Hypocrisy Quotes

At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Oh, for a forty-parson power to chant Thy praise, Hypocrisy! Oh, for a hymn Loud as the virtues thou dost loudly vaunt, Not practise!

Lord Byron

Be hypocritical, be cautious, be Not what you seem but always what you see.

Lord Byron

A hypocrite is in himself both the archer and the mark, in all actions shooting at his own praise or profit.

Thomas Fuller

Hypocrisy is the homage which vice renders to virtue.

Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

Some hypocrites and seeming mortified men, that held down their heads, were like the little images that they place in the very bowing of the vaults of churches, that look as if they held up the church, but are but puppets.

Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

For neither man nor angel can discern Hypocrisy, the only evil that walks Invisible, except to God alone, By his permissive will, through heav'n and earth.

John Milton

Let me be cruel, not unnatural; I will speak daggers to her, but use none. My tongue and soul in this be hypocrites: How in my words somever she be shent, To give them seals never, my soul, consent

William Shakespeare

How inexpressible is the meanness of being a hypocrite! how horrible is it to be a mischievous and malignant hypocrite.

Voltaire

I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.

Oscar Wilde

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

Michael Korda

Hypocrisy, the lie, is the true sister of evil, intolerance, and cruelty.

Raisa Gorbachev

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

Andre Gide

With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.

Schopenhauer

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Updated On : January 13, 2014
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