Quotes of Disguised

“ We are all faced with a series of great opportunities - brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems. ”

- Johannes A. Gaertner

“ Progress everywhere today does seem to come so very heavily disguised as Chaos. ”

- Joyce Grenfell

“ Some lies are disguised so well to resemble the truth, that we should be poor judges of truth if not to be deceived by them. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ Today the tyrant rules, not by club or fist, but disguised as a market researcher; he shepherds his flocks in the ways of utility and comfort. ”

- Marshall McLuhan

“ We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems. ”

- Lee Iacocca

“ We become so used to disguising ourselves to others, that we end up becoming disguised to ourselves. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ 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. ”

- Leo Tolstoy

“ We are talking now of summer evenings in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the time that I lived there so successfully disguised to myself as a child. ”

- James Agee

“ Patience. A minor form of despair disguised as a virtue. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ The dialogue of cultures can be stronger than the confrontation of the inhumanities disguised as a clash of civilizations. ”

- Emile Lahud

“ Baseball is a game, yes. It is also a business. But what is most truly is is disguised combat. For all its gentility, its almost leisurely pace, baseball is violence under wraps. ”

- Willie Mays

“ If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ The outhouse was so overmodestly masked with vines and lattice that it was not concealed at all. ”

- Sinclair Lewis

“ Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed. ”

- Sophocles

“ All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness. ”

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“ What seems to be generosity is often no more than disguised ambition, which overlooks a small interest in order to secure a great one. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognized them. ”

- Ann Landers

“ We are continually faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems. ”

- Johannes A. Gaertner

“ Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken. ”

- Jane Austen

“ Opportunity… often it come disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat. ”

- Napoleon Hill

“ Everybody shuns trouble unless it comes to him disguised as money. ”

- Unknown

“ In our day the conventional element in literature is elaborately disguised by a law of copyright pretending that every work of art is an invention distinctive enough to be patented. ”

- Northrop Frye

“ Let us never forget that the greatest man is never more than an animal disguised as a god. ”

- Francis Picabia

“ Opportunity often comes in disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat. ”

- Napoleon Hill

“ Our virtues are usually just disguised vices. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ Survival, with honor, that outmoded and all-important word, is as difficult as ever and as all-important to a writer. Those who do not last are always more beloved since no one has to see them in their long, dull, unrelenting, no-quarter-given-and-no-quarter-received, fights that they make to do something as they believe it should be done before they die… ”

- Ernest Hemingway

“ With a new familiarity and a flesh-creeping "homeliness" entirely of this unreal, materialistic world, where all "sentiment" is coarsely manufactured and advertised in colossal sickly captions, disguised for the sweet tooth of a monstrous baby called "the Public," the family as it is, broken up on all hands by the agency of feminist and economic propaganda, reconstitutes itself in the image of the state. ”

- Wyndham Lewis

“ Thus the scene of the tragedy of Liberty world over must be suffering and discontent among the people. The drama moves swiftly in a torrent of words in which real purposes are disguised in portrayals of Utopia; idealism without realism; slogans, phrases and statements destructive to confidence in existing institutions; demands for violent action against slowly curable ills; unfair representation that sporadic wickedness is the system itself; searing prejudice against the former order; dismay and panic in the economic organization which feeds on its own despair… ”

- Herbert Clark Hoover

“ There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery…not for penetrating clear though but for the whisperings of the irrational…not for science but for wizadry disguised as science…not for rationally founded influence but for magic. ”

- Karl Jaspers

“ Compassion is the intention to think and act as if you are no more entitled to get what you want than anyone else is. This intention is based on the conscious understanding that everyone wants about the same things for about the same reasons. Almost all human desires arise from similar instinctive sources… ”

- Timothy Ray Miller
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