, I really was.
The real history of consciousness starts with one’s first lie.
I don’t think that we necessarily lie. I mean, we make our living by pretending that we’re someone else. I don’t tell tall tales. I always tell the truth.
People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.
When the National Security Agency recruited me, they put me through a day of lie detector tests. They found out all my weaknesses and immediately seduced me. They used the strongest drugs in our culture, sex, power and money, to win me over.
Lying can never save us from another lie.
I can’t lie, I did a lot of really, really stupid things, and it was because it was my way of crying for help.
We can’t control it, and we’ve basically quit trying. People are going to talk, and people are going to lie.
I’m 0 for 3 with marriage – the scoreboard doesn’t lie, never has. So what we all have is a marriage of the heart. To sully or contaminate or radically disrespect this union with a shameful contract is something that I will leave to the amateurs and the Bible grippers.
Early on I decided that I was going to lie to the press. The best approach to talking about my personal life was to lie.
The idea that you’re not a writer until you’re published is a lie.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
The ‘Rule of Three’ is simply getting the other guy to agree to the same thing three times in the same conversation, it’s really hard to repeatedly lie or fake conviction.
After doing films like ‘Krrish,’ ‘Bang Bang,’ and ‘Mohenjo Daro,’ ‘Kaabil’ is one film where you can’t lie at all. You can’t be a hero. You have to be real. You have to be yourself. So that was a challenge.
For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.
Guilt always hurries towards its complement, punishment; only there does its satisfaction lie.
Don’t see the point in reading ghost-written autobiographies, even though some of these published lives may fascinate me. The ‘ghost’ is always present, manipulating an interview into first-person singular text, and it feels like I’m reading a lie.
When I was younger – I don’t do this too much now – but sometimes if I couldn’t sleep, I would lie in bed and imagine all the characters I’ve played at a dinner table together.
I was horrified when Richard Chamberlain and Rupert Everett said gay actors should stay in the closet. They were saying to people that they should live a lie and not be liberated, to live in fear of being found out.
Never lie to your mother. That’s like the biggest lesson that I learned, learned throughout my life, you know?
Our message has been muddled, especially in 2016. Voters in Ohio heard from Trump, ‘I’m going to save your coal jobs.’ And while that was a lie, what it told them is, ‘I’m going to feel your pain.’ What they heard from the Democratic side was, ‘Vote for us because Donald Trump is crazy.’
Compassionate doctors sometimes lie to patients about the severity of their condition, and it is not always wrong to do so.
I can’t get through some movies without shedding a tear; I can’t lie.
I’ll tell you something that’s completely true – you can, as a man, obtain everything you want with the truth. If you lie, first of all you’ve got to be a very good lying actor, which is tres difficile. And it’s going to give you poison inside the body.
Lie to Me’ is one of the smartest shows on TV. We have something different, unique and new to say to the audience that they’re not going to get from any other show.
Every word she writes is a lie, including and and the.
The trouble when you’re doing something illegal is that you know what you’re doing. You’re lying to your parents, you’re lying to your kids. The only person you can’t lie to is yourself.
There are a lot of people out there who lie about their age and I think it does us all a disservice. It can’t all be over when you hit 30. That would be rubbish.
It takes a wise man to handle a lie, a fool had better remain honest.
The hope of a new politics does not lie in formulating a left-wing reply to the right-it lies in rejecting conventional political categories.
I get paid to lie to people as an actor. Country music is the one area that I don’t lie. I tell the truth.
When I was a youth, to be called ‘African’ was a diss. At school, the African kids used to lie and say they were Jamaican. So when I first came in the game, and I’m saying lyrics like, ‘I make Nigerians proud of their tribal scars/ My bars make you push up your chest like bras,’ that was a big deal for me.
One of Satan’s most deceptive and powerful ways of defeating us is to get us to believe a lie. And the biggest lie is that there are no consequences to our own doing. Satan will give you whatever you ask for if it will lead you where he ultimately wants you.
I don’t want to lie. I dislike dishonesty. And I work in Hollywood, a town and a business that relies on a lot of falsehoods with people hiding behind different facades. I don’t want to be a part of that.
Rude people will now & then ask me why I think I know so much about Politics. I tell them it’s because I’m Smart… But that is a lie: The real reason is because I’m an incurable Gambling addict.
I think it’s cool to get to know designers. There is some anxiety, maybe, that after you’ve met a designer, you want to be loyal to them and wear their clothes. And sometimes it’s just not my style. But you have to be honest, and I don’t really want to lie.
My evidence that I am saved does not lie in the fact that I preach, or that I do this or that. All my hope lies in this: that Jesus Christ came to save sinners. I am a sinner, I trust Him, then He came to save me, and I am saved.
Now, today is the day we honor, of course, the Presidents, ranging from George Washington, who couldn’t tell a lie, to George Bush, who couldn’t tell the truth, to Bill Clinton, who couldn’t tell the difference.
I’m just taking it one day at a time. Actually, that’s a total lie. I always think about what’s in front of me.
A myth is an old lie that people believe in. White people believe that they’re better than anyone else on earth – and that’s a myth.
I won’t lie, I’ve had a lot of discouraging moments in the past years, moments I wasn’t sure about things and doubted myself.
You learn that the only way to get rock-star power as a girl is to be a groupie and bare your breasts and get chosen for the night. We learn that the only way to get anywhere is through men. And it’s a lie.
Don’t believe what the spiritual sharks and clever carnival hustlers tell you about fearless living – they lie.
The innocent are so few that two of them seldom meet – when they do meet, their victims lie strewn all round.
I don’t like being lied to, so I only lie about the stupid things. White lies, basically.
It is harder to lie in an interview. A good interview – and it can be polite – is not a one way street like a candidate controlled ad. An interview is not programmed by the candidate and so the candidate can’t be exactly sure what will be asked.
In Hollywood people lie to each other and cheat each other and then go and play tennis. But I don’t want to be a tennis player.
There is obviously a power and a truth in action that doesn’t lie, which words easily can do.
If you go to the supermarket and buy a package of food and look at the photo on the front, the food never looks like that inside, does it? That is a fundamental lie we are sold every day.
I should learn the language of a politician – give away as little and keep the rest to yourself. Not lie, I just want to be more guarded.
The law requires a paper towel ad to be scrupulously honest, but allows political candidates to lie without reproach. What’s wrong with this picture?
I’m not gonna lie: I was not a big ‘Star Wars’ geek.
You don’t have to live a lie. Living a lie will mess you up. It will send you into depression. It will warp your values.
There are some good people. But a good chunk of them will lie for no reason at all – it’ll be ten o’clock and they’ll tell you it’s nine. You’re looking at the clock and you can’t even fathom why they’re lying. They just lie because that’s what they do.
Tact: to lie about others as you would have them lie about you.
It is a peculiar part of the good photographer’s adventure to know where luck is most likely to lie in the stream, to hook it, and to bring it in without unfair play and without too much subduing it.
A child’s appetite for new toys appeal to the desire for ownership and appropriation: the appeal of toys comes to lie not in their use but in their status as possessions.
I don’t know why it is we are in such a hurry to get up when we fall down. You might think we would lie there and rest for a while.
All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie.
We’re all human beings, but some of us are more sophisticated at covering our flaws. We’re just smart enough to lie to ourselves that everything is OK.
The reason for the slow progress of the world seems to lie in a single fact. Every man is born under the yoke, and grows up beneath the oppressions of his age.
The choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation.
When I started, I knew I didn’t fit any visual that anyone was going to lie down and take their clothes off about. Work doesn’t come to me; I go out and look for it.
In politics, a lie unanswered becomes truth within 24 hours.
For years, media moguls and campaigns bankrolled by the rich have fed the lie that migrants are the cause of injustices propagated by the powerful: the failure to build housing, the strain on public services by cuts, the lack of secure jobs, the decline in real wages.
I won’t lie – when you’re first bringing out music and you want people to notice, you probably overdo it, especially as a girl.
The solution really has to lie within the Iraqi people.
You lie awake at 3 in the morning thinking of story ideas. You’re online at 8 a.m. on a Sunday or midnight on a Wednesday. It’s a job that you never push aside.
Biographies, as generally written, are not only misleading but false… In most instances, they commemorate a lie and cheat posterity out of the truth.
I seek truth over a lie; I seek justice over injustice; I seek righteousness over the rewards of evildoers, and I love Allah more than I love the state.
We must take positions. Our weakness in the West is born of the fact of so-called ‘objectivity.’ Objectivity does not exist – it cannot exist!… The word is a hypocrisy which is sustained by the lie that the truth stays in the middle. No, sir: Sometimes truth stays on one side only.
While photographs may not lie, liars may photograph.
I’d be willing to bet that any incursion throughout history in which the invading country has proclaimed it is bringing benefits to the conquered is based on a lie.
If I’m sending emails, and I get all wound up and stressed and don’t know what to do with myself for 20 minutes, I just go soak in hot water and lie there, thinking, ‘What should I do?’ So it’s meditative.
A lie cannot live.
