Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest.
In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Their final objective toward which all their deceit is directed is to capture political power so that, using the power of the state and the power of the market simultaneously, they may keep the common man in eternal subjection.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
We hardly ever realize that we can cut anything out of our lives, anytime, in the blink of an eye.
A false mind is false in everything, just as a cross eye always looks askant. But one may err once, nay, a hundred times, without being double-minded. There can never be mental duplicity where there is sincerity.
The art of pleasing is the art of deception.
Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast.
It is generally a feminine eye that first detects the moral deficiencies hidden under the 'dear deceit' of beauty.
Public support in the U.S. for the war against Iraq was founded on a multitiered edifice of falsehood and deceit, coordinated by the U.S. government and faithfully amplified by the corporate media.
Nothing is easier than self-deceit.
Whatever others may say, they say it to deceive and comfort themselves, not help you.
A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends.
The best of women are hypocrites.
Russia, Russia-unwashed, backward, appealing Russia, so ashamed of your own backwardness, so orientally determined to conceal it from us by clever deceit.
When it comes to controlling human beings, there is no better instrument than lies. Because you see, humans live by beliefs. And beliefs can be manipulated. The power to manipulate beliefs is the only thing that counts.
It is in disputes as in armies, where the weaker side sets up false lights, and makes a great noise, to make the enemy believe them more numerous and strong than they really are.
The purpose of polite behavior is never virtuous. Deceit, surrender, and concealment these are not virtues. The goal of the mannerly is comfort, per se.
The verdicts today should send the message that within the police department there is no greater betrayal of the badge and of the brotherhood than to ensnare another officer in a web of lies and deceit.
It's extremely disturbing and unsettling that Sony has taken digital rights management to this level of deceit.
Deceit and treachery skulk with hatred, but an honest spirit flieth with anger.
As that gallant can best affect a pretended passion for one woman who has no true love for another, so he that has no real esteem for any of the virtues can best assume the appearance of them all.
Remembrance of death saves one from this world's deceit.
One may outwit another, but not all the others.
But when the fox hath once got in his nose, He'll soon find means to make the body follow.
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