Top 606 Lies Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Lies Quotes from famous people such as Patricia Arquette, Benjamin Wittes, Philip Treacy, Walter Lippmann, Artur Schnabel, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I think we've told a lot of lies about human behavior t

I think we’ve told a lot of lies about human behavior through film.
Patricia Arquette
The difference between a cult and a religion, of course, lies in extremity.
Benjamin Wittes
The success of a hat definitely lies with balancing the personality of the wearer with the type of occasion. Don’t listen to those rules about face shape.
Philip Treacy
The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief… that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.
Walter Lippmann
I don’t think I handle the notes much differently from other pianists. But the pauses between the notes – ah, there is where the artistry lies!!
Artur Schnabel
The power of a book lies in its power to turn a solitary act into a shared vision. As long as we have books, we are not alone.
Laura Bush
Homeopathy – an invention of the Father of Lies! I have tried it and found it wanting. I would swallow their whole doles’ medicine chest for sixpence, and be sure of finding myself neither better nor worse for it.
Jane Welsh Carlyle
True artistic expression lies in conveying emotion.
Angel Haze
The camera never lies, man. I’ve learned that. If you allow it, it will see right through you, which is kind of cool.
Ramon Rodriguez
You know what the Englishman’s idea of compromise is? He says, Some people say there is a God. Some people say there is no God. The truth probably lies somewhere between these two statements.
William Butler Yeats
No one lies so boldly as the man who is indignant.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Men know not the gold which lies in the mine of Christ Jesus, or surely they would dig in it night and day. They have not yet discovered the pearl of great price, or they would have sold their all to buy the field wherein it lies.
Charles Spurgeon
A sportswriter’s life means never sitting with your wife or family at the games. Still working after everyone has gone to the party… Digging beneath a coach’s lies, not to forget those of athletic directors and general managers and owners of pro teams. Keeping a confidence. Risking it.
Dan Jenkins
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
George Eliot
I knew Secrets and Lies was a great film, but I didn’t expect it to get the attention it did because none of his other films had and I thought they were just as good.
Brenda Blethyn
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
Mahatma Gandhi
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.
Harry Frankfurt
That’s the one for my tombstone… Here lies David Byrne. Why the big suit?
David Byrne
I’m one of those people who lies awake all night and worries about all the horrible things that can go wrong, whether a comma was wrong.
Michael Beschloss
I’m a country singer. I love all kinds of music, but country is where my loyalty lies. That’s just me and what I do, and I’m not going to change it.
George Strait
One of biggest lies in politics is the lie that Republicans are the party of big business. Big business does great with big government. Big business is very happy to climb in bed with big government. Republicans are and should be the party of small business and of entrepreneurs.
Ted Cruz
There is no truth which the prophets press more steadily upon Israel than that all their national life lies in the sight and on the care of God.
George A. Smith
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
At Christmas, I am always struck by how the spirit of togetherness lies also at the heart of the Christmas story. A young mother and a dutiful father with their baby were joined by poor shepherds and visitors from afar. They came with their gifts to worship the Christ child.
Queen Elizabeth II
The Internet is probably the most important technological advancement of my lifetime. Its strength lies in its open architecture and its ability to allow a framework where all voices can be heard.
Adam Savage
The tragedy is that political leaders failed so badly at delivering what Iraqis clearly wanted – and for that, a great deal of responsibility lies with Prime Minister Maliki.
David Petraeus
One of the lies that we tell ourselves is that we’re making progress; but Huey’s chair’s empty.
H. Rap Brown
In ancient times they had no statistics so they had to fall back on lies.
Stephen Leacock
My first job after graduating was working with Robert Zemeckis. I got a job a week after graduating and moving to L.A. So I got to work on ‘What Lies Beneath’ and ‘Castaway’ as a PA, which is basically like a gopher.
Jeff Baena
The love of truth lies at the root of much humor.
