deception Quotes

We consume far too many animal products, processed and refined foods, saturated fats, and empty calories. Industries that profit from both our ignorance and our misfortune spoon-feed us confusion and deception.
tags: animals food deception confusion ignorance
— Kris Carr
The essence of football was blocking, tackling, and execution based on timing, rhythm and deception.
tags: timing deception football
— Knute Rockne
Fortunately, the mind is restless; when it uncovers a layer of its own deception, gives up an illusion, exposes a lie, it does not stand idle for long before the collapse of its earlier assumptions.
tags: lies illusion deception mind
— Kim Chernin
Social engineering is using manipulation, influence and deception to get a person, a trusted insider within an organization, to comply with a request, and the request is usually to release information or to perform some sort of action item that benefits that attacker.
tags: people action influence deception
— Kevin Mitnick
Social engineering is using deception, manipulation and influence to convince a human who has access to a computer system to do something, like click on an attachment in an e-mail.
tags: human influence deception computer
— Kevin Mitnick
Certainly, it seems true enough that there's a good deal of irony in the world... I mean, if you live in a world full of politicians and advertising, there's obviously a lot of deception.
tags: live world true irony deception
— Kenneth Koch
The assumption that seeing is believing makes us susceptible to visual deception.
tags: seeing deception
— Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Spin' is a polite word for deception. Spinners mislead by means that range from subtle omissions to outright lies. Spin paints a false picture of reality by bending facts, mischaracterizing the words of others, ignoring or denying crucial evidence, or just 'spinning a yarn' - by making things up.
tags: reality lies deception facts
— Kathleen Hall Jamieson
If you want to become fully mature in the Lord, you must learn to love truth. Otherwise, you will always leave open a door of deception for the enemy to take what is meant to be yours.
tags: enemies truth enemy deception learn
— Joyce Meyer
[The notion of separating church and state with such policies as disallowing prayer in public schools] is a deception from Satan.
tags: deception prayer church satan
— Joyce Meyer
A lot of people experience the world with the same incredulity as when a magician pulls a rabbit out of a hat."We know that the world is not all sleight of hand and deception because we are in it, we are part of it. Actually we are the white rabbit being pulled out of the hat. The only difference beween us and the white rabbit is that the rabbit does not realize it is taking part in a magic trick.
tags: people world magic experience deception
— Jostein Gaarder
Novel-writing is a bit like deception. You lie as little as you possibly can. That's the way I do it, anyway.
tags: lies deception
— Joseph O'Neill
I come from all places and to all places I go: I am art among the arts and mountain among mountains. I know the strange names of flowers and herbs and of fatal deceptions and magnificent griefs. In night's darkness I've seen raining down on my head pure flames, flashing rays of beauty divine.
tags: beauty grief darkness night divine deception flowers
— Jose Marti
Bob [Dylan] is not authentic at all. He's a plagiarist, and his name and voice are fake. Everything about Bob is a deception. We are like night and day, he and I.
tags: night authentic deception
— Joni Mitchell
Empire of Deception is a sure thing-a book guaranteed to entertain and make you rich (in knowledge, that is). Dean Jobb has found a fascinating yet little-known jazz-age tale and told it with style and smarts. Get in on the action.
tags: smart action deception book fascinating
— Jonathan Eig
Any seeming deception in a statement is costly, not only in the expense of the advertising but in the detrimental effect produced upon the customer, who believes she has been misled.
tags: believe deception
— John Wanamaker
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
tags: deception lying
— John Ruskin
If you alter or obscure the Biblical portrait of God in order to attract converts, you don't get converts to God, you get converts to an illusion. This is not evangelism, but deception.
tags: illusion deception god evangelism
— John Piper
It should be obvious that this pattern of systematic holes and gaps in Iraq's declaration is not the result of accidents, editing oversights or technical mistakes. These are material omissions that - in our view - constitute another material breach. It is up to Iraq to prove that there is some other explanation besides the obvious one, that this declaration is just one more act of deception in a history of lies from a defiant dictator.
