Being Lied To Sayings and Quotes

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

One of the reasons why I think people have gone from reading mainstream newspapers to the Internet is because they realize they're being lied to.     

Robert Fisk

I'm telling you a lie in a vicious effort that you will repeat my lie over and over until it becomes true.     

Lady Gaga

Lies were like acid, corrosive: They could dissolve trust in a heartbeat.     

Rob Thurman

People aren't suckers. Some are, perhaps. But most people inside know when we're being lied to.     

Matt Bevin

Language always betrays us, tells the truth when we want to lie, and dissolves into formlessness when we would most like to be precise.     

Jeanette Winterson

O, what a tangled web we weave; When first we practice to deceive!     

Sir Walter Scott

He who tells a lie, is not sensible how great a task he undertakes; for he must be forced to invent twenty more to maintain that one.     

Alexander Pope

If you say that you never lie in life, you honestly insult my intelligence.     

Toba Beta

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.     


Almost everything a person thinks is a lie, and an assault against the natural soul.     

Bryant H. McGill

Masks camouflage the faces of both good and evil. Keeps hidden what is a truth and what is a lie.     

Patti Roberts

To say that the first casualty of war is truth is to miss the rather more important point that a principal weapon of war is lies.     

Harry M. Collins

The lie is a virtue if it saves lives.     

Venko Andonovski

Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true.     


I don't like being lied to, so I only lie about the stupid things. White lies, basically.     

Enrique Iglesias

For people who say they hate being lied to, just start telling them nothing but the pure truth--about everything. That will teach them.     

Seth Adam Brown

Life experience is what defines our character, even if it means getting your heart broken or being lied to. You know, you need the downs to appreciate the ups. Going on the adventure or taking that risk is important.     

Nev Schulman

The liar's punishment is, not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.     

George Bernard Shaw

Whoever tells a lie is not pure of heart, and such a person can not cook a clean soup.     

Ludwig van Beethoven

When people tell a lie about something, they have to make up a bunch of lies to go with the first one. Mythomania is the word for it.     

Haruki Murakami

And, after all, what is lie? 'Tis but the truth in masquerade.     

Lord Byron

Because its not a lie if its how you feel.     

Jennifer Niven

Never hide things from hardcore thinkers. They get more aggravated, more provoked by confusion than the most painful truths.     

Criss Jami

A lie cannot live.     

Martin Luther King Jr.

Within every elaborate lie, a kernel of truth.     

Marisha Pessl

The lie took form as she spoke, pulling on as many strands of truth as it could reach.     

Scott Westerfeld

Being a practiced liar doesn't mean you have a powerful imagination. Many good liars have no imagination at all; it's that which gives their lies such wide-eyed conviction.     

Philip Pullman

That's the crazy thing about lies. You start to fall for them, yourself.     

Jodi Picoult

A lie is an affront to the soul, as well as an insult to the intelligence of the person to whom one lies.     

Judith Mcnaught

You can believe in whatsoever you like, but the truth remains the truth, no matter how sweet the lie may taste.     

Michael Bassey Johnson