45 Quotes About Pathological Liars

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Dealing with a pathological liar can leave you always doubting if and when the truth is actually ever being told. These quotes about pathological liars offer a brief glimpse into the lives and characteristics of these type of people.

“A liar is always lavish of oaths.”

“A storyteller makes up things to help other people; a liar makes up things to help himself.”

“Accepting fraud from our leaders means accepting fraud in our personal lives.”

“Anybody who says they are a good liar obviously is not, because any legitimately savvy liar would always insist they’re honest about everything.”

“As a child I was an inveterate liar. As opposed to now, I am a Novelist.”

“Be bad, but at least don’t be a liar, a deceiver!”

“Bigotry is based on deception, of oneself and of others.”

“But then, liars do make the best magicians, and he happened to be exceptional.”

“Confronting a liar makes a better liar.”

“Contrary to all those times you’ve heard a writer confess at a reading that he writes fiction because he is a pathological liar, fiction writing is all about telling the truth.”

“Denial can be beautiful, But only when you’re a fantastic liar.”

“Direct lies, small lies, huge lies, and lies of omission… these are all self-serving and sources of self-destruction.”

“For a man who walks in the light, to stay humble is not to walk in the dark; you don’t need to project yourself to be thought an honest man.”

“He lies to himself the way he lies to me. He believes this. He actually believes that he was good to me.”

“Her voice soared out over the audience, holding them spellbound and enraptured, delivering their hopes and fears tangled in chords and rhythm.”

“I know men and women. An honourable man is an honourable man, and a liar is a liar; both are born and not made.”

“I’m a liar and a cheat and a coward, but I will never, ever, let a friend down. Unless of course not letting them down requires honesty, fair play, or bravery.”

“If a man, who says he loves you, won’t tell you the details of a private conversation between him and another woman you can be sure he is not protecting your heart.”

“If only these walls could talk…the world would know just how hard it is to tell the truth in a story in which everyone’s a liar.”

“If you didn’t like your own life, you changed it. You ran away. You did something spectacular. you didn’t steal someone else’s story and pretend it was yours.”

“It’s amazing how many cheaters and liars believe they won’t be caught. News Flash: In today’s age of technology, there won’t just be a paper trail.”

“It’s very possible that I could look like a kleptomaniac and a pathological liar and that’s why I keep getting hired.”

“I’ve studied pathological liars, and anything they say, they believe, and that’s one of the reasons they’re so convincing, because they have no connection with the truth.”

“Leadership by deception isn’t leadership. It’s fraud.”

“Lies sound like facts to those who’ve been conditioned to mis-recognize the truth.”

“Love is a verb, not a noun. It is active. Love is not just feelings of passion and romance. It is behavior. If a man lies to you, he is behaving badly and unlovingly toward you.”

“My ability to make up lies on the spot chills me as much as it saves me.”

“My belief is that, morally, God and Satan are vaguely on the same page. According to the common understanding of Satan’s origins, holiness must be in his blood: but a corrupted formula.”

“No one believes a liar. Even when she’s telling the truth.”

“Pathological liar’ is absolutely the toughest individual to deal with as a psychiatrist. Because you can’t take anything they say at face value. And you can’t, you know, fill in their personality.”

“Screaming and repeating lies makes them neither true nor more believable.”

“She was famous, and she was insane.”

“Sociopath is a word that has sort of become shorthand for psychopath and there’s a distinct difference, it’s interesting if you look it up.”

“Some people are in such utter darkness that they will burn you just to see a light. Try not to take it personally.”

“The liar was the hottest to defend his veracity, the coward his courage, the ill-bred his gentlemanliness, and the cad his honor.”

“The liar’s punishment is, not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.”

“The truth exposes some people so deeply, their last defense is to front a carefree insanity.”

“There is tremendous trauma in the betrayal caused by a perpetual liar as they repeatedly commit psychological abuse.”

“Truth is a well-known pathological liar. It invariably turns out to be Fiction wearing a fancy frock. Self-proclaimed Fiction, on the other hand, is entirely honest.”

“Truth is as straight as an arrow, while a lie swivels like a snake.”

“Two half truths don’t make one truth.”

“When an honest man speaks, he says only what he believes to be true; and for the liar, it is correspondingly indispensable that he considers his statements to be false.”

“When your lover is a liar, you and he have a lot in common, you’re both lying to you!”

“Who you are in public is a test of your conviction; who you are in private, integrity.”

“You can believe in whatsoever you like, but the truth remains the truth, no matter how sweet the lie may taste.”

There are many signs you can use to tell if someone is lying to you or not.