Quotes on White Lie

I'm not a big fan of the white lie. Carolyn Hax

There are no white lies, there is only the blackest of destruction, and a white lie is the blackest of all. Ayn Rand

I like the idea of what happens when someone tells a small white lie - which I think is the premise of the show - and how it has ripple effects, so really it's also about raising the stakes of this little lie. Darren Star

Someone once said, "I don't lie because then I don't have to remember anything." I've told white lies a lot. Sometimes when you tell stories you'll embellish them a little, especially with foxhole humor. Larry King

The perjurer's mother told white lies. Austin O'Malley

White lies are ushers to black ones. Frederick Marryat

There is no such thing as white lies; a lie is as black as a coalpit, and twice as foul. Henry Ward Beecher

White lies always introduce others of a darker complexion. William S Paley

The families of Aboriginals who have died in custody in NSW will suffer again because of these white lies. Arthur Murray

Enough white lies can scorch the earth black. Isaac Marion

I don't like being lied to, so I only lie about the stupid things. White lies, basically. Enrique Iglesias

The average person tells a few white lies. Zooey Deschanel

Like all valuable commodities, truth is often counterfeited. James Gibbons

We have to undo the millions of little white lies that America told itself and the world about the American Black man. John Oliver Killens

A white lie is always pardonable. But he who tells the truth without compulsion merits no leniency. Karl Kraus

So remember when you tell those little white lies that the night has a thousand eyes. Bobby Vee

A safety net of small white lies can be the bedrock of a successful marriage. You wouldn't believe how cheaply I can do a kitchen renovation. Anna Quindlen

We have got nowadays so that we divide lies into white lies and black lies, society lies and business lies, etc. The Word of God knows no such letting-down of the standard. Dwight L Moody

All lies, white or black, disgrace a gentleman, although I grant there is a difference: to say the least of it, it is a dangerous habit, for white lies are but the gentleman ushers to black ones. Frederick Marryat

But little white lies here and there is human nature. Everybody does that. Lucy Hale

She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake. Margot Asquith

A degree of lying - you know, white lies - seems to be inherent in all languages and all forms of communication. Matthew Lesko

Los Angeles is the home of the three little white lies: "The Ferrari is paid for," "The mortgage is assumable," and "It's just a cold sore! Milton Berle

The God of life summons us to life; more, to be lifegivers, especially toward those who lie under the heel of the powers. Daniel Berrigan

An unconscious, gentle process whereby people who want to be loving attempt to be so by telling little white lies, by withholding some of the truth about themselves and their feelings in order to avoid conflict. Pseudocommunity is conflict-avoiding; true community is conflict-resolving. M Scott Peck

In matters of honesty, there are no shortcuts; no little white lies, or big black lies, only the simple, honest truth spoken in total candor... Being true is different than being honest. Gordon B Hinckley

THE LUXE IS . . . Pretty girls in pretty dresses, partying until dawn. Irresistible boys with mischievous smiles and dangerous intentions. White lies, dark secrets, and scandalous hookups. This is Manhattan in 1899. Anna Godbersen

When I go stand up at the podium in front of the White House press corps, I never lie. I never say something that I know is untrue. Credibility is enormously important to a press secretary. Jay Carney

If you follow only one rule, let it be this one: Be yourself. The really strong boy-girl relationships are based on what people really are, not on what they pretend to be. Each time you are honest and conduct yourself with honesty, a success force will drive you toward greater success. Each time you lie, even with a little white lie, there are strong forces pushing you toward failure. Joseph Sugarman

The prevarication and white lies which a mind that keeps itself ambitiously pure is as uneasy under as a great artist under the false touches that no eye detects but his own, are worn as lightly as mere trimmings when once the actions have become a lie. George Eliot

I suppose everyone tells little white lies. Quite often they're necessary to make someone feel better or prevent feelings from being hurt. Whoppers? No, that's dangerous and they'll boomerang. Richard Chamberlain

Little white lies are part of everyday life. If youre in court being charged with a felony, youre probably going to be tempted to lie. Or if your girlfriend asks you if the sweater she is wearing makes her look fat; youre going to lie because you love that person. There are different reasons and justifications to lie; its human nature. Monica Raymund

