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According to a 19th century legend, the Truth and the Lie meet one day.
The Lie says to the Truth: "It's a marvellous day today"!
The Truth looks up to the skies and sighs, for the day was really beautiful.
They spend a lot of time together, ultimately arriving beside a well.

Again, The Lie tells the Truth: "The water is very nice, let's take a bath together!"!
The Truth, once again suspicious, tests the water and discovers that it indeed is very nice.
They undress and start bathing.
Suddenly, the Lie comes out of the water, puts on the clothes of the Truth and runs away.

The furious Truth comes out of the well and runs everywhere to find the Lie and to get her clothes back.
The World, seeing the Truth NAKED, turns its gaze away, with contempt and rage.

The poor Truth returns to the well and disappears forever, hiding therein, it's Shame.
Since then, the Lie travels around the world, dressed as the Truth, Satisfying the needs of Society, because, the World, in any Case, harbours no wish at all to meet the NAKED Truth.

By - Jean-Léon Gérôme (11 May 1824 – 10 January 1904)
The above really depicts the ironic Current Situation in our Country, Nigeria. A Situation whereby LIES sells more than TRUTH.
A Situation Whereby this Current Administration of @MBuhari has become an Epitome of Failure, and has brought Unimaginable hardship, Suffering, Hunger,..
@MBuhari Joblessness/Job-lose, Insecurity, Hopelessness, Death etc Upon Nigerians, and Still some Myopic minded folks are worshiping, Supporting and defending this Administration's lack-of-leadership-Icumen, Ineptitude, Thereby living a Life of Deception, illusion and LIES.
@MBuhari I remember Vividly well, how we all Joined hands together to uproot the Government of GoodLuck Jonathan in 2015. Then, the likes of Festus Keyamo, Femi Falana, Lauretta Onochie, Prof. Wole Soyinka, Tunde Bakare
etc, were all busy Organizing Protest and 'Occupy Nigeria'.
@MBuhari What happened to those type of Protest Rallies now? Is Nigeria not in worst Situation? #LIES

Festus Keyamo:
President Buhari first rewarded Festus Keyamo with the SANship that has eluded him, then Buhari appointed Keyamo as Director, Strategic Communications,for his campaign.
@MBuhari Since then, the former Activist has turned to Esau in the Bible who sold his Birth right for Pottage. But in Festus Keyamo's case, he Sold his Conscience for SANship & Appointment.
To the point that, the way he Vigorously Defends this Administration, TRUTH is truly Ashamed. #LIES
@MBuhari What Madam Lauretta Onochie ?

She is appointed Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media.
No wonder she has not Organized any Protest against this Administration, even when Buhari Administration has done even more atrocity than GEJ's Government. #LIES
@MBuhari Those of us who spoke against Jonathan's Governance then, we were being called PATRIOTIC NIGERIANS . #LIES
@MBuhari Is it not astonishing that, Then, Nigerians can easily express themselves? Then, there wasn't hate Speech oo! Even with all our abuse on GEJ.
Then, we can easily March to the Street and Organize Peaceful Protest, unlike what is now Obtainable under this Buhari's Government. #LIES
@MBuhari This is a Picture of President Muhammadu Buhari Protesting against the then President Jonathan in 2014, alongside John Oyegun, El-Rufai etc

Now tell me, Can Buhari allow such peaceful Protest against his Administration, without sending Nigeria Police, DSS etc to stop it? #LIES
@MBuhari Now, anyone who does same under this Worst Corrupt and Visionless Government of @MBuhari, they will Tag you either "a PDPig,
Corrupt fellow, Wailler, Or that you are Simply complaining/Crying because @MBuhari has blocked your means of getting free money". #LIES
@MBuhari Ironically, these lollish minded folks knows the TRUTH, But Choose to live in LIES and wants everyone else to do likewise.

Nevertheless, i take Solace from the fact that, They all have CONSCIENCES and Still knows the TRUTH.

Let's take some Quotes about TRUTH and LIES

1. Telling the truth and making someone cry is better than telling a lie and making someone smile.

2. Three things cannot be long hidden: the Sun, the Moon, and the Truth.
@MBuhari 3. Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t going away.

4. Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.
– Albert Einstein

5. Denying the truth doesn’t change the facts.
@MBuhari 6. The worst thing about being lied to is knowing you’re not worth the truth.

7. The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off!

8. Nothing better than listening to a lie when you already know the truth : It makes the Lier looks Stupid.
@MBuhari 9. Always be truthful especially to yourself. The worst thing one can do is lie to self.

10. The greatest advantage of speaking the truth is that you don’t have to remember what you said.

11. The Naked truth is always better than the best dressed lie.
@MBuhari 12. Better to be slapped with the truth than kissed with a lie.

13. Hurt me with the truth, but never comfort me with a lie.

14. Truth is, you’re the reason I don’t believe in love anymore.
@MBuhari 15. The only people who are mad at you for speaking the truth are those people who are living a lie.

16. Always listen to people when they’re mad, that’s when the truth comes out.

17. The truth is more important than the facts.
– Frank Lloyd Wright
@MBuhari 18. Always speak the truth without fear Or favor.

19. If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything – Mark Twain

20. The truth may not always be popular but it is still the truth.

21. DRUNKS and CHILDREN speak the TRUTH.

22. Time discovers truth – Seneca
@MBuhari 23. Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.
– Winston Churchill

24. In thy face I see the map of honour, truth and loyalty.
– William Shakespeare
@MBuhari 25. There is no God higher than truth.
– Mahatma Gandhi

26. When in doubt, tell the truth.
– Mark Twain

27. Those who tells truth are with God, and that you weren’t worth the truth.

28. A truth that’s told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
@MBuhari 29. Truth is the only safe ground to stand on.
– Elizabeth Cady Stanton

30. The truth is heavy, therefore few care to carry it.

31. Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
– Oscar Wilde
@MBuhari 32. The truth doesn’t cost anything, but a lie could cost you everything.

33. If you stop telling lies about me, I’ll stop telling the truth about you.

34. No matter how beautiful a lie might Sound, It's still not the Truth.
@MBuhari 35. The naked truth is way better than a well-dressed lie.

36. I can handle the truth. It’s the lies that kill me.

37. I trusted you, but now your words mean nothing because your actions spoke the truth.

38. Everyone wants the truth but no one wants to be honest.
@MBuhari 39. There are three sides to every story: yours, theirs and the truth.

40. Most times, The truth is always there. The choice is yours, whether to face it or not.

41. Telling the truth and make someone cry is better than telling a lie to make someone smile.
@MBuhari 42. Truth hurts; Doubt ruins; Lie destroys.

43. Always be truthful especially to yourself. The worst thing one can do is lie to self.

44. The truth hurts for a while but a lie hurts forever.

45. The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off!

46. I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you
- Friedrich Nietzsche

48. The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept
- George Carlin
@MBuhari 49. Above all, don't lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.
@MBuhari 50. I lie to myself all the time. But I never believe me - S.E. Hinton

51. It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
- Leo Tolstoy

52. There are three types of lies -- lies, damn lies, and statistics
- Benjamin Disraeli
@MBuhari 53. If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people - Virginia Woolf

54. A truth that's told with bad intent
Beats all the lies you can invent
- William Blake, Auguries of Innocence.
@MBuhari 55. Just because somtething isn't a lie does not mean that it isn't deceptive. A liar knows that he is a liar, but one who speaks mere portions of truth in order to deceive is a craftsman of destruction
- Criss Jami
@MBuhari 56. If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.

Adolf Hitler

57. Lies can becloud One's reasoning.
If the Devil Can deceive 1/3 of the Angels in heaven and also believe he can Over throw God that Created him,that's how powerful lie is.
@MBuhari For those that might find this Thread offensive Or Inimical simply because of the TRUTH therein, I have no apologies Sir

For those that might want to give me any form of advice, because to this Thread, Keep your Advice to yourself.

We all have CONSCIENCE... Let it be our JUDGE
@MBuhari Sources : NGU Library Collection, Wikipedia, Geckoandfly, Lies Quotes

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