103 Total Quotes

Deception Quotes

Andre Gide
The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity
Andre Gide
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There is nothing as deceptive as an obvious fact
Arthur Doyle
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Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Thomas Jefferson
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I became a virtuoso of deceit. It wasn't pleasure I was after, it was knowledge. I consulted the strictest moralists to learn how to appear, philosophers to find out what to think and novelists to see what I could get away with. And, in the end, I distilled everything down to one wonderfully simple principle: win or die.
Christopher Hampton
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Carlos Castaneda
it's better to get something worthwhile done using deception than to fail to get something worthwhile done using truth.
Carlos Castaneda
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The path to the truth is found in the spaces between the lies.
Rain Bojangles
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Christian Nevell Bovee
No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
Christian Nevell Bovee
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Leonardo da Vinci
Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness.
Leonardo da Vinci
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When our knowing exceeds our sensing, we will no longer be deceived by the illusions of our senses.
Walter Russell
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The game plan was to establish the run and take advantage of the misdirection and deception of the double-wing, but that didn't work. So we started throwing the ball, and we felt like we were kind of picking apart their secondary, so we started going with it.
Adam Schultz
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Leonardo da Vinci
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Muhammad Ali
Give up what appears to be doubtful for what is certain. Truth brings peace of mind, and deception doubt.
Muhammad Ali
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The vague and tenuous hope that God is too kind to punish the ungodly has become a deadly opiate for the consciences of millions
Aiden Tozer
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Not too many 6-5 guys are that fast. Their speed is deceptive. I've watched one player, (it seemed) he gained two steps every 5 yards.
Ashton Youboty
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People come to music to seek oblivion: is that not also a form of deception?
Claude Debussy
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A ''just war'' is hospitable to every self-deception on the part of those waging it, none more than the certainty of virtue, under whose shelter every abomination can be committed with a clear conscience.
Alexander Cockburn
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The faculty of self-deception, essential requisite for anyone wanting to guide others
Tomasi Lampedusa
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George Orwell
Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
George Orwell
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It is nothing short of deception and lies to portray this deal as strengthening the union (between Northern Ireland and Britain), ... complete and total sellout of our province.
Ian Paisley
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Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
The intention of never deceiving often exposes us to deception.
Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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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
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William Shakespeare
So may the outward shows be least themselves:The world is still deceived with ornament.
William Shakespeare
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Charles Dickens
There is no deception now, Mr. Weller. Tears, said Job, with a look of momentary slyness, "tears are not the only proofs of distress, nor the best ones."
Charles Dickens
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They are trained to look for stress, fear or some sort of deception. They identify certain characteristics and pass the information on to local law enforcement.
George Naccara
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It's ironic that after a political season awash in commercials based on fear and deception by both parties seen on all major networks, an ad with a message of welcome and inclusion would be deemed too controversial,
John Thomas
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 Socrates
Whenever, therefore, people are deceived and form opinions wide of the truth, it is clear that the error has slid into their minds through the medium of certain resemblances to that truth.
Socrates
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Granth Sahib
The mind is engrossed in deception, treachery and duality. Whatever the Immortal Lord does, comes to pass.
Granth Sahib
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Granth Sahib
By falsehood and deception, none have found Him. Whatever you plant, you shall eat.
Granth Sahib
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Granth Sahib
People wear all sorts of costumes and wander all around, but in their hearts and minds, they practice deception. They do not attain the Mansion of the Lord's Presence, and after death, they sink into manure.
Granth Sahib
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We want the whole list on the table, and completely, before the election, ... Anything else would be enormous election deception.
Edmund Stoiber
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