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All war is deception. (Quote by - Sun Tzu)

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

When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting that it can only be misery to live in folly, illusion, deception and ignorance, but it isn't -it's human. (Quote by - Desiderius Erasmus)

Hateful to me as are the gates of hell, Is he who, hiding one thing in his heart, Utters another. (Quote by - Homer)

The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

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 Southey)

I pray to God that I shall not live one hour after I have thought of using deception. (Quote by - Elizabeth I)

The art of pleasing is the art of deception. (Quote by - Marquis De Vauvenargues)

People always overdo the matter when they attempt deception. (Quote by - Charles Dudley Warner)

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

The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others. (Quote by - François de La Rochefoucauld)

The petty man is eager to make boasts, yet desires that others should believe in him. He enthusiastically engages in deception, yet wants others to have affection for him. He conducts himself like an animal, yet wants others to think well of him. (Quote by - Xun Zi)

Any seeming deception in a statement is costly, not only in the expense of the advertising but in the detrimental effect produced upon the customer, who believes she has been misled. (Quote by - John Wanamaker)

While all deception requires secrecy, all secrecy is not meant to deceive. (Quote by - Sissela Bok)

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

Life is the art of being well deceived; and in order that the deception may succeed it must be habitual and uninterrupted. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

Deception is a cruel act... It often has many players on different stages that corrode the soul. (Quote by - Donna A. Favors)

Will you walk into my parlour? Said the spider to a fly: '"Tis the prettiest little parlour That ever you did spy." (Quote by - Mary Howitt)

Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception. (Quote by - Sophocles)

I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance, any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it. (Quote by - Charles Dickens)

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Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Life is the art of being well deceived. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer. (Quote by - George Herbert)


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