60 Don’t Lie To Me Quotes Because Truth Is Fragile

No relationship is perfect and sometimes, we tell little white lies. We say that we didn’t eat the last cookie in the jar even if we did, or that we love our partner more than the Super Bowl or Park Jimin of BTS. They’re cute, and they’re harmless.

However, there are lies that break bonds and relationships.

You are the only one for me.

I would never hurt you.

You matter. 

When these turn out to be lies, trust is irrevocably broken. If you’ve ever been hurt by lies, these don’t lie to me quotes will surely resonate with you.

Do not lie. Because every little lie you say brings you closer to goodbye.

Tell a lie once and all your truths become questionable.

Don’t lie to me. Don’t deceive me. Give me the truth. Even if it breaks me. A painful truth is better than a pleasant lie. – Yasmin Mogahed

No one grows up. That’s one of the sickest lies they ever tell you. People change. People compromise. People get stranded in situations they don’t want to be in… and they make the best of it. But don’t try to tell me it’s some kind of… glorious preordained ascent into emotional maturity. It’s not. – Greg Egan

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I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Don’t tell me anymore. You should have your dream, as the old woman told you to. I understand how you feel, but if you put those feelings into words they will turn into lies. – Haruki Murakami

It only takes one lie to taint your entire testimony. – Jim Rohn

Don’t tell me of deception; a lie is a lie, whether it be a lie to the eye or a lie to the ear. – Samuel Johnson

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If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything. – Mark Twain

Once I catch you in one lie, it makes me question everything you said.

I’d rather be an asshole than a fucking liar.

The naked truth is always better than the best-dressed lie. – Ann Landers


Hurt me with the TRUTH but never comfort me with a LIE.

I don’t want some pretty face to tell me pretty lies, all I want is someone to believe. – Billy Joel

I love it when mothers get so mad they can’t remember your name. “Come here, Roy, er, Rupert, er, Rutabaga… what is your name, boy? And don’t lie to me, because you live here, and I’ll find out who you are.” – Bill Cosby

Don’t lie to me and don’t lie about me.


All I ask is 3 things:
Don’t lie to me,
don’t waste my time
and don’t have me
looking stupid.

A lie may take care of the present, but it has no future.

Trust the vibes. Energies don’t lie.

There is no way a man can love you and lie to you over and over again. You don’t hurt the people you love.


Don’t lie to people who trust you. And don’t trust the people who lie to you. Simple as that.

There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed. – American Indian Proverbs

Don’t lie to me! Don’t seem so normal when I know you have cut yourself off from me in your heart! If you can put on our affectionate closeness like a mask, then I’ll never be able to take joy in it again. – Orson Scott Card

I’m trusting. I don’t assume people lie to me. – Ben Sprecher


If you love someone, don’t lie, open up. Be honest. Have no secrets.

Advertising is legalized lying. – H. G. Wells

A relationship with no arguments is a relationship with many secrets.

Please don’t lie to me, unless, you’re sure I’ll never find out the truth. – Ashleigh Brilliant


I respect people who tell me the truth. No matter how hard it is.

I don’t like liars. I never lie. I always told my own child, “If you murder somebody, tell me. I’ll help you hide the body. But don’t you lie to me.” – Leona Helmsley

Keep calm and tell the truth.

It’s better to be slapped with the truth than kissed with a lie.


A lie is a lie.
A white lie is a lie.
A half truth is a lie.
A hidden truth is a lie.
A lie by omission is a lie.
A lie is a lie.

I find lies to be so tiring. They catch up with you in the end no matter how fast you try to outrun them.

Don’t spoil me with your lies, love me with your truth. – T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with “The Divine Presence”

I can take any truth; just don’t lie to me. – Barbra Streisand


It’s not the lie that bothers me. It’s the insult to my intelligence that I find offensive.

The vulnerability that honesty requires isn’t something that everybody can handle. Lying allows people to be comfortable.

Lies will always be bitter in the end, no matter how sweet you made it at the beginning.

To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man. – William Shakespeare


Big or small, lies are lies.

A lie doesn’t become truth, wrong doesn’t become right, and evil doesnt’ become good, just because it’s accepted by a majority. – Rick Warren

A single lie discovered is enough to create doubt in every truth expressed.

Sometimes you don’t need to hear their excuses or what they have to say for themselves because their actions already spoke the truth.


A Taurus will bend over backwards to please you, until you tell that first lie.

If I cut you off, chances are, you handed me the scissors.

Don’t lie to anybody you live. Including yourself.

I’m not upset that you lied to me. I’m upset that from now on, I can’t believe you.


Telling the truth and making someone cry is better than telling a lie and making someone smile.

If you tell the truth, it becomes a part of your past. If you tell a lie, it becomes part of your future.

Don’t lie to an overthinker. It never ends well. Such people have trained their brains to look for holes in a story. If shit doesn’t make sense they will think about it over and over until it makes sense. – I’m that person.

If you tell the truth, you don’t need a long memory. – Jesse Ventura


The truth may hurt for a little while but a lie hurts forever.

It doesn’t matter what the truth is, or how bad it is. I would still rather hear that than a lie.

To me, I don’t think it does anybody any good to just hide something or cover it up or lie or whatever. I think … that’s what being a role model is all about. It’s not about being perfect. It’s about speaking about your issues and inspiring others to get help. – Demi Lovato

A lie has many variations, the truth none. – African Proverbs


Not telling the truth is the quickest way to turn yourself into a stranger.

You don’t have to tell me everything, just don’t lie to me.

The truth doesn’t cost anything. But a lie can cost you everything.

In a relationship, you don’t lie and keep secrets. You’re in a relationship to grow closer, not hide things and ruin trust.

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