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Some people lie to boost their low self- esteem; some people lie to project their superiority. Some people lies to please or make others feel good; some people lie to belittle or hurt others. Some people lie to avoid responsibility or punishment; some people lies to achieve success or to seek personal gains. Everyone lies except the fool — people lie in different circumstances for different reasons. If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed. Sometimes a little lie helps to strengthen relationships, or to avoid unnecessary conflicts and tensions.
These are just three of what might be an endless list. Remember the words of author Gary Hopkins when it comes to the Democrats. Sign up for the Thought Catalog Weekly and get the best stories from the week to your inbox every Friday. You may unsubscribe at any time. By subscribing, you agree to the terms of our Privacy Statement. Women lie about their age; men lie about their income. Lying is the most fun a woman can have without taking her clothes off.
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In the excerpt below, the authors reveal six telltale signs someone is lying. Behavioral pause or delay You ask a person a question and you initially get nothing. After a delay, he begins to respond. Well, it depends. Yet, a deceptive person will potentially do it without even thinking about it. There are a couple of caveats associated with this particular indicator.
Follow us! You may tell the greatest lies and wear a brilliant disguise, but you can't escape the eyes of the one who sees right through you. He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and third time, till at length it becomes habitual; he tells lies without attending to it, and truths without the world's believing him. This falsehood of the tongue leads to that of the heart, and in time depraves all its good dispositions. Tags: Thomas Jefferson. My father always told me that what's wrong with lying is that it's an admission of weakness.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "lying" Showing of But I never believe me. Hinton, The Outsiders. And he vows his passion is, Infinite, undying.