With your face and your beautiful eyes and the coversations with the little white lies and the faded picture of a beautiful lie you carry me from your car up the stairs,and I broke down crying was she worth this mess? After everything and that little black dress.After everything i must confess...I need you <3':) -Taylor Swift Taylor Swift

People think that a liar gains a victory over his victim. What I"ve learned is that a lie is an act of self-abdication, because one surrenders one's reality to the person to whom one lies, making that person one's master, condemning oneself from then on to faking the sort of reality that person's view requires to be faked...The man who lies to the world, is the world's slave from then on...There are no white lies, there is only the blackest of destruction, and a white lie is the blackest of all. Ayn Rand

I had rather aske of my sire browne bread, then borrow of my neighbour white. George Herbert

If all fooles wore white Caps, wee should seeme a flock of geese. George Herbert

My road leads me seawards To the white dipping sails. John Masefield

If it is light, leave it white. Robert Regis Dvorak

I won my constituency. I won 55% of the white vote. David Duke

Champagne with its foaming whirls/As white as Cleopatra's pearls. Lord Byron

I started out as Snow White, but then I drifted. Mae West

If Obama was white, he'd be up by 17 points. Alec Baldwin

I don't tell people I'm white anymore - I'm albino-Cambodian. Christopher Titus

As a matter of social class Ku Klux Klan would have been regarded as white trash. Kurt Vonnegut

Faith is like a lily, lifted high and white. Christina Rossetti

Two blacks make no white; two wrongs do not make a right. Henry George Bohn

You can't be invisible being Asian. You can't say "Hi, I'm white!" Arthur Dong

As I've gotten older, I've realized that things are a lot more permeable. It's not so black and white: not every journalist is a jerk. Kathleen Hanna

Michigan is very racially separated and the city of Detroit itself is 84 percent African-American and the surrounding suburbs are 86 percent White. Kwame Kilpatrick

I voted for the black guy, and what we got was the white guy Michael Moore

The whites come to applaud a Negro performer just like the colored do. When you've got the respect of white and colored, you can ease a lot of things. Nat King Cole

It is not white hair that engenders wisdom. Menander

White must be the lightest color in a picture. Ludwig Wittgenstein

White does not exist in nature. Pierre-Auguste Renoir

I have only one prejudice in horseflesh - I do not like a white one. Ernest Thompson Seton

Michael Taylor is not being executed for homicide. Michael Taylor is being executed for raping a white female. John Simon

There's been a lot of talk about Jack White wanting to work with me, and I've always admired him, and of course, he lives in Nashville, too. Dolly Parton

Tell her we do' bite." "I do' lie to my friends. Nalini Singh

I don't lie; I improve on my life. Edith Piaf

I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you. Friedrich Nietzsche

You messed with the wrong white girl, motherfucker!" Tyler shouted. Jeaniene Frost

You"ve got on a white coat. (Ephani) Awesome cognitive powers you have there. (Alexion) Sherrilyn Kenyon

You've got on a white coat. (Ephani) Awesome cognitive powers you have there. (Alexion) Sherrilyn Kenyon

There will be no white flag above my door, I'm in love and always will be Dido Armstrong

I like the black and white movies on AMC. Slick Rick

It's always illegitimate for white men to organize as white men. William Raspberry

Won't you ride my white horse? Ozzy Osbourne

There's a communist living in the White House! Victoria Jackson

All I've ever tried to tell anyone is that I'm not a black man or a white man or anything else. All I've ever been was an American. George Foreman

There will be no whitewash in the White House. Richard M. Nixon

Cinderella? Snow White? What's that? An illness? J K Rowling

I can't have white roses. They symbolize death. Nina Arianda

Coming from Chicago, I like a white Christmas. Dennis Franz

I'm really white trash. George Clooney

I was never invited to the White House. Bobby Fischer

Man or woman in the White House. How about that? Jedediah Bila

There's nothing like white trash at the White House. Dolly Parton

Evangelicals catapulted George W. Bush back to the White House. Al Sharpton

The White House alone cannot hold its opponents accountable. Paul Weyrich

I really loved living in the White House, but I don't miss it at all. Barbara Bush



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