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Hypocrisy Quotes

Famous Quotes & Quotations About Hypocrisy:

A great deal of what passes for current Christianity consists in denouncing other people's vices and faults.
~ Henry H. Williams.

Children lack morality, but they also lack fake morality.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960.

Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you'll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others.
~ Jacob M. Braude.

Few love to hear the sins they love to act.
~ William Shakespeare.

Forbear to judge, for we are sinners all.
~ William Shakespeare, Henry VI.

Go put your creed into your deed.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.

God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
~ William Shakespeare.

A man generally has two reasons for doing a thing. One that sounds good, and a real one.
~ J. Pierpoint Morgan.

All of us are experts at practicing virtue at a distance.
~ Theodore M. Hesburgh.

He does not believe who does not live according to his belief.
~ Thomas Fuller.

How seldom we weigh our neighbors in the same balance as ourselves.
~ Thomas à Kempis.

It's called torture. And for any country to try and pretend it's the “moral” leader of the world, or champions “freedom” whilst at the same time systematically torturing suspects is hypocritical at very best.

Many of us believe that wrongs aren't wrong if it's done by nice people like ourselves.
~ Author Unknown.

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.
~ H.G. Wells.

Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.
~ Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar for 1894.

One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others.
~ Moliere.

People are very inclined to set moral standards for others.
~ Elizabeth Drew, The New Yorker, 16 February 1987.

Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing.
~ Edmund Burke.

In the last analysis we must be judged by what we do and not by what we believe. We are as we behave - with a very small margin of credit for our unmanifested vision of how we might behave if we could take the trouble.
~ Geoffrey L. Rudd, The British Vegetarian, September/October 1962.

It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
~ Alfred Adler.

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