Hypocrisy is a fashionable vice, and all fashionable vices pass for virtue
Hypocrites kick with their hind feet while licking with their tongues
Democracy is hypocrisy without limitation.
An ounce of hypocracy is worth a pound of ambition.
One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others.
Hypocrisy is the most difficult and nerve-racking vice that any man can pursue; it needs an unceasing vigilance and a rare detachment of spirit. It cannot,like adultery or gluttony, be practiced at spare moments; it is a whole-time job.
With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.
Hypocrisy: prejudice with a halo
Hypocrisy: a lie in action - the legacy of indecency
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.
Hypocrite reader - my fellow - my brother!
Better to be known as a sinner than a hypocrite.
One of the many burdens of the person professing Christianity has always been the odium likely to be heaped upon him by fellow Christians quick to smell out, denounce and punish fraud, hypocrisy and general un-worthiness among those who assert the faith. In ruder days, disputes about what constituted a fully qualified Christian often led to sordid quarrels in which the disputants tortured, burned and hanged each other in the conviction that torture, burning and hanging were Christian things to do.
Every man is a hypocrite.
Hypocrites do the devil's drudgery in Christ's livery.
Hypocrite: Someone who complains that there is too much sex and violence on his VCR.
On Sir Joshua Reynolds's observing that the real character of a man was found out by his amusements. Yes, Sir, no man is a hypocrite in his pleasures.
Nothing seems to me to be rarer today then genuine hypocrisy. I greatly suspect that this plant finds the mild atmosphere of our culture unendurable. Hypocrisy has its place in the ages of strong belief: in which even when one is compelled to exhibit a different belief one does not abandon the belief one already has.
Early in life, I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change.
Hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays to virtue.
Hypocrisy is homage paid by vice to virtue.
Hypocrisy is folly. It is much easier, safer, and pleasanter to be the thing which a man aims to appear, than to keep up the appearance of being what he is not.
Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation
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