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

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

Now I will show myself To have more of the serpent than the do That is--more knave than fool. (Quote by - Christopher Marlowe)

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

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)

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

There's never a villain dwelling in all Denmark But he's an arrant knave. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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

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

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

Whip me such honest knaves! (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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

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

By fools, knaves fatten; by bigots, priests are well clothed; every knave finds a gull. (Quote by - Johann Georg von Zimmermann)

Even knaves may be made good for something. (Quote by - Jean-Jacques Rousseau)

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

Knavery's plain face is never seen till used. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Knaves will thrive when honest plainness knows not how to live. (Quote by - James Shirley)

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)

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

Knavery's now its own reward. (Quote by -Publius Terentius Afer)


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