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    hypocrisy Quotes

    Every race, every art has its hypocrisy. The world is fed with a little truth and many lies.
    — Romain Rolland
    tags: truth  world  lies  hypocrisy  race 
    God requireth not a uniformity of religion to be enacted in any civil state; which enforced uniformity (sooner or later) is the greatest occasion of civil war, ravishing of conscience, persecution of Christ Jesus in his servants, and of the hypocrisy and destruction of millions of souls.
    — Roger Williams
    The idea that the majority of students attend a university for an education independent of the degree and grades is a hypocrisy everyone is happier not to expose. Occasionally some students do arrive for an education but rote and mechanical nature of the institution soon converts them to a less idealic attitude
    — Robert M. Pirsig
    There are some truths, however, that we should never forget: Superstition has always been the relentless enemy of science; faith has been a hater of demonstration; hypocrisy has been sincere only in its dread of truth, and all religions are inconsistent with mental freedom.
    — Robert Green Ingersoll
    The greatest superstition now entertained by public men is that hypocrisy is the royal road to success.
    — Robert Green Ingersoll
    tags: men  hypocrisy  success 
    He (Thomas Paine) saw oppression on every hand; injustice everywhere; hypocrisy at the altar; venality on the bench, tyranny on the throne; and with a splendid courage he espoused the cause of the weak against the strong
    — Robert Green Ingersoll
    Fear is a dagger with which hypocrisy assassinates the soul.
    — Robert Green Ingersoll
    tags: fear  soul  hypocrisy 
    The man Dickens, whom the world at large thought it knew, stood for all the Victorian virtues - probity, kindness, hard work, sympathy for the down-trodden, the sanctity of domestic life - even as his novels exposed the violence, hypocrisy, greed, and cruelty of the Victorian age.
    — Robert Gottlieb
    It is our hypocrisy and self-focus that drains us. When we become purpose centered, internally directed other focused and externally open, we discover energy we didn't know we had.
    — Robert E. Quinn
    tags: energy  hypocrisy 
    There's a lot more hypocrisy than before. Racism has gone back underground.
    — Richard Pryor
    tags: hypocrisy  gone  racism 
    Why had such a promising world been crucified on the tree of obligation, thorned by duties, hanged by hypocrisy, smothered by customs?
    — Richard Bach
    tags: world  hypocrisy 
    Every veil secretly desires to be lifted, except the veil of Hypocrisy.
    — Richard B. Garnett
    tags: desires  hypocrisy 
    Modesty is the delicate form of hypocrisy.
    — Remy de Gourmont
    tags: hypocrisy 
    This insinuation of the interests of the self into even the most ideal enterprises and most universal objectives, envisaged in moments of highest rationality, makes hypocrisy an inevitable by product of all virtuous endeavor.
    — Reinhold Niebuhr
    tags: self  moment  hypocrisy 
    Perhaps the most significant moral characteristic of a nation is its hypocrisy.
    — Reinhold Niebuhr
    tags: hypocrisy  morals 
    anyone own a disease? I was also startled at the level of hypocrisy. How can a leading make up company not sign onto the "Campaign for Safe Cosmetics" and at the same time promote itself as leading the fight against breast cancer?
    — Ravida Din
    tags: time  fight  hypocrisy  company 
    The disappearance of your person is not your disappearance, remember; on the contrary, it is your appearance. As your person disappears, your personality falls away; your individuality, your individual arises. To have a personality is hypocrisy. To be an individual is your birthright.
    — Rajneesh
    My function here is to destroy all hypocrisy in you.
    — Rajneesh
    tags: hypocrisy 
    There is no heaven and there is no hell. They are not geographical, they are part of your psychology. They are psychological. To live the life of spontaneity, truth, love, beauty is to live in heaven. To live the life of hypocrisy, lies, compromises,to live according to others, is to live in hell. To live in freedom is heaven, and to live in subjection is hell.
    — Rajneesh
    Hypocrisy, the lie, is the true sister of evil, intolerance, and cruelty.
    — Raisa Gorbacheva
    tags: evil  lies  true  hypocrisy  cruelty 
    Whereas religious prayers sing of peace and harmony, religion has divided human beings through an atrocious history of enmity and bloodshed. Yet, behind the veil of superficiality and hypocrisy, I always believed in the inherent beauty of God that lies at the essence of all true spiritual paths.
