Propaganda does not deceive people; it merely helps them to deceive themselves.
Don't lie to me. Don't deceive me. Give me the truth. Even if it breaks me. A painful truth is better than a pleasant lie.
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would make a dupe of himself too, if he could.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public; ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public.
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.
Nothing is so difficult as not deceiving oneself.
Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.
You can't know your real mind as long as you deceive yourself.
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
While sight may deceive you, touch rarely does.
Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen.
When we start deceiving ourselves into thinking not that we want something... but that it is a moral imperative that we have it, that is when we join the fashionable madmen.
Men who cannot deceive others are very often successful at deceiving themselves.
The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once.
Everything that deceives may be said to enchant.
Music is the one thing in which there is no use trying to deceive others or make false pretenses.
The art of governing mankind by deceiving them.
It is unhappily true that much insincere Literature and Art, executed solely with a view to effect, does succeed by deceiving the public.
Once again our cricketers have flattered to deceive in Australia.
A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words, but in the desire and intention, by false speaking, to deceive and injure your neighbour.
It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
If anyone thinks that Jews can steal into the land of their fathers, he is deceiving either himself or others. Nowhere is the coming of Jews so promptly noted as in the historic home of the Jews, for the very reason that it is the historic home.
We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.
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