Deceit Quotes

You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.

Abraham Lincoln

It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

Noel Coward

One deceit needs many others, and so the whole house is built in the air and must soon come to the ground.

Baltasar Gracian

Thou hast trodden down all them that err from thy statutes: for their deceit is falsehood.

Bible

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

So much torture, bloodshed, deceit. You cannot make your young people practice torture twenty-four hours a day and not expect to pay a price for it.

Jean-Paul Sartre

The pleasures of the world are deceitful; they promise more than they give. They trouble us in seeking them, they do not satisfy us when possessing them and they make us despair in losing them.

Madame de Lambert

Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.

Bible

With affection beaming in one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.

Charles Dickens

Oh for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity of shade, Where rumour of oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more.

William Cowper

It is vain to find fault with those arts of deceiving, wherein men find pleasure to be deceived.

John Locke

None are deceived but they that confide.

Benjamin Franklin

We are never deceived, we deceive ourselves.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Woman is adept at getting money for herself and will not easily let herself be deceived; she understands deceit too well herself.

Aristophanes

Man is naturally deceitful ever, in every way!

Aristophanes

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Updated On : November 16, 2012
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