36 Quotes About Hypocrites


It is believed that all people suffer in part of being a hypocrite. These quotes about hypocrites capture the unique characteristics and struggles that occur.

“A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would make a dupe of himself too, if he could.”

“A hypocrite is a person who – but who isn’t?”

“A hypocrite is in himself both the archer and the mark, in all actions shooting at his own praise or profit.”

“A hypocrite is more dangerous than a dishonest man. A dishonest man deceives and cheats, and a hypocrite betrays and swindles.”

“A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.”

“A man is a hypocrite only when he affects to take a delight in what he does not feel, not because he takes a perverse delight in opposite things.”

“All humans are hypocrites; the biggest hypocrite of all is the one who claims to detest hypocrisy.”

“Better to be known as a sinner than a hypocrite.”

“Don’t talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.”

“Everybody is a hypocrite. You can’t live on this planet without being a hypocrite.”

“Everyone wants the truth but no one wants to be honest.”

“God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.”

“he hypocrite’s crime is that he bears false witness against himself. What makes it so plausible to assume that hypocrisy is the vice of vices is that integrity can indeed exist under the cover of all other vices except this one.”

“Hypocrisy annoys me, people need to look into mirrors. Let me hold a mirror in front of your face.”

“Hypocrite – mouth one way, belly ‘nother way.”

“Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents… pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.”

“Hypocrites get offended by the truth.”

“Hypocrites kick with their hind feet while licking with their tongues.”

“Hypocritical humility is the highest form of lying. Honest arrogance is the lowest form self-promotion.”

“If Satan ever laughs, it must be at hypocrites; they are the greatest dupes he has; they serve him better than any others, and receive no wages.”

“Life full of fake people before you decide to judge them make sure you’re not one of them.”

“No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures.”

“People would say bad things about you, because it is the only way their insignificant self can feel better than you.”

“Practice what you preach before you try to teach it to someone else.”

“The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it.”

“The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.”

“The hypocrite who always plays one and the same part ceases at last to be a hypocrite.”

“The only vice which cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy.”

“The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity.”

“There has never been a truly selfless rebel, just hypocrites conscious hypocrites or unconscious hypocrites, it’s all the same.”

“We are all hypocrites. We cannot see ourselves or judge ourselves the way we see and judge others.”

“We are not hypocrites in our sleep.”

“We ought to see far enough into a hypocrite to see even his sincerity.”

“When you see a man with a great deal of religion displayed in his shop window, you may depend upon it he keeps a very small stock of it within.”

“Whoever is a hypocrite in his religion mocks God, presenting to Him the outside and reserving the inward for his enemy.”

“Your hypocrisy insults my intelligence.”

There are many strategies and beliefs that explain why everyone can be and is at some point a hypocrite.

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