Deceit Quotes by Johnny Hunt, Lucy Parsons, Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Honore de Balzac, Scott Kahn, John Peter Altgeld and many others.
The doctrine that might makes right has covered the earth with misery. While it crushes the weak, it also destroys the strong. Every deceit, every cruelty, every wrong, reaches back sooner or later and crushes its author. Justice is moral health, bringing happiness, wrong is moral disease, bringing mortal death.
Life is the art of being well deceived.
What man so wise, what earthly wit so ware,
As to descry the crafty cunning train,
By which deceit doth mask in visor fair,
And cast her colours dyed deep in grain,
To seem like truth, whose shape she well can feign,
And fitting gestures to her purpose frame,
The guiltless man with guile to entertain?
As to descry the crafty cunning train,
By which deceit doth mask in visor fair,
And cast her colours dyed deep in grain,
To seem like truth, whose shape she well can feign,
And fitting gestures to her purpose frame,
The guiltless man with guile to entertain?
The purpose of studying economics is not to acquire a set of ready-made answers to economic questions, but to learn how to avoid being deceived by economists.
These two points are lies. UN Resolution 2758 does not say a word about the relationship between Taiwan and China, let alone say that the PRC represents Taiwan
Fire destroys all sophistry, that is deceit; and maintains truth alone, that is gold.
The propaganda machine keeps on churning out lies and deceit. And the obedient, unthinking, apathetic people in our society keep accepting it.
People always have been and they always will be stupid victims of deceit and self-deception in politics.
To unmask the deceit of every instinct for preservation is to procure salvation for humanity in nothingness.. ..Nothingness must be defined as the absense of all willing.
All around me is cowardice and deceit.
Who makes the fairest show means most deceit.
Marriage and friendship were built on trust and loyalty. Not deceit and lies. Love could only be given. It could never be demanded.
Remembrance of death saves one from this world‘s deceit.
I never encourage deceit, and falsehood, especially if you have got a bad memory, is the worst enemy a fellow can have. The fact is truth is your truest friend, no matter what the circumstances are.
Only the difference between truth and lies, courage and cowardice.
I hate all explanations; they who make them deceive either themselves or the other party,-generally both.
It is dishonorable to say one thing and think another; how much more dishonorable to write one thing and think another.
History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling money and it’s issuance.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
The enormous gap between what US leaders do in the world and what Americans think their leaders are doing is one of the great propaganda accomplishments.
They may then be willing to cast principled votes based on an educated understanding of the public interest in the face of polls suggesting that the public itself may have quite a different understanding of where its interest lies.
It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit.
People for the most part can smell lies.
And she did not miss his presence so much as his voice on the phone. Even being lied to constantly, though hardly like love, was sustained attention; he must care about her to fabricate so elaborately and over such a long stretch of time. His deceit was a form of tribute to the importance of their marriage.
All of us are trying to achieve 100 percent in our work. That’s all we struggle to do. We never do, but we never stop trying until the day we die. It’s that struggle to achieve 100 percent, that’s where our performance lies, that’s what the audience gets. They get the struggle.
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.
If anyone is unwilling to descend into himself, because this is too painful, he will remain superficial in his writing. . . If I perform to myself, then itвЂ™s this that the style expresses. And then the style cannot be my own. If you are unwilling to know what you are, your writing is a form of deceit.
Some people may believe that their conscience is enough to guide them not to lie, be deceitful or do the other things God has commanded us not to do. I disagree.
A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.
How to achieve such anomalies, such alterations and re-fashionings of reality so what comes out of it are lies, if you like, but lies that are more than literal truth.
Everybody has the ability to be manipulative, to be hateful and deceitful.
The truth is not in the commercial media because the truth is a dagger pointed at its heart, which is its pocketbook.
They mislead the unwitting masses.
If I were at any time to set out on a career of deceit, it would be of Miss Marple that I should be afraid.
We cannot reward incompetence and deceit. We need to demand more than what Hillary Clinton offers for America.
Lies, injustice, and hypocrisy are a part of every ordinary community. Most people achieve a sort of protective immunity, a kind of callousness, toward them. If they didn’t, they couldn’t endure.
