Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception.
The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity.
Life is the art of being well deceived; and in order that the deception may succeed it must be habitual and uninterrupted.
The person, who treads on the path of truth, refrains from deception, treachery, pretension, and remains untouched by falsehoods is never devoid of eternal joy. .
Art is the most beautiful deception of all. And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory.
People come to music to seek oblivion: is that not also a form of deception?
I was involved, deeply involved, in a deception... I have deceived my friends - and I had millions of them.
Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting that it can only be misery to live in folly, illusion, deception and ignorance, but it isn't -it's human.
Love is a deception and a trap. Love is as big a myth that God sits with his flowing white beard in a throne and looks at us.
We in this Congress have a choice. The American people have a right to exercise a choice on this issue, as to whether our men and women will continue to fight and die in a war based on deception and fantasy, or to start bringing the troops home.
The game plan was to establish the run and take advantage of the misdirection and deception of the double-wing, but that didn't work. So we started throwing the ball, and we felt like we were kind of picking apart their secondary, so we started going with it.
A ''just war'' is hospitable to every self-deception on the part of those waging it, none more than the certainty of virtue, under whose shelter every abomination can be committed with a clear conscience.
People who indulge in the acts of deception and debauchery are devoid of success. .
I'm outraged not only by his own deception, but his efforts to enlist players and assistant coaches in this scheme.
The Bush Administration's inflation of enrollment numbers disguises the problems that plague this privately-administered benefit. Deception will do nothing to help older and disabled get the medications they so desperately need.
Greed and deception are part of the 'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas' story -- and in that respect its publishers are not much different from the characters in their story.
O body, you are living in a dream! What good deeds have you done? When I stole something by deception, then my mind was pleased.
This case presents a deeply troubling picture of greed and deception at a large, publicly held company.
Kerry's sham economic indicator says that our economy was better under Jimmy Carter than under Ronald Reagan, a deception few Ohioans are likely to believe.
If people are innately saddled with certain sins and flaws, like selfishness, prejudice, sort-sightedness, and self-deception, then political reform would seem to be a waste of time.
All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must seem inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near.
It's the deception and when you think you are dealing with someone you think you can trust.
Deception of voters has become an accepted tactic.
This political senility and this deception by the Syrian security apparatus is a laughable farce and at the same time it seems they will use all means, even security, to shake up security (in Lebanon) to try to confuse the inquiry.
When I think of Kevin, I think of deception. He?s gangly. You don?t expect him to do some of the things he does.