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❝My philosophy
like colour TV
is all there
in black and white❞
Monty Python

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A lie can be halfway around the world before the truth has got its boots on.
English proverb

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation.
H.H. Munro (Saki) (1870-1916)

Common Lies no.1: The cheque is in the mail.

Common Lies no.2: I love you.

Common Lies no.3: This is going to hurt me more than it's going to hurt you.

Common Lies no.4: It's not the money that matters, it's the principle.

Common Lies no.5: I've never done this before.

Common Lies no.6: Money isn't everything.

He promised me earrings, but he only pierced my ears.

Hypocrisy is the vaseline of social intercourse.

I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.
Samuel Butler (1835-1902)

If the world were perfect, it wouldn't be.
Yogi Berra (1925-2015)

It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.
H.L. Mencken (1880-1956)

The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made.
Jean Giraudoux (1882-1944)

There are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies and statistics.
Leonard Courtney (1832-1918)

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