Quotes by disguise
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American writer and criticus 1925-
As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests
English essayist 1775-1834
Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
Contempt for happiness is usually contempt for other people's happiness, and is an elegant disguise for hatred of the human race.
Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
Illusion is needed to disguise the emptiness within.
Lawyers, a profession it is to disguise matters.
Most of the appearance of mirth in the world is not mirth, it is art. The wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise.
American stand-up comedian, actor, writer 1967-
My dad's idea of punishment was to dress me up in all green to disguise me as grass, and then throw me in the pasture. Cows bit me all over.
British food writer, journalist and historian
One of the rudest things you can do, food-wise, is to stare at someone in the act of eating. It draws attention to the unseemly fact that eating is a bodily function - like animals, we are trapped by our hungers, but we do our best to disguise them with such civilized props as menus and forks.
Opportunity's favorite disguise is trouble.
American writer, poet, journalist 1888-1956
Our deeds disguise us. People need endless time to try on their deeds, until each knows the proper deeds for him to do. But every day, every hour, rushes by. There is no time.
English poet 1688-1744
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
French statesman 1754-1838
Speech has been given to man to disguise his thoughts.
Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise.
American journalist and political commentator 1943-
The president's poking fun at himself over what goes down. I thought it was a good-natured performance. It made him look good. But he certainly doesn't disguise the record on weapons of mass destruction. And you feel like saying to people, Just get over it.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
The weeping of an heir is laughter in disguise.
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