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deceive Quotes

14 of the best book quotes about deceive
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“Phineas was a poor deceiver, having had no practice.”
John Knowles
author
A Separate Peace
book
Gene Forrester
Phineas
characters
youth
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“The bigger the lie, the more they believe it.”
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“Grown-ups don’t look like grown-ups on the inside.”
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Because of the self-confidence with which he had spoken, no one could tell whether what he said was very clever or very stupid.
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“You have to be a bit of a liar to tell a story the right way.”
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“To make up lost money he pulled tricks in the lot, a change artist of the first order. I saw him wish a well-to-do man Merry Christmas so volubly a five-spot in change for twenty was never missed.”
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“In politics, victory goes to those with cunning, mettle and deviousness, not those who have facts and principles on their side.”
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“The easiest way to steal a man’s wallet is to tell him you’re going to steal his watch.”
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“Eternity was in our lips and in our eyes. ”
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“Any given man sees only a tiny portion of the total truth, and very often, in fact almost ... perpetually, he deliberately deceives himself about that little precious fragment as well.”
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“Officers try to prove we are lying.”
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“Something else drove (Connor) to run to that porch, but whatever the real reason was, Connor’s keeping it to himself.”
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“Connor looks flustered and cornered for a moment before he comes to his senses and says, ‘Yeah. Yeah, I am.‘”
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″‘So… everything that happened back there was all a show?’ Now it’s Connor’s turn to be unsure. ‘I guess. Sort of. Wasn’t it?‘”

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