Quotes by hypocrisy

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  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    A Conservative Government is an organized hypocrisy.
  • Mary Baker Eddy
    Mary Baker Eddy
    American founder of the Christian Science Church 1821-1910
    Mary Baker Eddy
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    A wicked mortal is not the idea of God. He is little else than the expression of error. To suppose that sin, lust, hatred, envy, hypocrisy, revenge, have life abiding in them, is a terrible mistake. Life and Life's idea, Truth and Truth's idea, never make men sick, sinful, or mortal.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Courage and modesty are the most unequivocal of virtues, for they are of a kind that hypocrisy cannot imitate; they too have this quality in common, that they are expressed by the same color.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    For neither man nor angel can discern hypocrisy, the only evil that walks invisible, except to God alone.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises; for never intending to go beyond promises; it costs nothing.
  • Leo Tolstoy
    Leo Tolstoy
    Russian writer 1828-1910
    Leo Tolstoy
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    Hypocrisy in anything whatever may deceive the cleverest and most penetrating man, but the least wide-awake of children recognizes it, and is revolted by it, however ingeniously it may be disguised.
  • Alexander Theroux
    Alexander Theroux
    American novelist and poet
    Alexander Theroux
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    Hypocrisy is the essence of snobbery, but all snobbery is about the problem of belonging.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Hypocrisy is the homage that vice pays to virtue.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
    William Somerset Maugham
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    Hypocrisy is the most difficult and nerve-racking vice that any man can pursue; it needs an unceasing vigilance and a rare detachment of spirit. It cannot, like adultery or gluttony, be practiced at spare moments; it is a whole-time job.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    If it were not for the intellectual snobs who pay - in solid cash - the arts would perish with their starving practitioners. Let us thank heaven for hypocrisy.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
    Carl Jung
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    If people can be educated to see the lowly side of their own natures, it may be hoped that they will also learn to understand and to love their fellow men better. A little less hypocrisy and a little more tolerance towards oneself can only have good results in respect for our neighbor; for we are all too prone to transfer to our fellows the injustice and violence we inflict upon our own natures.
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
    American politician, and author 1951-
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    Kids have what I call a built-in hypocrisy antenna that comes up and blocks out what you're saying when you're being a hypocrite.
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