Hypocrite Quotes

The good thing about being a hypocrite is that you get to keep your values.

Alan Alda

A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Finally, never become a hypocrite by attacking other people personally if you wish to be able to protect yourself.

Ronny J. Coleman

The natural man has a difficult time getting along in this world. Half the people think he is a scoundrel because he is not a hypocrite.

Ed Howe

No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures.

Samuel Johnson

The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy.

William Hazlitt

Great hypocrite are the real atheists.

Francis Bacon

What makes it so plausible to assume that hypocrisy is the vice of vices is that integrity can indeed exist under the cover of all other vices except this one. Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.

Hannah Arendt:

Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents... pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.

Abraham Lincoln

The only vice which cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy.

William Hazlitt

The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity

Andre Gide

As witnesses not of our intentions but of our conduct, we can be true or false, and the hypocrite's crime is that he bears false witness against himself. What makes it so plausible to assume that hypocrisy is the vice of vices is that integrity can indeed exist under the cover of all other vices except this one. Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.

Hannah Arendt

Four characteristics constitute anyone who possesses them a sheer hypocrite, and anyone who possesses one of them possesses a characteristic of hypocrisy till he abandons it: when he is trusted he betrays his trust, when he talks he lies, when he makes a covenant he acts treacherously and when he quarrels he abuses.

Muhammad

There are three signs of a hypocrite: when he speaks he speaks lies, when he makes a promise he breaks it, and when he is trusted he betrays his trust.

Muhammad

He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars. General Good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite, and flatterer; For Art and Science cannot exist but in minutely organized particles.

William Blake

Pay attention to minute particulars. Take care of the little ones. Generalization and abstraction are The plea of the hypocrite, scoundrel, and knave.

William Blake

Whoever is a hypocrite in his religion mocks God, presenting to Him the outside and reserving the inward for his enemy.

Jeremy Taylor

The hypocrite who always plays one and the same part ceases at last to be a hypocrite.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

He is a hypocrite who professes what he does not believe; not he who does not practice all he wishes or approves.

William Hazlitt

Asleep, nobody is a hypocrite.

William Hazlitt

A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would make a dupe of himself, too, if he could.

William Hazlitt

Hypocrisy itself does great honor, or rather justice, to religion, and tacitly acknowledges it to be an ornament to human nature. The hypocrite would not be at so much pains to put on the appearance of virtue, if he did not know it was the most proper and effectual means to gain the love and esteem of mankind.

Joseph Addison

The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity.

Andre Gide

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

Michael Korda

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