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Deceit Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Deceit

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I have learned that the state of Israel cannot be ruled
in our generation without deceit and adventurism.
These are historical facts that cannot be altered.
- Moshe Sharett

The art of using deceit and cunning grow continually
weaker and less effective to the user.
- John Tillotson

We did not call it propaganda, for that word,
in German hands, had come to be associated with deceit and corruption.
- George Creel

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
- Noel Coward

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As to the deceit perpetrated upon women,
let it pass, for, when love is in the way,
men and women as a general rule dupe each other.
- Giacomo Casanova

It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked
by honesty and how few by deceit.
- Noel Coward

Deceit is the game of petty spirits,
and that is by nature a woman's quality.
- Pierre Corneille


 

In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
- George Orwell

We schoolmasters must temper discretion with deceit.
- Evelyn Waugh

I have never known a more vulgar expression of betrayal and deceit.
- Lucien Bouchard

It seems we are capable of immense love and loyalty,
and as capable of deceit and atrocity.
It's probably this shocking ambivalence that makes us unique.
- John Scott

It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act.
- George Orwell

During times of universal deceit, telling the truth
becomes a revolutionary act.
- George Orwell

Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy.
Deceit is a poison in its veins.
- Edward Kennedy

When I consider life, it is all a cheat.
Yet fooled with hope, people favor this deceit.
- John Dryden

The Middle East is more angry than ever.
I'm afraid that the sort of deceit on the route to
war was linked to the lack of preparation for afterwards
and the chaos and suffering that continuous -
so it won't go away will it?
- Clare Short

There comes a time when deceit and defiance must be seen for what they are.
At that point, a gathering danger must be directly confronted.
At that point, we must show that beyond our resolutions is actual resolve.
- Dick Cheney

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

Their final objective toward which all their deceit
is directed is to capture political power so that,
using the power of the state and the power of the market simultaneously,
they may keep the common man in eternal subjection.
- Henry A. Wallace

I will say that the idea of a woman being deceptive
came from that original discussion with critics and
reporters about if woman could do that kind of thing.
Evelyn, herself, grew out of the discussions about
how capable women are of deceit and lying and manipulation.
- Neil LaBute

I have always had a lot more trouble with my truths than with my deceits.
- Mercedes McCambridge

We pray that the deceitful race - such hateful enemies
and blasphemers of the name of Christ -
be not allowed to further infect and trouble this new colony.
- Peter Stuyvesant

Some people may believe that their conscience is enough
to guide them not to lie,
be deceitful or do the other things God has commanded us not to do.
I disagree.
- Lee Greenwood

There are probably several hundred thousand if we narrow
the definition to include only those who in their search
for money and power are ruthless and deceitful.
- Henry A. Wallace

O Lord, deliver me from the man of excellent intention and impure heart:
for the heart is deceitful above all things,
and desperately wicked.
- T. S. Eliot

Tragedy is restful: and the reason is that hope,
that foul, deceitful thing, has no part in it.
- Jean Anouilh

Simplicity is the most deceitful mistress that ever betrayed man.
- Henry B. Adams

Everybody has the ability to be manipulative,
to be hateful and deceitful.
- Neil LaBute

Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility.
It is often only carelessness of opinion,
and sometimes an indirect boast.
- Jane Austen

In our daily life, we encounter people who are angry,
deceitful, intent only on satisfying their own needs.
There is so much anger, distrust, greed,
and pettiness that we are losing our capacity to work well together.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

There is nothing more natural than to consider everything
as starting from oneself,
chosen as the center of the world; one finds oneself
thus capable of condemning the world without even wanting
to hear its deceitful chatter.
- Guy Debord

Polar bears did very well in the warmer times.
They didn't die out at all; they didn't die out in the last 10,000 years,
nor during the previous interglacial,
nor the one before that.
So, they're just used as a deceitful heartthrob;
you know,
to pluck your heartstrings because the polar bears might die out.
- Piers Corbyn

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

Do not pray for easy lives.
Pray to be stronger men.
- John F. Kennedy

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

I love you when you bow in your mosque,
kneel in your temple, pray in your church.
For you and I are sons of one religion,
and it is the Spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

I pray that my greatest desires will always be for
exactly what Spirit is offering me at that very moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May God grant you always...
A sunbeam to warm you,
a moonbeam to charm you,
a sheltering Angel so nothing can harm you.
Laughter to you.
Faithful friends near you.
And whenever you pray,
Heaven to hear you.
- Irish Blessing

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way
so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
- Emo Philips

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

I pray God may preserve your health and life many years.
- Junipero Serra

I do not pray for success,
I ask for faithfulness.
- Mother Teresa

It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that
which he has the power to obtain by himself.
- Epicurus

Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers.
Pray for power equal to your tasks.
- Phillips Brooks

Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.
- Elbert Hubbard

I think it's naive to pray for world peace if we're
not going to change the form in which we live.
- Godfrey Reggio

Pray in your family daily, that yours may be in the
number of the families who call upon God.
- Christopher Love

Love your enemies, bless them that curse you,
do good to them that hate you, and pray for them
which despitefully use you and persecute you.
- Matthew 5:44

When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land.
They said "Let us pray." We closed our eyes.
When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.
- Desmond Tutu

Love Your Enemies
Ye have heard that it hath been said,
Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies,
bless them that curse you,
do good to them that hate you,
and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you.
- Jesus of Nazareth (Matthew 5:43-44)

It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers,
but for powers equal to our tasks,
to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door
of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
- Helen Keller

Pray for the angry,
but express your prayers and intentions silently.
Saying openly to an angry person,
"I pray for you to receive inner-peace."
is almost certain to provoke an even angrier reaction.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pray God in the bowels of his mercy to send you his Holy Spirit;
for he hath given you his great gift of utterance,
if it pleased him also to open the eyes of your heart.
- Jane Grey

When a writer admits that he has an affection for something which he has written,
it is high time to pray for his soul.
- Dornford Yates

He that will learn to pray, let him go to sea.
- George Herbert

It's so much easier to pray for a bore than to go and see one.
- C. S. Lewis

Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent,
O God.
Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting,
and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise.
- Karl Rahner

'Do you pray for the senators, Dr. Hale?' No, I look
at the senators and I pray for the country.
- Edward Everett Hale

From that moment, I did not cease to pray to God that
by his grace it might one day be permitted to me to learn Greek.
- Heinrich Schliemann

Sweat, sweat, sweat!
Work and sweat, cry and sweat, pray and sweat!
- Zora Neale Hurston

You pray in your distress and in your need;
would that you might also pray in the fullness of your
joy and in your days of abundance.
- Khalil Gibran

Play and pray; but on the whole do not pray when you
are playing and do not play when you are praying.
- Charles Williams

Never pray for justice, because you might get some.
- Margaret Atwood

No one is ever too old, too rich, too poor,
to pray.
- Loretta Young

You believe in God, then you don't believe anymore
and when you have a big problem,
you pray anyway.
- Alain Delon

We pray that every field of science may contribute in bringing happiness -
not disaster -
to human beings.
- Kenichi Fukui

Never be too proud to get down on your knees and pray.
- Paul Bryant

We neither laugh alone, nor weep alone,
why then should we pray alone?
- Anna Letitia Barbauld


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