A lie is a very short wick in a very small lamp. The oil of reputation is very soon sucked up and gone. And just as soon as a man is known to lie, he is like a two-foot pump in a hundred-foot well. He cannot touch bottom at all. Beecher
A lie is like a vizard, that may cover the face indeed, but can never become it. South
A lie is the abandonment and, as it were, the annihilation of the dignity of man. Kant
A lie never lives to be old. Sophocles
A lie should be trampled on and extinguished wherever found. I am for fumigating the atmosphere when I suspect that falsehood, like pestilence, breathes around me. Carlyle
A lie that is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies. Tennyson
A lie travels round the world while truth is putting her boots on.
A lie travels round the world while truth is putting on her boots.
A lie with a latchet.
A lie you must not tell; the truth you don't have to tell. Yiddish] A ligen tor men nit zogen; dem emess iz men nit m'chuyev zogen.
A lier is not believed, when he speaks the truth.
A life making mistakes is not only more honourable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing at all.
A life of ease is a difficult pursuit. Cowper
A life of honor and of worth Has no eternity on earth, - 'Tis but a name - And yet its glory far exceeds That base and sensual life which leads To want and shame. Longfellow
A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things.
A life of prayer is a life whose litanies are ever fresh acts of self-devoting love. F. W. Robertson
A life that is worth writing at all is worth writing minutely. Longfellow
A life without a friend is a life without a sun.
A ligen tor men nit zogen; dem emess iz men nit m'chuyev zogen. (Yiddish)
A light broke in upon my soul - It was the carol of a bird; It ceased - and then it came again The sweetest song ear ever heard. Byron
A light burden far heavy.
A light Christmas, a heavy sheaf.
A light hand makes a heavy wound.
A light heart lives long. Shakespeare
A light purse makes a heavy heart.
A light supper, a good night's sleep, and a fine morning have often made a hero of the same man who, by indigestion, a restless night, and a rainy morning, would have proved a coward. Chesterfield
A light wife doth make a heavy husband. Shakespeare
A light-heeled mother makes a heavy-heeled daughter.
A lightening before death.
A ligner darf hoben a guten zechron. (Yiddish)
A ligner glaibt kainmol nit. (Yiddish)
A ligner glaibt men nit, afileh az er zogt dem emess. (Yiddish)
A ligner hert zikh zeineh ligen azoi lang ein biz er glaibt zikh alain. (Yiddish)
A lima lima a lima.
A limine. en] From the threshold.
A limitação é a prova mais sincera de elogiar. (Colton)
A limpeza Deus amou; mais amou quem a guardou.
A linea incipere. (Aristid) - Ab ovo Ledae incipere.
A língua bate onde dói o dente.
A língua da gente é correia da pele.
A língua das mulheres é a sua espada.
A língua do maldizente e a orelha do que o ouve, são irmãs.
A língua do maldizente e o ouvido do que ouve são irmãos.