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Marina Tsvetaeva Quotes and Sayings

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A deception that elevates us is dearer than a host of low truths.
- Marina Tsvetaeva

My desk, most loyal friend thank you.
You've been with me on every road I've taken.
My scar and my protection.
- Marina Tsvetaeva

Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception.
- Sophocles

All war is deception.
- Sun Tzu

 

The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
- Leonardo da Vinci

People always overdo the matter when they attempt deception.
- Charles Dudley Warner

Politicians are masters of the art of deception.
- Martin L. Gross

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Reality is easy.
It's deception that's the hard work.
- Lauryn Hill

All possible means were used by the infatuated parents to conclude the bargain;
and deception put an end to these usual artifices.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

Self-deception ultimately explains Japan's plight.
The Japanese have never accepted that change is in their interest -
and not merely a response to U.S.
criticism.
- Paul Samuelson

I pray to God that I shall not live one hour after
I have thought of using deception.
- Elizabeth I

Any seeming deception in a statement is costly,
not only in the expense of the advertising but in the
detrimental effect produced upon the customer,
who believes she has been misled.
- John Wanamaker

Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
- George Orwell

Nothing is so boring as having to keep up a deception.
- Edward V. Lucas

Men still have to be governed by deception.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Life is the art of being well deceived;
and in order that the deception may succeed it must
be habitual and uninterrupted.
- William Hazlitt

It may be that the deep necessity of art is the examination of self-deception.
- Robert Motherwell

If we can but tear the blindfold of self-deception
from our eyes and loosen the gag of self-denial from our voices,
we can restore our country to greatness.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child.
They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it.
The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.
- Elias Canetti

The essence of football was blocking,
tackling, and execution based on timing,
rhythm and deception.
- Knute Rockne

People come to music to seek oblivion:
is that not also a form of deception?
- Claude Debussy

All warfare is based on deception.
- Sun Tzu

I was involved, deeply involved, in a deception...
I have deceived my friends - and I had millions of them.
- Charles Van Doren

The art of pleasing is the art of deception.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues

Narcissism and self-deception are survival mechanisms
without which many of us might just jump off a bridge.
- Todd Solondz

Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting
that it can only be misery to live in folly,
illusion, deception and ignorance, but it isn't -it's human.
- Desiderius Erasmus

The essence of lying is in deception,
not in words.
- John Ruskin

While all deception requires secrecy,
all secrecy is not meant to deceive.
- Sissela Bok

All war is based on deception.
- Sun Tzu

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

Knowledge of God's Word is a bulwark against deception,
temptation, accusation, even persecution.
- Edwin Louis Cole

Love is a deception and a trap.
Love is as big a myth that God sits with his flowing
white beard in a throne and looks at us.
- Al Goldstein

In the last few years, the very idea of telling the truth,
the whole truth, and nothing but the truth is dredged
up only as a final resort when the alternative options of deception,
threat and bribery have all been exhausted.
- Michael Musto

Art is the most beautiful deception of all.
And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it,
we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it
become a utilitarian thing,
sad as a factory.
- Claude Debussy

I already hated that gray suit and then having to go
through putting on that wig with a false front -
again made me feel so trapped inside this person who
was desperately wanting to break out of it but she
was so caught up in the web of deception that she couldn't.
- Kim Novak

Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without
a compulsive urge to impose our view or conform to
those of others and without distortion and self-deception.
Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture.
- David Bohm

For as long as I care to remember, religion,
like the striptease, has always been a display of the power of suggestion.
Like the Virgin Birth, it has all too often supported an immaculate deception.
- Bernard Katz

It's a sad day when the leaders of the free world engage
in such deception and trickery.
I voted against this unnecessary war and will continue
to argue that the best way to support our troops is to bring them home.
- Major R. Owens

The petty man is eager to make boasts,
yet desires that others should believe in him.
He enthusiastically engages in deception,
yet wants others to have affection for him.
He conducts himself like an animal, yet wants others to think well of him.
- Xun Zi

I've spent a lot of time researching the subject and government deception.
So to be involved in Star Trek is perfect for me.
I enjoy meeting the fans and discussing my interests with them.
- Dwight Schultz

Certainly, it seems true enough that there's a good
deal of irony in the world...
I mean, if you live in a world full of politicians and advertising,
there's obviously a lot of deception.
- Kenneth Koch

We in this Congress have a choice.
The American people have a right to exercise a choice on this issue,
as to whether our men and women will continue to fight
and die in a war based on deception and fantasy,
or to start bringing the troops home.
- Raul Grijalva

If in our daily life we can smile,
if we can be peaceful and happy,
not only we, but everyone will profit from it.
This is the most basic kind of peace work.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Profit is a by-product of work;
happiness is its chief product.
- Henry Ford

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus

What does it profit, my brethren,
if someone says he has faith but does not have works?
Can faith save him?
- James 2:14

The successful man will profit from his mistakes and
try again in a different way.
- Dale Carnegie

Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit
without individual responsibility.
- Ambrose Bierce

Christians are supposed not merely to endure change,
nor even to profit by it, but to cause it.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

Profit in business comes from repeat customers,
customers that boast about your project or service,
and that bring friends with them.
- W. Edwards Deming

Remind people that profit is the difference between revenue and expense.
This makes you look smart.
- Scott Adams

If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right.
- Woody Allen

Form follows profit is the aesthetic principle of our times.
- Richard Rogers

I do not believe in censorship, but I believe we already
have censorship in what is called marketing theory,
namely the only information we get in mainstream media is for profit.
- Sam Sheppard

It's a failure of national vision when you regard children as weapons,
and talents as materials you can mine,
assay, and fabricate for profit and defense.
- John Hersey

Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy;
profit from folly rather than participate in it.
- Warren Buffett

The moguls are driven by their respective desires for profit -
period.
- Todd Gitlin

I want business to prosper and make a profit caused
by business expansion and prosperity.
- Roy Barnes

Idleness is a constant sin, and labor is a duty.
Idleness is the devil's home for temptation and for unprofitable,
distracting musings; while labor profit others and ourselves.
- Anne Baxter

There is nothing the body suffers the soul may not profit by.
- George Meredith

Profit and bottom line, the contemporary mantra,
eliminates the very source of architectural expression.
- Arthur Erickson

Well, I started thinking about what you were saying
about how your movies need to make a profit.
Now, what is the one thing, if you put it in a movie,
it'll be successful?
- Ed Wood

The best plan is to profit by the folly of others.
- Pliny the Elder

Civilization and profit go hand in hand.
- Calvin Coolidge

The whole profit of the issuance of money has provided
the capital of the great banking business as it exists today.
- Frederick Soddy

That which is unjust can really profit no one;
that which is just can really harm no one.
- Henry George

No one can read with profit that which he cannot learn to read with pleasure.
- Thomas Hardy

Human nature is such that people are born with a love
of profit If they follow these inclinations,
they will struggle and snatch from each other,
and inclinations to defer or yield will die.
- Xun Zi

We are all born into the world with nothing.
Everything we acquire after that is profit.
- Sam Ewing

A business of high principle attracts high-caliber people more easily,
thereby gaining a basic competitive and profit edge.
- Marvin Bower

A person is born with a liking for profit.
- Xun Zi


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