Allow me now to return to the cottagers, whose story excited in me such various feelings of indignation, delight, and wonder, but which all terminated in additional love and reverence for my protectors (for so I loved, in an innocent, half painful self-deceit, to call them).
Dissimulation was his masterpiece; in which he so much excelled that men were not ashamed of being deceived but twice by him.
White lies are ushers to black ones.
We fed the public a line of deceit, dishonesty, a fabrication of statistics and figures.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
We are easily shocked by crimes which appear at once in their full magnitude, but the gradual growth of our own wickedness, endeared by interest, and palliated by all the artifices of self-deceit, gives us time to form distinctions in our own favor
It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
It is a war built on lies that has fanned the flames of international terrorism
If she is given full immunity … in order to verify that she’s telling the truth, which I’m sure she is, I would be happy to submit her to a polygraph examination. Lie detector‘s not a good word because they can’t detect lies.
Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility.
I have never known a more vulgar expression of betrayal and deceit.
It’s discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Power is violence, its promise, its deed. Power cares nothing for reason, nothing for justice, nothing for compassion. It is, in fact, the singular abnegation of these things – once the cloak of deceits is stripped away, this one truth is revealed.
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.
The reason why Schubert is celebrated so much today, lies rather in the fact that there has been nobody else like him – not before him, not after him.
Once again, President Clinton is using American troops to deflect attention from his record of lies, distortions, obstructions of justice and abuse of power.
Use no hurtful deceit; think innocently and justly and, if you speak, speak accordingly.
Forging differs from hoaxing, inasmuch as in the later the deceit is intended to last for a time, and then be discovered, to the ridicule of those who have credited it; whereas the forger is one who, wishing to acquire a reputation for science, records observations which he has never made.
I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.
I always considered myself very successful even before the success of Secrets and Lies.
Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
I can’t stand by and allow tens of thousands of innocent people to be slaughtered for lies.
People in music lie, but they don’t expect you to believe them. People in television actually expect you to believe the lies.
The U.S. government alleges that for the past 45 years, the companies that manufacture and sell tobacco have waged an intentional and coordinated campaign of deceit.
Lot of stories in deceit, how characters deceive other people, but most of all, I think, how they deceive themselves. We’re not as tricky as we think we are.
It’s been very interesting. We’ve seen a lot of interesting testimony. We’ve seen a lot of interesting people, a lot of allegations, a lot of lies, a lot of misinformation and some truth.
The kind of evidence that was put before the jurors led to less-than-rational decision-making. I think that juries are composed of good people who can be misled.
It many times falls out that we deem ourselves much deceived in others because we first deceived ourselves.
Оџur own distrust somewhat justifies the deceit of others.
None are deceived but they that confide.
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.
There is no language without deceit.
The English are polite by telling lies. The Americans are polite by telling the truth.
Urge him with truth to frame his fair replies And sure he will for Wisdom never lies.
It’s extremely disturbing and unsettling that Sony has taken digital rights management to this level of deceit.
All imposture weakens confidence and chills benevolence.
Thou speak’st like him’s untutored to repeat: Who makes the fairest show means most deceit.
There will be as much deceit and criminality in the world as there is lack of art.
Today the discredit of words is very great. Most of the time the media transmit lies. In the face of an intolerable world, words appear to change very little. State power has become congenitally deaf, which is why but the editorialists forget it terrorists are reduced to bombs and hijacking.
Lying damages others. Lying subtly permits us to destroy ourselves as we are caught in the snare and shatter our own self-image and credibility. Freedom from deceit and lying improves self and gives all of us peace of mind.
Practically all the relationships I know are based on a foundation of lies and mutually accepted delusion.
There is no killing the suspicion that deceit has once begotten.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them.
I think that when the lies are all told and forgot the truth will be there yet. It dont move about from place to place and it dont change from time to time. You cant corrupt it any more than you can salt salt.
Ask no questions, and you’ll be told no lies.
Wiles and deceit are female qualities.
Our distrust of another justifies his deceit.