Barack Obama isn’t the first politician to break a promise, torture the truth or outright lie to the American people. But, he certainly is among the most accomplished at it.
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.
Politics isn’t my cup of tea. I can’t lie all the time, beg for votes or put down other politicians.
Abortion and racism are evil twins, born of the same lie. Where racism now hides its face in public, abortion is accomplishing the goals of which racism only once dreamed. Together, abortionists are destroying humanity at large and the black community in particular.
The difficulty with big cities does not lie in skyscrapers or high-rises per se; rather, it is the values concealed within those buildings which lead to the loss of our humanity and our sense of spiritual emptiness.
If I hear a lie in my life with my children, with my wife, my work, my audiences, I want to annihilate myself, vaporize myself and wipe myself off the face of the earth.
From a good lie in the middle of a fairway bunker, I’ll make the same swing as I do from an average fairway lie. I’ll dig my feet in slightly and keep my lower body stable so I won’t slip, but I don’t change my club selection or setup. It’s only when the ball is sitting down in the sand that I’ll make some modifications.
I would dodge, not lie, in the national interest.
You can’t be the dad who takes your kid out after your wife has said, ‘No ice cream,’ buys the ice cream, and says, ‘Don’t tell your mother.’ You teach the child to lie – and to disrespect the other parent.
A myth is a lie that conceals or reveals a truth. But if it reveals even a strand of history or truth, that’s what gets my adrenaline going.
Politicians, it’s in their job description to just lie, every day.
Don’t hate me for what tabloids write about me, because I guarantee it’s a lie.
I lie around the floor with my cats Billy and Jazz or watch DVDs with my best friends.
Individualism is a formidable lie.
I grew up near London Zoo, with which I was obsessed. I would lie in bed at night, thinking about the lions and tigers and wolves that were prowling only a few miles away.
I think the greatest illusion we have is that denial protects us. It’s actually the biggest distortion and lie. In fact, staying asleep is what’s killing us.
Every summer my husband and I pack our suitcases, load our kids into the car, and drive from tense, crowded New York City to my family’s cottage in Maine. It’s on an island, with stretches of sea and sandy beaches, rocky coasts, and pine trees. We barbecue, swim, lie around, and try to do nothing.
It sounds so cheesy, but there’s something very powerful about looking in the mirror and asking yourself a question. Because I think it’s really hard to lie.
We lie to one another every day, in the sweetest way, often unconsciously. We dress ourselves and compose ourselves in order to present ourselves to one another.
Dandyism is a lie which reveals the truth, and the truth is that we are what we pretend to be.
Of course money is important – to say it is not in football would be a lie. But to find a good player with potential for a small amount of money and then to develop him in the group is a great pleasure for a manager and for a club.
This is absolutely the true answer, no word of a lie, 100% guaranteed: Q: What’s the best way to turn my idea into a story? A: Whatever works for you.
Sanity is a cozy lie.
You lie when you’re a teenager, I think, because your parents are treating you like you’re younger and you – in your mind – think that you’re so much older. You make up all of these lies because you think it’s what you should do.
It’s a humorous statement that doesn’t mean anything. You can’t lie to God – it’s ridiculous.
Sometimes I lie awake at night, and ask, ‘Where have I gone wrong?’ Then a voice says to me, ‘This is going to take more than one night.’
Never lie, never cheat, never steal.
Someone who always has to lie discovers that every one of his lies is true.
I ain’t gon’ lie. I got love for Solange. She look sexy to me.
So I think what you see in this show is it’s really not a just world at all, but you get what you give. So in terms of world view, I would say that’s where the differences lie.
Let’s put one lie to rest for all time: the lie that men are oppressed, too, by sexism-the lie that there can be such a thing as men’s liberation groups.
When it comes to belts and rank, I don’t care what belt I am; I don’t care what rank I am. I’m proud that I’ve achieved high ranks through some great instructors around the world, but ultimately, the mat doesn’t lie.
I have no wish for a second husband. I had enough of the first. I like to have my own way to lie down mistress, and get up master.
Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it.
To Live signifies to believe and hope – to lie and to lie to oneself.
The truth doesn’t lie. It’s up in your face. It’s in your conscience. It challenges your very being with the intention of cleaning you of sin and its influence.
Seeing is no longer believing. The very notion of truth has been put into crisis. In a world bloated with images, we are finally learning that photographs do indeed lie.
You’ll be old and you never lived, and you kind of feel silly to lie down and die and to never have lived, to have been a job chaser and never have lived.
I’ve told lots of lies in my life. I try not to lie, but I still do. It’s very difficult to get to 37 and not be ashamed of something you’ve done. But I think your life is easier, ultimately, if you’re honest.
I don’t think there’s much point in bemoaning the state of the world unless there’s some way you can think of to improve it. Otherwise, don’t bother writing a book; go and find a tropical island and lie in the sun.
I’m trying to enjoy my lie as much as I can and I know that tennis hopefully is going to be my life the next 10, 15 years.
In movement class, you had to lie on the floor and get your alignment in to pass the class.
For me, the best way to unwind at the end of the day while I’m pregnant is to take a nice, long soak. I get in my bathtub, download a show onto my computer, prop it up on a chair, and just lie there watching and relaxing.
The only thing that I have is the truth, so the only thing I fear is a lie.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Lie detection is like language; there is a learning window. Telling whoppers to small children seems to be a family tradition in many families.
100 million iphones don’t lie. What an amazing man. He is the apple of all of our i’s. We have an i everything and its all so amazing.
In almost every interview someone asks what does HIM stand for. I can’t even remember our latest lie about that. When Hanson was hot, we said it means Hanson Is Murder. The name doesn’t have a particular history. His Infernal Majesty was a totally different band. I think HIM derives from some death metal joke.
The roots of racism lie deep in man’s nature, wounded and bruised by original sin.
We encourage China to engage as a good global citizen and we are clear-eyed about where differences do lie.
Lie detectors sometimes work because people believe they work, deterring the wrong people from applying for jobs in the first place, or prompting admissions of guilt during interrogations.
I was living a complete lie. But unfortunately, guilt doesn’t make you stop.
The camera cannot lie, but it can be an accessory to untruth.
I try to lie as much as I can when I’m interviewed. It’s reverse psychology. I figure if you lie, they’ll print the truth.
Serious writers pretend they don’t care about film adaptations of their work, but it’s a colossal lie: We all care.
This is a nation that has lost the ability to be self-critical, and that makes a lie out of the freedoms.
I would like to say that I am a very relaxed, loving person who is not competitive, but that’s a lie!
‘Tis not where we lie, but whence we fell; the loss of heaven’s the greatest pain in hell.
The lie is a condition of life.
My musical roots and inspiration lie not in rock n’ roll or metal music, but first and foremost in classical music, balalaika, and in underground house music.
It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.
That whole thing: the paparazzi, a gazillion magazines. You can’t lie on a beach. God forbid your bikini rides up too far or you’ve eaten too many doughnuts and they catch you wiping your mouth. That must be exhausting, that lack of privacy.
Some people may believe that their conscience is enough to guide them not to lie, be deceitful or do the other things God has commanded us not to do. I disagree.
I always divide people into two groups. Those who live by what they know to be a lie, and those who live by what they believe, falsely, to be the truth.
My entire life has been a lie.
All truth is simple… is that not doubly a lie?
I used to lie in bed in my flat and imagine what would happen if there was a zombie attack.
Never lie when the truth is more profitable.
Richard Nixon is a no good, lying bastard. He can lie out of both sides of his mouth at the same time, and if he ever caught himself telling the truth, he’d lie just to keep his hand in.
I have a rule on my team: when we talk to one another, we look each other right in the eye, because I think it’s tough to lie to somebody. You give respect to somebody.
You can be a namby-pamby leftie, a gun-toting neo-con, or a soft, indecisive moderate. I really don’t care. Just don’t lie to me.
I wish to Christ I could make up a really great lie. Sometimes, after an interview, I say to myself, ‘Man, you were so honest – can’t you have some fun? Can’t you do some really down and dirty lying?’ But the puritan in me thinks that if I tell a lie, I’ll be punished.
I don’t really lie about anything, I have to be honest. I like to live with the truth.
Men lie, women lie, numbers don’t.
Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.
This only grant me, that my means may lie too low for envy, for contempt too high.
I’m kind of lazy. I like to lie around with my husband and watch TV and stuff like that.
Your woods, irons and wedges are built with specific lengths and lie angles, which demand that you stand to the ball a little differently for each one. The secret is to know which elements of your address position remain constant, and which ones you have to tweak to match the club in your hand.
Rock helps me communicate directly with the people because rock doesn’t lie, and people are fed up with lying politicians.
I remember, as a kid, nothing struck me funnier than seeing Richard Nixon look into the camera and sincerely tell everyone he didn’t know where the 18 minutes had gone from his tapes. But there was all this sweat on his upper lip. We knew he was lying. He knew we knew he was lying. But he was determined to tell the lie.
Men are liars. We’ll lie about lying if we have to. I’m an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.
The solutions to Africa’s problems lie in Africa, not in Live Aid concerts.
