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Lynn Fontanne Quotes and Sayings

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I lied to everybody.
I lie very well, being an actress, naturally.
- Lynn Fontanne

We can be bought, but we can't be bored.
- Lynn Fontanne

One reason we lasted so long is that we usually played
two people who were very much in love.
As we were realistic actors, we became those two people.
So we had a divertissement: I had an affair with him,
and he with me.
- Lynn Fontanne

So my father was a person who never lied to me.
If I had a question, he answered it.
I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
- Nick Cannon

 

He could have made it right with the book.
But he hasn't.
He is a revisionist of history.
He has lied.
- Monica Lewinsky

People who read the tabloids deserve to be lied to.
- Jerry Seinfeld

No one can be happy who has been thrust outside the pale of truth.
And there are two ways that one can be removed from this realm:
by lying,
or by being lied to.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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Journalists, who are skeptical to begin with,
simply do not like to be lied to or made fools of.
- Roger Mudd

The American public is sick and tired of being lied to.
- Patrick Leahy

Kennedy lied and lied about his health while he was alive,
even using his father's influence to get into the Navy
without ever taking a medical examination.
- Richard Reeves

Wilt Chamberlain lied when he said he had 20,000 women.
- Dennis Rodman

The audience is the best judge of anything.
They cannot be lied to.
Truth brings them closer.
A moment that lags - they're gonna cough.
- Barbra Streisand

I've never lied.
I think I've lived a moral life.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

So the American government lied to the Native Americans for many,
many years, and then President Clinton lied about a relationship,
and everyone was surprised!
A little naive, I feel!
- Eddie Izzard

If the American people really come to a settled belief
that Bush lied us into war,
his presidency will be over.
- Bill Kristol

To be fair, lying is part and parcel of public life.
Every politician has lied about something because they
are owned by the special interest groups that finance their elections.
- Peter Schuyler

I'm tired of being lied to by government,
by the media, and by every corporation I have anything to do with.
- L. Neil Smith

I never lied to a person in my life;
my kids didn't,
either.
- Art Modell

In my first film, I was a basketball player.
Like every good actor, I lied when they asked me if I could play.
- David Morse

I always sensed instinctively from the earliest age
that I was being lied to.
- Richard Linklater

If I feel strongly, I say it.
I know I can do more good by being vocal than by staying quiet.
I'd have a whole lot more money if I lied,
but I wouldn't enjoy spending it.
- Martina Navratilova

American people simply will not countenance being lied
to by their own President.
- Pierre Salinger

It is a poor cause which has to be lied for regularly.
- Katherine Fullerton Gerould

After a while, you have no idea how old you are because
you've lied so many times.
- Sandra Bullock

A good memory is needed after one has lied.
- Pierre Corneille

The government lied about inventing the HIV virus as
a means of genocide against people of color.
The government lied.
- Jeremiah Wright

What Clinton did with Lewinsky was despicable but was no threat to the nation.
That he lied about it repeatedly and to the public
is a reason for us to cease to trust him and for him to resign.
- Donella Meadows

The President's budget pays for only six months of
the war in Iraq and completely overlooks the transition
costs of Social Security reform.
The Administration always lied about the cost of the Medicare drug bill.
- Jim Cooper

He's a legend and I respect his work,
so I went down and paid my respects when Charlton was on the set.
He was nice but I think he lied a little.
He said it was an honour to be in a movie with me,
but I don't believe it.
- Mark Wahlberg

George W. Bush and Tony Blair had to convince the world
that Saddam Hussein represented an imminent threat.
Tony Blair lied when he claimed that Iraq could launch
a chemical or biological attack within 45 minutes.
- Bianca Jagger

There was a storyline this year where Taylor lied to Brooke.
It was supposed to be set up in a way that I was so
outraged by her that I let it stay.
I thought that was human, which was great.
- Hunter Tylo

So people think I'm lying about my age all the time?
It's the records that are wrong.
I've never told anyone how old I am.
The minute they ask me, I say 'That's none of your business.'
So that means I've never once lied about my age.
Now that's true!
- Calista Flockhart

Would it not be much better to have a president who
deliberately lied to the people because he thought
a war was essential than to have one who was so dumb
as to be taken in by intelligence agencies,
especially those who told him what he wanted to hear?
- Andrew Greeley

Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life.
He lied to his wife, his family, his friends,
his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party,
the American people and the world.
- Barry Goldwater

It took us a long time to find out that we had been
lied to by our parents' generation.
The moralities that were followed during our parents'
generation were basically arbitrary.
This caused a rift between the two generations,
which was brought on by the beatniks.
- Peter Fonda

That which I have set out in Latin is not my words
but the words of God and of apostles and prophets,
who of course have never lied.
He who believes shall be saved, but he who does not believe shall be damned.
God has spoken.
- Saint Patrick

Those are just some of the people whom we interviewed in the documentary,
but that should provide you with a good sense of the
credibility of the individuals who bolster the case
that this administration lied us into a war.
- Robert Greenwald

Look at the Quakers - they were excellent business people that never lied,
never stole; they cared for their employees and the
community which gave them the wealth.
They never took more money out than they put back in.
- Anita Roddick

The fact of the Watergate cover-up is not nearly as
interesting as the step into making the cover-up.
And when you understand the step, you understand that Richard Nixon lied.
That he was a criminal.
- Bob Woodward

I had to lie so much about sex, first when I was 15,
because I wasn't supposed to be having it.
And then when I got older, I lied to everybody I was having sex with,
so I could have sex with other people.
- Cybill Sheperd

Honestly we never lied to people about who we were.
Usually the wackier interviews came to pass because the interview subjects,
aware that we were Comedy Central, just wanted to get their stories out.
- Mo Rocca

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

It doesn't matter who my father was.
It matters who I remember he was.
- Anne Sexton

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards
than being a father to my children.
- Bill Cosby

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

I've said it before, but it's absolutely true:
My mother gave me my drive,
but my father gave me my dreams.
Thanks to him, I could see a future.
- Liza Minelli

My father was never anti-anything in our house.
- Errol Flynn

I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son,
father and friend.
- Dante Hall

My father taught me that the only way you can make
good at anything is to practice,
and then practice some more.
- Pete Rose

Oh, Shrek. Don't worry.
Things just seem bad because it's dark and rainy
and Fiona's father hired a sleazy hitman to whack you.
- the movie Shrek 2

How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board.
It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of
an oak which he has planted.
- Voltaire

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person,
he believed in me.
- Jim Valvano

A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool.
- Michael Bergin

I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
- H. G. Wells

I made a decision when my father passed away that I
was going to be who God made me to be and not try to preach like my father.
- Joel Osteen

A true king is neither husband nor father;
he considers his throne and nothing else.
- Pierre Corneille

My father always told me that
all businessmen were sons of bitches,
but I never believed it till now.
- John F. Kennedy

I don't think children's inner feelings have changed.
They still want a mother and father in the very same house;
they want places to play.
- Beverly Cleary

My father was an Episcopalian minister,
and I've always been comforted by the power of prayer.
- Anna Lee

I'm a fun father, but not a good father.
The hard decisions always went to my wife.
- John Lithgow

Growing up, I've enjoyed hunting with my father.
- Dale Earnhardt

Family life was wonderful.
The streets were bleak.
The playgrounds were bleak.
But home was always warm.
My mother and father had a great relationship.
I always felt 'safe' there.
- Robert Cormier

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
- George Herbert

My father invented a cure for which there was no disease
and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it.
- Victor Borge


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