Hypocrisy Quotes, Sayings about being fake - Page 2
Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.
- Lord Chesterfield
Children lack morality, but they also lack fake morality.
I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.
- Oscar Wilde
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
~George Bernard Shaw
Most people enjoy the inferiority of their best friends.
- Lord Chesterfield
It is a good divine that follows his own instructions.
People are quick to judge, but slow to correct themselves.
He does not believe who does not live according to his belief.
~ Thomas Fuller
We are all hypocrites. We cannot see ourselves or judge ourselves the way we see and judge others.
- José Emilio Pacheco
Because hypocrisy stinks in the nostrils one is likely to rate it as a more powerful agent for destruction than it is.
~ Rebecca West
One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others.
Hypocrisy is a tribute that vice pays to virtue.
- François de La Rochefoucauld
Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents… pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.
The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity.
Politeness, n. The most acceptable hypocrisy.
~ Ambrose Bierce
All of us are experts at practicing virtue at a distance.
~Theodore M. Hesburgh
Don’t trip over your own words and fall into hypocrisy.
They say there’s a heaven for those who will wait. Some say it’s better, but I say it ain’t. I’d rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints. Sinners are much more fun.
- Billy Joel
Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy.
Your religion is what you do when the sermon is over.
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
- Adlai E. Stevenson II
Most everyone seems willing to be a fool himself, but he can’t bear to have anyone else one.
Thats called hypocrisy, you shuck face piece of -!
- James Dashner
Hypocrisy has its own elegant symmetry.
- Julie Metz
Hypocrisy is a quality found in others. I am an optimist. I believe that saying the right thing will eventually cause people to do the right thing for me.