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A deception that elevates us is dearer than a host of low truths.
Deception
Marina Tsvetaeva

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Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering the weaknesses of others.
Deception
William Hazlitt

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Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Deception
Mark Twain

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Every cloud has a silver lining.
Deception
Proverb

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Everyone is born sincere and die deceivers.
Deception
Marquis De Vauvenargues

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For I have sworn thee fair, and thought thee bright, who art as black as hell, as dark as night.
Deception
William Shakespeare

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Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.
Deception
Homer

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It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
Deception
Jean De La Fontaine

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Life is the art of being well deceived.
Deception
William Hazlitt

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Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth.
Deception
Desiderius Erasmus

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Nothing is more common on earth than to deceive and be deceived.
Deception
Johann G. Seume

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Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will.
Deception
Oliver Cromwell

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The art of pleasing is the art of deception.
Deception
Marquis De Vauvenargues

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

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The craftiest trickery are too short and ragged a cloak to cover a bad heart.
Deception
Johann Kaspar Lavater

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The easiest way to be cheated is to believe yourself to be more cunning than others.
Deception
Pierre Charron

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The people of the world having once been deceived, suspect deceit in truth itself.
Deception
Hitopadesa

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The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
Deception
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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To give up pretensions is as blessed a relief as to get them ratified.
Deception
William James

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To know how to disguise is the knowledge of kings.
Deception
Cardinal De Richelieu

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Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest.
Deception
Benjamin Franklin

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Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
Deception
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
Deception
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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We like to be deceived.
Deception
Blaise Pascal

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Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.
Deception
Plato

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