I will say that the idea of a woman being deceptive came from that original discussion with critics and reporters about if woman could do that kind of thing. Evelyn, herself, grew out of the discussions about how capable women are of deceit and lying and manipulation.
Unfortunately for the Iraqi people, instead of meeting these requirements, for six years, Saddam Hussein has lied, delayed, obstructed and tried to deceive
Polar bears did very well in the warmer times. They didn’t die out at all; they didn’t die out in the last 10,000 years, nor during the previous interglacial, nor the one before that. So, they’re just used as a deceitful heartthrob; you know, to pluck your heartstrings because the polar bears might die out.
There is nothing in the world more shameful than establishing one’s self on lies and fables.
We understand that as public figures, we are a target for people who have nothing to lose in their quest for fame and easy money, … preposterous, slanderous and defamatory lies.
Our invisibility is the essence of our oppression. And until we eliminate that invisibility, people are going to be able to perpetuate the lies and myths about gay people.
Energy never lies. If you work at your right rhythm, you will be more productive trust me.
Barbara said she knew it was in as soon as she shot it. She’s told me a lot of lies over the last four years, but that was the biggest one I’ve ever heard.
It was what you did, Wolgast understood; you started to tell a story about who you were, and soon enough the lies were all you had and you became that person.
What signifies protesting so against flattery when a person speaks well of one, it must either be true or false, you know if true, let us rejoice in his good opinion if he lies, it is a proof at least that he loves more to please me, than to sit s
We are men of action. Lies do not become us.
Man’s mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth.
If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.
The one you love leans forward, smiles, deceives you, Opens a door through which you see dark dreams.
You don’t tell deliberate lies, but sometimes you have to be evasive.
The art of using deceit and cunning grow continually weaker and less effective to the user.
Of all the evil spirits abroad at this hour in the world, insincerity is the most dangerous.
But, perhaps, the flatterer is not often detected; for an honest mind is not apt to suspect, and no one exerts the power of discernment with much vigour when selflove favors the deceit.
It is not being deceived, but undeceived, that renders us miserable.
Isn’t it too bad that the great truths are all such lies.
If those in charge of our society – politicians, corporate executives, and owners of press and television – can dominate our ideas, they will be secure in their power. They will not need soldiers patrolling the streets. We will control ourselves.
So much torture, bloodshed, deceit. You cannot make your young people practice torture twenty-four hours a day and not expect to pay a price for it.
Invariably, micromanaging results in four problems: deceit, disloyalty, conflict, and communication problems.
Every race, every art has its hypocrisy. The world is fed with a little truth and many lies.
You can’t build the bridge of trust with the scaffolding of lies and underhand deals
The deceit is sometimes unconscious, but not always, since some people, owing to their sectarianism, purposely overlook reality and refuse to acknowledge the inadequacies and the falsity of their beliefs.
All the world suffers from the usury of the Jews, their monopolies and deceit. They have brought many unfortunate peoples into a state of poverty, especially farmers, working-class people, and the very poor.
The government is so out of control. It is so bloated and infested with fraud and deceit and corruption and abuse of power.
It may be objected, that I am now recommending dissimulation to you; I both own and justify it. It has been long said: Qui nescitdissimular nescit regnare: I go still farther, and say, that without some dissimulation, no business can be carried on at all.
The capitalist can only make a whole people go to war . . . by capturing the popular will. The only prophylactic against that situation is to make the public aware of the way in which it is being misled.
Lukashenko grabbed victory through force and lies.
Men, like musical instruments, seem made to be played upon.
When one fib becomes due as it were, you must forge another to take up the old acceptance; and so the stock of your lies in circulation inevitably multiplies, and the danger of detection increases every day.
Of all the agonies in life, that which is most poignant and harrowing–that which for the time annihilates reason, and leaves our whole organization one lacerated, mangled heart–is the conviction that we have been deceived where we placed all the trust of love.
The final story, the final chapter of Western man, I believe, lies in Los Angeles.
Her life was a tissue of vanity and deceit.
The alcoholism got me and I ruined my first marriage with drinking and the lying and the deceit and infidelity, and all of that. The whole bloody thing.
Fears and lies intensify consciousness.
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
To lie a little is not possible: he who lies, lies the whole lie.