I sometimes lie awake at night and wonder why I am still so popular and, to be honest, I don’t know.
For me, the moral difficulties lie in the continual pressure brought to bear on my friends and immediate family, pressure which is not directed against me personally but which at the same time is all around me.
What is a lie? It is to say what is real is not real. It is to deny the existence of what exists.
You only lie to two people in your life, your girlfriend and the police.
I love to make songs out of some of those shadows – you know, some of the things you lie awake thinking about, social anxieties and romantic insecurities and all that stuff.
No one knows anything about economics. It’s the great lie of the economists. By contrast in football people might have contrasting opinions, each of which has some validity. But the economists always speak in conditionals – what a mess.
A myth is the name of a terrible lie told by a smelly little brown person to a man in a white suit with a pair of binoculars.
Most days, I have a slice of toast, then lie in a hot bath for an hour to get up a sweat. I have a sauna at the racecourse and then go and ride. On the way home, I might stop at a service station and have a bar of chocolate and a Diet Coke. And that’s it, basically.
When Shakespeare was writing, he wasn’t writing for stuff to lie on the page; it was supposed to get up and move around.
Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre. It is the medium of past experience, as the ground is the medium in which dead cities lie interred.
My father was sleepless most of his life. So by the age of five, I was awake with him all night long, watching bad television or we’d lie in the same bed, and I’d read my comic books while he read his latest spy or mystery novel.
Governments are supposed to lie to their citizens.
The moment kids start to lie is the moment storytelling begins. They are talking about things they didn’t see. It’s amazing. It’s a wonderful moment. Parents should celebrate. ‘Hurray! My boy finally started to lie!’ All right! It calls for celebration.
I was reluctant to be critical of the United States because I thought the United States could do no wrong; that the government could not lie to its people.
Creative work is incredibly difficult, and that is where the tests lie.
When I was 21, I got into a motorcycle accident while traveling in Europe and I had to lie around a lot in the aftermath, which was really the first time in my life that I became really focused and inspired to write.
Don’t misquote me as wanting to hurt homosexual people in any way. That would be a dastardly lie.
The advantage does lie with us because we’re at home and if we can’t motivate ourselves for this match then we can’t motivate ourselves for any match. I think the crowd will be up for it as well.
I’m not a religious person in the regular sense, but in the Bible you’re not allowed to steal, you’re not allowed to lie and you’re not allowed to feel you’re above other people.
I always wanted praise, and I always wanted attention; I won’t lie to you. I was a jazz critic, and that wasn’t good enough for me. I wanted people to write about me, not me about them. So I thought, ‘What could I do? I can’t sing, I can’t dance, I can’t act or anything like that. OK, I can write.’
Those in possession of absolute power can not only prophesy and make their prophecies come true, but they can also lie and make their lies come true.
Christian values were important at home. Cleanliness. Don’t steal. Don’t lie. Those were the rules, and they were strictly enforced. Especially the stealing and lying. When you broke the rules, you got a beating. I always broke the rules a lot.
Given the choice between accomplishing something and just lying around, I’d rather lie around. No contest.
Recent economic data shows that our economy is robust, growing and headed in the right direction. The numbers don’t lie. Americans are currently enjoying falling gas prices, low unemployment, increased job creation, and a stock market that has reached an all-time high.
I’m not going to lie; listen, I’m nice at basketball.
My personal life is lived as ‘me,’ but my professional life is lived as other people. In other words, when I go to the office, I lie down, dream, and become ‘someone else.’ That’s my job.
The great masses of the people will more easily fall victims to a big lie than to a small one.
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
I’d lie in bed in my dormitory and grab at bits of my body, wanting to tear them off… I was so large by then that, in the heat, my thighs chafed together and bled. I was very unhappy, and yet no one ever asked me how I felt.
Without intervention today, the cost of care for adults with autism will be significantly greater and the burden will no longer lie with the parents, but on our entire society.
I’ve had gay friends who grew up in small towns in France who had to lie for most of their lives, even to themselves. But eventually such lies become stronger than the people, and they have to face them.
As you make your bed, so you must lie in it.
Broadcasting’s best days lie ahead as both an engine of local economies and as an integral part of tomorrow’s technological world.
I see it all the time in politics. If a candidate gets caught in a lie, he quickly tries to change the subject by throwing more mud at his opponent. The mud keeps flying until some of the slanderous material sticks.
The art of dancing stands at the source of all the arts that express themselves first in the human person. The art of building, or architecture, is the beginning of all the arts that lie outside the person; and in the end they unite.
This is probably why, my life is easier, and my family is very happy, because we never lie each other. This is probably all people supposed to feel each other, so be always in all of the world they’ll be peace.
On the plains of hesitation lie the blackened bones of countless millions who at the dawn of victory lay down to rest, and in resting died.
When you learn that a truth is a lie, anger follows.
Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most, grows two thereby.
I love the ocean, but I’m just not one to lie on the beach.
No one has a First Amendment right to lie to a federal agency in order to claim an improper tax status in order to avoid legal disclosure requirements on political spending and thereby receive undue tax benefits. That’s a criminal false statement and possibly a fraud.
I have a punishing workout regimen. Every day I do 3 minutes on a treadmill, then I lie down, drink a glass of vodka and smoke a cigarette.
I lie to my children every day. Just little things to get them out the door when the school run is happening. White lies.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
I’m not going to lie, there are more interesting ways to spend your time than answering questions about yourself. But if there were no questions to ask me, I might have a beef with that.
But Bill Clinton had the good taste to lie about his sexual peccadillos. He had the honor and the decency to want to cover it up.
The body cannot lie. You cannot be somebody else onstage, no matter how good of an actor or dancer or singer you are. When you open your arms, move your finger, the audience knows who you are, you know.
My idol is Emile Zola. He was a man of the left, so people expected of him a kind of ‘Les Miserables,’ in which the underdogs are always noble people. But he went out, and found a lot of ambitious, drunk, slothful and mean people out there. Zola simply could not – and was not interested in – telling a lie.
All I know is what I have been given and what opportunities lie before me. Try to make the best of them, and I’m not going to give up until I make it to the top.
Just because you have a blog doesn’t mean that you should, like, lie for no reason.
I ain’t gonna lie: I love that cheese.
And at least in poetry you should feel free to lie. That is, not to lie, but to imagine what you want, to follow the direction of the poem.
I always find the worst lies are told in relationships – I learned to never lie about your happiness in order to save someone’s feelings from being hurt.
My perfect day is constantly changing. Right now, it would be to lie around in a hammock reading with a portable phone and a table of food next to it. I would spend all day there. And that’s all that I can possibly come up with on the spur of the moment.
Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb, and the rose grow without thorn.
The power of literature does not lie in resonance with the particular but the way that the particular speaks to a broader, more universal truth.
When I feel like exercising I just lie down until the feeling goes away.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
I never lie to my fans.
The anxiety of most parents in seeing their sons and daughters enlist does not lie only in the fear of the physical dangers they may encounter.
The consequence of Mr. Bush’s and Blair’s historic lie that the reason for invading Iraq was weapons of mass destruction, is that everything is being doubted.
Actors always lie about horse-riding, and it ends terribly. I can horse-ride… ish.
I was very unsure of myself when I was young and an ugly little beggar with protruding teeth, so I used to lie on them at night to try to straighten them.
Sanity is a cozy lie.
Ali’s got a left, Ali’s got a right – when he knocks you down, you’ll sleep for the night; and when you lie on the floor and the ref counts to ten, hope and pray that you never meet me again.
I don’t ever want to be caught up in a system of thinking I can do one thing ‘cos that’s just… that’s just telling yourself a lie.
But then Iraq happened after September 2001 and America claimed that Al Qaeda was there, and we all know that was a lie and we now know that our own Prime Minister deceived the country terribly.
You can legally lie about the real world to your heart’s content, but until some human being is materially damaged, nobody will complain.
Plastic straws might be everything terrible about American consumerism, individually wrapped. But paper straws put the lie to the belief that we can consume our way out of the problems created by consumerism.
The law condemns and punishes only actions within certain definite and narrow limits; it thereby justifies, in a way, all similar actions that lie outside those limits.
I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music. Bodies never lie.
The burdens of generations of poverty and powerlessness lie heavy in the fields of America. If we fail, there are those who will see violence as the shortcut to change.
I like doing Pilates because I get to lie down on the floor for the duration of the session.
I think people tend to apply where they think the greatest opportunities lie.
Will they attack us? Yes. Will they smear our backgrounds and distort our records? Undoubtedly. Will they lie about us, harass our families, namecall to try to intimidate us? They will. There’s nothing safe about it. But is it worth it? Well, let me ask you. Is freedom worth it? Is America worth it?
I don’t think people understand that being poor means you have to work from dawn until dusk just to survive through the day. I think there’s some notion that poor people lie about all day not doing anything.
It’s a lie, but Heaven will forgive you for it.
Superior strength is found in the long run to lie with those who had right on their side.
My favorite lie was the online rumor that Bruce Willis was my uncle. That’s hilarious.
Life would be so much harder if I had to lie about who I was.
