For me to say I wasn't a genius, I would just be lying to you and to myself.
I never really did Christmas before. Christmas Day? I mean - what's that? What's it all about? I was always flying on Christmas Day.
I will say that the idea of a woman being deceptive came from that original discussion with critics and reporters about if woman could do that kind of thing. Evelyn herself grew out of the discussions about how capable women are of deceit and lying and manipulation.
Excellence then is a state concerned with choice lying in a mean relative to us this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it.
There are two ways of lying. One not telling the truth and the other making up statistics.
To me horror is when I see somebody lying. I mean a person I know. A friend. And he's telling me something that I accept. And then suddenly as he or she is telling it there's something that gives them away. They're not telling me the truth.
It's essential to tell the truth at all times. This will reduce life's pain. Lying distorts reality. All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
It is more from carelessness about truth than from intentionally lying that there is so much falsehood in the world.
I have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it into the minds which were ignorant of its charms.
No one can be happy who has been thrust outside the pale of truth. And there are two ways that one can be removed from this realm: by lying or by being lied to.
The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide.
There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying.
I have found adventure in flying in world travel in business and even close at hand... Adventure is a state of mind - and spirit.
I've met the most interesting people while flying or on a boat. These methods of travel seem to attract the kind of people I want to be with.
Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste and amuses himself by applying it triumphantly wherever he travels.
I do believe sometimes discipline is very important. I'm not just lying around like a lazy cow all the time.