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  1. Picture quote by H. G. Wells about lying

    Advertising is legalized lying. ⏤ H. G. Wells


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    Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness.


  3. Picture quote about flying

    Your wings already exist, all you have to do is FLY


  4. Picture quote by G. K. Chesterton about flying

    Angeles fly because they take themselves lightly. ⏤ G. K. Chesterton


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If I tell you I'm good, you probably will say I'm boasting. But if I tell you I'm not good, you'll know I'm lying.

Bruce Lee

The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.

George Carlin

Men are liars. We'll lie about lying if we have to. I'm an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.

Tim Allen

I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.

Friedrich Nietzsche

It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.

George Washington

I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won t.

Mark Twain

The art of pleasing is the art of deception.

Marquis De Vauvenargues

Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts.

Clare Boothe Luce

On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done just as easily as lying down.

Woody Allen

We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.

Epictetus

The truth is always an insult or a joke, lies are generally tastier. We love them. The nature of lies is to please. Truth has no concern for anyones comfort - Arturo Binewski.

Katherine Dunn

Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing.

Redd Foxx

I knew when I grew up, I always wanted to be a liar, and if you're in television, you're lying because you're just pretending to be yourself much like I'm doing now.

John Ritter

The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.

John Ruskin

It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet, than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble.

Epicurus

I do myself a greater injury in lying than I do him of whom I tell a lie.

Michel de Montaigne

Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down.

Woody Allen

When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people.

Mark Twain

Lying is done with words and also with silence.

Adrienne Rich

The rulers of the state are the only persons who ought to have the privilege of lying, either at home or abroad; they may be allowed to lie for the good of the state.

Plato

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

Mark Twain

Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

When I'm lying in my bed I think about life and I think about death and neither one particularly appeals to me.

Steven Morrissey

If an ordinary person is silent, it may be a tactical maneuver. If a writer is silent, he is lying.

Jaroslav Seifert

Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Anyone of my generation who tells you he hasn't 'done Brando' is lying.

James Caan

Lying can never save us from another lie.

Vaclav Havel

Never assume, no matter how strong the temptation, that other people are low-life lying manipulators without a shred of human decency.

Dinesh D'Souza

Rock helps me communicate directly with the people because rock doesn't lie, and people are fed up with lying politicians.

Amado Boudou

I'm a Utilitarian, so I don't see the rule against lying as absolute; it's always subject to some overriding utility which may prevent its exercise.

Peter Singer

There is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance.

Albert Einstein

All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.

Thomas Carlyle

They told me I had been sick twelve days, lying like dead all the while, and that Whirlwind Chaser, who was Standing Bear's uncle and a medicine man, had brought me back to life.

Black Elk

Euphemism is a euphemism for lying.

Bobbie Gentry

Washington, DC is to lying what Wisconsin is to cheese.

Dennis Miller

A dead cow or sheep lying in a pasture is recognized as carrion. The same sort of a carcass dressed and hung up in a butcher's stall passes as food.

John Harvey Kellogg

I give the name violence to a boldness lying idle and enamored of danger.

Jean Genet

He steps on stage and draws the sword of rhetoric, and when he is through, someone is lying wounded and thousands of others are either angry or consoled.

Pete Hamill

When he's late for dinner, I know he's either having an affair or is lying dead in the street. I always hope it's the street.

Jessica Tandy

I was showing early symptoms of becoming a professional baseball man. I was lying to the press.

Roger Kahn

A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.

C. S. Lewis

It is more from carelessness about truth than from intentionally lying that there is so much falsehood in the world.

Samuel Johnson

Richard Nixon is a no good, lying bastard. He can lie out of both sides of his mouth at the same time, and if he ever caught himself telling the truth, he'd lie just to keep his hand in.

Harry S Truman

I don't think homosexuality is a choice. Society forces you to think it's a choice, but in fact, it's in one's nature. The choice is whether one expresses one's nature truthfully or spends the rest of one's life lying about it.

