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No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar
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"No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar"

- Abraham Lincoln

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This quote by Abraham Lincoln speaks to the trouble of lying effectively. It suggests that nobody has a memory good enough to remember all the details of a lie, and to keep an eye on all the lies they have actually told. It recommends that even if somebody is able to inform a lie, they will become captured out due to their failure to remember all the details. This quote likewise speaks with the significance of fact and sincerity. It indicates that it is much better to be truthful and sincere, as it is impossible to lie successfully in the long run. This quote is a pointer that honesty is the very best policy, and that lying is not a sustainable way of life.

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Abraham Lincoln This quote is written / told by Abraham Lincoln between February 12, 1809 and April 15, 1865. He was a famous President from USA. The author also have 114 other quotes.

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