Quotes by deceive

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  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    It is not difficult to deceive the first time, for the deceived possesses no antibodies; unvaccinated by suspicion, she overlooks lateness, accepts absurd excuses, permits the flimsiest patching to repair great rents in the quotidian.
  • Jean de la Fontaine
    Jean de la Fontaine
    French writer 1621-1695
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    It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
  • Bernard M. Baruch
    Bernard M. Baruch
    American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
    Bernard M. Baruch
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    Let us not deceive ourselves; we must elect world peace or world destruction.
  • Cesare Pavese
    Cesare Pavese
    Italian novelist and poet 1908-1950
    Cesare Pavese
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    Literature is a defense against the attacks of life. It says to life: ''You can't deceive me. I know your habits, foresee and enjoy watching all your reactions, and steal your secret by involving you in cunning obstructions that halt your normal flow.''
  • Thomas à Kempis
    Thomas à Kempis
    German theologian 1380-1471
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    Many deceive themselves, imagining they'll find happiness in change.
  • Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Indian godman and mystic 1931-1990
    Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
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    Meditation requires courage. It requires the basic integrity, sincerity, respect towards your own being. At least don't deceive yourself.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
    Marcel Proust
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    Neurosis has an absolute genius for malingering. There is no illness which it cannot counterfeit perfectly. If it is capable of deceiving the doctor, how should it fail to deceive the patient?
  • Johann Gottfried Seume
    Johann Gottfried Seume
    German writer and poet 1763-1810
    Johann Gottfried Seume
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    Nothing is more common on earth than to deceive and be deceived.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
    W. H. Auden
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    O let not Time deceive you, you cannot conquer Time.
  • Sir Walter Scott
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
    Sir Walter Scott
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    O what a tangled web we weave, when first we practise to deceive.
    Source: Marmion
  • Sir Walter Scott
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
    Sir Walter Scott
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    Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
    Eric Hoffer
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    Propaganda does not deceive people; it merely helps them to deceive themselves.
  • Oliver Cromwell
    Oliver Cromwell
    Parliamentarian General, Lord Protector of England 1599-1658
    Oliver Cromwell
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    Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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    The easiest person to deceive is one's own self.
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