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White lies are at the other end of the spectrum of deception from lies in a serious crisis. They are the most common and the most ...
Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it. The children very quickly figure 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 w ...
Self-deception is nature; hypocrisy is art.
The demagogue is usually sly, a detractor of others, a professor of humility and disinterestedness, a great stickler for equality ...
Most of our platitudes notwithstanding, self-deception remains the most difficult deception. The tricks that work on others count ...
Overworked assonance, nonsense,
juxtaposition of words for words' sake
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Man seems to be an animal whose capacity for lies is only equalled by his credulity; it does no good to let battalions of cats out ...
I pray to God that I shall not live one hour after I have thought of using deception.
Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting that it can only be misery to live in folly, illusion, deception and ignoranc ...
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