Especially when it came to telling necessary lies.
Anyway, very difficult to prove anything so long as the family stick together and if necessary lie like hell.
But it was a necessary lie that parents and older siblings had to tell if we were ever to lose our fears.
Ironically, one of the most necessary lies we tell our children is you must never lie.
He thought of the necessary lies he had told his mother.
She had half a mile in which to invent the necessary lies.
I knew that I was now capable of mustering any necessary lie at will.
To his mind it was a very necessary lie.
No honest person would cooperate in telling her the necessary lie.
It is the justification of a misdirected life, the fulfillment of a necessary lie.