„Lies run sprints but the truth runs marathons.“

Press statement (November 2003); quoted in "Michael Jackson Calls Child Molestation Charges 'Lies'" (8 December 2003) Jet
Variant: Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.

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—  Thomas Henry Huxley English biologist and comparative anatomist 1825 - 1895

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„No matter how fast a lie runs, the truth will someday overtake it.“

—  T. B. Joshua Nigerian Christian leader 1963

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„Truth-loving Persians do not dwell upon
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—  Robert Graves English poet and novelist 1895 - 1985

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„Keep the company of those who seek the truth- run from those who have found it“

—  Václav Havel playwright, essayist, poet, dissident and 1st President of the Czech Republic 1936 - 2011

„I was run over by the truth one day.
Ever since the accident I've walked this way“

—  Adrian Mitchell British writer 1932 - 2008

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„Money is running their lives, and they refuse to tell the truth about that. Money is in control of their emotions and hence their souls.“

—  Robert T. Kiyosaki American finance author , investor 1947

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„The dreadful truth is that when people come to see their MP, they have run out of better ideas.“

—  Boris Johnson British politician, historian and journalist 1964

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„For in the long run, either through a lie, or through truth, people were bound to give themselves away…“

—  Agatha Christie, book After the Funeral

Source: After the Funeral (1953)
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