Deception Quotes

E. v. lucas - the art of life is to show your hand. there is no...
I believe there is no source of deception in the investigation of nature which can compare with a fixed belief that certain kinds of phenomena are impossible.
William James

A military operation involves deception. Even though you are competent, appear to be incompetent. Though effective, appear to be ineffective.
Sun - Tzu
There is one and only one social responsibility of business - To use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition without deception or fraud.
Milton Friedman
Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it. The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.
Elias Canetti
The only charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception necessary for both parties.
Oscar Wilde

Sun - tzu - war is based on deception....
Sun - tzu - all warfare is based on deception. there is no...
The worst of all deceptions is self - Deception.
Saul Bellow
Acting is a form of deception, and actors can mesmerize themselves almost as easily as an audience.
Leo Rosten