Many men provoke others to overreach them by excessive suspicion; their extraordinary distrust in some sort justifies the deceit.
There are also many instances where people hostile to the Soviet state are attempting by means of deceit and provocation to poison the minds of our citizens and compel them to believe in monstrous lies.
Out of abysses of Illiteracy, Through labyrinths of Lies, Across wastelands of Disease . . . We advance Out of dead-ends of Poverty, Through wilderness of Superstition, Across barricades of Jim Crowism . . . We advance.
Put it out of the power of truth to give you an ill character. If anybody reports you not to be an honest man let your practice give him the lie.
I do care a great deal about the environment but my real work and my greatest challenge is trying to overcome deceits that end up jeopardizing public health and safety.
In a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies.
When I recall my own path of life I cannot but speak of the violence, hatred and lies. A lesson drawn from such experiences, however, was that we can effectively oppose violence only if we ourselves do not resort to it.
The true motives of our actions, like the real pipes of an organ, are usually concealed; but the gilded and hollow pretext is pompously placed in the front for show.
Even the world, that despises simplicity, does not profess to approve of duplicity.
It is as easy to deceive one’s self without perceiving it, as it is difficult to deceive others without their finding out.
It is not uncommon to charge the difference between promise and performance, between profession and reality, upon deep design and studied deceit; but the truth is, that there is very little hypocrisy in the world.
There are in woman’s eyes two sorts of tears,–the one of grief, the other of deceit.
One of my movies was called ‘True Lies.’ It’s what the Democrats should have called their convention.
That doesn’t necessarily mean that the story isn’t true, … But what it does mean, then, is that at this moment we simply do not have enough evidence, in my view, for any conclusion to be reached – that the presidents have been lying to us for all these years and that what we’ve been told was just a pack of lies.
The best of women are hypocrites.
As far as I’m concerned, that is the end of the matter. We have a big game against Birmingham on Saturday and that is where our focus lies.
So when you are faced with a decision on the euro, it is not surprising that many people are confused. They still try to squeeze the euro debate into the old language. But deep down it is a matter of deciding where one’s future lies. It is a matter of political will and courage.
Someone who always has to lie discovers that every one of his lies is true
I have learned that the state of Israel cannot be ruled in our generation without deceit and adventurism. These are historical facts that cannot be altered.
The only stuff we looked at were incidents for which there are a paper trail … (and) everything we looked up was full of lies. (Winfrey said) the belief this book is changing the lives of people trumps the fact that maybe the story is a fake. You would expect somebody in her position would take the ethical stand.
Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies.
I will tell you privately it’s not going to get better, it’s going to get worse all the time, but don’t fret. Remember, we play the ball where it lies, and now let’s not talk about this, ever again.
It is time we in Scotland put England in its proper place and instead of our leaning on England and taking inspiration from her, we should lean and turn to Europe, for it is there our future prosperity lies.
It’s not an issue. Everyone’s focused on us trying to get a victory. That’s where the focus lies. … We’re trying to win a game. Who cares about that (other stuff). If we’d played ’em two years ago when it happened, maybe it would be different.
Satan . . . is as dangerous as we allow him to be. His primary weapon is deceit, and he uses it to prevent Christians from exercising the authority that is truly theirs in this world.
All these things they’ve been saying are a pack of lies.
We have made the Reich by propaganda
What the people out there are calling for is honesty which has been missing for quite some time now. We are tired of all the deceit and incompetence of this government.
Nothing is easier than self-deceit.
Two forms of government are favorable to the prevalence of falsehood and deceit. Under a Despotism, men are false, treacherous, and deceitful through fear, like slaves dreading the lash. Under a Democracy they are so as a means of attaining popularity and office, and because of the greed for wealth.
After months of lies, the president [Bill Clinton] has given millions of people around the world reason to doubt that he has sent Americans into battle for the right reason. The suspicion some people have about the president’s motives in this attack is itself a powerful argument for impeachment.
Satan represents indulgence, instead of abstinence! Satan represents vital existence, instead of spiritual pipe dreams! Satan represents undefiled wisdom, instead of hypocritical self-deceit! Satan represents all of the so-called sins, as they all lead to physical, mental, or emotional gratification!
