We know how to speak many falsehoods that resemble real things, but we know, when we will, how to speak true things.
He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
The very hirelings of the press, whose trade it is to buoy up the spirits of the people. have uttered falsehoods so long, they have played off so many tricks, that their budget seems, at last, to be quite empty.
Falsehoods not only disagree with truths, but usually quarrel among themselves.
I don't want to lie. I dislike dishonesty. And I work in Hollywood, a town and a business that relies on a lot of falsehoods with people hiding behind different facades. I don't want to be a part of that.
A truth that disheartens because it is true is of more value than the most stimulating of falsehoods.
Total falsehoods can be easily exposed for what they are by citing exceptions to their claims. Hence, they are less likely to be accepted as the total truth.
Partial truths or half-truths are often more insidious than total falsehoods.
In the world of the Internet, there are many falsehoods. Anyone can write stuff on Wikipedia, and it doesn't have to be true.
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