Quotes: deceives

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  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Few persons have sufficient wisdom to prefer censure, which is useful, to praise which deceives them.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
    Plato
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    First appearance deceives many.
    Source: Phaedrus
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
    William Hazlitt
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    A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would make a dupe of himself too, if he could.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    He who imagines he can do without the world deceives himself much; but he who fancies the world cannot do without him is still more mistaken.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
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    It is very often nothing but our own vanity that deceives us.
  • Thomas B. Macaulay
    Thomas B. Macaulay
    American essayist and historian 1800-1859
    Thomas B. Macaulay
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    Men of great conversational powers almost universally practice a sort of lively sophistry and exaggeration which deceives for the moment both themselves and their auditors.
  • 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.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
    Plato
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    Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden.
    Source: Phaedrus
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
    Plato
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    Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.
  • Edgar Allan Poe
    Edgar Allan Poe
    American poet, writer and critic 1809-1845
    Edgar Allan Poe
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    If a man deceives me once, shame on him; if he deceives me twice, shame on me.
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