Never think you will never be detected, when you want to tell a lie. The chances are, sooner or later, your lie witt be found out and it will then expose you to shame. Telling a lie is morally wrong. Besides, there are many disadvantages lying in the way of a liar. First, he has to have a good memory, lest he contradicts at one time what he said in another.
Second, he is always annoyed by his conscience, because he is in constant fear that his falsehood may be found out. Third, a liar is never trusted and respected by others. The result may be that his words, even when he speaks the truth, are not believed. Fourth and the last, once a person has told a lie, he cannot help telling another in order to conceal the first, and then a third and a fourth, until lying becomes ahabit. After that, he may say something untrue even when he wishes to speak the truth. The disadvantages resulting from telling a lie are too many to be listed. The above are just some of the obvious ones.
If you want to be free from these annoyances, if you want to be a trustworthy person, never tell a lie.
chances机会( chance的名词复数 )
tell a lie说谎; 佯言
sooner or later迟早; 早晚有一天
found out发现; 找出; 搜索; 把…揭发出来
speak the truth说实话; 据实而言
in order to为了…
annoyances烦恼; 恼怒( annoyance的名词复数 )