"The easiest way to be cheated is to believe yourself to be more cunning than others."
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"Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will."
"Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth."
"Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest."
"Who had deceived thee so often as thyself?"
"Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves."
"We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves."
"Life is the art of being well deceived."
"Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering the weaknesses of others."
"The people of the world having once been deceived, suspect deceit in truth itself."
"Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another."
"To give up pretensions is as blessed a relief as to get them ratified."
"It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver."
"The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others."
"The craftiest trickery are too short and ragged a cloak to cover a bad heart."
"We like to be deceived."
"Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment."
"Every cloud has a silver lining."
"One approaches the journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe."
"What shall he fear that does not fear death."
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