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In the first place, I did not ask him to give you any message; and secondly, I never tell lies.
On the contrary, monsieur--the children are the most sincere; they have not yet had time to become accomplished in duplicity; they will tell lies, but they do it inartificially, and you know they are lying; but the grown-up people are very false; they deceive strangers, they deceive each other--"
And the metaphysicians would win by if they had to tell lies to do it.
Topsy, I shall have to whip you, if you tell lies so.
I don't think that I tell lies, and I don't think that Ralph tells lies, do you, Ralph?
Ay; and he did not tell lies, or return me to captivity.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Saturday taunted that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan's job is to cry and tell lies only.
I know there's a reason why he was forced to tell lies about Kerwin Espinosa.
You are a copper and you shouldn't tell lies either.
What I mean is that when we tell lies we do it because we are afraid of what other people would think of us, or do to us, if they knew the truth; but although we know that God reads our hearts and hates all untruthfulness, we do not mind.
However, an admirable 7% of parents said they didn't knowingly tell lies to their kids, with the majority of them (84%) reasoning that it was hypocritical to lie to your child yet expect them to tell the truth.
Keane said that he has no problem with people having opinions but when people tell lies, one has to come out and defend oneself.