Quotations About
lies

Even a liar can be scared into telling the truth, same as an honest man can be tortured into telling a lie.

Light in August (1932)
Posted in: William Faulkner

There is nothing that God hates so much as a liar.

La joie (Joy) 1929
Posted in: Georges Bernanos

Men should die for lies. But the truth is too precious to die for.

Small Gods
Posted in: Terry Pratchett

Occasionally words must serve to veil the facts. But let this happen in such a way that no one become aware of it; or, if it should be noticed, excuses must be at hand to be produced immediately.

quoted in Arthur Koestler's Darkness At Noon (1941)