I’m not upset that you lied to me; I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.
—Friedrich Nietzsche
There are three types of lies—lies, damn lies, and statistics.
—Benjamin Disraeli

Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death. I can work out a good character much faster than anyone can lie me out of it” —Lyman Beecher

The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it. —Minna Antrim

Every violation of truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health of human society. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

He, who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and a third time till at length it becomes habitual. —Thomas Jefferson

Lies melt away in the light of truth.
It is twice as hard to crush a half-truth as a whole.
One lie kills a thousand truths.
The greatest kindness that I can offer you is always truth.
All truths are not to be told. —John Moser
The color of truth is gray.
There is only one version of the truth. —Herman Schuler
The lie harms; the truth heals.
Tact is like a girdle; it enables you to organize the awkward truth more attractively.
Tell the truth Add one small bit to the truth and you inevitably subtract from it.
Tell the truth and run, like hell. —Japanese –Proverb
Beware of half-truths; you may have gotten hold of the wrong half.
Nothing inoculates the mind against truth as well as ideology.
Never be diverted from the truth by what you would like to believe.
There are truths that are neither for all men nor for all time.
Life is short but truth works far and lives long; let us speak the truth.
Tell the truth and so confound and puzzle your adversaries.
All truths are not equal.
If you always tell the truth you don’t have to remember what you said.
Truth is shorter than fiction. —Flo O’Brien
Many of us are in the darkness of denial.
Denial when one looks into a mirror and does not see.
There is no such thing as a clever lie, only clever liars.
Some people give their opinion as the truth, and see the truth as the opinion of others.
When speaking out of both sides of your mouth it is difficult to determine which side is speaking the truth.
A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar. —Mark Twain
Only a lie that is not ashamed of itself can succeed.
The cleverest of lies lasts only a week. —Japanese proverb.
If you require someone to change, you require that person to lie to you.
A good lie finds more believers than a bad truth. —German proverb
The truth is—that you cannot lie about the truth; you can only lie about a lie.
Varnishing the truth is no better than polishing a lie.
Contrary to popular belief, the truth can imprison you.
History shows that more often than not the messenger gets shot.
If the truth is inconvenient some people will not go there.
Not all Thomas’s doubt.
Honesty is the wild card that trumps everything else. —Tuchy Palmieri
A computer automates the lie.
The true story never changes.
While it’s true that there are always two sides there is also the middle.
Some truths are personal in nature. In such cases it is quite possible to have conflicting and contrary things be true.
It is amazing that a big lie is harder to uncover than a small one.
One must break through the crust of deception to see the lie. —Tuchy Palmieri
Lie—a crime against the truth. —Tuchy Palmieri
A lie travels half way around the world, while the truth is still putting on its shoes. —Mark Twain
The one that speaks softly is often heard above the crowd.
The truth helps, bullshit hurts. —Stan Pasquale
Disobeying the ruthless rules of reality is the cause of most people’s pain.
A corrupted truth—when a small lie is added to the truth. —Tuchy Palmieri
Truth becomes the victim, when lies go unpunished.
Along with the bitter truth comes a sweet lie.
History lies -. PERIOD.
People and Nations can hide the truth from people and nations, but people and Nations cannot hide the truth from the world.
Honesty is what makes the truth see the light of day.
Most people can handle the truth, what they cannot handle is the truth changing.
The degree of corruption that exists in a society, can be measured by the thickness of the line between the truth and a lie.
One must acquire a taste for the bitter truth, and avoid the sugar coated lie.
Stretching the truth turns the truth into a lie.
Not all truths are true.
If you stretch the truth far enough it becomes a lie.
When you face the facts you can see the truth more clearly.
It is difficult for the kernel of truth to survive amongst the weeds of dishonesty.
The truth is prepared food and a lie is convenience food.
Just because you make a lie smaller does not mean it gets better.
Lies are often more convenient than the truth.
One must acquire a taste for truth, as it can be bitter.
Inaccurate truth… an accurate statement that is meant to mislead.
You create the truth by your words and your thoughts.
Beliefs and truths change over time.
You can cover it up, you can bury it, and you can hide it but you cannot change it (truth).
Belief can change the truth and truth can change belief.
The truth changes, change does not.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. —William S., Burroughs
When the truth and reality collide one must change either the truth or change reality.
Honesty with others about oneself is the first step in the knowledge of God.
Honesty is the twin brother of integrity.
Denial is the enemy of honesty.
Yesterday’s honesty can be today’s deception.
Honesty requires you to know the good, the bad, and the ugly.
For most of us gratitude is recognition of all we have been given, and the honest appraisal of the gifts.
To learn from one’s mistakes requires vigorous honesty. To learn from others’ mistakes, one needs humility and empathy.
Usually the honest mistake is first and the dishonest mistake follows.
Lay—a dishonest mistake.
Honesty is about uncovering your tracks. —John Moser
No matter how well you polish a lie, it still remains a lie.
Ode to the lie: some sugar coat them, polish them, bleach them, shrink them, hide them, cover them up, and still some live them.
When you bend the truth, you can no longer give it straight to anyone.
Truth and reality are the allies of God.
Truth is the best ally of God.
Most men’s reality is not the truth. —John Moser

