Lying Sayings and Quotes

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


Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.     

George Eliot

Nothing shows lack of conscience better than bold-faced lying.     

Bob Altemeyer

Stop lying to yourself. When we deny our own truth, we deny our own potential.     

Steve Maraboli

In our country the lie has become not just a moral category, but a pillar of the state.     

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.     

Charles Spurgeon

If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.     

Mark Twain

Every time we tell a lie, the thing we fear grows stronger.     

Tad Williams

A wise man does not waste so good a commodity as lying for naught.     

Mark Twain

A liar is always lavish of oaths.     

Pierre Corneille

A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.     

Baltasar Gracian

A truth that's told with bad intent, Beats all the lies you can invent.     

William Blake

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar     

Abraham Lincoln

There are a terrible lot of lies going round the world, and the worst of it is that they're true.     

Winston Churchill

He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it the second time.     

Thomas Jefferson

No man lies so boldly as the man who is indignant.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.     

Stephen King

It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies.     

Arthur Calwell

A lie that is half a truth is ever the hardest to fight.     

Patricia Wentworth

Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits the all.     

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.     

Anatole France