In India, people still want an image to connect to and, even if it's a false one, they will stick to it. We are ready and want to be fooled by someone or the other, be it a baba or a politician.
Remember that it is not enough to abstain from lying by word of mouth; for the worst lies are often conveyed by a false look, smile, or act.
Biographies, as generally written, are not only misleading but false... In most instances, they commemorate a lie and cheat posterity out of the truth.
The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.
He who indulges in falsehood will find the paths of paradise shut to him.
There is nothing that makes me more falsely arrogant, like, wanting to defend myself, than a TSA agent.
If you've ever had a coworker actively interfere with your productivity, try to make you look bad, steal your ideas, or give you false information, you've been the victim of undermining.
How do you sustain yourself when all the old structures people looked to for support - religion, family, ethnic solidarity - are crumbling, or feel so false that you refuse to avail yourself of them? What comes next?
There are happy stories out there, but I think some of them may raise false expectations for teens.
Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events.