Well you know you’re really dedicated to something when you lie about being hurt so no one will make you stop— Richie McCaw
Wonderful Stop Lying quotations
The lies the government and media tell are amplifications of the lies we tell ourselves. To stop being conned, stop conning yourself.
Provided we can escape from the museums we carry around inside us, provided we can stop selling ourselves tickets to the galleries in our own skulls, we can begin to contemplate an art which re-creates the goal of the sorcerer: changing the structure of reality by the manipulation of living symbols ... Art tells gorgeous lies that come true.
The best training is to read and write, no matter what.
Don't live with a lover or roommate who doesn't respect your work. Don't lie, buy time, borrow to buy time. Write what will stop your breath if you don't write.
Let the Black man go - stop lying to us that you love us.
And if you really love us, let us go and give us some of this territory that we can call our own; and give us the billions of dollars that we can get started with land and with tractors and the things that will make us an independent nation.
My mother is going to have to stop lying about her age because pretty soon I'm going to be older than she is.
Freedom is the only worthy goal in life.
It is won by disregarding things that lie beyond our control. Stop aspiring to be anyone other than your own best self: for that does fall within your control.
It is becoming increasingly difficult to decide where jazz starts or where it stops, where Tin Pan Alley begins and jazz ends, or even where the borderline lies between between classical music and jazz. I feel there is no boundary line
I would not be a rose upon the wall A queen might stop at, near the palace-door, To say to a courtier, "Pluck that rose for me, It's prettier than the rest." O Romney Leigh! I'd rather far be trodden by his foot, Than lie in a great queen's bosom.
Inconsistency, incompetence, and lies are all cut short by the ground.
It will stop you if you can't stop yourself.
I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends.
.. that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.
Students will start finding history interesting when their teachers and textbooks stop lying to them.
I put a spell on you and now you're mine. You can't stop the things I do. I ain't lying.
I never stopped being attracted to women.
Bisexuality is misunderstood; the adage is that you're either straight or gay or lying, but that's not my experience. To call me anything other than bisexual would be inaccurate.
Let's stop believing that our differences make us superior or inferior to one another. Let's not be afraid that our different colors make us different people. Who cares? It's just a lie, and we don't have to believe all the lies and superstitions that control our lives.
It is not our level of prosperity that makes for happiness but the kinship of heart to heart and the way we look at the world. Both attitudes lie within our power, so that a man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy, and no one can stop him.
The Good News means we can stop lying to ourselves.
The sweet sound of amazing grace saves us from the necessity of self-deception. It keeps us from denying that though Christ was victorious, the battle with lust, greed, and pride still rages within us.
I've had friends who've lied to me, I've had friends who've done things behind my back, I've had people steal from me - and it doesn't stop me from trusting.
You're gutless. It's how you were made. And that's not such a bad thing because your saving grace is that you've never lied to yourself about it. Not about that. Nothing wrong with cowardice as long as it comes with prudence. But when a coward stops remembering who he is... God help him.
I've never been willing to lie about my age.
Why on earth would I want to tell people I'm 35, which I'm not, and have them say, 'Oh that's nice,' when I could tell them I'm 47, which I am, and have them look at me and go, 'Whoa!'. I'm not afraid of aging. I stopped being afraid of life a long time ago.
All the things that are negative in me as a person - the incompetence and despair and weakness and pain - are like a gift from God in a performer. If you don't hide them and if you stop lying to yourself about what you are and are not, there is a ring or a tent or a stage where you can take them and use them to make something beautiful.
When a thing is not done, continuing to work is the strength;
but when it is done, the strength lies in stopping.
Commit to stop making excuses. When we make excuses, we lie to ourselves and continue bad habits.
If someone says that they saw a Sasquatch, they're either lying or they are stupid! Now stop lying about the Jewpacabra before stupid people start believing you!
Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age and start bragging about it.
My father is a liar and so am I. But I’m going to stop. I have to stop. I will tell you my story and I will tell it straight. No lies, no omissions. That’s my promise. This time I truly mean it.
And what of the dead? They lie without shoes in the stone boats.
They are more like stone than the sea would be if it stopped. They refuse to be blessed, throat, eye and knucklebone.
Stop lying. There isn't enough time left.
Old hippies don't die, they just lie low until the laughter stops and their time comes round again.
He'd stopped trying to bring her back.
She only came back when she felt like it anyway, in dreams and lies and broken-down deja-vu.
I won't lie. Walking into a room and seeing your girlfriend reading a baby-name book can kind of make your heart stop.
The responsibility for the risks we posed to others in some of our most extreme actions in those underground years never leaves my thoughts for long. The antiwar movement in all its commitment, all its sacrifice and determination, could not stop the violence unleashed against Vietnam. And therein lies cause for real regret.
I won’t lie. Walking into a room and seeing your girlfriend reading a baby-name book can kind of make your heart stop. “I’m no expert,” I began, choosing my words carefully. “Well—actually, I am. And I’m pretty sure there are certain things we have to do before you need to be reading that.
I was living a complete lie. But unfortunately, guilt doesn't make you stop.
Phrase it in an interesting way; don't phrase it in a mean or unfriendly way. Bob Dole said that if there's anything he would have done differently, he would have said [to George Bush] "Start telling the truth about my record" instead of "Stop lying about my record." Frankly, had he done that, life might be different for Bob Dole today.