path·o·log·i·cal: adj. 1. Of or relating to pathology. 2. Relating to or caused by disease. 3. Of, relating to, or manifesting behavior that is habitual, maladaptive, and compulsive: a pathological liar.
mythomania: noun 1. an excessive or abnormal propensity for lying and exaggerating
So, does that make it acceptable, because there's a "name" for it, that it is considered a "disease"?
Here are a few links I found interesting:
"Nostalgia is a seductive liar." ~George Wildman Ball
I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies. - Pietro Aretino
“The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff.” Ambrose Bierce Quotes
“False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.” Christian N. Bovee Quotes
"Insincerity is always weakness; sincerity even in error is strength." George Henry Lewes
“Liars begin by imposing upon others, but end deceiving themselves”
"Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth." Erasmus, Desiderius
"Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest." Franklin, Benjamin
"Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering the weaknesses of others." Hazlitt, William
"The art of using deceit and cunning grow continually weaker and less effective to the user." Tillotson, John
"The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff." ~Ambrose Bierce
"A lie may take care of the present, but it has no future." ~Author Unknown