Fraud and deceit abound in these days more than in former times.
I wish I could anticipate some of the stories and lies that will be told. It’s going to be great to get everyone together so we can tell all of the families, all of the wives and children, just how good we were because they never got to see us play.
The Washington leadership has put aside non-proliferation programmes and devoted its energies and resources to driving the country to war by extraordinary deceit, then trying to manage the catastrophe it created in Iraq.
Dennis has not behaved well and the fact he has taken it with bad grace shows we made the right decision. It smacks of sour grapes. He said he would be happy to continue playing as long as the new manager wanted him so in no way was he misled. He said he was assured the job was his, but that is simply not true.
The woman in us still prosecutes a deceit like that begun in the garden.
He was no martyr. He was no hero But in the last two years, selfishness gave way to selflessness, lies gave way to truth and indulgence gave way to spirituality, and anyone watching that couldn’t help but be moved by it.
The opposite of knowledge is not ignorance, but deceit and fraud.
Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast.
Before I came along, my field was dominated by myth, superstition, deceit, and outright fraud. I overcame it by the simple application of logical thinking.
Lake quiets, tired of my lies.
One little lie or dishonest act leads to another until the perpetrator is caught in the web of deceit.
If he were allowed contact with foreigners he would discover that they are creatures similar to himself and that most of what he has been told about them is lies. The sealed world in which he lives would be broken, and the fear, hatred and self-righteousness on which his morale depends might evaporate.
It is not difficult to deceive the first time, for the deceived possesses no antibodies; unvaccinated by suspicion, she overlooks lateness, accepts absurd excuses, permits the flimsiest patching to repair great rents in the quotidian.
There comes a time when deceit and defiance must be seen for what they are. At that point, a gathering danger must be directly confronted. At that point, we must show that beyond our resolutions is actual resolve.
God is not averse to deceit in a holy cause.
A woman’s sentimental monkeyshines will always deceive her lover, who invariably waxes ecstatic where her husband necessarily shrugs his shoulders.
Politicians who wish to succeed must be prepared to dissemble, at times to lie. All deceit is bad. In politics some deceit or moral dishonesty is the oil without which the machinery would not work.
They really don’t know where the future lies. If developers decide to build a high-rise where the McCormick building is, they’d have nowhere to go.
With gentleness overcome anger. With generosity overcome meanness. With truth overcome deceit.
It is the act of a bad man to deceive by falsehood.
Remember that it is not enough to abstain from lying by word of mouth; for the worst lies are often conveyed by a false look, smile, or act.
O Lord, deliver me from the man of excellent intention and impure heart: for the heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Men don’t deceive their wives unless they love them. When they love them most, they deceive them. It’s a form of fidelity, their deceit.
If mankind were only just what they pretend to be, the problem of the millennium would be immediately solved.
If we take shelter of the lotus feet of the spiritual master, we can become free from illusion, fear and distress. If we wholeheartedly beg for his mercy without any deceit then the spiritual master bestows all auspiciousness upon us.
In moderating, not satisfying desires, lies peace.
Almost all people are hypnotics. The proper authority saw to it that the proper belief should be induced, and the people believed properly.
Freudism and all it has tainted with its grotesque implications and methods, appear to me to be one of the vilest deceits practiced by people on themselves and on others. I reject it utterly, along with a few other medieval items still adored by the ignorant, the conventional, or the very sick.
We have to repair that trust … I think anytime a public official lies, he undermines his own authority and squanders the public trust.
The surest way of making a dupe is to let your victim suppose you are his.
The world is full of corruption, and deceit, and deviltry В— chock full of it.
The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide.
It’s obvious that things aren’t going well over there. This is a war based on lies.
Art is the most beautiful deception of all!
Lying is a most disgraceful vice; it first despises God, and then fears men.
The life even of a just man is a round of petty frauds; that of a knave a series of greater. We degrade life by our follies and vices, and then complain that the unhappiness which is only their accompaniment is inherent in the constitution of things.
