45 Quotes About Being Sly


Avoiding rejection and finding a way to connect with another on a different level is self rewarding. These quotes about being sly capture some of the key characteristics and ways others try to avoid honesty with others.

“A lie which is a half truth is ever the blackest of lies.”

“A truth that’s told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.”

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

“Always keep your foes confused. If they are never certain who you are or what you want, they cannot know what you are like to do next.”

“Being clever was when you looked at how things were and used the evidence to work out something new.”

“Clever as the Devil and twice as pretty.”

“Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering the weaknesses of others.”

“Deceit is in haste, but honesty can wait a fair leisure.”

“Deceive the rich and powerful if you will, but don’t insult them.”

“Don’t let anyones negativity stop you from being happy. Negative company will never give you a positive life. Examine what you tolerate.”

“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.”

“Even the most caring people can get tired of being taken for granted.”

“Everyone has a sense of humor. If you don’t laugh at jokes, you probably laugh at opinions.”

“Fake people talk about other people being Fake. Real people worry about their business and nobody else’s.”

“False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.”

“Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.”

“I think the adverb is a much-maligned part of speech. It’s always accused of being oppressive, even tyrannical, when in fact it’s so supple and sly.”

“I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.”

“It contains a misleading impression, not a lie. It was being economical with the truth.”

“It is a pity that we so often succeed our endeavors to deceive each other.”

“It’s discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.”

“Like all valuable commodities, truth is often counterfeited.”

“Never let judgmental people stop you from being yourself and doing what you do best.”

“No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.”

“Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.”

“One deceit needs many others, and so the whole house is built in the air and must soon come to the ground.”

“One should never use exclamation points in writing. It is like laughing at your own joke.”

“One step to being more confident is to stop thinking about why you can’t possibly be good enough for other people; be good enough FOR YOU.”

“Perhaps he knew, as I did not, that the Earth was made round so that we would not see too far down the road.”

“Some people are real and some people are good. Some people are fake and some people are real good at being fake.”

“The greatest fools are ofttimes more clever than the men who laugh at them.”

“There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.”

“To be heroic is to be courageous enough to die for something; to be inspirational is to be crazy enough to live a little.”

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

“We never deceive for a good purpose; knavery adds malice to falsehood.”

“We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to them.”

“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.”

“When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on.”

“Whenever I think of something but can’t think of what it was I was thinking of, I can’t stop thinking until I think I’m thinking of it again. I think I think too much.”

“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.”

“With lies you may go ahead in the world, but you can never go back.”

“Yeah, it never fails to amaze me how a single lie can undo an entire lifetime of good.”

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.”

“You can try and pray but people will always betray, you can lay down and beg and plead they will just make you bleed.”

“You may tell the greatest lies and wear a brilliant disguise, but you can’t escape the eyes of the one who sees right through you. ”

There are many ways to go about trying to avoid a person that you do not want to be confronted with.