Deception Quotes

Oscar wilde - the only charm of marriage is that it makes a...
The worst of all deceptions is self - Deception.
Saul Bellow

The art of life is to show your hand. There is no diplomacy like candor. You may lose by it now and then, but it will be a loss well gained if you do. Nothing is so boring as having to keep up a deception.
E. V. Lucas
All warfare is based on deception. There is no place where espionage is not used. Offer the enemy bait to lure him.
Sun - Tzu
War is based on deception.
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

Sun - tzu - a military operation involves deception. even...
Leo rosten - acting is a form of deception, and actors can...
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
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