We have to ask ourselves, ‘What kind of world is it where a baby-food executive substitutes artificial flavoring and sugar for apple juice? What kind of businesses have we created when we even lie to infants?’
I believe it was probably less than ten minutes that went by from the invention of photography to the point where people realized that they could lie with photographs.
Opportunity ideas do not lie around waiting to be discovered. Such ideas need to be produced.
I reject the idea of work-life balance. The phrase is a bald-faced lie, designed to hang over the human psyche like the Sword of Damocles, because balance presumes an even distribution of weight, of value. But anyone who has ever lived understands that no set of tips or tricks can create a lifestyle equilibrium.
I sure am handsome. I can’t lie. This is one handsome guy.
Never to lie is to have no lock on your door, you are never wholly alone.
Don’t run if you can walk. Don’t walk if you can stand. Don’t stand if you can sit. Don’t sit if you can lie down.
We who go out to die shall be remembered, because we gave the world peace. That will be our reward, though we will know nothing of it, but lie rotting in the earth – dead.
The answers to today’s most important scientific, business, and social problems lie in data.
It must be borne in mind that the tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach.
As a novelist, I’m incredibly lucky to make a living, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t lie awake at four o’clock in the morning, worrying.
People lie when they get upset.
Multiculturalism leads to parallel societies and therefore remains a ‘life lie.’
Most governments lie to each other. That’s the way business gets done.
I am opposed to autobiographies, mainly because most autobiographies lie.
Gamble, cheat, lie, and steal. Let me explain: Gamble for your best shot in life – dare to take risks. Cheat those who would have you be less than you are. Lie in the arms of those you love. And finally, steal every moment of happiness.
I know my brother. Michael, he’s not that kind of person. He doesn’t do that. That’s all a lie on him.
The great spirals… apparently lie outside our stellar system.
I’m not going to lie and say I don’t really mind about winning in America. Of course I do.
Most mustaches lie waiting for some Clark Gable or Tom Selleck to fix them in the mind. The greatest are identified with a single man, a bad man, usually, who so wrapped his identity with a particular configuration of facial hair that the two became inseparable.
Gone are the days when you could lie on a beach between races and still be in good enough shape to compete. Gone are the days when simply wearing a brand on your firesuit was enough to justify the marketing expense of an Indy Car. Racing an Indy Car is only about a quarter of my life as a racing driver.
Eyes lie if you ever look into them for the character of the person.
Fans don’t lie. They just tell you what they really think, and they see details that even people in fashion don’t.
Fiction is a lie that is told in the service of truth.
I might lie a lot but never in my lyrics.
I was desperate for a friend, and I used to lie in bed at night thinking about what it would be like. My younger brothers and sisters had friends, and I used to watch them playing to try to work out what they did and how friendship worked.
I find this wave of super-skinny women scary. I’m not going to lie to you, I’ve got to drag myself down to the gym like everybody else. But I look at the red carpet sometimes and it’s like a pageant.
The dream doesn’t lie in victimization or blame; it lies in hard work, determination and a good education.
A German is someone who cannot tell a lie without believing it himself.
I’m not someone who can lie on a beach and do nothing. I am not sure what you are supposed to do, so I get bored. I prefer to have a purpose, such as going to Alaska to see orca whales.
People can lie in letters, but they tend not to. They certainly lie in memoirs.
There are many critics who have an idealised version of where my strengths lie.
The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
Remember always that the composer’s pen is still mightier than the bow of the violinist; in you lie all the possibilities of the creation of beauty.
Many say an art dealer running a museum is a ‘conflict of interest.’ But maybe the art world has lived an artificial or unintentional lie all of these years when it comes to conflicts of interest.
To me the meanest flower that blows can give thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears.
Tennessee Williams knew about the South, but he would clean it up and lie about it.
Most people don’t care if you’re telling them the truth or if you’re telling them a lie, as long as they’re entertained by it. You find that out really fast.
Sometimes I lie awake at night, and ask, ‘Where have I gone wrong?’ Then a voice says to me, ‘This is going to take more than one night.’
Usually, about 85 percent of what the tabloids report is a lie. Over the last year, I can truly say it has been 99 percent.
I am a lie who always speaks the truth.
I love to read. I love to stretch. In the morning, I get up, and if I’m not in a hurry, I will lie on the floor on a rug, look through some books and magazines, and maybe listen to music and try to do stretching exercises to tune up.
It’s often been observed that the first casualty of war is the truth. But that’s a lie, too, in its way. The reality is that, for most wars to begin, the truth has to have been sacrificed a long time in advance.
The greatest talents often lie buried out of sight.
A snowdrift is a beautiful thing – if it doesn’t lie across the path you have to shovel or block the road that leads to your destination.
Economy does not lie in sparing money, but in spending it wisely.
It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.
I never quite understood these actors – though I envy them sometimes – who can lie out for a year or two. I feel as though time is a real pressing issue, and I want to get as much work done in the time that I have left.
Without the compassionate understanding of the fear and trepidation that lie behind courageous speech, we are bound only to our arrogance.
We are human beings, you need to mentally switch off now and again to refresh your body and mind. But I never just lie on the couch in my downtime, I still keep my body in good shape.
It’s the lie of evolution that all man are just evolved and that they’re all equal, and that all creatures are equal.
As a kid in Fayetteville, N.C., I played golf all day, every day, a lot of it by myself. I spent hundreds of hours around the greens at Cape Fear Valley, the course my dad owned, hitting every shot I could think of – the one-hop-and-release, the chip that lands dead, the explosion from a bad lie.
If you have any kind of sex appeal, people are quick to accuse, abuse, lie, assume, and make up rumors. And that’s not just in entertainment – that’s in life. Period.
Once in a while, when I was younger, I’d lie, then tell the truth, and I’d feel better.
I am deeply committed to the cause of Indigenous Australians, and not just because of the Apology, but the big challenges which lie ahead in closing the gap.
I love animals and I love working with them because they don’t lie.
I sometimes lie awake at night trying to think of something funny that Richard Nixon said.
It is better to take what does not belong to you than to let it lie around neglected.
If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it.
I’m not going to lie, I love TV. I watch a ton of it – golf, HGTV, football.
I live a quiet daytime life. I walk everywhere. I lie down. I wash socks. I fry an egg.
I – honestly, I don’t know of a worse lie one could tell other than a lie to take a country to war. To make up things to take people to war. That’s just got to be the most obscene, immoral thing to do.
My whole life has been a lie.
Self-censorship is a lie to yourself; if you are going to be trying to seriously create art, to create literary art, and you decide to hold back, to censor yourself, then you are a fool to yourself and it would be better that you kept your mouth shut and did not speak.
A lie should be tried in a place where it will attract the attention of the world.
I have had my share of choices and temptations, too; I would not lie about that. And I would also like to confess that had it not been for my mother, I would probably have never been able to make the right decisions during those formative years of my life.
I have never seasoned a truth with the sauce of a lie in order to digest it more easily.
The remedy for speech that is false is speech that is true. This is the ordinary course in a free society. The response to the unreasoned is the rational; to the uninformed, the enlightened; to the straight-out lie, the simple truth.
Be honest with yourself and lie to everyone else.
Salem houses present to you a serene and dignified front, gracious yet reserved, not thrusting forward their choicest treasures to the eyes of passing strangers; but behind the walls of the houses, enclosed from public view, lie cherished gardens, full of the beauty of life.
I have a problem with cabinets being messy and people just shoving things in and closing the door. I will lie in bed and not be able to sleep because I’ll say to myself: ‘I think I saw something in that cabinet that just shouldn’t be there.’
Aside from my work, my interests lie in the arts and in world affairs.
It used to be the one or the other, right? You were the ‘bad girl’ or the ‘good girl’ or the ‘bad mother’ or ‘the good mother,’ ‘the horrible businesswoman who eschewed her children’ or ‘the earth mother who was happy to be at home baking pies,’ all of that stuff that we sort of knew was a lie.
I’d stand in line for Confession with old people and little kids, and as the line moved up, I knew when I got into the box that I would lie! Again!
You know what, I am not gonna lie, that Taylor Swift ‘Trouble’ song? I can’t resist that song. Her melodies are very catchy.
Weaklings must lie.
I am not into action and adventure on holiday; that doesn’t really do it for me. I would much rather go and lie down.
Someone who lies about the little things will lie about the big things too.
I mean, Ed Snowden was basically saying the same things that Bill Binney and Thomas Drake and other U.S. whistleblowers had said before him. But he came out more publicly, and maybe revealed more. He showed that when the U.S. government said, ‘We are not surveilling U.S. citizens,’ that was a lie.
Marilyn Monroe wasn’t even her real name, Charles Manson isn’t his real name, and now, I’m taking that to be my real name. But what’s real? You can’t find the truth, you just pick the lie you like the best.
I’ve been living a lie all my life.
You women could make someone fall in love even with a lie.
When I started travelling, I would go to a city and be on television and I used to get the question, ‘Why do you work? If I were you, I’d just go and lie on a beach somewhere.’ And I’d answer, ‘Well, I wanted to make something of my life.’
