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I always tell people that religious institutions and political institutions should be separate. So while I'm telling people this, I myself continue with them combined. Hypocrisy!
The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing.
A Conservative Government is an organized hypocrisy.
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I find capitalism repugnant. It is filthy, it is gross, it is alienating... because it causes war, hypocrisy and competition.
With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.
Hypocrisy is the essence of snobbery, but all snobbery is about the problem of belonging.
Politeness, n: The most acceptable hypocrisy.
Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation.
Honore de Balzac
Liberty is the right of every man to be honest, to think and to speak without hypocrisy.
In England the only homage which they pay to Virtue - is hypocrisy.
The idea of democracy has been stripped of it moral imperatives and come to denote hollowness and hypocrisy.
There are three things in the world that deserve no mercy, hypocrisy, fraud, and tyranny.
Frederick William Robertson
Why does the rest of the world put up with the hypocrisy, the need to put a happy face on sorrow, the need to keep on keeping on?... I don't know the answer, I know only that I can't.
Mathematics allows for no hypocrisy and no vagueness.
Because hypocrisy stinks in the nostrils one is likely to rate it as a more powerful agent for destruction than it is.
Hypocrisy is the outside of cynicism.
When I saw corruption, I was forced to find truth on my own. I couldn't swallow the hypocrisy.
Honest discussions - even and perhaps especially on topics about which we disagree - can help us resist hypocrisy and arrogance. They can also help us live up to the basic ideals, such as liberty and justice for all, on which our country was founded.
Kids have what I call a built-in hypocrisy antenna that comes up and blocks out what you're saying when you're being a hypocrite.
Rude contact with facts chased my visions and dreams quickly away, and in their stead I beheld the horrors, the corruption, the evils and hypocrisy of society, and as I stood among them, a young wife, a great wail of agony went out from my soul.
Hypocrisy is a value that I think has been embraced by the Republican Party. We get lectured by people all day long about moral values by people who have their own moral shortcomings.
No habit or quality is more easily acquired than hypocrisy, nor any thing sooner learned than to deny the sentiments of our hearts and the principle we act from: but the seeds of every passion are innate to us, and nobody comes into the world without them.
Bernard de Mandeville
Candor and accountability in a democracy is very important. Hypocrisy has no place.
There's a lot more hypocrisy than before. Racism has gone back underground.
When people talk, they lay lines on each other, do a lot of role playing, sidestep, shilly-shally and engage in all manner of vagueness and innuendo. We do this and expect others to do it, yet at the same time we profess to long for the plain truth, for people to say what they mean, simple as that. Such hypocrisy is a human universal.
Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Discretion is the polite word for hypocrisy.
Hypocrisy is not a way of getting back to the moral high ground. Pretending you're moral, saying your moral is not the same as acting morally.
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