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The hell that a lie would keep a man from, is doubtless the very best place for him to go.

    Author: George Macdonald

Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most, grows two thereby.

    Author: George Herbert

Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.

    Author: George Herbert

Show me a liar, and I will show thee a thief.

    Author: George Herbert

Lie not, neither to thyself, nor man, nor God. It is for cowards to lie.

    Author: George Herbert

All unbelief is the belief of a lie.

    Author: Horatius Bonar

Exaggeration is a blood relation to falsehood and nearly as blamable.

    Author: Hosea Ballou

Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.

    Author: Hosea Ballou

There is no possible excuse for a guarded lie. Enthusiastic and impulsive people will sometimes falsify thoughtlessly, but equivocation is malice prepense.

    Author: Hosea Ballou

Not the least misfortune in a prominent falsehood is the fact that tradition is apt to repeat it for truth.

    Author: Hosea Ballou

A charitable untruth, an uncharitable truth, and an unwise management of truth or love, are all to be carefully avoided of him that would go with a right foot in the narrow way.

    Author: Joseph Hall

A lie is like a snowball: the further you roll it the bigger it becomes.

    Author: Martin Luther

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