The truth is the greatest enemy of the State.— Unknown Author
Reckoning History Lies quotations
Never lie to someone who trusts you and never trust someone who lies to you.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass into history.
Tell a lie once and all your truths become questionable.
An unchurched christian is a grotesque anomaly.
The New Testament knows nothing of such a person. For the church lies at the very center of the eternal purpose of God. It is not a divine afterthought. It is not an accident of history. On the contrary, the church is God's new community.
The study of history lies at the foundation of all sound military conclusions and practice.
Watergate is a sad and tragic incident in our history.
They were wrong, dead wrong, those men at Watergate. Men abused power, but the system still works. Men abused money, but the system still works. Men lied and perjured themselves, but the system still .
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
On the eve of this great adventure I send my best wishes to every soldier in the Allied team. To us is given the honour of striking a blow for freedom which will live in history; and in the better days that lie ahead men will speak with pride of our doings.
Time will inevitably uncover dishonesty and lies; history has no place for them.
This is the epitaph I want on my tomb: Here lies one of the most intelligent animals who ever appeared on the face of the earth.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That's why we call it present.
History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling money and it's issuance.
History should remember Blair and Bush as the killers of children, or as the lying prime minister and president.
Admittedly, there is a risk in any course we follow other than this, but every lesson in history tells us that the greater risk lies in appeasement, and this is the specter our well-meaning liberal friends refuse to face.
If you focus on what you left behind, you will never be able to see what lies ahead.
Any scientist who tells you they know that GMOs are safe and not to worry about it, is either ignorant of the history of science or is deliberately lying. Nobody knows what the long-term effect will be.
Inside the Bible's pages lie the answers to all the problems that mankind has ever known. I hope Americans will read and study the Bible.
No history is mute. No matter how much they own it, break it, and lie about it, human history refuses to shut its mouth. Despite deafness and ignorance, the time that was continues to tick inside the time that is.
A lie doesn't become truth, wrong doesn't become right, and evil doesnt' become good, just because it's accepted by a majority.
Economic history is a never-ending series of episodes based on falsehoods and lies, not truths. It represents the path to big money. The object is to recognize the trend whose premise is false, ride that trend and step off before it is discredited.
America is therefore the land of the future, where, in the ages that lie before us, the burden of the World's History shall reveal itself.
Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.
Advertising is legalized lying.
History is strewn thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill, but a lie, well told, is immortal.
History is the study of lies, anyway, because no witness ever recalls events with total accuracy, not even eyewitnesses.
To be born in a free society and not to be born free is to be born into a lie.
To be told by co-citizens and co-Christians that you have no value, no history, have never done anything that is worthy of human respect destroys you because in the beginning you believe it.
Our greatest weaknes lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just on more time.
Herein lies the tragedy of the age: Not that men are poor, - all men know something of poverty. Not that men are wicked, - who is good? Not that men are ignorant, - what is truth? Nay, but that men know so little of men.
The history of our race, and each individual’s experience, are sown thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill and that a lie told well is immortal.
But history will judge you, and as the years pass, you will ultimately judge yourself, in the extent to which you have used your gifts and talents to lighten and enrich the lives of your fellow men. In your hands lies the future of your world and the fulfillment of the best qualities of your own spirit.
Yesterday is a history; Tomorrow a mystery; Today is a gift; That's why we call it the present
It takes so little, so infinitely little, for a person to cross the border beyond which everything loses meaning: love, convictions, faith, history. Human life -- and herein lies its secret -- takes place in the immediate proximity of that border, even in direct contact with it; it is not miles away, but a fraction of an inch.
My whole written history is one big lie! I mean, I can't even believe my history.
As to the book called the bible, it is blasphemy to call it the Word of God.
It is a book of lies and contradictions and a history of bad times and bad men.
Hurt me with the TRUTH but never comfort me with a LIE!
Students will start finding history interesting when their teachers and textbooks stop lying to them.
And if all others accepted the lie which the Party imposed—if all records told the same tale—then the lie passed into history and became truth. 'Who controls the past' ran the Party slogan, 'controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.
To hell with the truth! As the history of the world proves, the truth has no bearing on anything. It's irrelevant and immaterial, as the lawyers say. The lie of a pipe dream is what gives life to the whole misbegotten mad lot of us, drunk or sober.
Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will never be understood, let alone believed, by the masses.
The greatest moments of Native History lie ahead of us if a great spiritual renewal and wakening should take place. The Native American has been a sleeping giant. He is awakening. The original Americans could become the evangelists who will help win America for Christ! Remember these forgotten people!
I know it is the fashion to say that most of recorded history is lies anyway.
I am willing to believe that history is for the most part inaccurate and biased, but what is peculiar to our own age is the abandonment of the idea that history could be truthfully written.
Neither a wise nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.
History is full of wrongs done the wife by legal robbery on the part of the husband. I hesitate not to assert that most of this crime of child murder, abortion, infanticide, lies at the door of the male sex.
It's all a matter of history. Brandy is no solace. Librium only lies me down like a dead snow queen. Yes! I am still the criminal.