Nothing that I say in my music is a lie.
We need to create a sense of shame about racism, and about leaders who deliberately mislead and lie.
I’ve seen inside fans’ houses, and they would have pictures of Jesus on the wall, and next to it would be a picture of The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express. That’s no lie.
When something really hits me, it makes me want to either jump off something really high or lie down and be buried. I want people to get hit and caught by my music.
Reasoning based on cost has been strenuously resisted; it violated the Hippocratic Oath, was associated with rationing, and derided as putting a price on life… Indeed, many physicians were willing to lie to get patients what they needed from insurance companies that were trying to hold down costs.
A culture cannot lie down with dogs and not become utterly infested with fleas. The dogs, in this case, are the mongrel media and the corporate overlords who have grown fat on manufactured controversy and fear mongering.
I wouldn’t say I was grumpy. It’s more pathological – I have seismic tantrums. I get red in the face and cry at least three times a week, and I have to lie down and have a nap afterwards.
There is no lie that a man will not believe; and there is no man who does not believe many lies; and there is no man who believes only lies.
A lie never lives to be old.
All bad things are exaggerated in the middle of the night. When you lie awake, you only think of bad things.
Immortality: A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend and lie for, And if allowed Would be right proud Eternally to die for.
One-year-olds learn concealment. Five-year-olds lie outright: they manipulate via flattery. Nine-year-olds – masters of the cover-up. By the time you enter college, you’re going to lie to your mom in one out of every five interactions.
I would never lie to anyone about history.
The only way to cover up a lie? Keep lying.
The first lie of fiction is that the author gives some order to the chaos of life: chronological order, or whatever order the author chooses.
It is all right for the lion and the lamb to lie down together if they are both asleep, but if one of them begins to get active, it is dangerous.
When I was 5 years old I would lie in bed, look at the radio, and I wanted to be on the radio. I don’t know why.
When I’m singing ‘Deanna,’ for example, which I sing pretty much every night, it brings forward a kind of imagined, romanticized lie about this particular person, which I find really comforting and exciting to sing about.
I recently got into ‘Lie to Me’ with Tim Roth and ‘The Mentalist.’
He who has the fastest golf cart never has a bad lie.
Novel-writing is a bit like deception. You lie as little as you possibly can. That’s the way I do it, anyway.
Any man who has once proclaimed violence as his method is inevitably forced to take the lie as his principle.
The test of the artist does not lie in the will with which he goes to work, but in the excellence of the work he produces.
There is a beauty in nature and culture that we no longer have access to. Those things you can’t forget, you embroider… The further you tell, the further you travel from truth, which means, of course, that literature is a lie.
When you lie down with a short prayer, commit yourself into the hands of your Creator; and when you have done so, trust Him with yourself, as you must do when you are dying.
The actual Blue Rose murders, which lie at the core of the three novels, yield various incorrect solutions which assume the status of truth.
Everybody thinks I’m at death’s door, but I’m not. There’s nothing seriously wrong with me, and my heart is in 100 percent working order. Anything else you may hear is a damn lie!
The media likes me because I give honest answers. How many people in football give honest answers? I don’t lie. Always the truth. OK, maybe my truth. But it is the truth.
I get a blood test every six months to narrow down what could be causing fatigue, exhaustion, dark thoughts, and obviously, eventually, how to be in my top shape. Blood doesn’t lie. From vitamins that I’m lacking to natural foods, it’s an educated guide to connect my physical internal and external look.
Myth is neither a lie nor a confession: it is an inflexion.
All deception in the course of life is indeed nothing else but a lie reduced to practice, and falsehood passing from words into things.
Don’t disrespect me, lie about it, and then come smile in my face and act like nothing’s wrong.
I’ve never been willing to lie about my age. Why on earth would I want to tell people I’m 35, which I’m not, and have them say, ‘Oh that’s nice,’ when I could tell them I’m 47, which I am, and have them look at me and go, ‘Whoa!’. I’m not afraid of aging. I stopped being afraid of life a long time ago.
Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb, and the rose grow without the thorn.
Numbers don’t lie. Women lie, men lie, but numbers don’t lie.
I’ve never heard of anybody smoking a joint and going on a rampage. It makes you lie around on the floor and look at the ceiling. What’s wrong with that?
Manipulating people is what’s so fun about poker. I love that you can just look into someone’s eyes and lie – and it’s perfectly acceptable.
I work for the British people. I do not gather intelligence so the government can lie to the British people.
Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, a box where sweets compacted lie.
If my Dad doesn’t like you, you will know. My Mom is just too innocent to ever lie. She doesn’t even cuss.
I think that the ideal of parenting can make people unhappy. It’s that this lie that they’re being told by society that parenting is one thing – and when parenting is something completely different – that’s what makes them unhappy.
My own view is that if you filled every member of the parliamentary Labour party with a truth drug and lashed them to a polygraph lie detector, very, very few of them would support foundation hospitals.
And it seems to me in that experience may lie at least some of the clues for policy development perhaps constitutional changes as well that Labour will need to make at the national level too.
Earlier on in my career I felt that I had to hide behind a lot of different masks, and showboat ways of performing. Now, that’s a lie. The less I have to hide, the less I have to act.
I truly believe the brightest days lie ahead for the Great State of Hawaii.
I’m not going to lie. I am a psycho. Luckily, I get most of it out on stage.
If it was about lying under oath – we actually know that Clinton certainly was deceptive, as most people would be about their sex lives – but, in fact, he did not lie.
There are very few issues that lie specifically in one region now. Polio in Syria doesn’t affect Syria alone. I don’t think any issue can ever be isolated into local politics these days, because we all know too much.
Let me say this loud and clear. There is a world of difference between terrorist acts and the Islamic Shari’a. Islam is not only a religion, but a way of life. And at its heart lie the sacred principles of tolerance and dialogue.
Animals don’t lie. Animals don’t criticize. If animals have moody days, they handle them better than humans do.
I’ve said before that the common perception that all good actors should be good liars is exactly the opposite; only bad actors lie when they act.
I haven’t seen ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ – I’m not gonna lie.
‘Live a Lie’ is inspired by recent combinations found in dubstep.
People who lie to themselves about investing are the same as overweight people who blame their genes for their obesity.
One may sometimes tell a lie, but the grimace that accompanies it tells the truth.
After filming I like to go home and lie down with my daughter and have a glass of wine so I don’t really socialize with the other actors.
A fundamental lesson on being fired: Never lie about it. People will know what you’re saying is a cover-up for how you really feel – embarrassed, discouraged, and afraid.
If you have to lie, cheat, steal, obstruct and bully to get your point across, it must not be a point capable of surviving on its own merits.
Oh, I love to lie. That’s one of my favorite things in the world, coming up to somebody, especially press people, and telling them some enormous lie that couldn’t possibly be true.
The success or failure of a life, as far as posterity goes, seems to lie in the more or less luck of seizing the right moment of escape.
Look several months ahead, see where the obstacles lie, and figure out ways to overcome them.
The oblique paradox of propaganda is that the lie in the throat becomes, by repetition, the truth in the heart.
It doesn’t benefit me to lie to people. They’re eventually going to find out the truth, and then where am I? That’s the problem with liberalism and socialism, by the way: it has to be propped up by lies.
Men are liars. We’ll lie about lying if we have to. I’m an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.
Apartheid is a lie, people can work together, people can create together.
In politics, sometimes you have to lie, or you make a promise that you cannot keep.
I could lie and say my wife cooks for me, but she doesn’t. My wife has never learnt cooking but she has great cooks at home.
I refuse to stand up in front of a rabbi and my friends and the woman I love – who I will tell you I can love with all my heart – and promise she will be the only one I will ever have until the day I die. That’s a lie.
You know, actors lie all the time. ‘Can I ride on the horse? Are you kidding? Of course! I was born on a horse!’… It’s the same with motorcycles.
These newspaper reporters… ever since Sullivan versus New York Times… have got a license to lie.
A lie to me is a dream that might come true.
Knowing what I know of love, I hang back because I don’t like to lie to myself.
The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become.
If I write a joke, sometimes people will call it a ‘lie,’ and I’m fascinated with that.
It’s up to us, the people, to break immoral laws, and resist. As soon as the leaders of a country lie to you, they have no authority over you. These maniacs have no authority over us. And they might be able to put our bodies in prison, but they can’t put our spirits in prison.
Art is a deception that creates real emotions – a lie that creates a truth. And when you give yourself over to that deception, it becomes magic.
I only eat candy on Halloween. No lie.
Many have said of Alchemy, that it is for the making of gold and silver. For me such is not the aim, but to consider only what virtue and power may lie in medicines.
I still lie awake at night thinking about everything that could have been, that wasn’t done to stop 9/11. To the 9/11 families, I said, you deserve better from your entire government. All of us.
Everything is so chaotic. My nervous system can’t handle it. I need my peace, so, every once in a while, while the kids are at school, I lie in bed, close the curtains, watch television and eat food.
I couldn’t lie to get myself fame and fortune.
Lie and tell the waiter that you’re deathly allergic to butter. This way you can enjoy the steak without all the excess fat.
