Quotation Explorer - 'Deceit'

Perfection is a lie, and lying to others is explicable but lying to oneself is the highest form of deceit. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Whatever robe of honor or deceit people may wear, I will still treat everyone with kindness - Levon Peter Poe
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell
I would rather live a life alone, than live a life built on lies, deceit and manipulation". - Linda Simpson
Religion (dharma) is decrease in kashay (anger, pride, deceit and greed) and increase of kashay is irreligion (adharma). When Kashay goes away (completely) is the religion of the Self (Soul). - Dada Bhagwan
Until they create tools to read an individual's mind,secrets will exist and people will still need to unload their conscience to a disgruntled partner.Politician will still have to apologize for hidden acts of mischief and deceit against their constituency. - j.d.moise
I would rather live a life alone, than live a life based on lies, deceit and manipulation - Linda Simpson
Your heart should not be used as a compass for out of it can come deceit, evil thoughts, and actions. - Pauline Seaport
Was ever book containing such vile matter so fairly bound? O, that deceit should dwell in such a gorgeous palace! - William Shakespeare
Awareness’ will not arise where there is deceit along with self-pride (maan). If there is deceit with self-pride, then one can never see the self-pride. - Dada Bhagwan
A man who does not question his own judgment, society, and who flourishes between deceit and bewilderment, fails his moral responsibility as a rational being. - Duop Chak Wuol
There is no samkit (vision with right belief that I am Pure Soul) where there are kashays [anger, pride, deceit and greed], and where there are no kashays, there is samkit (self realization). - Dada Bhagwan
If you wouldn't invite a thief in your house why would you allow a liar in. the only difference between the two is the thief steals your money and objects the liar steals with words by deceit of manipulation by - Bonnie Zackson Koury
O cowardly amd tyrannous race of monks, persecutors of the bard, and the gleemen, haters of life and joy! O race that does not draw the sword and tell the truth! O race that melts the bones of the people with cowardice and with deceit! ("The Crucifixion Of The Outcast") - W.B. Yeats
In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. - George Orwell
In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell
Webs of deceit were not only tangled, they were also very lonely. - Laura Lee Guhrke
Yet what use against the deceit of a state are the memories of a child? - Aminatta Forna
The deceit in loving a woman sometimes, is that most women fall in love with assumed personality, but eventually live with their true character. - Auliq Ice
Be comforted! If there are people who can't stand to be around you, just remember that darkness hates light and deceit hates truth. - Alisa Hope Wagner
A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends. - Henry A. Wallace
So long as the deceit ran along quiet and monotonous, all of us let ourselves be deceived, abetting it unawares or maybe through cowardice... - William Faulkner
In all things there are three choices: Yes, No & no choice, except in this -- I either choose the truth or I am deceit.
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