Deceit Quotes

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

Noel Coward

In love deceit almost always goes further than mistrust.

François de la Rochefoucauld

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

Diane Arbus

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

Bible

The most dire of all of life's grueling deceptions wedge themselves in in our minds between truth and perceptions.

Wes Fessler

Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools that don't have brains enough to be honest.

Benjamin Franklin

Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.

Mark Twain

Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.

Homer

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde

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

William Makepeace Thackeray

The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly deceived.

Oscar Wilde

Deceive the rich and powerful if you will, but don't insult them.

Japanese Proverb

You can fool all the people all the time if the advertising budget is big enough.

Ed Rollins

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

John Tillotson

Skilled in every trick, a worthy heir of his paternal craft, he would make black look like white, and white look black.

Ovid

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : November 16, 2012
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