Entertainer of the Year, to me, there’s never been any question that that’s one on my bucket list that I want. I’m not going to sit here and lie to you. If there’s one that I ever could get – I would trade all the rest of them in for that one.
Half a truth is often a great lie.
You don’t lie to your own doctor. You don’t lie to your own attorney, and you don’t lie to your employees.
Because I used to play a lot of sport, I’ve always been in decent enough shape. When I used to get asked to do a bit of body work before a photo shoot I’d lie and say, ‘Yeah, I’m going to the gym.’ I literally never did anything.
I have three storage units, and that’s no lie. Three storage units. All books.
Despite the fact that I spend a lot of time in London, Switzerland and New York, Africa is the place I know and love best, and my heart will always lie here.
I would lie in bed, and I was nine years old, and say to myself: ‘I want to be the richest man in the world.’ I’ve come a long way from there.
There’s only two people in your life you should lie to… the police and your girlfriend.
If you said to me, ‘Lie down on that concrete floor and fall asleep,’ I could do it. I can sleep anywhere at any time of day on any surface.
I am not going to lie: I know that there are clubs that want to sign me and can match Real Madrid’s demands. But that’s up to my representatives and the club. I will stay if the club wants me to stay.
That God cannot lie, is no advantage to your argument, because it is no proof that priests can not, or that the Bible does not.
There were many times that I took such a big hit that I was dazed; I’m not going to lie. I’d see black, but I’m still looking for the puck. Where’s the play going? I’m going to keep going. Same thing in figure skating. If I take a hard fall, I’m going to get up, and I’m going to do the next jump.
The addict will screw you over and lie to you and do all kinds of things.
This is why the ultimate reason of things must lie in a necessary substance, in which the differentiation of the changes only exists eminently as in their source; and this is what we call God.
If you’re truly depicting human behavior in an honest way, it is a lot of miscommunication, non-communication, paranoia, passive aggressiveness. People don’t finish sentences. They don’t say what they mean. They lie to each other. They take credit for things that are actually other people’s ideas.
Thread count is actually a lie. Just because a thread count is 1,500 on a set of sheets doesn’t mean that they’re well-made sheets. Truly, the quality of the cotton and the quality of the way something is woven is much more important than thread count.
To be in front of an audience and pretending, and to lie, this is the principle of acting.
I’m not going to lie: not playing football will be very difficult for me.
I’m never concerned about my beliefs hurting me in any way. I’d rather lose a job than have to lie.
I’m very strange, I’m not going to lie.
Even as fog continues to lie in the valleys, so does ancient sin cling to the low places, the depressions in the world consciousness.
I guess looking back you’re only as good as you think you are. You can lie to yourself and that’s what you have to do.
I like country music. I’m not going to lie. I’m from the South, and I grew up on it. My dad was a country singer-songwriter, so it’s in my blood, and I love it.
I don’t think lying has any ultimate justification. I don’t think it ever leads to anything positive. The good fight to have is not to lie. That’s one of the challenges in a way.
Whether it is throwing people under the bus or writing a lie on the side of one: Britain deserves better than Boris Johnson.
I am such a bad liar. I would like to lie, though.
Racism springs from the lie that certain human beings are less than fully human. It’s a self-centered falsehood that corrupts our minds into believing we are right to treat others as we would not want to be treated.
Sometimes the point isn’t to make people believe a lie – it’s to make people fear the liar.
You know that if you lie to yourself, surely other people lie to themselves. And if they lie to themselves, they will lie to you also.
I don’t meditate in any formal way, but I often lie in bed or find myself in nature and enter into that state of quiet where I get images, feelings, or melodies.
When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do so with thankfulness and fatigue, and whatever be my destiny afterward, I shall be glad to lie down with my fathers in honor. It is human at least, if not divine.
When I am angry, I pray God to swing our globe into the fiery sun and prevent the sorrows of the not-yet-born: but when I am content, I want to lie forever in the shade, till I become a shade myself.
I can’t lie… My face always gives me away. I’m also pathetically bad at poker!
There are only two things. Truth and lies. Truth is indivisible, hence it cannot recognize itself; anyone who wants to recognize it has to be a lie.
It’s a good thing to be old. Because when you get older, that means you haven’t died yet, right? And when I do get older, I want to have the grace to be proud of it, not to lie about it or try to fight it.
I was raised to believe in myself. I know I’m cool. I’m not trying to brag or say I’m the man or anything like that. I don’t lie or cheat, and I’m not mean to anybody. I treat people with respect.
I’m an awful driver. I’m not going to lie about it. I’m not a good driver. I tried for a long time to pretend that I was. There’s a lot of road rage and a lot of times it’s directed at something I’ve done on the road.
You have nothing if you’re texting a guy in a relationship. We can text six women a minute. We can text it and push ‘reply all.’ I mean, since we’re lying, we might as well lie to everybody.
I prefer theater, but I love to do films, and I prefer theater primarily because I’ve done more. I know less about movies. You can’t lie in either medium. The wonderful thing is that the camera, just like an audience, is made out of skin – because celluloid is skin.
I lie, I cheat, and I steal.
Some people would rather have a lie that makes them smile than a truth that makes them cry. I’m the opposite; I’d rather have people make me cry with the truth than try to make me smile.
How is the world ruled and led to war? Diplomats lie to journalists and believe these lies when they see them in print.
Yes and our obsession with youth in our culture and how we, women lie about their age after 35 obsessively and no one wants to let anyone know they’re getting older, et cetera.
A composite is a euphemism for a lie. It’s disorderly. It’s dishonest and it’s not journalism.
The claim that the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were attacked because fundamentalists hate our prosperity and freedom is a ridiculous lie.
I would rather do what I did than crawl in front of a ritualistic Left and lie the way those other comrades did betray my own soul.
Where does guilt and punishment lie, and are we not more expressive over remorse or guilt when other people see the badness in us?
Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.
Forget about someone’s resume or how they present themselves at a party. Can they blog or not? The blog doesn’t lie.
Obviously as I’m getting older, I’m seeing changes in my body that I may not like… but I do love food, and I’m from the South. I’m not gonna lie, I eat fried chicken, I love macaroni and cheese, and I love grits.
Our job as gay people was to come out, to be visible – to live in the truth, as I say – to get out of the lie.
Unless a man feels he has a good enough memory, he should never venture to lie.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.
A lie will easily get you out of a scrape, and yet, strangely and beautifully, rapture possesses you when you have taken the scrape and left out the lie.
I can sleep anywhere! I can come off stage during the interval of a play, lie down for four minutes then wake up feeling better.
You’re not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on.
I could lie and tell you I’m a hardcore gamer – I’m not.
If you never lie to yourself, you’ll always be happy with yourself, and eventually the person you wake up with and the person you go to sleep with is yourself.
When I was really young, I used to lie a lot. Now I get paid to do it.
If you put down a list of jobs, doctor, lawyer, janitor, teacher or movie star, everybody would pick the movie star. And why? So you could lie around the pool, drink margaritas and send money to your parents. So that’s what I did.
I am wearing a size 28 Paige Jeans. Jeans don’t lie, and I am just happy!
We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
In our country the lie has become not just a moral category but a pillar of the State.
Humor is imperative, more important than food. You have a choice when someone dies. You can lie down or get back into life. Do something for someone else.
Sometimes you have to lie. One often has to distort a thing to catch its true spirit.
You have these catch-phrases that you associate with ‘The X-Files’: ‘Trust No One,’ ‘Deny Everything.’ ‘Believe the Lie’ was one of them.
Mother’s Day celebrates a huge lie about the value of women: that mothers are superior beings, that they have done more with their lives and chosen a more difficult path.
Well, sometimes you need the fields to lie fallow in order to gain nutrients.
The notion that the ‘leader’ has the right to ask huge sacrifices of your generation for a notional future paradise – if you’d be good enough to lie down under the wheels of the juggernaut – that sentimental and self-aggrandising rationalisation for brute force and cowardice I felt from adolescence was wrong.
A lie with a purpose is one of the worst kind, and the most profitable.
An omnipotent God is the only being with no reason to lie.
Why lie? I’m not going to be a hypocrite and say the opposite of what I think, like some others do.
Don’t lie about anything, ever. Lying leads to Hell.
When I first left drama school, I was too posh for the working-class parts and not posh enough for the upper-class roles. You know what England is like: the gradations of accent and how you’re judged by them are still there. I discovered that to get a break you have to lie about where you’re from.
As the builders say, the larger stones do not lie well without the lesser.
When we’re upset, our vocal cords tighten and we can’t speak. And when I lie – well, I can’t lie, because the same thing happens – everyone who knows me knows that when I start squeaking, I’ve started lying.
I don’t know about you, but I lie awake nights worrying about Canadian uranium. I know these people. I grew up there. You have no idea what they’re capable of doing. If Sidney Crosby hadn’t scored that goal to win the Olympic gold medal, there’s no telling what might have ensued.
It’s important that you don’t lie to yourself. If you lie to yourself, you end up with burnout.
When it comes to memoir, we want to catch the author in a lie. When we read fiction, we want to catch the author telling the truth.
