Deception Quotes

We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth.

Desiderius Erasmus

Who had deceived thee so often as thyself?

Benjamin Franklin

He who has made it a practice to lie and deceive his father, will be the most daring in deceiving others.

Horace

Half the work that is done in the world is to make things appear what they are not.

E. R. Beadle

Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.

George Herbert

Clouds that thunder do not always rain.

Armenian Proverb

Deception is a cruel act... It often has many players on different stages that corrode the soul.

Donna A. Favors

All deception in the course of life is indeed nothing else but a lie reduced to practice, and falsehood passing from words into things.

Robert Southey

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

Abraham Lincoln

Life is the art of being well deceived.

William Hazlitt

The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.

Fran┴ois de La Rochefoucauld

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

Benjamin Franklin

When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people.

Mark Twain

The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.

Leonardo da Vinci

Nothing is so difficult as not deceiving oneself.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Oh what a tangled web we weave,when first we practice to deceive!

Sir Walter Scott

Everyone is born sincere and die deceivers.

Marquis De Vauvenargues

Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Man loves the marvelous. It has an irresistible charm for him. He is always ready to leave that with which he is familiar to pursue vain inventions. He lends himself to his own deception.

Napoleon Bonaparte

All war is based on deception.

Sun Tzu

Nothing is so boring as having to keep up a deception.

Edward V. Lucas

The art of pleasing is the art of deception.

Marquis De Vauvenargues

The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.

John Ruskin

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Updated On : May 25, 2013
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