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The crafty person is always in danger; and when they think they walk in the dark, all their pretenses are transparent.

Author: John Tillotson (1630-1694)

Profession: British Theologian - Archbishop of Canterbury

The art of using deceit and cunning grow continually weaker and less effective to the user.

Author: John Tillotson (1630-1694)

Profession: British Theologian - Archbishop of Canterbury

A deception that elevates us is dearer than a host of low truths.

Author: Marina Tsvetaeva (1892-1941)

Profession: Russian Poet

When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people.

Author: Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Profession: American Humorist, Writer

Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.

Author: Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Profession: American Humorist, Writer

Everyone is born sincere and die deceivers.

Author: Marquis De Vauvenargues (1715-1747)

Profession: French Moralist

The art of pleasing is the art of deception.

Author: Marquis De Vauvenargues (1715-1747)

Profession: French Moralist