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Pretexts are not wanting when one wishes to use them.
[It., Non mancano pretesti quando si vuole.]

Pretexts are not wanting when one wishes to use them.
[It., Non mancano pretesti quando si vuole.]

by Goldoni Found in: Deceit Quotes,
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Attitudes are more important than facts.

Attitudes are more important than facts.

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Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering the weaknesses of others.

Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering the weaknesses of others.

by William Hazlitt Found in: Deceit Quotes,
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We never deceive for a good purpose: knavery adds malice to
falsehood.
[Fr., On ne trompe point en read more

We never deceive for a good purpose: knavery adds malice to
falsehood.
[Fr., On ne trompe point en bien; la fourberie ajoute la malice
au mensonge.]

by Jean De La Bruyere Found in: Deceit Quotes,
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God is not averse to deceit in a holy cause.

God is not averse to deceit in a holy cause.

by Aeschylus Found in: Deceit Quotes,
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But Esau's hands suit ill with Jacob's voice.

But Esau's hands suit ill with Jacob's voice.

by John Dryden Found in: Deceit Quotes,
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Facts are many, but the truth is one.

Facts are many, but the truth is one.

by Rabindranath Tagore Found in: Facts Quotes,
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A fact in itself is nothing. It is valuable only for the idea attached to it, or for the proof read more

A fact in itself is nothing. It is valuable only for the idea attached to it, or for the proof which it furnishes.

by Claude Bernard Found in: Facts Quotes,
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Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly wherever and read more

Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly wherever and to whatever abysses nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.

by Thomas Huxley Found in: Facts Quotes,
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