Hypocrisy Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about hypocrisy
  1. #1
    “Had I one friend, —or were it my worst enemy! —to whom, when sickened with the praises of all other men, I could daily betake myself, and be known as the vilest of all sinners, methinks my soul might keep itself alive thereby. Even thus much of truth would save me! But now, it is all falsehood! —all emptiness! —all death!”
  2. #2
    Nor could she help feeling, on more serious reflection, that, like many other great moralists and preachers, she had been eloquent on a point in which her own conduct would ill bear examination.
  3. #3
    “The Ministry of Peace concerns itself with war, the Ministry of Truth with lies, the Ministry of Love with torture and the Ministry of Plenty with starvation. These contradictions are not accidental, nor do they result from from ordinary hypocrisy: they are deliberate exercises in doublethink”
  4. #4
    “I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.”
  5. #5
    “She had an evil face, smoothed by hypocrisy; but her manners were excellent.”
  6. #6
    “There is no vice so simple but assumes
    Some mark of virtue on his outward parts.”
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