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Hypocrisy in anything whatever may deceive the cleverest and most penetrating man, but the least wide-awake of children recognizes it, read more

Hypocrisy in anything whatever may deceive the cleverest and most penetrating man, but the least wide-awake of children recognizes it, and is revolted by it, however ingeniously it may be disguised

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Oh, for a forty-parson power to chant
Thy praise, Hypocrisy! Oh, for a hymn
Loud as the read more

Oh, for a forty-parson power to chant
Thy praise, Hypocrisy! Oh, for a hymn
Loud as the virtues thou dost loudly vaunt,
Not practise!

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

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

by William Shakespeare Found in: Hypocrisy Quotes,
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And prate and preach about what others prove,
As if the world and they were hand and glove.

And prate and preach about what others prove,
As if the world and they were hand and glove.

by William Cowper Found in: Hypocrisy Quotes,
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It is easy for men to talk one thing and think another.

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

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When we abolish the slavery of half of humanity, together with the whole system of hypocrisy it implies, then the read more

When we abolish the slavery of half of humanity, together with the whole system of hypocrisy it implies, then the "division" of humanity will reveal its genuine significance and the human couple will find its true form.

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We are oft to blame in this,
'Tis too much proved, that with devotion's visage
And pious read more

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.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Hypocrisy Quotes,
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And the veil
Spun from the cobweb fashion of the times,
TO hid the feeling heart?

And the veil
Spun from the cobweb fashion of the times,
TO hid the feeling heart?

by Mark Akenside Found in: Hypocrisy 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 read more

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.

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Hypocrisy Quotes,
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