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A crafty knave needs no broker (Quote by - Ben Jonson)

A knave’s religion is always the rottenest thing about him. (Qupote by - John Ruskin)

Every knave is a thorough knave, and a thorough knave is a knave throughout. (Quote by - Bishop George Berkeley)

Knavery is supple, and can bend, but honesty is firm and upright and yields not. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

HISTORY, n. An account mostly false, of events mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. (Qupote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Better be a fool than a knave. (Qupote by - Proverb)

He who says there is no such thing as an honest man, you may be sure is himself a knave. (Quote by - George Berkeley)

Knavery is ever suspicious of knavery. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

We are no more free agents than the queen of clubs when she victoriously takes prisoner the knave of hearts. (Quote by - Mary Wortley Montagu)

A man is not born a knave; there must be time to make him so, nor is he presently discovered after he becomes one. (Quote by - Sir John Holt)

Who friendship with a knave hath made, Is judged a partner in the trade. (Quote by - John Gay)

Knavery and flattery are blood relations. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

The craftiest wiles are too short and ragged a cloak to cover a bad heart. (Quote by - John Caspar Lavater)

The worst of all knaves are those who can mimic their former honesty. (Quote by - Johann Kaspar Lavater)

Knaves starve not in the land of fools. (Quote by - Charles Churchill)

Necessity makes an honest man a knave (Quote by - Daniel Defoe)

A thorough-paced knave will rarely quarrel with one whom he can cheat: his revenge is plunder; therefore he is usually the most forgiving of beings, upon the principle that if he come to an open rupture, he must defend himself; and this does not suit a man whose vocation it is to keep his hands in the pocket of another. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

While I live, no rich or noble knave shall walk the world in credit to his grave. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

After a long experience in the world, I affirm, before God, I never knew a rogue who was not unhappy. (Quote by - Sir Philip Francis)

Zeno first started that doctrine, that knavery is the best defence against a knave. (Quote by - Morals)

Honest men are the soft easy cushions on which knaves Repose and fatten. (Qupote by - Thomas Otway)

Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; Let fortune's bubbles rise and fall; Who sows a field, or trains a flower, Or plants a tree, is more than all. (Qupote by - John Greenleaf Whittier)

Now I will show myselfTo have more of the serpent than the dove;That is--more knave than fool. (Quote by - Christopher Marlowe)

A knave thinks himself a fool, all the time he is not making a fool of some other person. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)


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