The claim that Israel seeks to annihilate the Palestinians is simply a lie. Israel seeks to stop rocket attacks and tunnel invasions, and as long as Hamas is dedicated to those actions, they can expect a forceful Israeli reaction.
New York is something awful, something monstrous. I like to walk the streets, lost, but I recognize that New York is the world’s greatest lie. New York is Senegal with machines.
Changes in the traditional way of building are only permitted if they are an improvement. Otherwise stay with what is traditional, for truth, even if it be hundreds of years old has a stronger inner bond with us than the lie that walks by our side.
If you read ‘Lord of the Rings’ and dismiss it as a lie because it has orcs and elves, you’re missing the whole point of the story. If children don’t have to be concerned about strangers because there’s no such thing as a Big Bad Wolf dressed like Granny, you’re missing the point.
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
Look, if America – if being an American means anything, it means not having to lie under oath, not even for the president.
The Gorillaz cartoons seem more real to me than the actual people on TV. Because at least you know that there’s some intelligence behind the cartoons, and there’s a lot of work that’s gone into it, so it can’t all be just a lie.
When I perform Strauss, it is as if the music fits me like a glove. My voice seems to lie in a happy area in this music, which is lyrical and passionate at the same time.
I can’t believe that we would lie in our graves wondering if we had spent our living days well. I can’t believe that we would lie in our graves dreaming of things that we might have been.
I pefer an ugly truth to a pretty lie. If someone is telling me the truth that is when I will give my heart.
I never lie. I believe everything I say, so it’s not a lie.
A lot of people these days are very much too wrapped up in cotton wool: people aren’t pushed to their limits, and that’s why we should find out where our limits lie.
Right now, it’s really about my fans knowing that whatever I believed spiritually at the time is what I believed. I just wouldn’t deliberately lie to them just to save my image.
But I know newspapers. They have the first amendment and they can tell any lie knowing it’s a lie and they’re protected if the person’s famous or it’s a company.
There is no god, so how can I consider myself a god? God is the greatest lie invented by man.
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
Keep a watch also on the faults of the patients, which often make them lie about the taking of things prescribed.
It is sometimes necessary to lie damnably in the interests of the nation.
I remember doing the sex scene in Red Rock West. I had to kiss Nic Cage and then look like I was going down on him. And he couldn’t do anything – he just had to lie there.
If we’re gonna progress as a people we are going to realise that, as one of my favourite poets says, the other is a lie. There are no other people. Race is a social construct.
Pain forces even the innocent to lie.
If you tell a lie that’s big enough, and you tell it often enough, people will believe you’re telling the truth, even if what you’re saying is total crap.
It’s a complete lie, why do people buy these papers? It’s not the truth I’m here to say. You know, don’t judge a person, do not pass judgement, unless you have talked to them one on one. I don’t care what the story is, do not judge them because it is a lie.
We Indians are Latin America’s moral reserve. We act according to a universal law that consists of three basic principles: do not steal, do not lie and do not be idle.
WikiLeaks is exposing our government officials for the frauds that they are. They also show us how governments work together to lie to their citizens when they are waging war.
I don’t like guys who will lie down and take it. I want someone who’ll fight back. I like people who can argue well.
Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don’t lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won’t stand up either.
If you screw up and do something, don’t lie about it; come clean.
Actions lie louder than words.
If you tell a lie to make a person better, then that is not a sin.
For the most part, when you play a full shot from the primary rough at your course, you’re gauging how close to a standard shot you can hit based on your lie in the grass.
The opportunity to completely become someone else and inhabit them is something that has always fascinated me greatly as an actor. With a bit of fortune, a few more of those opportunities will lie waiting for me in the future.
It takes good memory to keep up a lie.
If you’re going to say to all the people that you’re working with, ‘We want you to treat the customers honestly; don’t lie and don’t cheat,’ it is somewhat hypocritical if you’re not following the same rules.
If you know that life is basically going to be horrendously difficult, at best, and all but unlivable at worst, or possibly even unlivable, do you go on? And the choice to go on is the only thing that I think can be called hope. Because if hope isn’t forced to encounter the worst possibility, then it’s a lie.
We all have fears! Don’t lie! We all have fears.
Feminism is liberalism, and look at what it’s doing, look at what it’s promoting, look at what it’s condoning. All the while, we have to live in this lie that there’s some sort of Republican War on Women. We don’t do this to women! We don’t objectify women like this.
Should I perchance still feel after my death, I would no longer have any doubt, but I would most certainly give the lie to anyone asserting before me that I was dead.
I think you can never ever lie, ever. If you don’t know, say, ‘I don’t know’.
My dad once told me, he was like, ‘The only time you should lie is when someone’s holding a gun to your head and says ‘Okay, lie or I’m going to shoot you.’ And that really stuck with me.
See, I believe that it is not true that different races and nations are alike. I’m profoundly convinced that that’s a total lie. I think people are different. Sardinians, for example, have stubby little fingers. Bosnians have short necks.
The most difficult problems are naturally not involved in the search for forms for contemporary life. It is a question of working our way to forms behind which real human values lie.
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
To make me believe that those men who have regulated education in our country have humanity in their hearts is to make me believe a lie.
Marriage is hard. I’m not gonna lie.
And if that isn’t the truth, it would be a lie.
It is my position that allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly would be the right thing to do. No matter how I look at this issue, I cannot escape being troubled by the fact that we have in place a policy which forces young men and women to lie about who they are in order to defend their fellow citizens.
What’s it like to figure out you’re gay and then begin the process of coming out? Well, for most of my life, I felt doomed. I could imagine no path that would allow me to realize my authentic self. I felt the need to lie, even to myself, insisting: I am straight.
I hate not working. It’s that lack of purpose. It becomes very easy to lie in until midday.
Transactive memory works best when you have a sense of how your partners’ minds work – where they’re strong, where they’re weak, where their biases lie. I can judge that for people close to me. But it’s harder with digital tools, particularly search engines.
By a lie, a man… annihilates his dignity as a man.
The thing that I think a lot of guys need to know how to do is not take your mother’s advice about honesty being the best policy. Listen to your cool, drunk uncle who tells you to lie. Those are the relationships that last.
Cynicism and naivety lie cheek by jowl in the American imagination; if the United States is one of the most venal nations on Earth, it is also one of the most earnestly idealistic.
All true happiness, pure joy, sweet bounties, and untroubled pleasure lie in knowledge of God and love of God; they cannot exist without them.
Theatre is liberating because it only works if it’s truthful – that’s what it requires. That’s not true of film: the camera does lie.
The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.
And also they were absolutely brilliant in one way, you know: they knew how effective is not to punish somebody who is guilty; what Communist Party members could afford to do was mind-boggling: they could do practically anything they wanted – steal, you know, lie, whatever.
I’m not going to lie; I’m not a huge remix person.
I was really freaked out when I heard that Cookie Monster was going to be changed to Veggie Monster, but that turned out to be a lie.
A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders. A fact will fit every other fact in the universe, and that is how you can tell whether it is or is not a fact. A lie will not fit anything except another lie.
I find writing extraordinarily difficult and not very pleasurable, though I find having done it very pleasurable. I won’t lie about that.
One improvement I have learned from my childhood experience with my father: I do not threaten punishment in the morning. That was awful. Late into the night I would lie awake tossing and wondering what he was going to do to me. Usually he did nothing. A quiet, impressive ‘talking to’ was all I got.
Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.
In greenside bunkers, the big thing is to adapt your stance to the shot. It’s rare that you get a flat lie in the sand, so I make sure to align my body to the slope. Then I blast the ball out by splashing the sand underneath it.
I do myself a greater injury in lying than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
I think I have gone through my entire public career never telling a lie. I have made mistakes but I never knowingly lied.
Lie down and listen to the crabgrass grow The faucet leak, and learn to leave them so.
It is impossible for someone to lie unless he thinks he knows the truth. A person who lies is thereby responding to the truth, and he is to that extent respectful of it.
I don’t care if every patriarch in the Church has made a mistake in a blessing, and told a lie, I believe with all my heart and soul that the gospel is true, and I will not allow my faith to be upset.
Our responsibility in life is not to lie around and wait for things to happen. Our responsibility in life is to work. Life is getting out and getting things done. When people say they’re over-the-hill at age 50, I don’t understand it.
Every emancipation has in it the seeds of a new slavery, and every truth easily becomes a lie.
You can’t lie to God – it’s ridiculous.
I can’t judge any of you. I have no malice against you and no ribbons for you. But I think that it is high time that you all start looking at yourselves, and judging the lie that you live in.
An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie.
I know from my constituency what is going on. Doctors that are told, begged, by mothers, ‘Please don’t write down that my child as asthma. Please lie and say it’s bronchitis, because if you write down asthma, when my child turns 18 or 20 and has to get his or her own insurance, it will be a pre-existing condition.’
What is it in people, or just in people like me, that would rather let a lie go by, would rather wish it away or minimize it, than point it out and cause the liar embarrassment?