Marlo Thomas

Nixon is one of the few in the history of this country to run for high office talking out of both sides of his mouth at the same time and lying out of both sides.

Harry S Truman

Politeness is half good manners and half good lying.

Mary Wilson Little

What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do, is to revive the old art of Lying.

Oscar Wilde

It's a terrible thing to have to tell your fans, who have waited like Detroit's have, that their team won't win it this year. But it's better than lying to them.

Sparky Anderson

So people think I'm lying about my age all the time? It's the records that are wrong. I've never told anyone how old I am. The minute they ask me, I say 'That's none of your business.' So that means I've never once lied about my age. Now that's true!

Calista Flockhart

It was OK for the media to pursue Former President Clinton year after year for lying about a private, consensual sexual affair, but we have five justices who committed one of the biggest crimes in American History, and it ceased to be a big story.

Vincent Bugliosi

With attention deficit democracy, I am trying to wake up people to how the combination of mass ignorance, fear mongering by the government, and lying politicians is putting our entire system of government to a death spiral.

James Bovard

I'm not too good at lying still in the sun.

Vince McMahon

I'd be lying if I said I had confidence in every choice I've made, that I have faith in every film I do on every shot.

Ethan Hawke

Anyone who has proclaimed violence his method inexorably must choose lying as his principle.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

If anybody says their facelift doesn't hurt, they're lying. It was like I'd spent the night with an axe murderer.

Sharon Osbourne

A deception that elevates us is dearer than a host of low truths.

Marina Ivanova Tsvetaeva

One would be lying if one didn't say that one had melodies that I keep in my back pocket.

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Don't lie about anything, ever. Lying leads to Hell.

Jordan Peterson

I always tell the truth. Even when I lie.

Al Pacino

I would be lying if I said the journalism doesn't reflect my own choices as a reporter and a writer: what to say, what to emphasize, how to say it, what is true or untrue.

David Simon

I was half asleep lying there writing this lyric in my head at about 3:30 in the morning. I woke Steve up with this idea and then we went into the living room where there was a little upright piano and finished the song. I wonder where that piano is now?

Jim Capaldi

After he was assassinated, his family and the men who had served him continued the lying and began the destruction, censoring and hiding of JFK's medical records.

Richard Reeves

Lying is the most simple form of self-defence.

Susan Sontag

Cunning leads to knavery. It is but a step from one to the other, and that very slippery. Only lying makes the difference; add that to cunning, and it is knavery.

Ovid

They used to say, 'If we find a good black player, we'll sign him.' They was lying.

Cool Papa Bell

With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.

Johnny Depp

The worst kind of lying I've ever done is keeping things from people.

Elijah Wood

I wish to Christ I could make up a really great lie. Sometimes, after an interview, I say to myself, 'Man, you were so honest - can't you have some fun? Can't you do some really down and dirty lying?' But the puritan in me thinks that if I tell a lie, I'll be punished.

Willem Dafoe

See that you buy the field where the Pearl is; sell all, and make a purchase of salvation. Think it not easy: for it is a steep ascent to eternal glory: many are lying dead by the way, slain with security.

Samuel Rutherford

We were racing at circuits where there were no crash barriers in front of the pits, and fuel was lying about in churns in the pit lane. A car could easily crash into the pits at any time. It was ridiculous.

Jackie Stewart

I'm lying in my bed, blanket is warm, this body will never keep me safe from harm. I still feel your hair, black ribbons of coal. Touch my skin to keep me whole. If only you'd come back to me. To feel you at my side, wouldn't need no Mojo Pin to keep me satisfied.

Jeff Buckley

Autobiography is probably the most respectable form of lying.

Humphrey Carpenter

There are three types of lies -- lies, damn lies, and statistics.

Benjamin Disraeli

Clinton lied. A man might forget where he parks or where he lives, but he never forgets oral sex, no matter how bad it is.

