“A story helps folks face the world, even when it frightens ’em. And a lie does the opposite. It helps you hide.” ― Jonathan auxier
“Iris came to the conclusion that keeping secrets and telling lies was the only way people could manage their complicated lives.” Sonja Yoerg, True Places
“There is nothing more belittling than being lied to.” Susan Rebecca White, A Place at the Table
“It’s amazing how lies grow. You start with a small one that seems easy to cover, then you get boxed in and tell another one.
“But there was nothing white about a white lie. They were black as soot and empty as an unused grave.” Heather Burch, In the Light
“Point is, people lie a lot. Sometimes out of habit. Not many people are good at telling the truth.” Jonathan Maberry, Rot & Ruin