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

 

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The crafty person is always in danger; and when they think they walk in the dark, all their pretenses are transparent.
~ John Tillotson

 

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

 

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The great advantages of simulation and dissimulation are three. First to lay asleep opposition and to surprise. For where a man's intentions are published, it is an alarum to call up all that are against them. The second is to reserve a man's self a fair retreat: for if a man engage himself, by a manifest declaration, he must go through, or take a fall. The third is, the better to discover the mind of another. For to him that opens himself, men will hardly show themselves adverse; but will fair let him go on, and turn their freedom of speech to freedom of thought.
~ Francis Bacon

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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We like to be deceived.
~ Blaise Pascal

 

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

 

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When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people.
~ Mark Twain

 

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Whenever, therefore, people are deceived and form opinions wide of the truth, it is clear that the error has slid into their minds through the medium of certain resemblances to that truth.
~ Socrates

 

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Who had deceived thee so often as thyself?
~ Benjamin Franklin

 

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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.
~ Abraham Lincoln

 

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