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Deception Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about deception
  1. #1
    “God hath given you one face, and you make yourself another.”
  2. #2
    “False face must hide what the false heart doth know.”
  3. #3
    “The Devil hath power
    To assume a pleasing shape.”
  4. #4
    “O serpent heart hid with a flowering face!
    Did ever a dragon keep so fair a cave?
    Beautiful tyrant, feind angelical, dove feather raven, wolvish-ravening lamb! Despised substance of devinest show, just opposite to what thou justly seemest - A dammed saint, an honourable villain!”
  5. #5
    “The Play’s the Thing, wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the King.”
  6. #6
    “I think, sweetest child, that we should strike a bargain, you and I: if Westley wants to marry you still, bless you both. If, for reasons unpleasant to mention, his pride will not let him, then you will marry me, as planned, and be the Queen of Florin.”
  7. #7
    “If we are true to ourselves, we can not be false to anyone.”
  8. #8
    “Your face, my thane, is as a book where men
    May read strange matters. To beguile the time,
    Look like the time; bear welcome in your eye,
    Your hand, your tongue: look like the innocent flower,
    But be the serpent under’t.”
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