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“Sometimes you lie to deceive people. Sometimes you lie because you need the lie to become the truth.”
“And once when we were walking on Bredon Hill, we met a bedraggled and exhausted fox. 'Oh, poor thing,' Jack said. 'What shall we do when the hunt comes up? I can already hear them. Oh, I know -- I have an idea.' He cupped his hands and shouted to the first riders, "Hallo, yoicks, gone that way," and pointed in the direction opposite to the one the fox had taken. The whole hunt followed his directions. There followed a long discussion about when lying was morally justifiable, but he boasted delightedly later to my wife that he had saved the life of a poor fox and showed no trace of guilt.”
― George Sayer
“What is one to say of the writer who lies when he writes that he is lying?”
“For the hackneyed art of lying without injury to anyone, Rushbrook, to his shame, was proficient.”
“As soon as we got back I ran upstairs and told everyone the story, thus telling everyone the alarm code, thus breaking one of the Ten Commandments when I lied and said I’d keep the code a secret. As I’ve known for a long, long time now, hell is going to be totally fucking worth it.”
“Facts are threatening to those invested in fraud.”
“I don't want a new purpose. I want what's mine. I want my birthright.”
“I am not a conqueror. I am nothing like you.”
“Lie long enough and eventually you'll believe yourself.”
“Love me for what I am
Not what I try to be.
Love me for what I am.
A person who likes to lie too much.
I try too much
To impress other people...
Often my inferiors.”
“No one answer is ever the answer.”
“People tell all kinds of lies to save their skins.”
“The more we look at anything, the more we see ourselves in the thing. This is called projection. There’s an ethics to projection, an unhinged sense of honesty. Honesty is complicated. The truth is fascinatingly flexible. Lying is boundless. It knows no limits. People lie all the time. Lying is an instinct. It’s human nature. We lie to each other; we lie to ourselves. It isn’t right, but we do.”
“Through years of experience I’ve discovered that a liar will always look into his drink when telling a lie. But he doesn’t have a drink in a cab, and even if he did I’d have no idea as to whether he were looking into it or not”
“I love her face when she smiles. But it could be that her smile is a lie that she uses to hide her clenched teeth. I don't understand why she cried. I can't even say, "You'll be all right." But I will always be by your side. After all, I am your cat.”