lie quotes

“One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.”

“Lovers have a way of using this word, nothing, which implies exactly the opposite.”

“Of all follies there is none greater than wanting to make the world a better place.”

“A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.”

“An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie.”

“A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it.”

“Those who believe that they are exclusively in the right are generally those who achieve something. ”

“As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.”

“Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our enemies, and who believe this to be great and manly. Nothing is so praiseworthy, nothing so clearly shows a great and noble soul, as clemency and readiness to forgive.”

“Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable.”

“If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal, I gladly err, nor do I wish this error which gives me pleasure to be wrested from me while I live.”

“No poet or orator has ever existed who believed there was any better than himself.”

“A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth. ”

“I have always believed that all things depended upon Fortune, and nothing upon ourselves. ”

“I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned. ”

“It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe - you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep.”

“When we are in love we often doubt that which we most believe.”

“ In love we often doubt what we most believe.”

“We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves.”

“It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we are very loath to believe what we are not able to comprehend.”

“If there be a love pure and free from the admixture of our other passions, it is that which lies hidden in the bottom of our heart, and which we know not ourselves.”

“In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes the world to believe that he is. Thus we may say that the whole world is made up of appearances.”

“When a man is in love, he doubts, very often, what he most firmly believes.”

“Learned helplessness is the giving-up reaction, the quitting response that follows from the belief that whatever you do doesn't matter.”

“The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.”

“I believe with all my heart that America remains 'the great idea' that inspires the world. It is a privilege to be born here. It is an honor to become a citizen here. It is a gift to raise your family here, to vote here, and to live here.”

“I knew I was a winner back in the late sixties. I knew I was destined for great things. People will say that kind of thinking is totally immodest. I agree. Modesty is not a word that applies to me in any way - I hope it never will.”

“One of my movies was called "True Lies." It's what the Democrats should have called their convention.”

“My friend James Cameron and I made three films together - True Lies, The Terminator and Terminator 2. Of course, that was during his early, low-budget, art-house period.”

“I feel good because I believe I have made progress in rebuilding the people's trust in their government.”