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It's a paradox, if you answer anyway is wrong. If he's telling the truth them he would be lying, if he was lying then he would be telling the truth. He's lying T…here's no paradox. Just because it's not true that he always lies does not mean that he never lies. He lies sometimes, just like everyone else. Now, if he said 'This sentence is a lie', that would be a paradox. Indeed there is no paradox. The definition of a paradox implies that something is both true and false. There is a big mistake in the quite commonly accepted explanation from above: "if he was lying then he would be telling the truth". If someone lies, then he's NOT telling the truth, because he's lying. If he's lying when making this statement, the definition of lying implies that the statement itself is a lie, meaning in this case that he's not always lying. If he's telling the truth when saying he always lies, then that statement is also a lie, because he isn't always lying, he just told the truth. Actually, it doesn't matter if he's lying or telling the truth because either way this statement is a lie so it can never be true. Hence it's not a paradox. (For the statement to be true it can never be spoken out loud. Because when you tell someone you always lie, either you have to tell the truth about that which makes your statement false again or you lie about always lying, which again makes this statement a lie) Paradox If a man says, "I always lie", then the moment before he said it, it could have been either true or false that he always lies. If the man had ever told the truth, at any time in his life prior to making this statement, then the statement is simply false, and he is lying. But consider what happens if the statement was true prior to him saying so. If every word ever spoken by this man, prior to making that statement, was a lie, then it would have been accurate for someone else to say, about him, "he always lies". However, the moment he said it himself, he has told the truth, for once in his life, So, at first analysis, the statement is true. However, if the statement is true, then his "perfect record" of lying is no longer intact, i.e., it is no longer true that he "always lies", making the statement false the moment it is uttered. So far, that is in agreement with those who claim there is no paradox. However, those claims fail to carry this scenario all the way out. You see, if the statement is false, as we have just established, then the man's "perfect record" of lying is now intact once again. And it is true that he "always lies", making the statement true. But if the statement is true, then it is no longer true that he always lies, and therefore the statement is false. But if the statement is false then it is again true that he always lies, and so the statement is true. And on and on and on. That is why this is a paradox (if the statement was true before he said it). If it is true, it is false; and if it is false, it is true. Simply being true makes it false. Simply being false makes it true. So it is true and false at the same time. I think someone said that was the very definition of a paradox. So to summarize, if the man had ever told the truth prior to making this statement, then this statement is simply false. However, if he had never told the truth prior to making this statement, then the statement is, in fact, a paradox. (MORE)

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Most say Mark Twain but Charles Hadden Spurgeon did in 1885, contributing the wisdom to "an old proverb".

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It sounds like a paraphrase of similar words in Mein Kampf by Aldolf Hitler, and is an astute observation. It was Vladimir Lenin.

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It literally means what it says...Repeating a lie does not make it turn into a truth. A lie is still a lie.

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its better to tell the truth. even though you will feel guilt in you. at least you got it over and if you lie then you will feel miserable for the rest of your life. I'm 13 i …lied to my mom. heard a frog saying " liar... liar... why did u lie... liar". i felt bad for myself. so the next day i told my mom the truth. she was happy i told her. so i never lied again. (MORE)

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Well, it is always good to tell the truth. Depending on how big the lie was, the truth is always going to come out either way, so it's best if you just get it over with.… If this person you lies to cares about you, they should understand why you lied. They may be mad for some time, but if you are a kind person and a trustworthy friend, everything will work out in the end. Tell them, "I need to talk to you in private." Once you get the person to be alone, say, "I have to tell you something. I lied when I said..." That's where you say what the lie you told was. Then say the truth. "The truth is..." Then, if you want, you can try to make them feel bad about being mad at you, but only if they are upset. "You can be mad at me if you want." Give them what they want at first. It also makes you come off as sincere. "But, really, what will being mad do? I'll be upset because you are mad at me, and you'll be grumpy all the time because you're always mad." I hope this helps and good luck! :-) (MORE)

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Almost certainly never, using those words at least. In British English 'pants' means 'underpants', which would be a strange and inappropriate thing to say in the first half of… the 20th century. There are no well-documented quotes using the more likely 'trousers' either, which means it should be regarded as doubtful. (MORE)

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A lie is more believable than the truth. Anyone is willing to believe a lie

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There is no rational reason or explanation on why people lie. Most of time it may because they feel it is something that will cover something that they know another pers…on would not approve of or get angry with them for - they try to avoid any confrontation and in doing so with a lie they don't realize it is just going to cause an even larger confrontation. Some individuals say before they think about it and then it is too late. Answer Actually this whole thing is pretty simple. Lying is much easier than facing the truth, as everyone has told a lie at least once, and most have covered that one up with another one. Don't try to overanalyze this, as it is as simple as that. In the end, it is better to tell the truth, then to uncover a lie, but lies almost always come first. (MORE)