Deceit Quotes

Their final objective toward which all their deceit is directed is to capture political power so that, using the power of the state and the power of the market simultaneously, they may keep the common man in eternal subjection.

Henry A. Wallace

A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends.

Henry A. Wallace

During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.

George Orwell

In love deceit almost always outstrips distrust.

François La Rochefoucauld, Duc De

Our distrust of another justifies his deceit.

François de la Rochefoucauld

Men of noble birth are noted to be envious towards new men when they rise. For the distance is altered, and it is like a deceit of the eye, that when others come on they think themselves go back.

Francis Bacon

The devil, as a master of deceit, does everything he can to keep people from believing in the existence of a hell; but hell is a literal state of existence that will be the plight of all those who reject the Lord Jesus Christ.

TIM LAHAYE

There is a smile of love, And there is a smile of deceit, And there is a smile of smiles In which these two smiles meet.

William Blake

We are easily shocked by crimes which appear at once in their full magnitude, but the gradual growth of our own wickedness, endeared by interest, and palliated by all the artifices of self-deceit, gives us time to form distinctions in our own favor,

Samuel Johnson

Deceit is the game of petty spirits, and that is by nature a woman's quality.

Pierre Corneille

God is not averse to deceit in a holy cause.

Aeschylus

Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counsellors of peace is joy.

Bible

Deceit is in haste, but honesty can wait a fair leisure

Proverb

It seems we are capable of immense love and loyalty, and as capable of deceit and atrocity. It's probably this shocking ambivalence that makes us unique.

John Scott

The verdicts today should send the message that within the police department there is no greater betrayal of the badge and of the brotherhood than to ensnare another officer in a web of lies and deceit.

Loretta Lynch

Surely the hypocrites strive to deceive Allah, and He shall requite their deceit to them, and when they stand up to prayer they stand up sluggishly; they do it only to be seen of men and do not remember Allah save a little.

Quran

The most deceitful persons spend their lives in blaming deceit, so as to use it on some great occasion to promote some great interest.

Fran�ois de la Rochefoucauld

Recollect that the Almighty, who gave the dog to be companion of our pleasures and our toils, hath invested him with a nature noble and incapable of deceit

Sir Walter Scott

The art of using deceit and cunning grow continually weaker and less effective to the user.

John Tillotson

It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit.

William Makepeace Thackeray

He that worketh deceit shall not dwell within my house: he that telleth lies shall not tarry in my sight.

Bible

Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true.

Diane Arbus

In love deceit almost always goes further than mistrust.

François de la Rochefoucauld

His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity.

Bible

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