Quotation Explorer - 'Deceptive'

The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are. - John Burroughs
People who say "it's just business" are lying. It's a deceptive and manipulative tactic used by weak minds. Anyone who has ever run or been in business knows that a business will fail if the relationships are not healthy. Business is the business of relationships. That is all. - Richie Norton
It’s misleading or deceptive in a way that such skills are learned like any other simple practice, sincere investment over time. Yes, like small steps, one at a time, to cross the bridge. Just a single step today. - Darrell Calkins
Unexamined thoughts, habits or action may offer some deceptive gain or pleasure but eventually it takes away something most valuable from our life ,which we have ever wished for. - Aditya Ajmera
Just because something isn't a lie does not mean that it isn't deceptive. A liar knows that he is a liar, but one who speaks mere portions of truth in order to deceive is a craftsman of destruction. - Criss Jami
When I capture my thoughts and compare them to the truth of God’s Word, I often find they are false, deceptive, or destructive. - Lori Hatcher
...But first appearances are often deceptive. Not everything monstrous looking is evil, and not everything fair is good...and in every fairytale, there is a grain of truth. - Andrzej Sapkowski
Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today's events - Albert Einstein
Universe is not a calm lake and therefore when you watch a calm lake you get a deceptive idea about the universe and you get a wrong perception of future! - Mehmet Murat ildan
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth. - Mahatma Gandhi
Charm is deceptive and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.
Peace without truth is nothing but an illusion a deceptive misguidance which generates opportunities and problems to chew the sweet and bitter tastes of evil respectively. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
Real accomplishments do virtually nothing to serve me and they do everything to serve others. Anything less is nothing more than a meaningless task dressed in the deceptive finery of accomplishments. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Charm is deceptive, Wise is sly, having talent is impressive and that puzzles you why. I, but not you, know the mask that I wear. Like how a master knows its masterpiece which is unknown to the world. - Red Delachina
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