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Top 100 Not Telling Truth Quotes

#1. Telling the truth ... is not solely a matter of moral character; it is also a matter of correct appreciation of real situations and of serious reflection upon them. - Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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#2. The elegant Lord Shaftesbury somewhere objects to telling too much truth: by which it may be fairly inferred, that, in some cases, to lie is not only excusable but commendable. And - Author: Henry Fielding
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#3. People want biography. People want memoir. They want you to tell them that the story you're telling them is true. The thing I'm telling you is true, but it did not always happen to me. - Author: Dorothy Allison
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#4. If people are always comfortable with you, you're probably not telling them the whole truth. - Author: Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
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#5. A story is not a thing. A story is an act. It only exists in the brief moment of its telling. The question you must ask is what a story has the power to do. The truth of something you do is very different from the truth of something you know. - Author: Matthew J. Kirby
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#6. There is a case for telling the truth; there is a case for avoiding the scandal; but there is no possible defense for the man who tells the scandal, but does not tell the truth - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#7. If you will refrain from telling any lies about the Republican Party, I'lll promise not to tell the truth about the Democrats. - Author: Chauncey Depew
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#8. Marriage is not mainly about being or staying in love. It's mainly about telling the truth with our lives. It's about portraying something true about Jesus Christ and the way He relates to his people. It is about showing in real life the glory of the gospel. - Author: John Piper
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#9. Do you thinking not getting caught in a lie is the same thing as telling the truth?
Robert Redford from the 1975 movie Three Days of the Condor - Author: James Grady
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#10. Is not anyone with any degree of mental honesty conscious of telling lies all day long, both in talking and writing, simply because lies will fall into artistic shape when truth will not? - Author: George Orwell
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#11. When you find that people are not telling you the truth
look out! - Author: Agatha Christie
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#12. When people lie to me they're telling me I'm not worth the truth. - Author: Lauren Dane
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#13. I am not writing to flatter paternal egotism, to echo cant, or prop up humbug; I am merely telling the truth. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#14. My function as a writer is not story-telling but truth-telling: to make things plain. - Author: Laura Riding
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#15. That was the trouble with not being right in the head. You couldn't always tell if your eyes were telling the truth. - Author: Christina Henry
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#16. I use a lot of humor, and I follow the saying that if you want to tell people the truth, you better make them laugh first, otherwise, they will shoot you. So I can tell you a joke and maybe you will laugh at the beginning. But it's not about telling jokes. - Author: Sayed Kashua
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#17. I don't think telling the truth ever gets anyone in trouble in the long run. Maybe the day after, but not in the long run. - Author: Steve Spurrier
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#18. I felt like all of the American people did not believe me because of the things that were said about me, and said that people would say that it was just for the money, and it wasn't about the money. It was about what he did to me. And I knew I was telling the truth. - Author: Paula Jones
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#19. The literary gift is a very dangerous gift to possess if you are not telling the truth, and I would a great deal rather, for my part, have a man stumble in his speech than to feel he was so exceedingly smooth that he had better be watched both day and night. - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#20. You can't be both a writer and a politician, at least not a good writer. A writer must always tell the truth as he sees it. And the politician must never give the game away. - Author: Gore Vidal
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#21. If someone tells you a lie, they're not telling you the truth, but they are telling you something. It just takes longer to figure out what. - Author: Margot Livesey
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#22. Seek the truth, not what is comfortable. Seek the real, not the easy. - Author: Gerald May
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#23. A state may well not survive its writers telling its people the truth. - Author: Korney Chukovsky
