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Quotes of untrue

  1. It is explained that all relationships require a little give and take. This is untrue Any partnership demands that we give and give and give and at the last, as we flop into our graves exhausted, we are told that we didn't give enough. – Quentin Crisp
  2. My play Safe Sex was picked apart because critics thought it was untrue It was a play in which no one had AIDS, but the characters talked about how it was going to change their lives. – Harvey Fierstein
  3. Of all lies, art is the least untrue – Gustave Flaubert
  4. It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue – Stephen Fry
  5. When I say something untrue on the air, I mean for it to be transparently untrue I assume people know when I'm just saying something for effect. Or to be funny. – Ira Glass
  6. Everywhere you go you hear things that are untrue You've just got to learn that if I don't say it, physically out of my mouth, on camera, it's not true. – Selena Gomez
  7. Art is a reality, not a definition; inasmuch as it approaches a reality, it approaches perfection, and inasmuch as it approaches a mere definition, it is imperfect and untrue – Benjamin Haydon
  8. I will say again that I have never, and would never, harm a child. It sickens me that people have written untrue things about me. – Michael Jackson
  9. The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue – Edward R. Murrow
  10. Half the lies our opponents tell about us are untrue – Boyle Roche
  11. The repeated announcements that the Russian resistance was definitely broken have been proved to be untrue – Hjalmar Schacht
  12. The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time. – Arthur Schopenhauer
  13. There is no overacting, only untrue acting. – Stellan Skarsgard

Usage examples for untrue

  1. He will think I don't care at all, and that is so untrue – Banked Fires by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  2. He has been my errand- boy, nothing more; and now my husband thinks me untrue to him, when I would gladly die for him, if it would help him. – The Expressman and the Detective by Allan Pinkerton
  3. The newspapers for several months had been publishing stories that submarines in large numbers were being sunk; and these stories I now found to be untrue – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  4. What I think you mean is that science has shown miracles to be untrue – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  5. Poor people, all sorts of untrue stories are told of them; their minds work strangely. – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  6. I have brought much happiness to the king's house, and hence I am full of regret that this my prediction cannot in any way prove untrue – Vikram-and-the-Vampire-Classic-Hindu-Tales-of-Adventure-Magic-and-Romance by Burton, Isabel, Lady
  7. Not on that account could she be untrue to her image. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  8. If Rome is untrue to Rome the rock upon which the Church of St. Peter stands may yet be shattered." – The Orchard of Tears by Sax Rohmer
  9. She was herself untrue in action, if not absolutely in word. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  10. He brought me a long letter from Mr. Kennedy himself, intended for publication, and which was already printed, giving an elaborate and, I may say, a most cruelly untrue account of your quarrel. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  11. " I have no reason," answered the Rector grimly, " to suppose that it is untrue – From One Generation to Another by Henry Seton Merriman
  12. He would be untrue to everything he has written. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. I thought it was untrue – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  14. When he said, for instance, that the French before 1789 possessed all the elements of a constitution that might be made nearly as good as could be wished, he said what many of his contemporaries knew, and what all subsequent investigation and meditation have proved, to be recklessly ill- considered and untrue – Burke by John Morley
  15. As he concluded he said,- 'And now, Mr. Almont, unless you are prepared to prove the information contained in this letter to be untrue I wish you immediately to leave my dwelling, and, if you take my advice, you will also leave this village, for I cannot abide the sight of a wretch such as this letter proves you to be, and your silence be as testimony to its truth. – The Path of Duty, and Other Stories by H. S. Caswell
  16. As for words, written or spoken- I, who sin forty times in a day by light words, and untrue to the thought, I am certainly not used to be easily offended by other peoples' words, people in the world. – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  17. It sounds untrue to them, doesn't it? – Lahoma by John Breckinridge Ellis
  18. If you tell me that they are absolutely untrue from beginning to end, I will believe you. – The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  19. If he had said anything untrue he would be the first to acknowledge his own error. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  20. We need hardly say that the story, at any rate in so far as it regarded Sir Thomas Underwood, was altogether untrue – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope

Rhymes for untrue