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Deceit Quotes

The easiest person to deceive is one's own self.

Author: Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873)

Profession: British Novelist, Poet

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. You may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all the time; but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.

Author: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Profession: Sixteenth President of the USA

Deceive the rich and powerful if you will, but don't insult them.

Author: Japanese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Japanese Origin

You can fool all the people all the time if the advertising budget is big enough.

Author: Ed Rollins


Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.

Author: Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)

Profession: British Novelist, Poet