Quotes of Deceiving

“ Propaganda is that branch of the art of lying which consists in nearly deceiving your friends without quite deceiving your enemies. ”

- Frances Cornford

“ If you use a trick in logic, whom can you be tricking other than yourself? ”

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

“ 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. ”

- Heinrich Heine

“ 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. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ The intention of never deceiving often exposes us to deception. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ The art of governing mankind by deceiving them. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ I have discovered the art of deceiving diplomats. I speak the truth, and they never believe me. ”

- Conte Camillo Benso di Cavour

“ 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? ”

- Marcel Proust

“ Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions. ”

- John Morley

“ 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. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ He who has made it a practice to lie and deceive his father, will be the most daring in deceiving others. ”

- Horace

“ But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ 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. ”

- Elias Canetti

“ 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. ”

- Carl Jung

“ Appearances often are deceiving. ”

- Aesop
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