Quotes with lied
Never use a verb other than "said" to carry dialogue. The line of dialogue belongs to the character; the verb is the writer sticking his nose in. But said is far less intrusive than grumbled, gasped, cautioned, lied.
From Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing, as appeared in The New York Times (July 16, 2001)
Jury -- A group of twelve men who, having lied to the judge about their hearing, health and business engagements, have failed to fool him.
A Mencken Chrestomathy (1949)