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  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    A doctrine serves no purpose in itself, but it is indispensable to have one if only to avoid being deceived by false doctrines.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Be not deceived, Wormwood, our cause is never more in jeopardy than when a human, no longer desiring but still intending to do our Enemy's will, looks round upon a universe in which every trace of Him seems to have vanished, and asks why he has been forsaken, and still obeys.
    Source: The Screwtape Letters (1942)
  • Camille Pissarro
    Camille Pissarro
    Danish-French Impressionist painter 1830-1903
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    Don't be afraid in nature: one must be bold, at the risk of having been deceived and making mistakes.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree. We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know because they have never deceived us.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well deceived.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    How much greater confidence has an advocate, retained with a large fee, in the justice of his cause! How much better does his bold manner make his case appear to the judges, deceived as they are by appearances! How ludicrous is reason, blown with a breath in every direction!
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    Ill Fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not.
  • Casey Affleck
    Casey Affleck
    American actor and director 1975-
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    In a movie we try to deceive. In theaters, as they say, the deceived are the wisest.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
  • 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.
  • Marguerite Duras
    Marguerite Duras
    French author and filmmaker 1914-
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    It was the men I deceived the most that I loved the most.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    Life is the art of being well deceived.
  • Johann Gottfried Seume
    Johann Gottfried Seume
    German writer and poet 1763-1810
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    Nothing is more common on earth than to deceive and be deceived.
  • Hitopadesa
    Hitopadesa
    Indian text in Sanskrit
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    The people of the world having once been deceived, suspect deceit in truth itself.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    There are some frauds so well conducted that it would be stupidity not to be deceived by them.
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