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Cheats easily believe others as bad as themselves; there is no deceiving them, nor do they long deceive. (Quote by - Jean de la Bruyere)

One may outwit another, but not all the others. (Quote by - Duc De La Rochefoucauld)

It is generally a feminine eye that first detects the moral deficiencies hidden under the ''dear deceit'' of beauty. (Quote by - George Eliot)

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. (Quote by - William Blake)

The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly deceived. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

The easiest way to be cheated is to believe yourself to be more cunning than others. (Quote by - Pierre Charron)

So may the outward shows be least themselves; The world is still deceived with ornament. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

He who attempts to make others believe in means which he himself despises is a puffer; he who makes use of more means than he knows to be necessary is a quack; and he who ascribes to those means a greater efficacy than his own experience warrants is an impostor. (Quote by - Johann Kaspar Lavater)

There can be no greater labor than to be always dissembling; there being so many ways by which a smothered truth is apt to blaze and break out. (Quote by - Bishop Robert South)

Of all the evil spirits abroad at this hour in the world, insincerity is the most dangerous. (Quote by - James Anthony Froude)

It seems to me that there are two kinds of trickery: the "fronts" people assume before one another's eyes, and the "front" a writer puts on the face of reality. (Quote by - Francoise Sagan)

Deceit is the false road to happiness; and all the joys we travel through to vice, like fairy banquets, vanish when we touch them. (Quote by - Aaron Hill)

We never deceive for a good purpose: knavery adds malice to falsehood. (Quote by - Jean De La Bruyere)

We are our own aptest deceiver. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver. (Quote by - Jean de la Fontaine)

Beauty! thou pretty plaything! dear deceit, That steals so softly o'er the stripling's heart, And gives it a new pulse unknown before! (Quote by - Robert Blair)

If the world will be gulled, let it be gulled. (Quote by - Robert Burton)

Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy. Deceit is a poison in its veins. (Quote by - Edward Kennedy)

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. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)

This is the way, there is no other that leads to the purifying of intelligence. Go on this way! Everything else is the deceit of Mara the tempter. (Quote by - Friedrich Max Muller)

It's extremely disturbing and unsettling that Sony has taken digital rights management to this level of deceit. (Quote by - Mark Russinovich)

Nature meant me a wife, a silly harmless household Dove, fond without art; and kind without deceit. (Quote by - John Dryden)

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