Barbara Bush

Willie Mays was the best ever. When I was in college I once made a catch like the one Mays made over his head. Sometimes when I'm lying in bed at night I think about it. It still makes me warm.

David Duchovny

I wouldn't abandon nobody. I would be lying if I said I was just talking to everybody.

Puff Daddy

By the time you swear you're his, Shivering and sighing. And he vows his passion is, Infinite, undying. Lady make note of this -- One of you is lying.

Dorothy Parker

If you had told me I'd be making 62 tomorrow, I'd say you were lying.

Aaron Neville

First we attacked the Russian soldiers with our gases, and then when we saw the poor fellows lying there, dying slowly, we tried to make breathing easier for them by using our own life-saving devices on them.

Otto Hahn

In this play we're dealing with relative truths - who's lying, who's telling the truth. But underneath that, Ed and I have hit this deeper level of intimacy between old friends that comes out in the play.

Fred Ward

I wanted readers to be genuinely unsure as to whether she's telling the truth or lying. It meant making her partly sympathetic, and partly unsympathetic, which wasn't easy.

Lee Child

I have avoided becoming stale by putting a little water on the plate, lying on the plate, and having myself refreshed in a toaster oven for 23 minutes once every month.

Dean Koontz

I began to pray those same fervent prayers, lying in bed at night, hoping to see a scroll unrolled from the ceiling with a message from God just for me.

James Green Somerville

Until we totally change the way we elect our leaders, until we remove private money from public campaigns, lying will be the de facto method of governance in this country.

Peter Schuyler

To be fair, lying is part and parcel of public life. Every politician has lied about something because they are owned by the special interest groups that finance their elections.

Peter Schuyler

I looked below and saw my people there, and all were well and happy except one, and he was lying like the dead - and that one was myself.

Black Elk

The next morning we saw nothing of the enemy, though we were still lying to.

John Byng

A degree of lying - you know, white lies - seems to be inherent in all languages and all forms of communication.

Matthew Lesko

For that reason you can't write with music playing, and anyone who says he can is either writing badly, or not listening to the music, or lying. You need to hear what you're writing, and for that you need silence.

Philip Pullman

Anyone who claims to be good at lying is obviously bad at lying. Thus - as a writer myself - I cannot comment on whether or not writers are exceptionally good liars, because whatever I said would actually mean its complete opposite.

Chuck Klosterman

The sexual deviance - I'd be lying if I said I didn't miss that; but we do have hints of it but in a more psychological way and therefore more human way, arguably. Or certainly to the extent that the animated series takes that sexuality.

Marton Csokas

The men who made the war were profuse in their praises of the man who kicked the P.M. out of his office and now degrades by his disloyal, dishonest and lying presence the greatest office in the State.

John Burns

I have like 250 letters that I have to whittle it down to 150. Only then do you have the whole overview of a book. When it was finally edited, at least my take was, everybody's lying. You know?

Don Novello

I'm naturally going to react to that and he'll bring out elements in my musical character that were lying dormant, because I'm relating what he's playing.

Benny Green

A good puzzle, it's a fair thing. Nobody is lying. It's very clear, and the problem depends just on you.

Erno Rubik

I propose a Constitutional Amendment providing that, if any public official, elected or appointed, at any level of government, is caught lying to any member of the public for any reason, the punishment shall be death by public hanging.

L. Neil Smith

In so many interviews, they bring up the sexual aspect of the record. I've had some journalists say it sounds like I'm lying down in bed singing with a microphone. It gets so old!

Lucinda Williams

I've never met or spoken to David Lee Roth, yet it's rather ironic that even he's saying Eddie's lying about things. I'm saying he's not telling the truth, yet Eddie insists that the two of us are lying! You be the judge.

Sammy Hagar

As was to be expected, the discovery of the nervous apparatus of the salivary glands immediately impelled physiologists to seek a similar apparatus in other glands lying deeper in the digestive canal.

Ivan Pavlov

There's hostility to lying, and there should be.

Bob Woodward

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