Hypocrisy Quotes

Hypocrisy, the lie, is the true sister of evil, intolerance, and cruelty.

Raisa Gorbachev

An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition. ïMichael Korda We ought to see far enough into a hypocrite to see even his sincerity. ïG. K. Chesterton Often a noble face hides filthy ways. ïEuripides The only vice which cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy.

Michael Korda

I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.

Oscar Wilde

For neither man nor angel can discern Hypocrisy, the only evil that walks Invisible, except to God alone, By his permissive will, through heav'n and earth.

John Milton

Hypocrisy is the homage which vice renders to virtue.

Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

Oh, for a forty-parson power to chant Thy praise, Hypocrisy! Oh, for a hymn Loud as the virtues thou dost loudly vaunt, Not practise!

Lord Byron

At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Most of us are aware of and pretend to detest the barefaced instances of that hypocrisy by which men deceive others, but few of us are upon our guard or see that more fatal hypocrisy by which we deceive and over-reach our own hearts

Laurence Sterne

Because hypocrisy stinks in the nostrils one is likely to rate it as a more powerful agent for destruction than it is

Rebecca West

Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins. We parry and fend the approach of our fellow-man by compliments, by gossip, by amusements, by affairs. We cover up our thought from him under a hundred folds

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If (the) empire of superstition and hypocrisy should be overthrown, happy indeed will it be for the world; but if all religion and morality should be overthrown with it, what advantages will be gained? The doctrine of human equality is founded entire

John Adams

Prudery is the hypocrisy of modesty

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Hypocrisy is the lubricant of society.

David Hull

Corruption and hypocrisy ought not to be inevitable products of democracy, as they undoubtedly are today

Mahatma Gandhi

Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness

Stendhal
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