As the saying goes, do not believe all that you see nor half what you hear.
Always tell the truth. If you can't always tell the truth, don't lie.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is the king. May he rot in prison for all the lies for misleading the innocent!