When I started The Shins, it really was just me, alone, but it was still The Shins. I was totally recording stuff and writing songs as The Shins and all of that. So the beginning inception of the whole thing was some sort of a lie, I guess.
A lie has no leg, but a scandal has wings.
The dead play a very prominent part in the experience of the wanderer abroad. The houses in which they were born, the tombs in which they lie, the localities they made famous by their good or evil deeds, and the works their genius left behind them are necessarily the chief shrines of his pilgrimage.
I need to tell the world what I’m about, my nature, because not doing so would be teaching my children how to lie. I didn’t want it to be.
I know a girl who cries when she practices violin because each note sounds so pure it just cuts into her, and then the melody comes pouring out her eyes. Now, to me, everything else just sounds like a lie.
Scales always lie. They don’t make a scale that ever told the truth about value, about worth, about significance.
Most poets are young simply because they have not been caught up. Show me an old poet, and I’ll show you, more often than not, either a madman or a master… it’s when you begin to lie to yourself in a poem in order simply to make a poem that you fail. That is why I do not rework poems.
We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves.
The public weal requires that men should betray, and lie, and massacre.
I can take any truth; just don’t lie to me.
Too much of British business and industry feels similarly secure in the warm embrace of the European single market and is failing to recognise that today’s great export opportunities lie in the developing world, particularly in Asia.
I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it – but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
In ‘Casino,’ there was this scene where Bob De Niro tape-records Sharon Stone’s phone call. Then he asks her about where she’s going, and he catches her in a lie. It was a great scene, especially for Bob’s work, but we found that, in light of the whole film, it wasn’t needed.
Sometimes it’s just ‘Oh my God, I love the taste of fried oysters on French bread with mayonnaise and an order of French fries.’ I’m not going to lie to you – I deal with that temptation every single day, many times.
The SuperPACs and the Citizens United ruling that gives corporations a voice in the political process are all bad news. They made it so you can now lie, and the politician being promoted on that lie will not be held responsible for it.
Even in a healthy society, violence, lawlessness, and predation lie just below the surface.
People lie, and they always are very very creative in finding new ways to lie.
The truth is balance. However the opposite of truth, which is unbalance, may not be a lie.
Perhaps the great American Republic, whose interests lie in the Pacific and who has no hand in the spoliation of Africa, may someday dream of foreign possession.
Our culture does not teach us this, but what happens in Vegas does not stay in Vegas. If you cheat in Vegas, it comes right home with you. If you cheat in Vegas, you walk home as a cheater. You lie awake at a night a cheater. You cannot escape it.
When you crop the photo, you tell a lie.
For someone who is rarely on time, my body clock always knows when it’s too early to go to bed and I just lie there in the dark like I’m hiding.
It’s a lie! I am not an anti-Semite. The World Jewish Congress supported me and said that I am not anti-Semitic.
Some people will lie to you because they mean to. Others will do it to tell you what you want to hear.
When I was going to school, I just wanted to be like everybody else. I would pull at my hair to try and get it to lie straight. America was where I would consume and absorb black culture, buy Ultra Sheen and watch ‘Soul Train,’ but I still had that weird in-between thing.
Vietnam was a lie but at least there was a political agenda. It was the domino theory. Iraq is about nothing but George Bush’s ego laced with imperialist ambitions. And it was helped by your government.
I lied to everybody. I lie very well, being an actress, naturally.
There are a lot of people who lie and get away with it, and that’s just a fact.
My soul is now her day, my day her night, So I lie down, and so I rise.
I never lie because I don’t fear anyone. You only lie when you’re afraid.
You grow up in America and you’re told from day one, ‘This is the land of opportunity.’ That everybody has an equal chance to make it in this country. And then you look at places like Harlem, and you say, ‘That is absolutely a lie.’
Africa’s salvation doesn’t lie in begging and begging for more aid, and as an African, I find it very, very humiliating.
When we don’t have information, we go to the simplest outlook, to black and white. But then we have to lie to ourselves. Black is never as black as you’re painting it and white is never as white.
In Iranian cinema, all the lying takes place before making the film. In order to be able to make the film, you have to lie.
Political Freedom without economic equality is a pretense, a fraud, a lie; and the workers want no lying.
I’m a bit of a caveman – I don’t go out into the digital space very often. I lie facedown on the grass and count how many bugs I can find.
But the important thing is to lie down and fall asleep. That little nap means you wake up fresh again and can continue.
I was complexed and awkward that I was good for nothing and was always lying. I would lie to my school friends that I was a stud in my colony and to my colony friends that I was a stud in the school cricket and football teams, though I was in no team.
With the birth of my first child and my involvement with my first husband, I basically stopped lying. I just didn’t want to lie anymore, because it reduces the stature of the person you’re lying to.
Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.
I grew up as a Mormon, and that had more of an impact on my values than my beliefs. I’m afraid I will always feel the weight of a lie. I’m very hard on myself anyway. Religious guilt carries over too. You can’t really misbehave without feeling badly about it. At least, I can’t.
If you take 10,000 people at random, 9,999 have something in common: their interests in business lie on or near the Earth’s surface. The odd one out is an astronomer, and I am one of that strange breed.
Magic is an art form where you lie and tell people you are lying.
If it is a crime to love the South, its cause and its President, then I am a criminal. I would rather lie down in this prison and die than leave it owing allegiance to a government such as yours.
Women lie about their age; men lie about their income.
Politicians often lie.
I’m not in a position to tell anyone anything about how to live his or her life, but I think it’s worth noting that no one can lie to us as effectively as we can lie to ourselves. We know exactly what to say! And I do think that women, even extremely smart women, can be very, very vulnerable to men.
I got a feeling about political correctness. I hate it. It causes us to lie silently instead of saying what we think.
It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterwards.
Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. People are just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings, but all of us are born with a basic goodness.
Ah, well, the truth is always one thing, but in a way it’s the other thing, the gossip, that counts. It shows where people’s hearts lie.
As a child I could lie in bed and do absolutely nothing for hours but once I decided to do something, big or small, I could not stop until it had been completed.
Truth never was indebted to a lie.
As a kid I’d lie awake at night and convince myself that a meteor was about to hit the Earth. It’s my fatalistic streak, which I’ve inherited from my mum. I firmly believe something cataclysmic is going to happen in my lifetime and I have to be prepared to run for my life when the time comes.
All my life I have been taught to take the high road and never to dignify salacious or false accusations and I have been taught never, never to lie.
Being an artist, it’s all a journey, and you learn where the subtle patterns lie.
This lie of political correctness is bringing this country down. You just want to break through it all.
Stand up for your rights and be brave, and don’t be intimidated. Read your Bible. That’s really given me strength, and it will give you strength. Pray, and use God’s name, Jehovah. And never tell a lie, ever.
The tombstone is about the only thing that can stand upright and lie on its face at the same time.
My talents do not lie in DIY.
Stories lie deep in our souls. Stories lie so deep at the bottom of our hearts that they can bring people together on the deepest level. When I write a novel, I go into such depths.
I’m not a big splurger of money, but my guilty pleasures do lie within BMWs. I get roped in.
Many good purposes lie in the churchyard.
I think that what trips up a lot of great musicians is that they become involved with too many things that aren’t where their strengths lie.
To say I am not mentally tired in ways and exhausted in ways would be a lie.
I could lie and pretend that I hunt and camp, but that wouldn’t be me. Clothes? Shopping? That’s stuff I like!
I make myself lie down every afternoon; otherwise I’ll be too exhausted by the night-time. If I can’t nap, I’ll watch a little bit of TV and just relax for two or three hours.
I had to come to terms about becoming an addict, which, for a long time, I lied to myself about the status of until I couldn’t lie any more, ’cause I was either going to die or get better.
I used to lie awake at night, willing myself to put in the hard work, the determination, the passion.
If I am to judge others, I should be subject to be judged. You make your bed, you must lie in it.
The best time to listen to a politician is when he’s on a stump on a street corner in the rain late at night when he’s exhausted. Then he doesn’t lie.
The difference in golf and government is that in golf you can’t improve your lie.
You can’t just slander someone, defame them, lie about them. You can’t incite people to crime. There’s all sorts of reasonable restrictions on free speech that are already codified in the British common-law system.
We must find out where the roots of terrorism lie.
I love the idea of spies in love. How would it work between two people who were so programmed to lie and be suspicious, who have a whole life based on pretence?
Nowadays three witty turns of phrase and a lie make a writer.
I spent a lot of years on the road, and what happens is you find out who your real friends are and you find out where your strengths and weaknesses lie in communication. I’ve had the same friends for 20 years now and I can count them on one hand.
Not only do I lie, I take real pleasure in lying, in the transmission of magic effects.
My mother taught me that when you stand in the truth and someone tells a lie about you, don’t fight it.
The greatest impediments to changes in our traditional roles seem to lie not in the visible world of conscious intent, but in the murky realm of the unconscious mind.
Everybody walks around talking about, ‘Sam Allardyce’s style is not good enough, he doesn’t play the right way’ and so on and so forth and it is a massive problem for me. People believe it. You believe the false lies, the false implications. Football does that – it believes that lie sometimes.