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Constant at Church and 'Change; his gains were sure; His givings rare, save farthings to the poor.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Moral Essays (ep. III, l. 347)

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Thou hast prevariated with thy friend, By underhand contrivances undone me: And while my open nature trusted in thee, Thou hast stept in between me and my hopes, And ravish'd from me all my soul held dear. Thou hast betray'd me.

Nicholas Rowe Quotes , Source: Lady Jane Grey (act II, sc. 1. 235)

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Not he who scorns the Saviour's yoke Should wear his cross upon the heart.

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller Quotes , Source: The Fight with the Dragon (st. 24)

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We are oft to blame in this, 'Tis too much proved, that with devotion's visage And pious action we do sugar o'er The devil himself.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Hamlet Prince of Denmark (Ophelia at III, i)

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Let me be cruel, not unnatural; I will speak daggers to her, but use none. My tongue and soul in this be hypocrites: How in my words somever she be shent, To give them seals never, my soul, consent!

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Hamlet Prince of Denmark (Hamlet at III, ii)

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Away, and mock the time with fairest show; False face must hide what the false heart doth khow.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Macbeth (Macbeth at I, vii)

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O serpent heart, hid with a flow'ring face! Did ever dragon keep so fair a cave?

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Romeo and Juliet (Juliet at III, ii)

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It is easy for men to talk one thing and think another.

Syrus (Publilius Syrus) Quotes , Source: Maxims

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How inexpressible is the meanness of being a hypocrite! how horrible is it to be a mischievous and malignant hypocrite. - Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire),

Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire) Quotes , Source: A Philosophical Dictionary--Philosopher (sec. I)

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A man I knew who lived upon a smile, And well it fed him; he look'd plump and fair, While rankest venom foam'd through every vein.

Edward Young Quotes , Source: Night Thoughts (night VIII, l. 336)

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An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition. •Michael Korda We ought to see far enough into a hypocrite to see even his sincerity. •G. K. Chesterton Often a noble face hides filthy ways. •Euripides The only vice which cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy.

Michael Korda Quotes

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The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity.

André Gide Quotes

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With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.

Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes

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We have, in fact, two kinds of morality side by side: one which we preach but do not practice, and another which we practice but seldom preach.

Bertrand Russell Quotes

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