21 Pathological Liar Quotes and Sayings You Can Relate To

Pathological lying, which is also called mythomania and pseudologia fantastica, is when someone lies over and over again.

Everyone is familiar with someone who often tells lies, even when the truth would suffice.

It might be challenging to believe them or take anything they say seriously when they are pathological liars.


These quotes, which range from amusing to thought-provoking provide insight into the thoughts of pathological liars and may help you comprehend them a little better. 

Best Pathological Liar Quotes

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Liars are always most disposed to swear. ~ Vittorio Alfieri.

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The most dangerous liars are those who think they are telling the truth. ~ Unknown.


And I, love, am a pathological liar. ~ Sylvia Plath.

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Contrary to all those times you’ve heard a writer confess at a reading that he writes fiction because he is a pathological liar, fiction writing is all about telling the truth. ~ Paul Harding.


My ability to make up lies on the spot chills me as much as it saves me. ~ Olivia Sudjic.

I would be a liar if I said it wouldn’t be lovely and soothing – that’s the word – to have a hit single or a hit album. ~ Mel Torme.

Famous Pathological Liar Quotes

Truthful hyperbole’ is a contradiction in terms. It’s a way of saying, ‘It’s a lie, but who cares?’ ~ Tony Schwartz.


Lying pays no tax. ~ F. M. Pinto.

The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way. ~ Samuel Butler.

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Every lie, great or small, is the brink of a precipice, the depth of which nothing but Omniscience can fathom. ~ Charles Reade.

It’s very possible that I could look like a kleptomaniac and a pathological liar and that’s why I keep getting hired. ~ Mila Kunis.


I would rather be known in life as an honest sinner, than a lying hypocrite. ~ Unknown.

Lying is second nature to him… More than anyone else I have ever met, Trump has the ability to convince himself that whatever he is saying at any given moment is true, or sort of true, or at least ought to be true. ~ Tony Schwartz.

Top Pathological Liar Quotes

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Honesty is of God and dishonesty of the devil; the devil was a liar from the beginning. ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin.

Habitual liars invent falsehoods not to gain any end or even to deceive their hearers, but to amuse themselves. It is partly practice and partly habit. It requires an effort in them to speak truth. ~ William Hazlitt.


A lie is like a vizard, that may cover the face, indeed, but can never become it. ~ R. South.

Some truth there was, but dash’d and brew’d with lies, To please the fools, and puzzle all the wise. ~ John Dryden.

Never try to destroy someone else’s life with a lie when yours can be destroyed with the truth. ~ Unknown.

I’ve studied pathological liars, and anything they say, they believe, and that’s one of the reasons they’re so convincing, because they have no connection with the truth. It’s a dead issue. It’s like they’re color-blind to the truth. So anything that comes out of their mouths is their reality. ~ Jane Velez-Mitchell.


There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. ~ Mark Twain.

Pathological liar is absolutely the toughest individual to deal with as a psychiatrist. Because you can’t take anything they say at face value. And you can’t, you know, fill in their personality. You don’t know what’s real and what’s not. ~ Dale Archer.

So these were the 21 top quotes about Pathological Liars.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on Black Sheep Family quotes and Soul Ties quotes.

References and Sources:

  1. Pathological Liar Quotes – Goodreads
  2. Top 15 Compulsive Liar Quotes – Ineffable Living
  3. Compulsive Liar Quotes – QuotesGram