Robertson Davies
The three-year-old who lies about taking a cookie isn’t really a liar after all. He simply can’t control his impulses. He then convinces himself of a new truth and, eager for your approval, reports the version that he knows will make you happy.
Cathy Rindner Tempelsman
When you're surrounded by a world of constant lies, man

When you’re surrounded by a world of constant lies, manipulation, and deceit, that dark energy is bound to seep into you eventually.
Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman
Every summer I sail to a small island called Cavallo, which lies between Sardinia and Corsica.
Gino D’Acampo
I’m very competitive, and I want to be very successful, but at the end of the day, films to me are still films. I want them to be good, and I’ll work the hardest, but at night, I go home to my life and my family, and that’s where my heart lies.
Marc Platt
Hope is like one of those orchids that grows around toxic waste: lovely in itself – and an assertion, if you like, of indefatigable good – but a sure sign that something nasty lies underneath.
Rachel Cusk
They say that the commons of England would first destroy the king’s friends and afterward himself, and then bring the Duke of York to be king so that by their false means and lies they may make him to hate and destroy his friends, and cherish his false traitors.
Jack Cade
A truth that’s told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
William Blake
Gradually I came to realize that people will more readily swallow lies than truth, as if the taste of lies was homey, appetizing: a habit.
Martha Gellhorn
The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.
Stephen Covey
Whether you’re driving it short or you drive it far, you got to be in the fairway because the rough’s brutal, and if you get out of the rough into some of these bunkers, you can get some funky lies.
Dustin Johnson
There is in every true woman’s heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.
Washington Irving
How is the world ruled and led to war? Diplomats lie to journalists and believe these lies when they see them in print.
Karl Kraus
Pale hands I loved beside the Shalimar, where are you now? Who lies beneath your spell?
Adela Florence Nicolson
Governance is complex, difficult, and on the whole, thankless – why ever should the Bright Young Things leave the management of their hotels, newspapers, banks, TV channels and corporations to join, like fleas on a behemoth, the government? Wherein lies the difference between the two worlds?
Upamanyu Chatterjee
The devil lies brooding in the miser’s chest.
Thomas Fuller
Lying under oath, and encouraging lies under oath, does go to the very heart and soul of what courts do. If we say we don’t care, let’s forget about courts, and we’ll just have other ways of figuring out how to handle disputes.
Ken Starr
Only a cheap politician, greedy for political gain, would try to single out one individual for blame. The fault lies not with the individual but with the system, and that system is Richard Nixon.
Pat Paulsen
My heart really lies in my jewelry line, Archangel. I have really enjoyed watching the company go from nothing and slowly building it year by year, and getting into one store, then another store. And then I’ll see someone wearing a piece of it on the streets, and it’s all very exciting.
Brody Jenner
What bothers me is that Jim Bakker lies. Jim Bakker knows for a fact that I was virgin.
Jessica Hahn
I was so in love with books from as early as I remember that it seemed a natural step to want to create them. And so I just wanted to be a writer from a very young age. And I think that the lies were just a natural side effect of me wanting to tell stories and write them down.
Marie Rutkoski
The true test of whether Mr. Obama has improved on the Bush era lies in how his administration justifies its decisions on the 241 remaining Guantanamo detainees, whose cases will now be evaluated internally and reviewed by the courts.
Noah Feldman
Our memories are convenient lies we create, cribbing images from others’ experiences. We discard the personal specifics which don’t conform to the ideal conventional beauty created by art directors and cinematographers.
Damian Loeb
It takes little talent to see what lies under one’s nose, a good deal to know in what direction to point that organ.
W. H. Auden
In my heart, international cricket is the way forward. That’s where you want to play; that’s where the pressure really lies. That’s where you make your name.
AB de Villiers
Glory lies in the attempt to reach one’s goal and not in reaching it.
Mahatma Gandhi
The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Everything about the left is perception, manipulation, and lies. Everything. Everything is ‘Wag the Dog.’ Everything is a structured deception.
Rush Limbaugh