Lying To Yourself Quotes by Maria V. Snyder, Elizabeth Bear, Ayumi Hamasaki, Cassandra Clare, Julie Burchill, Fyodor Dostoevsky and many others.
Lying to yourself is easy, too. I know. It’s much harder to stay and deal with consequences.
The secret to getting away with lying, is believing with all your heart. That goes for lying to yourself even more so than lying to another.
I guess the very first thing is to own your true self, and that includes achieving the point of not lying to others; the first step should be not lying to yourself.
Jace,вЂќ she said. вЂњWhy are you doing this to me?вЂќ вЂњBecause youвЂ™re lying to me. And youвЂ™re lying to yourself.вЂќ JaceвЂ™s eyes were blazing, and even though his hands were stuffed into his pockets, she could see that they were knotted into fists.
The truth of the matter is, beauty is a specific thing, rare and fleeting. Some of us have it in our teens, 20s and 30s and then lose it; most of us have it not at all. And that’s perfectly okay. But lying to yourself that you have it when you don’t seems to me simple-minded at best and psychotic at worst.
Above all, do not lie to yourself.
Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.
Sometimes good things fall apart so better things could fall together.
People will never forget how you made them feel.
The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to such a pass that he cannot distinguish the truth within him.
It is only when you’re lying to yourself or hating some aspect of yourself that you’ll get an emotional charge from someone else’s behavior.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Lying to other people is fine and usually funny, but lying to yourself is tacky.
Above all, don’t lie to yourself.