And even a liar can be scared into telling the truth, same as honest man can be tortured into telling a lie.
It is always healthy to be honest.
One ought always to lie, when one can do good by it;
Are you okay, man?”
“Yeah, I’m good.”
It’s a lie. I wonder if I will ever be good again.
Leaders find something to die for, not something to live on. If you haven’t found something to die for yet, you can’t lead.
When people tell a lie about something, they have to make up a bunch of lies to go with the first one. ‘Mythomania’ is the word for it.
Please don’t grow up to be one of those men who lie for the sport of it, and most men do. That’s a fact. That’s why the world is so messed up, Noah. That’s why history books are full of so much heartache, and tragedy. Politicians, dictators, kings, phoney-baloney preachers-most of ’em are men, and most of ’em lie like rugs
I love you” he said. I did not say anything. What could I say? If i said i love you too, i had perpetual punishment for being a liar.
There’s a tipping point with lies, a point where you’ve said something so many times that it feels truer than the truth.
Truth itself is the best prudence.