Top 50 Falsehood Quotes

In this post, you will find great Falsehood Quotes from famous people, such as Edmund Burke, Hesiod, Richard Dreyfuss, David Hume, George Eliot. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

Falsehood is a perennial spring.

Falsehood is a perennial spring.
We know how to speak many falsehoods that resemble real things, but we know, when we will, how to speak true things.
Politics has become beyond acceptable when it comes to humanity. People are just frozen in falsehood.
No testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such a kind, that its falsehood would be more miraculous than the fact which it endeavors to establish.
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness.
Well, we know that eighteen years after that solemn declaration it was disregarded, and the Irish Parliament, which lasted for five hundred years, was destroyed by the Act of Union. Gentlemen, the Act of Union was carried by force and fraud, by treachery and falsehood.
John Edward Redmond
A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.
William Shenstone
The dictum that truth always triumphs over persecution is one of the pleasant falsehoods which men repeat after one another till they pass into commonplaces, but which all experience refutes.
Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which cannot apply will make no man wise.
Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
The ‘problem lies‘ are the half-dozen or so falsehoods we hear every day that can lead us down the wrong path in our careers, change how we do business, or dramatically influence our personal lives.
He who indulges in falsehood will find the paths of paradise shut to him.
Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as does oil above water.
What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public; ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public.
Vilhjalmur Stefansson
In the 16th and 17th centuries, as many as 60,000 people were executed in Europe as suspected witches. But it would be nice to think that centuries of advances in science and education have made people less prey to phantasms and falsehoods.
The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.
We have to challenge lies. We have to challenge falsehoods and conspiracy theories. If you don’t, they fester – unchecked and unchallenged.
Partial truths or half-truths are often more insidious than total falsehoods.
The vast bulk of Murdoch’s news output, including the huge majority of any falsehood and distortion, is simply the spontaneous product of his highly commercialised newsrooms. It sells.
To attempt seeing Truth without knowing Falsehood. It is the attempt to see the Light without knowing the Darkness. It cannot be.
There are times when a falsehood well told bridges over quite a difficulty, but in the long run, you had better tell the truth, even if you swim the creek.
He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
When there are falsehoods and ludicrous statements made at briefings, we’ve got to call that out.
I have a really hard time abiding by falsehoods being left in place.
The t-shirts that declare ‘Girls Rule the World’ offer an empirical falsehood, but at least the aspiration is there.
All deception in the course of life is indeed nothing else but a lie reduced to practice, and falsehood passing from words into things.
Robert Southey
Any teaching of falsehoods in science classes should certainly be identified and stopped by school inspectors. School inspectors should be looking at science teachings to make sure they are evidence-based science.
Extremism in defense of liberty is not a vice, but I denounce political extremism, of the left or the right, based on duplicity, falsehood, fear, violence and threats when they endanger liberty.
George W. Romney
Every fact in my films is true. And yet how often do I have to read over and over again about supposed falsehoods?
One of the greatest falsehoods of American politics over the past several decades is that the Republican party is the party of fiscal responsibility.
The priest is the personification of falsehood.

The priest is the personification of falsehood.
Giuseppe Garibaldi
Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.
Since neither black animosity nor the Left’s falsehood of ‘racial tensions’ is based on the actual behavior of the vast majority of white Americans, nothing white America could do will affect either many blacksperceptions or the leftist libel.
Racism springs from the lie that certain human beings are less than fully human. It’s a self-centered falsehood that corrupts our minds into believing we are right to treat others as we would not want to be treated.
Together, the western elites and Gaddafi helped to lead us into a simplistic two-dimensional vision of the worldfull of exaggerations and falsehoods. A fake bubble of certainty that has imprisoned us in the West – and is now preventing us from understanding what is really going on in the world outside.
Once to every person and nation come the moment to decide. In the conflict of truth with falsehood, for the good or evil side.
It is an affront to treat falsehood with complaisance.
Our analysis of truth and falsehood, or of the nature of judgment, is not very likely to be influenced by our hopes and fears.
Charles D. Broad
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
We have to live today by what truth we can get today and be ready tomorrow to call it falsehood.
Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty.
We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.
It’s a falsehood to state that francophone communities are thriving.
Gilles Duceppe
Grow your tree of falsehood from a small grain of truth. Do not follow those who lie in contempt of reality. Let your lie be even more logical than the truth itself, so the weary travelers may find repose.
Czeslaw Milosz
I’ll never understand why people somehow support pollution. It’s completely irrational, and I don’t get it. Somewhere along the line, they bought into this fiction that one has to choose between the environment and business, which is just a complete falsehood and absurd.
The truth cannot be asserted without denouncing the falsehood.
Leslie Stephen
The main cause is a pernicious falsehood propagated against her being, namely that she is inferior by her nature. Inferior in what? What has man ever done that woman, under the same advantages could not do?
Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another.
Aleister Crowley