Author's Bio: 

Curriculum Vitae of Tuchy Palmieri
• University of Bridgeport -- BS Marketing
• Post graduate courses at NYU
• Countless self study courses in health, religion, spirituality, self help, and personal growth.
• Attended motivational and spiritual workshops from Tony Robbins, , Werner Erhard, Justin Sterling, Zig Zigler, Wayne Dyer, M. Scott Peck, Deepak Chopra Carolyn Myss, Barbra Brennan, and others
• Training seminars The Sedona method, the Silva method, Neuro-linguistic Programming, Dale Carnegie‘s basic and leadership courses.—
• Health and healing workshops -The Way to health at The Kushi Institute (Macrobiotic cooking method), Living lite (raw food course with meal preparation) Perfect Health at The Chopra Center (included Ayurvedic food preparation)
• Completed numerous readings and listening to audio tapes of programs from people such as Dennis Waitley, Norman Vincent Peale, Steve Covey, Thich Nhat Hanh, John Gray, Brian Tracy, Sam Shoemaker, And Og Mandino, Tony Robbins, Wayne Dyer, Scott Peck, Werner Erhard, Emmet Fox, and others

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• Certified Catholic Minister of the word having completed the two year Daystar Program, concluded in a Pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
• Founded, operated, sold, and then retired from a corporation in the computer sales and service, which employed 38 people in inner city.
1) Winner of highest award for achievement at the Dale Carnegie courses.
2) Conducted as retreat leader religion/spiritual 12 step orientation weekends.
3) Recipient of the Governor’s Award for Connecticut inner city Entrepreneurship.
• Upon Retirement, founded Healing-Habits a firm dedicated to helping people through the written and spoken word.
• Published and/or written 25 books in the genres of inspiration, motivation, spirituality, health, and religion
• A regular contributor to the AuthorsDen, under the Pen name Tuchy Palmieri consisting of Short stories, poetry and articles.
• Workshop leader on Goal setting/achievement, relationships, effective listening and relationships
• 40 years experience leading discussion meetings, seminars and workshops
• Mentored, ministered and sponsored numerous cross addicted people in recovery.
• Featured in a number of magazines, newspapers, and talk shows
• A regular participant in the Author’s roundtable in Borders, and a guest on numerous spiritual and talk radio programs

• 26 years as a leader and member of the local Sterling Institute of Relationship men’s team
• 25 years in 12 step programs related to relationships, food addictions, & substance abuse
• Annual participant in Matt Talbot and/or religious retreats at Holy Family Retreat house
• SIA - Self Improvement Association
• Member of the Better Business Bureau