Truth be told, it is alright to lie depending on the situation you are in, for example, your grandma baked a tray of the most disgusting cookies, do you speak the hurtful truth or lie to her politely? The best solution is to say the cookies are ‘okay’ but need some fine-tuning, maybe more sugar etc.
Truth on the other hand is subjective, a smart person can easily twist the truth by asking a cunning question. The general rule is never ever agree to reply to a Yes or No question, especially during police interrogation or in court. For instant in the Game of Truth, I can easily frame a person as Gay when he is not by asking, “Is it true or false that your mom doesn’t know you are Gay?” Both answers lead to the same conclusion – admitting himself as Gay. Without further ado, here are 20 quotes about truth and lies by husband, wife, child, boyfriends, girlfriends, good friends and family members.
The origin of a liar is evil. The goal of a liar is supposed self-protection. Although there are different kinds of pain, the intention of a liar is to cause or alleviate pain to the receiver of the lie. People love to read and write about liars but do not enjoy direct contact with them. Liars make good villains in a story but not lovers, relatives, friends or acquaintances. In reality, good people try to avoid them like the plague. There is no trust consequently any stability in a relationship with a liar.
Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.
The truth may hurt for a little while, but a lie hurts forever.
Telling the truth and making someone cry is better than telling a lie and making someone smile.
Three things cannot be long hidden: the Sun, the Moon, and the Truth.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t going away.
Denying the truth doesn’t change the facts.
The worst thing about being lied to is knowing you’re not worth the truth.
The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off!
Nothing better than listening to a lie when you already know the truth.
Always be truthful especially to yourself. The worst thing one can do is lie to self.
If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.
The naked truth is always better than the best dressed lie.
Better to be slapped with the truth than kissed with a lie.
Truth is, you’re the reason I don’t believe in love anymore.
The only people who are mad at you for speaking the truth are those people who are living a lie.
The truth doesn’t cost anything, but a lie could cost you everything.
If you stop telling lies about me, I’ll stop telling the truth about you.
I can handle the truth. It’s the lies that kill me.
I trusted you, but now your words mean nothing because your actions spoke the truth.