tags: lies mistakes deception
— John Negroponte
In itself, the practice of deception is not particularly exacting; it is a matter of experience, of professional expertise, it is a facility most of us can acquire.
tags: experience deception
— John le Carre
The church today is riddled with fad doctrines and new sounds that distract from the clear message of the Great commission in the New Testament. Any message that attracts you which does not bring glory to Christ is the message of a seducing spirit and the man giving it is in deception.
tags: men giving deception church christ spirit
— John Hagee
Man seems to be an animal whose capacity for lies is only equalled by his credulity; it does no good to let battalions of cats outof bags, to produce whole harems of naked facts, people eat the same three meals daily deception, and are always ready to turn with fury upon the purveyors of bagless cats and facts undraped. Probably their instinct is wise. Who knows?
tags: animals men people lies deception facts cat wise instinct
— John Dos Passos
The flesh is willing to flatter itself, and many who now give themselves every indulgence, promise to themselves an easy entrance into life. THus men practice mutual deception on each other and fall asleep in wicked indifference.
tags: men deception
— John Calvin
An offended heart is the breeding ground of deception.
tags: heart deception
— John Bevere
James says that you deceive yourself if you only hear the Word but do not do it. How many people live in this deception their whole life-hearing and hearing, but never even trying to do what they hear!
tags: people live deception
— Johan Oscar Smith
The art of a magician is not found in the simple deception, but in what surrounds it, the construction of a reality which supports the illusion.
tags: reality illusion deception
— Jim Steinmeyer
Unlike a mere deception or a simple secret, which gives the impression that something's been taken away, a great magician makes you feel like something's been given to you.
tags: secret deception
— Jim Steinmeyer
Deception is everywhere.
tags: deception
— Jim Sanborn
Cosmologies are made up of small snippets of physical reality that have been remodeled by society into vast cosmic deceptions.
tags: society reality deception
— Jeremy Rifkin
Deception by an omission of the truth is as bad as a lie.
tags: truth lies bad deception
— Jennifer Chiaverini
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tags: truth deception fools
— Jeffrey K. Zeig
I am who I am, you are who you are, and everything else is a perception based on acceptance, deception, smoke, mirrors, and so on. It's what's between us that seems to justify our accidental identities.
— Jason Mraz
An economy where advertisers thrive while journalists and artists struggle, reflects the values of a society more interested in deception and manipulation than in truth and beauty
tags: beauty truth society value struggle deception artist
— Jaron Lanier
Deception is a tactic: use it. Do whatever it takes to win.
tags: deception
— Janet Morris
Deception is a state of mind and the mind of the State.
tags: deception mind
— James Jesus Angleton
The demagogue is usually sly, a detractor of others, a professor of humility and disinterestedness, a great stickler for equality as respects all above him, a man who acts in corners, and avoids open and manly expositions of his course, calls blackguards gentlemen, and gentlemen folks, appeals to passions and prejudices rather than to reason, and is in all respects, a man of intrigue and deception, of sly cunning and management.
— James F. Cooper
Human beings are under the control of a strange force that bends them in absurd ways, forcing them to play a role in a bizarre game of deception.
tags: human control deception games absurd
— Jacques Vallee
There is as much deception in noise as there is in silence
tags: silence deception
— Jacqueline Carey
I used to think most Democrats in Congress who voted for [ObamaCare] really believed they were doing something good for the poor and the middle class. Now I wonder. It's crystal clear that just about everything President Barack Obama promised about his health plan was false, his deception deliberate. If Democrats really cared for the people harmed by the law, you'd think they'd admit their mistake, try to fix it. They haven't.
tags: health people law mistakes wonder poor deception congress
— Jack Kelly
Machiavelli says that if as a ruler you accept that your every action must pass moral scrutiny, you will without fail be defeated by an opponent who submits to no such moral test. To hold on to power, you have not only to master the crafts of deception and treachery but to be prepared to use them where necessary.
tags: power action master deception craft morals fail
— J. M. Coetzee