"It contains a misleading impression, not a lie. It was being economical with the truth."
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"Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance."
"It is sometimes necessary to lie damnably in the interests of the nation."
"Nobody speaks the truth when there's something they must have."
"Never to lie is to have no lock to your door, you are never wholly alone."
"Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well."
"The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way."
"I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy."
"And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in masquerade."
"Someone who always has to lie discovers that every one of his lies is true."
"So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not to trust himself on the narrow edge."
"I am a lie who always speaks the truth."
"A liar is full of oaths."
"Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another."
"Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others."
"It takes a wise man to handle a lie, a fool had better remain honest."
"A lie with a purpose is one of the worst kind, and the most profitable."
"Liars are the cause of all the sins and crimes in the world."
"Lying is an indispensable part of making life tolerable."
"When lying, be emphatic and indignant, thus behaving like your children."
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