I have empathy for the person who is being interviewed and written about with all kinds of misperceptions and misconceptions and flat-out lies. So I feel for them, I feel their pain. I know what that is like.
Deceivers are the most dangerous members of society. They trifle with the best affections of our nature, and violate the most sacred obligations.
The heart of the hypocrite is hid in his breast he masketh his words in the semblance of truth, while the business of his life is only to deceive.
A naked lover bound and bleeding lies!
Real happiness lies within you.
The happiness of building lasted but a little while, for though I love to spend, I hate to be cheated; and I soon found, that to build is to be robbed.
It is double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
I’m not going to assume liberals are stupid, as they do with conservatives. No, I’ll attribute it instead to more fraud and deceit.
When a politician uses the word ‘folks,’ we should brace ourselves for the deceit, or worse, that is coming.
I have discovered the art of deceiving diplomats. I tell them the truth and they never believe me.
What bothers me is that Jim Bakker lies. Jim Bakker knows for a fact that I was virgin.
I have always had a lot more trouble with my truths than with my deceits
The greatest threat to peace is the barrage of rightist propaganda portraying war as decent, honorable, and patriotic.
Russia, Russia – unwashed, backward, appealing Russia, so ashamed of your own backwardness, so orientally determined to conceal it from us by clever deceit.
We are all created to be miserable, and that we all know it, and all invent means of deceiving each other. And when one sees the truth, what is one to do?
We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
Safety is a fence, and fences are for sheep. I would rather die at twenty-two, knowing the truth, then live in a cage of lies for a hundred years.
I’m not interested in a film about deceit anymore. I think I was always invested in deceit on some level. But it no longer compels me the way it did for so many years.
I was asked to play for Italy, and I was very appreciative. I was 19, and I said, ‘No, thank you.’ It was very hard, but I am Argentinian, and it would have been deceit.
IвЂ™m a human being, IвЂ™m not anyoneвЂ™s mascot! And I am AmericaвЂ™s conscience. And thatвЂ™s what they donвЂ™t want to look at. They would rather look at a cartoon character than at the deceit of this country and this government.
And if Bradley Manning really did as he is accused, he is a hero, an example to us all and one of the world’s foremost political prisoners.
You mustn’t always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer.
You can’t take a character anywhere they don’t expect the character to go. But within those confines is where creativity lies
I was on a train of lies. I couldn’t jump off.
Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don’t have brains enough to be honest.
Today, human civilization is drowning in a sea of lies.
Woman is adept at getting money for herself and will not easily let herself be deceived; she understands deceit too well herself.
In 2003 I was saying, where are the ties [between Iraq] and al-Qaida? Where are the ties to 9/11? I knew it; where the f**k were these Democrats who said, ‘We were misled’? That’s the kind of thing that drives me crazy: ‘We were misled.’ F**k you, you weren’t misled. You were afraid of being called unpatriotic.
There are only two things. Truth and lies. Truth is indivisible, hence it cannot recognize itself; anyone who wants to recognize it has to be a lie.
For us to maintain our way of living, we must tell lies to each other and especially to ourselves. The lies are necessary because, without them, many deplorable acts would become impossibilities.
What our grandmothers told us about playing hard to get is true. The whole point of the game is to impress and capture. It’s not about honesty. Many men and women, when they’re playing the courtship game, deceive so they can win. Novelty, excitement and danger drive up dopamine in the brain. And both sexes brag.
It recognizes no morality but a sham morality meant for deceit, no honor even among thieves and of a thievish sort, no force but physical force, no intellectual power but cunning, no disgrace but failure, no crime but stupidity.
There is a smile of love, And there is a smile of deceit, And there is a smile of smiles In which these two smiles meet.
Deceit and lying make me feel vulnerable.
Love binds, and it binds forever. Good binds while evil unravels. Separation is another word for evil; it is also another word for deceit.
Time will inevitably uncover dishonesty and lies; history has no place for them.
What we’re trying to do is determine if our shareholders and customers have been misled. We can’t think of a single shareholder who would believe that the PSC order isn’t in their best interest.
How often we sin, how much we deceive, and all for what?… All will end in death, all!
Yet still we hug the dear deceit.