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#24. Our biggest fear is not in expressing the truth but that we will be attacked or belittled because of our truth. - Author: Kelli Wilson
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#25. I have always had such sincere love for truth, that I have often begun by telling stories for the purpose of getting truth to enter the heads of those who could not appreciate its charms. - Author: Giacomo Casanova
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#26. I can't. Not just because I've never done it before, but because in this case, telling him my truth wouldn't just be risking rejection. I could be thrown into the loony bin. - Author: Rachel Harris
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#27. Our memories tell us who we are and they cannot be achieved through committee work, by consulting other people about what happened. That doesn't mean that at all times memories are telling us the absolute truth, but that the main source of who we are is that memory, flawed or not. - Author: Tobias Wolff
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#28. Little lies that make people feel better are not bad, like thanking someone for a meal they made even if you hated it, or telling a sick person they look better when they don't, or someone with a hideous new hat that it's lovely. But to yourself you must tell the truth - Author: Louise Fitzhugh
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#29. Today's comedian has a cross to bear that he built himself. A comedian of the older generation did an act and he told the audience, This is my act. Today's comic is not doing an act. The audience assumes he's telling the truth. What is truth today may be a damn lie next week. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#30. If there is the truth to be told to the young, is the truth of not to lie. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#31. I've never met or spoken to David Lee Roth, yet it's rather ironic that even he's saying Eddie's lying about things. I'm saying he's not telling the truth, yet Eddie insists that the two of us are lying! You be the judge. - Author: Sammy Hagar
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#32. Comedy is not supposed to be funny. Its supposed to tell the truth and then that's funny. - Author: Paula Patton
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#33. The deepest failures any fiction writer is likely to have are failures of not quite comprehending the truth of the story that he or she is telling. - Author: Richard Russo
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#34. Nobody has the right to put another under such a difficulty that he must either hurt the person by telling the truth or hurt himself by telling what is not true. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#35. When you're on stage, unless you surrender to the moment, you're not telling the truth. I look for people that tell me the truth. - Author: David Sanborn
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#36. We didn't exactly believe your story.'
'We believed your two hundred dollars.'
'You mean
' She seemed not to know what he meant.
'I mean that you paid us more than if you'd been telling the truth,' he explained blandly, 'and enough more to make it all right. - Author: Dashiell Hammett
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#37. Truth-telling to Congress and the public is not disloyal in America: it is an expression of the higher loyalty officials owe to the Constitution, the rule of law, and the sovereign public. It is a courageous, patriotic, and effective way to serve our country. The time to speak out is now. - Author: Daniel Ellsberg
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#38. Some people should never be told truth. Their stomachs are not mature enough for that type of food - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#39. I know you're always supposed to want more of everything. But in truth, I'm having a nice ebb and flow of being in my daughter's life every day and getting to keep my work life alive. I'm not nominated for ten thousand everythings every minute, but I am acting and telling stories I love. - Author: Helen Hunt
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#40. I made myself a rule: write out of love. And when you love somebody, you have to tell the truth about who they are - not the cute "truth" in your head of who they are, the one where you did everything right and they did everything wrong. - Author: Leigh Newman
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#41. I can't say why people lie; they just do. Everyone has their own reasons for not telling the truth. - Author: Eric Carr
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#42. Once a lie is told, you have to keep on telling it. You not only have to repeat it time and time again, you have to embellish it, layer upon layer until you don't even remember the truth. - Author: Cassie Dandridge Selleck
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#43. A lie does not become truth just because ten people are telling it. - Author: Nadeem Aslam
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#44. Point is, people lie a lot. Sometimes out of habit. Not many people are good at telling the truth. - Author: Jonathan Maberry
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#45. Dr. Breed keeps telling me the main thing with Dr. Hoenikker was truth."
"You don't seem to agree."
