Quotes by deceiving

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  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
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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. In this sense, truth, even if it does not prevail in public, possesses an ineradicable primacy over all falsehoods.
  • Buchi Emecheta
    Buchi Emecheta
    Nigerian-born British novelist 1944-2017
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    Being a woman writer, I would be deceiving myself if I said I write completely through the eye of a man. There's nothing bad in it, but that does not make me a feminist writer. I hate that name. The tag is from the Western world - like we are called the Third World.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    He who has made it a practice to lie and deceive his father, will be the most daring in deceiving others.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    I have always considered it as treason against the great republic of human nature, to make any man's virtues the means of deceiving him.
  • John Morley
    John Morley
    British journalist, statesman 1838-1923
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    Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
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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?
  • Propaganda is that branch of the art of lying which consists in nearly deceiving your friends without quite deceiving your enemies.
  • Algernon Sydney
    Algernon Sydney
    English politician 1623-1683
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    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.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    The art of governing mankind by deceiving them.
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
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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.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
  • Heinrich Heine
    Heinrich Heine
    German poet 1797-1856
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    While we are indifferent to our good qualities, we keep on deceiving ourselves in regard to our faults, until we come to look on them as virtues.
  • Elias Canetti
    Elias Canetti
    Austrian novelist and philosopher 1905-
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    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.
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