Hypocrisy Quotes

Hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays to virtue.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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.
Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex (1950)

An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.
Michael Korda
Ambrose bierce - politeness, n. the most acceptable hypocrisy....
Courage and modesty are the most unequivocal of virtues, for they are of a kind that hypocrisy cannot imitate they too have this quality in common, that they are expressed by the same color.
Johann von Goethe
Ralph waldo emerson - every man alone is sincere. at the entrance of a...

Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises; for never intending to go beyond promises; it costs nothing.
Edmund Burke
A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy.
Benjamin Disraeli, Speech in the House of Commons, Mar. 3, 1845
Hypocrisy, the lie, is the true sister of evil, intolerance, and cruelty.
Raisa M. Gorbachev