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Never try to snow a snowman. (Quote by - Bo Belinsky)

The smooth speeches of the wicked are full of treachery. (Quote by - Phaedrus)

In love deceit almost always goes further than mistrust. (Quote by - Francois de la Rochefoucauld)

There is less misery in being cheated than in that kind of wisdom which perceives, or thinks it perceives, that all mankind are cheats. (Quote by - Edwin Hubbell Chapin)

Mankind in the gross is a gaping monster, that loves to be deceived and has seldom been disappointed. (Quote by - Henry Mackenzie)

People would not long remain in social life if they were not the dupes of each other. (Quote by - Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld)

Deadly poisons are concealed under sweet honey. (Quote by - Ovid)

We need to be convinced that a dereliction of character has now been repaired and this type of deceit won't happen again, (Quote by - Paul McHale)

It is a pity that we so often succeed in our endeavors to deceive each other. (Quote by - Empress Irene of Athens)

Which I wish to remark-- And my language is plain,-- That for ways that are dark And for tricks that are vain, The heathen Chinee is peculiar. (Quote by - Bret Harte)

Deceit and treachery skulk with hatred, but an honest spirit flieth with anger. (Quote by - Martin Farquhar Tupper)

As to the deceit perpetrated upon women, let it pass, for, when love is in the way, men and women as a general rule dupe each other. (Quote by - Giacomo Casanova)

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. (Quote by - Henry A. Wallace)

Now the peak of summer's past, the sky is overcast / And the love we swore would last for an age seems deceit. (Quote by - C. Day Lewis)

O for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity of shade, Where rumour of oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more (Quote by - William Cowper)

Our distrust of another justifies his deceit. (Quote by - Fran ois de la Rochefoucauld)

You tread on smoldering fires covered by deceitful ashes. (Quote by - Horace)

There is a demand in these days for men who can make wrong conduct appear right. (Quote by - Terence)

All false practices and affections of knowledge are more odious to God, and deserve to be so to men, than any want or defect of knowledge can be. (Quote by - Thomas Sprat)

You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

Tis not my talent to conceal my thoughts, Or carry smiles and sunshine in my face, When discontent sits heavy at my heart. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

Where the lion's skin falls short it must be eked out with the fox's. (Quote by - Lysander)

Shut, shut the door, good John! fatigu'd I said; Tie up the knocker, say I'm sick, I'm dead. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Deceit and falsehood, whatever conveniences they may for a time promise or produce, are, in the sum of life, obstacles to happiness. Those who profit by the cheat distrust the deceiver; and the act by which kindness was sought puts an end to confidence. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit. (Quote by - Noel Coward)

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