Deception Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Deception

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Love is a deception and a trap. Love is as big a myth that God sits with his flowing white beard in a throne and looks at us.
~By Al Goldstein ~


For as long as I care to remember, religion, like the striptease, has always been a display of the power of suggestion. Like the Virgin Birth, it has all too often supported an immaculate deception.
~By Bernard Katz ~


The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
~By John Ruskin ~


Any seeming deception in a statement is costly, not only in the expense of the advertising but in the detrimental effect produced upon the customer, who believes she has been misled.
~By John Wanamaker ~


I already hated that gray suit and then having to go through putting on that wig with a false front - again made me feel so trapped inside this person who was desperately wanting to break out of it but she was so caught up in the web of deception that she couldn't.
~By Kim Novak ~


Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without a compulsive urge to impose our view or conform to those of others and without distortion and self-deception. Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture.
~By David Bohm ~


Certainly, it seems true enough that there's a good deal of irony in the world... I mean, if you live in a world full of politicians and advertising, there's obviously a lot of deception.
~By Kenneth Koch ~


Men still have to be governed by deception.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
~By George Orwell ~


In the last few years, the very idea of telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth is dredged up only as a final resort when the alternative options of deception, threat and bribery have all been exhausted.
~By Michael Musto ~


I've never known a musician who regretted being one. Whatever deceptions life may have in store for you, music itself is not going to let you down.
~By Virgil Thomson ~


I was involved, deeply involved, in a deception... I have deceived my friends - and I had millions of them.
~By Charles Van Doren ~


We in this Congress have a choice. The American people have a right to exercise a choice on this issue, as to whether our men and women will continue to fight and die in a war based on deception and fantasy, or to start bringing the troops home.
~By Raul Grijalva ~


Nothing is so boring as having to keep up a deception.
~By Edward V. Lucas ~


If we can but tear the blindfold of self-deception from our eyes and loosen the gag of self-denial from our voices, we can restore our country to greatness.
~By Theodore C. Sorensen ~


People come to music to seek oblivion: is that not also a form of deception?
~By Claude Debussy ~


All possible means were used by the infatuated parents to conclude the bargain; and deception put an end to these usual artifices.
~By Adelbert von Chamisso ~


Art is the most beautiful deception of all. And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory.
~By Claude Debussy ~


People always overdo the matter when they attempt deception.
~By Charles Dudley Warner ~


A deception that elevates us is dearer than a host of low truths.
~By Marina Tsvetaeva ~


The petty man is eager to make boasts, yet desires that others should believe in him. He enthusiastically engages in deception, yet wants others to have affection for him. He conducts himself like an animal, yet wants others to think well of him.
~By Xun Zi ~


The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


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.
~By Elias Canetti ~


I've spent a lot of time researching the subject and government deception. So to be involved in Star Trek is perfect for me. I enjoy meeting the fans and discussing my interests with them.
~By Dwight Schultz ~


Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting that it can only be misery to live in folly, illusion, deception and ignorance, but it isn't -it's human.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


Reality is easy. It's deception that's the hard work.
~By Lauryn Hill ~


Self-deception ultimately explains Japan's plight. The Japanese have never accepted that change is in their interest - and not merely a response to U.S. criticism.
~By Paul Samuelson ~


While all deception requires secrecy, all secrecy is not meant to deceive.
~By Sissela Bok ~


It may be that the deep necessity of art is the examination of self-deception.
~By Robert Motherwell ~


All warfare is based on deception.
~By Sun Tzu ~


All deception in the course of life is indeed nothing else but a lie reduced to practice, and falsehood passing from words into things.
~By Robert Southey ~


The art of pleasing is the art of deception.
~By Marquis De Vauvenargues ~


Politicians are masters of the art of deception.
~By Martin L. Gross ~


Life is the art of being well deceived; and in order that the deception may succeed it must be habitual and uninterrupted.
~By William Hazlitt ~


All war is deception.
~By Sun Tzu ~


Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception.
~By Sophocles ~


It's a sad day when the leaders of the free world engage in such deception and trickery. I voted against this unnecessary war and will continue to argue that the best way to support our troops is to bring them home.
~By Major R. Owens ~


The essence of football was blocking, tackling, and execution based on timing, rhythm and deception.
~By Knute Rockne ~


All war is based on deception.
~By Sun Tzu ~


I pray to God that I shall not live one hour after I have thought of using deception.
~By Elizabeth I ~


Knowledge of God's Word is a bulwark against deception, temptation, accusation, even persecution.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


Men are so simple and so much inclined to obey immediate needs that a deceiver will never lack victims for his deceptions.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


Narcissism and self-deception are survival mechanisms without which many of us might just jump off a bridge.
~By Todd Solondz ~

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October 20 ,2021
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