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It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit (Quote by - William Makepeace Thackeray)

Women & Wine, Game & Deceit, Make the Wealth small and the Wants great. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

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, (Quote by - Janet Reno)

Deceive the rich and powerful if you will, but don't insult them. (Quote by - Japanese Proverb)

With such deceits he gained their easy hearts, too prone to credit his perfidious arts. (Quote by - John Dryden)

For I have sworn thee fair, and thought thee bright, who art as black as hell, as dark as night. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

All deception in the course of life is indeed nothing else but a lie reduced to practice, and falsehood passing from words into things. (Quote by - Robert South)

It many times falls out that we deem ourselves much deceived in others because we first deceived ourselves. (Quote by - Sir Philip Sidney)

What song the Syrens sang, or what name Achilles assumed when he hid himself among women. (Quote by - Sir Thomas Browne)

The people of the world having once been deceived, suspect deceit in truth itself. (Quote by - Hitopadesa)

With one hand he put A penny in the urn of poverty, And with the other took a shilling out. (Quote by - Robert Pollok)

Some frauds succeed from the apparent candor, the open confidence, and the full blaze of ingenuousness that is thrown around them. The slightest mystery would excite suspicion and ruin all. Such stratagems may be compared to the stars; they are discoverable by darkness and hidden only by light. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

Men are so simple, and yield so much to necessity, that he who will deceive will always find him who will lend himself to be deceived. (Quote by - Niccolo Machiavelli)

It is the act of a bad man to deceive by falsehood. (Quote by - Cicero)

Wiles and deceit are female qualities. (Quote by - Aeschylus)

White matter may provide liars with the tools necessary to master the complex art of deceit. (Quote by - Adrian Raine)

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. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

It is double pleasure to deceive the deceiver. (Quote by - Jean De La Fontaine)

Man is nothing but insincerity, falsehood, and hypocrisy, both in regard to himself and in regard to others. He does not wish that he should be told the truth, he shuns saying it to others; and all these moods, so inconsistent with justice and reason, have their roots in his heart. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

He seem'd For dignity compos'd and high exploit: But all was false and hollow. (Quote by - John Milton)

One is easily fooled by that which one loves. (Quote by - Jean Baptiste Poquelin Moliere)

The life of a woman is a long dissimulation. Candor, beauty, freshness, virginity, modesty,--woman has each of these but once. When lost, she must simulate them the rest of her life. (Quote by - Nicholas Edme Retif de la Bretonne)

There is no killing the suspicion that deceit has once begotten. (Quote by - George Eliot)

The love of Maya makes this mind dance, and the deceit within makes people suffer in pain. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

This industry has left a half-century trail of deceit which has decimated millions of Americans, ... Never have so few caused so much harm to so many for so long, and the day of reckoning has arrived. (Quote by - Stanley Rosenblatt)

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