"I don't know whether I agree or not. I just have trouble understanding
how truth, all by itself, could be enough for a person. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#46. I'm tired of all this. What ever happened to honesty, Arnie? What ever happened to telling the goddamned truth? It's all a fucking game here, and the object of the game isn't to do the right thing, the object of the game is to stay here. It's not supposed to be that way! - Author: Tom Clancy
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#47. A liar is not believed even though he tell the truth. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#48. I want to tell her that because I want her to be happy. But I also know it's not true. And part of loving someone, part of being the recipient of trust, is telling the truth even when it's awful. - Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid
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#49. Writing is about telling the truth. We are a species that needs and wants to understand who we are. Sheep lice do not seem to share this longing, which is one reason they write so very little. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#50. You can't build a future if you do not know who you are. You can't become who you are meant to be if you can't tell the truth about who you are, what you have, and everything about your life. The truth is the absolute essence to your success, while lies are the absolute essence to your failures. - Author: Suze Orman
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#51. My personal experience
people spoil there health in order to make money
then they
spend that money in order to recover their health
lives as if he is not going to die ever.. - Author: Palash
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#52. All stories are born out of illusion, but that doesn't mean they're not worth telling. - Author: Eric Micha'el Leventhal
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#53. We can say what we need to say. We can gently, but assertively, speak our mind. We do not need to be judgmental, tactless, blaming or cruel when we speak our truths - Author: Melody Beattie
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#54. Speaking out takes courage, but fear can make a compelling argument. I'm not saying it will be easy, but telling the truth gives you power...It sets you free. - Author: Katie McGarry
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#55. I tried to imagine telling my parents the truth. In that regard, the phone conversation is had with my father in the Underground had been a preview of coming attractions. He's lost it. Our son is insane. Or on drugs. Or maybe not in enough drugs. - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#56. We often want one thing and pray for another, not telling the truth even to the gods. - Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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#57. I do not have much liking for the too famous existential philosophy, and, to tell the truth, I think its conclusions false. - Author: Albert Camus
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#58. All of us can lie but it is not a must that we should lie. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#59. This, however, is of but little importance to our tale; it will be enough not to stray a hair's breadth from the truth in the telling of it. - Author: Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra
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#60. Can I possibly be a good writer if I'm not healed form the story I'm telling? Will I be able to go deep enough if people find out the truth? - Author: Lori Lesko
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#61. Not only truth can set you free, but forgiveness as well. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#62. The second one, the joint Truth and Friendship Commission, which we started now with Indonesia, that is the one that has been criticized; its terms of reference call for providing amnesty for those who cooperate in telling the truth. It does not lead to prosecution. - Author: Jose Ramos-Horta
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#63. Here's a good test to know whether or not truth-telling springs from love. Truth will not only pain those who hear it; it will pain those who speak it. If we don't love someone, it won't hurt at all to speak truth. We'll tell them what we think with no regard for their feelings. If - Author: Philip Gulley
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#64. Our task is not to tell the truth; we are opinion molders. - Author: Walter Cronkite
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#65. If she is given full immunity ... in order to verify that she's telling the truth, which I'm sure she is, I would be happy to submit her to a polygraph examination. Lie detector's not a good word because they can't detect lies. - Author: William H. Ginsburg
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#66. Lying eats into the soul. If it becomes a habit it frays the edge of your spirit. Truth telling, although sometimes harder to do, strengthens your heart. It serves a person ill not to tell the truth. - Author: Theresa Breslin
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#67. It's hard not to tell the truth with a camera. Artists are particularly good at that. - Author: Edward Weston
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#68. Im okay Im okay now. But you really need to listen to me 'cause im telling you the truth I mean this im okay Trust me ... Im not okay ... Well okay im not okay. Im not o-f cking-kay - Author: Gerard Way
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#69. Lincoln is theology, not historiology. He is a faith, he is a church, he is a religion, and he has his own priests and acolytes, most of whom have a vested interest in [him] and who are passionately opposed to anybody telling the truth about him. - Author: Lerone Bennett Jr.
