37 Quotes About Sneaky Men


Lying and deceit are the root characteristics of a dishonest person. These quotes about a sneaky men capture some of the warning signs to look out for.

“A cunning woman is her own mistress because she confides in no one. She who deceives others anticipates deceit, and guards herself.”

“A false mind is false in everything, just as a cross eye always looks askant. But one may err once, nay, a hundred times, without being double-minded. There can never be mental duplicity where there is sincerity.”

“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.”

“All deception in the course of life is indeed nothing else but a lie reduced to practice, and falsehood passing from words into things.”

“All false practices and affections of knowledge are more odious to God, and deserve to be so to men, than any want or defect of knowledge can be.”

“Anything is better than lies and deceit.”

“As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself.”

“As that gallant can best affect a pretended passion for one woman who has no true love for another, so he that has no real esteem for any of the virtues can best assume the appearance of them all.”

“Deceit and falsehood, whatever conveniences they may for a time promise or produce, are, in the sum of life, obstacles to happiness.”

“Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.”

“I became a virtuoso of deceit. It wasn’t pleasure I was after, it was knowledge. I consulted the strictest moralists to learn how to appear, philosophers to find out what to think and novelists to see what I could get away with.”

“I hate all explanations; they who make them deceive either themselves or the other party,-generally both.”

“In a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”

“Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy. Deceit is a poison in its veins.”

“It is as easy to deceive one’s self without perceiving it, as it is difficult to deceive others without their finding out.”

“It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.”

“It is generally a feminine eye that first detects the moral deficiencies hidden under the ‘dear deceit’ of beauty.”

“It is not being deceived, but undeceived, that renders us miserable.”

“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.”

“Many an honest man practices upon himself an amount of deceit sufficient, if practised upon another, and in a little different way, to send him to the state prison.”

“Men are such dupes by choice, that he who would impose upon others never need be at a loss to find ready victims.”

“Nothing is easier than self-deceit.”

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

“Now the peak of summer’s past, the sky is overcast And the love we swore would last for an age seems deceit.”

“Persistent distrust is the flame of deceit. Be as good as your word or be singed by the heat.”

“Remembrance of death saves one from this world’s deceit.”

“So may the outward shows be least themselves; The world is still deceived with ornament.”

“So much torture, bloodshed, deceit. You cannot make your young people practice torture twenty-four hours a day and not expect to pay a price for it.”

“Some frauds succeed from the apparent candor, the open confidence, and the full blaze of ingenuousness that is thrown around them.”

“The life even of a just man is a round of petty frauds; that of a knave a series of greater.”

“The purpose of polite behavior is never virtuous. Deceit, surrender, and concealment these are not virtues. The goal of the mannerly is comfort, per se.”

“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.”

“There is no quality so contrary to any nature which one cannot affect, and put on upon occasion, in order to serve an interest.”

“Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don’t have brains enough to be honest.”

“We deceive and flatter no one by such delicate artificies as we do our own selves.”

“We hardly ever realize that we can cut anything out of our lives, anytime, in the blink of an eye.”

“When it comes to controlling human beings, there is no better instrument than lies. Because you see, humans live by beliefs. And beliefs can be manipulated. The power to manipulate beliefs is the only thing that counts.”

In present time, masculinity has been continually redefined. Finding a way to overcome the many challenges confronted by society are reassuring to remain honest and live in truth.

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