    — Radhanath Swami
    The more faithful preachers are to the Word of God in their preaching, the more liable they are to the charge of hypocrisy. Why? Because the more faithful people are to the Word of God the higher the message is that they will preach. The higher the message, the further they will be from obeying themselves.
    — R. C. Sproul
    tags: people  hypocrisy  god 
    Hate begets hate, violence engenders violence, hypocrisy is answered by hypocrisy, war generates war, and love creates love.
    — Pitirim Sorokin
    tags: hate  violence  hypocrisy  war 
    Jesus reserved his hardest words for the hidden sins of hypocrisy, pride, greed and legalism.
    — Philip Yancey
    tags: greed  hypocrisy  jesus  sin  pride 
    Like no other writer in contemporary American literature, Brock Clarke has a way of looking at us, I mean looking straight at us-warts, lots of warts, and beauty and hypocrisy and love, too, the gamut. And hes done it again in this brilliant The Happiest People in the World, a novel that is as hilarious and thought-provoking as it is ultimately, deadly, deadly serious. I for one am grateful hes out there-watching our every move.
    — Peter Orner
    Actually, we have misdefined "hypocrisy." Hypocrisy is not the failure to practice what you preach but the failure to believe it. Hypocrisy is propaganda.
    — Peter Kreeft
    What a pleasure to hear Michael Savage backtalk to Hillary [Clinton]. You know, there is such hypocrisy with her. I didn't start out as a Clinton basher; I started out hopeful years ago. What she's doing here is merely damage control because her drugs have come under criticism.
    — Peter Breggin
    Even modern English people are imperious, superior, ridden by class. All of the hypocrisy and the difficulties that are endemic in being British also make it an incredibly fertile place culturally. A brilliant place to live. Sad but true.
    — Pete Townshend
    tags: people  live  sad  true  hypocrisy 
    This world is so full of hypocrisy, the only way you can be honest is to be a hermit.
    — Pete Seeger
    tags: world  hypocrisy 
    In each human heart terror survives The ravin it has gorged: the loftiest fear All that they would disdain to think were true: Hypocrisy and custom make their minds The fanes of many a worship, now outworn. They dare not devise good for man's estate, And yet they know not that they do not dare.
    — Percy Bysshe Shelley
    tags: fear  heart  human  hypocrisy  worship  mind 
    Hypocrisy is annoying but not evil. Someone who says one thing and does another has doubled their chances of being half right.
    — Penn Jillette
    tags: evil  chance  right  hypocrisy 
    The idea of democracy has been stripped of it moral imperatives and come to denote hollowness and hypocrisy.
    — Paul Wellstone
    English is the language of a people ho have probably earned their reputation for perfidy and hypocrisy because their language itself is so flexible, so often light-headed with with statements which appear to mean one thing one year and quite a different thing the next.
    — Paul Scott
    I think [audiences are] more aware now of the contradictions in mainstream culture, the phony piety that permeates society, the inhumane hypocrisy.
    — Paul Krassner
    We will not adopt the fantastic hypocrisy of modern conservatism which preaches the values of families and communities, while conducting a direct assault on them through reduced wages and conditions and job security.
    — Paul Keating
    Be honest with yourself. The world is not honest with you. The world loves hypocrisy. When you are honest with yourself you find the road to inner peace.
    — Paramahansa Yogananda
    tags: peace  world  hypocrisy 
    Sex and hypocrisy. They go together like coffee and cream.
    — Paolo Bacigalupi
    tags: hypocrisy  sex 
    Hypocrisy, false labels, can create slogans but no poems; propaganda but not life: there are no roots, there are no realities to nurture creative work.
    — Pablo Antonio Cuadra
    The deadliest Pharisaism today is not hypocrisy, but unconscious unreality.
    — Oswald Chambers
    tags: hypocrisy 
    The reason we see hypocrisy and fraud and unreality in others is because they are all in our own hearts. The great characteristic of a saint is humility-Yes, all those things and other evils would have been manifested in me but for the grace of God, therefore I have no right to judge.
    — Oswald Chambers
    tags: evil  heart  grace  right  hypocrisy  god 
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