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#70. Since I do not believe in so many things, it is not difficult for me to disbelieve in the Fall as well, so that I am entirely convinced I will be telling the truth to the people. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#71. Yes, I'm telling you what you want to hear. That doesn't mean it is not also the truth." From "Lord, Lord - Author: Kathleen Cochran
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#72. I was a firm believer in telling the truth, but some of my truths weren't suitable for such young ears, and I did not want to screw up someone else's kid! - Author: Rachel Vincent
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#73. It's not that I'm universally loved. We know I'm not in New Jersey. But what they do say in New Jersey is, 'We like him, and we think he's telling us the truth.' I think we need to have that type of politics on the national level. - Author: Chris Christie
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#74. What the advertisements are telling us on TV is not the truth. Life is not about comfort. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#75. Writing a biography is a delicate - not a reckless - process, where the end result, if done properly, is simply the truth revealed. This delicate and intricate research process has never before been done for Bob Crane, a man with a story worth telling. - Author: Carol M. Ford
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#76. The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie. One word of truth outweighs the world. - Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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#77. While the truth is putting on its shoes, the lie becomes a champion of a long-distance running. - Author: Ljupka Cvetanova
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#78. As a child I was taught that to tell the truth was often painful. As an adult I have learned that not to tell the truth is more painful, and that the fear of telling the truth - whatever the truth may be - that fear is the most painful sensation of a moral life. - Author: June Jordan
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#79. I don't know much about creative writing programs. But they're not telling the truth if they don't teach, one, that writing is hard work, and, two, that you have to give up a great deal of life, your personal life, to be a writer. - Author: Doris Lessing
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#80. I'm not very interested in telling the facts. I have a lot of investment in telling the truth. - Author: Pam Houston
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#81. Not everything needs to be said at once. Sharing truth is not the kind of gift that comes in wrapping paper - ripped open once and, there, you're done. No, this is a gift that must be unfolded. It is enough to start the telling. It's enough to have the beginning and feel like it's a beginning. - Author: David Levithan
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#82. A white person who claims to have no impediment of vision in this country is not, I think, telling the whole truth. And when it comes to race relations, not telling the whole truth about the fog one inhabits slows down the work of groping forward. - Author: Naomi Wolf
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#83. Adora you're not telling the truth. Go back to your husband and pay gross devotion to your marriage and family. Edochie is an angel. Only agberos would watch football and transfer aggression to their wives, not a captain. - Author: S.A. David
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#84. What is it with you people? You think not getting caught in a lie is the same thing as telling the truth? - Author: Robert Redford
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#85. In truth, this was a bad thing that Yan Chang had done, telling me my mother's story. Secrets are kept from children, a lid on top of the soup kettle, so they do not boil over with too much truth. After - Author: Amy Tan
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#86. This is a difficult balance, telling the truth: how much to share, how much to keep, which truths will wound but not ruin, which will cut too deep to heal. - Author: Ally Condie
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#87. I think what makes us human is those choices - whether to tell the truth or not. - Author: Ricky Gervais
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#88. The sexual organs are the most sensitive organs of the human being. They are not diplomats. They tell the truth. - Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer
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#89. Art-making is not about telling the truth but making the truth felt - Author: Christian Boltanski
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#90. The young are not afraid of telling the truth. - Author: Anne Frank
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#91. There are two ways of lying. One, not telling the truth and the other, making up statistics. - Author: Josefina Vazquez Mota
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#92. When you've been lied to your whole life by people, especially men, you learn how to read when people are telling the truth and when they're not. - Author: Kelly Elliott
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#93. Not everything needed to be brought into the light, he knew. Not every truth needed to be told. - Author: Louise Penny
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#94. When leaders carry out policies for decades that have no consequences for the stated goal and are very costly, you have to ask whether they are telling you the truth or whether the policies are for a different goal, because they are not reducing drug use. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#95. Women especially are trained to protect other people's feelings, and a lot of that involves not telling the truth even about the fundamental details of your own experiences and your own life. - Author: Emily Gould
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#96. Truth-telling may be an ethic, adopted by photojournalists as a behavior, but experience shows us that it is not embedded in the medium like silver salts in film. - Author: Andy Grundberg
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#97. There is not a man who has been in this community a few years but knows I am telling the living truth. Do any of you hate me for it? Do any of you love me for it? It is all the same to me. - Author: Brigham Young
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#98. When there is breakdown in a relationship, you must have the hard conversation. It may not be pretty and it may not feel good. But if you are willing to listen and tell the truth, it will open
up. - Author: Iyanla Vanzant
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#99. I am the only one of us who brings in any money. the other two cannot make money fortune telling. this is because they only tell the truth, and the truth is not what people want to hear. it is a bad thing and it troubles people, so they do not come back. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#100. If you agree to work for us, half the time you won't know the purpose of your duties ... and when we do explain, we might not be telling the truth. But that's the real world, folks ... - Author: James Alan Gardner
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