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Deceiving Quotes

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Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves.
But deep down below the surface of the average conscience
a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune.
- Carl Jung

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The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their
efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of
the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide.
- Hannah Arendt

The tongue may be employed about, and made to serve
all the purposes of vice,
in tempting and deceiving, in perjury and injustice.
- Joseph Butler

It is unhappily true that much insincere Literature and Art,
executed solely with a view to effect,
does succeed by deceiving the public.
- George Henry Lewes

 

Nothing is so difficult as not deceiving oneself.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

I have discovered the art of deceiving diplomats.
I tell them the truth and they never believe me.
- Camillo di Cavour

Diplomacy means the art of nearly deceiving all your friends,
but not quite deceiving all your enemies.
- Kofi Busia

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Propaganda is that branch of the art of lying which
consists in nearly deceiving your friends without quite deceiving your enemies.
- F. M. Cornford

Moreover, statistics can be deceiving:
the growth of jobs in the US in the 90s was due to many part-time jobs,
with no benefits and generally low pay.
- David Korten

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

Appearances are often deceiving.
- Aesop

Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving,
the most dangerous of professions.
- John Morley

Such as have reason, understanding, or common sense,
will, and ought to make use of it in those things that
concern themselves and their posterity,
and suspect the words of such as are interested in
deceiving or persuading them not to see with their own eyes.
- Algernon Sydney

Paramount among the responsibilities of a free press
is the duty to prevent any part of the government from
deceiving the people and sending them off to distant
lands to die of foreign fevers and foreign shot and shell.
- Hugo Black

If anyone thinks that Jews can steal into the land of their fathers,
he is deceiving either himself or others.
Nowhere is the coming of Jews so promptly noted as
in the historic home of the Jews,
for the very reason that it is the historic home.
- Theodor Herzl

Unlike grown-ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Don't fall for looks, they can deceive.
Don't fall for wealth, in the end it fades away.
Find someone who makes you smile
because it takes only a smile to make a dark day seem bright.
- Anonymous

Do not let a flattering woman coax and wheedle you and deceive you;
she is after your barn.
- Hesiod

Deceive not thy physician, confessor,
nor lawyer.
- George Herbert

The senses deceive from time to time,
and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once.
- Rene Descartes

Propaganda does not deceive people; it merely helps
them to deceive themselves.
- Eric Hoffer

It may not be impossible, but that our Faculties may be so construed,
as always to deceive us in the things we judge most certain and assured.
- Joseph Glanvill

His very chains helped to deceive him about the harshness of his service.
- Bruno Bauer

The best way in the world to deceive believers is to
cloak a message in religious language and declare that
it conveys some new insight from God.
- Charles Stanley

Bush and Blair combined their efforts to deceive both
nations in a carefully coordinated manner,
more so than anyone is willing to point out in the media.
- Bianca Jagger

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

We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love -
first to their advantage,
then to their disadvantage.
- Albert Camus

All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman;
and however we deceive ourselves,
as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.
- Plato

In complete darkness we are all the same,
it is only our knowledge and wisdom that separates us,
don't let your eyes deceive you.
- Janet Jackson

It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
- Jean de La Fontaine

A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words,
but in the desire and intention, by false speaking,
to deceive and injure your neighbour.
- Jonathan Swift

The entertainment industry is encouraging young people
to defy and deceive their parents.
- Mike DeWine

A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if
it could deceive a human into believing that it was human.
- Alan Turing

Apparently Iran thinks that it can continue to deceive
the world in order to reach its goals.
- Moshe Katsav

Truth is often the favorite tool of those who deceive.
- Bryant H. McGill

I apologize for lying to you.
I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
- Spiro T. Agnew

O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive!
- Walter Scott

You can't know your real mind as long as you deceive yourself.
- Bodhidharma

I sleep completely naked to make me believe you are here,
but when I wake up it is not the same thing.
Most of all, don't deceive me with other women any more.
- Camille Claudel

Let us not deceive ourselves; we must elect world peace or world destruction.
- Bernard Baruch

Nothing is more common on earth than to deceive and be deceived.
- Johann G. Seume

A woman one loves rarely suffices for all our needs,
so we deceive her with another whom we do not love.
- Marcel Proust

Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will.
- Oliver Cromwell

We deceive ourselves when we fancy that only weakness needs support.
Strength needs it far more.
- Madame Swetchine

I think President Obama is trying to deceive the public
in pretending that he was not a part of Congress that
has made some decisions in the past that got us to where we are today.
- Sarah Palin

Faked enthusiasm is worse than bad acting -
it is bad acting with the intent to deceive.
- Bo Bennett

An organized effort is making to deceive the people.
There are two great enemies of thought and progress,
the aristocracy of royalty and the aristocracy of gold.
- Mary Elizabeth Lease

Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books,
for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not
hesitate to do the same with his pen.
- Maimonides

Dishonesty is so grasping it would deceive God himself,
were it possible.
- George Bancroft

I think people deceive themselves about themselves,
particularly as they get older.
- Jeanette Winterson

The easiest person to deceive is one's self.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

Liars share with those they deceive the desire not to be deceived.
- Sissela Bok

As a painter today you have to work without that essential platform.
But if one does not deceive oneself and accepts this lack of certainty,
other things may come into play.
- Bridget Riley

Once again our cricketers have flattered to deceive in Australia.
- Ted Dexter

I think I can deceive people.
I'm like, the nice, sweet girl when you meet me.
And I don't have any bad intentions.
But I'm a bad girl too.
- Alicia Silverstone

It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
- Jean de La Fontaine

We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and
being silent to be reserved.
- Voltaire

Do not deceive or be faithless even with your enemy.
- Abu Bakr

There are few things in which we deceive ourselves
more than in the esteem we profess to entertain for our firends.
It is little better than a piece of quackery.
The truth is, we think of them as we please,
that is, as they please or displease us.
- William Hazlitt

Who can I trust? You have to invest in somebody and
chances are you're probably going to invest in somebody
who's going to deceive you.
I've been conned a couple of times, but now I'm a little more savvy.
- Maggie Gyllenhaal

There is no more lively sensation than that of pain;
its impressions are certain and dependable,
they never deceive as may those of the pleasure women
perpetually feign and almost never experience.
- Marquis de Sade

With a fascist the problem is never how best to present
the truth to the public but how best to use the news
to deceive the public into giving the fascist and his
group more money or more power.
- Henry A. Wallace

What is the difference between unethical and ethical
advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public;
ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public.
- Vilhjalmur Stefansson

A fool is one who goes on trusting;
a fool is one who goes on trusting against all his experience.
You deceive him, and he trusts you;
and you deceive him again, and he trusts you;
and you deceive him again, and he trusts you.
Then you will say that he is a fool, he does not learn.
His trust is tremendous; his trust is
so pure that nobody can corrupt it.
Be a fool in the Taoist sense, in the Zen sense.
Don't try to create a wall of knowledge around you.
Whatsoever experience comes to you,
let it happen, and then go on dropping it.
Go on cleaning your mind continuously;
go on dying to the past so you remain in the present here-now,
as if just born, just a babe.
- Osho

First appearance deceives many.
- Ovid

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

Sensual love deceives one as to the nature of heavenly love;
it could not do so alone,
but since it unconsciously has the element of heavenly love within it,
it can do so.
- Franz Kafka

Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.
- Plato

Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good,
to the praise that deceives them.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
- Niccolo Machiavelli


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