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Silent people can be misleading, suggesting profundity and thoughtfulness where there may be none.
The swim at Deception Island was by far the hardest swim I've ever done. Antarctica is a very unforgiving environment. If you don't train properly, you'll die.
Racism keeps people who are being managed from finding out the truth through contact with each other.
The press can't write the kind of things they write, which are lies.The stories are fabrications and false. And the only thing I say is hopefully, hopefully, our patriotic movement will overcome this terrible deception.
Michael Bassey Johnson
When you are in the company of lunatics, behave like a lunatic. When you are in the company of intelligentsias, speak with brilliance...that is how a chameleon behaves, the territory changes it, and it adapts to the changes.
After a victim is made to participate in an act of evil, the people in charge put a lot of energy into convincing the child or adult that he or she is evil and a perpetrator rather than a victim.p324
Believers need the gift of discernment, or at least respect for the opinions of those who have it . . .believers are to test the various spirits and doctrines that abound. Most of all we are to test them against the standard of the Word of God.
Unfinished promises are the one thing we’ll always have to live with.
Some words are sweet but unprotifable! Some are bitter but important. First weigh your words on the counter of integrity and speak not only because your words are sweet, but because they contain the truth!
Patience protects you from deception
Compromise is the welcome mat to deception.
Michelle, since the first day I met you I knew you were the one for me. I knew that I would make you my wife. I love waking up to your beautiful face every morning and seeing you before I close my eyes each night. I love you with everything in me, and I promise to be the man that you need for the rest of our lifetime together. Would you do me the honor of being my wife?
This monograph by Special Agent Ken Lanning (1992) is merely a guide for those who may investigate this phenomenon, as the title indicates, and not a study. The author is a well known skeptic regarding cult and ritual abuse allegations and has consulted on a number of cases but to our knowledge has not personally investigated the majority of these cases, some of which have produced convictions. p179 [refers to Lanning, K. V. (1992) Investigator's guide to allegations of "ritual" child abuse. Quantico, VA: National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime.]
The most dangerous enemy is not the one who lingers behind you in the shadows, but the one who walks beside you as a friend.
Politics is a delicate art of saying what people want to hear and doing what people don't want to hear
Jean De La Fontaine
It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
To know when to use the truth is the essence of successful deception
To many men much-wandering hope comes as a boon, but to many others it is the deception of vain desires.
Any government that places profit before people is pure evil.
The pleasure of despair. But then, it is in despair that we find the most acute pleasure, especially when we are aware of the hopelessness of the situation... ...everything is a mess in which it is impossible to tell what's what, but that despite this impossibility and deception it still hurts you, and the less you can understand, the more it hurts.
Wayne Gerard Trotman
Deception and privileged secrets are common facets of politics.
The consequences of President Johnsons campaign of deliberate deception regarding Vietnam could hardly have been more catastrophic for the nation, the military, the president, his party, and the presidency itself.
The low minded are fond of deception the nature of low-minded people never changes.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Any advice which does not lead to self-improvement is misleading.
It is important to realize that a person with the gift of discernment can often tell the difference between what is of God and what is not. Such a person can often point out false teachings or false teachers—he has an almost uncanny ability to perceive hypocrisy, shallowness, deceit, or phoniness.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
If a nation wants to be deceived, let it be deceived! Through this way, they will learn the truth after many deceptions and pains! Truth and time are the greatest teachers, they are the greatest instructors!
The supreme mystery of despotism, its prop and stay, is to keep men in a state of deception, and with the specious title of religion to cloak the fear by which they must be held in check, so that they will fight for their servitude as if for salvation.
Charles Caleb Colton
It is best, if possible, to deceive no one; for he that ... begins by deceiving others, will end ... by deceiving himself.
For you, it’s all about money, money, money. But what about the forests I say? Some of those trees have been there for hundreds of years. What right have you to destroy that?
Adoptees deserve open records because deception and partial truths do not set us free.
It's the giving that makes one stronger, but sometimes the taking can make one weaker, if even vulnerable or blinding.
The more lies you tell the more stories you have to remember.
Poor people make a very poor business of it when they try to seem rich.
Thinking always deceives us when it becomes a substitute for action.
The Chinese general Sun Tzu said that all war was based on deception. Oscar Wilde said the same thing of romance.
There is no killing the suspicion that deceit has once begotten.
but sometimes deception is needed not to hurt the ones we care for.
Where there is SMOKE there is usually FIRE. Believe NONE of what you hear and HALF of what you SEE!
i have to love myself more than i love him, in order to leave him.
For the great majority of mankind are satisfied with appearances, as though they were realities, and are often more influenced by the things that seem than by those that are.
T. S. Eliot
Ambition fortifies the will of man to become ruler over other men: it operates with deception, cajolery, and violence, it is the action of impurity upon impurity.
Jasleen Kaur Gumber
…I wanted to remove, my diamond earrings, for I felt they were, weighing a little heavy. I wanted to remove my heels, for I felt they were, taking me a little, above the ground, than I needed to be. I wanted to, throw away my blazer, for it was too much, of a thick layer, to what I am deep inside.” (Poem- Unambitious, Book- Ginger and Honey)
People come to music to seek oblivion: is that not also a form of deception?
If, after a rigid examination, it be found an imposition, it should be extensively published to the world as such; the evidences and arguments on which the imposture was detected, should be clearly and logically stated, that those who have been sincerely yet unfortunately deceived, may perceive the nature of the deception and be reclaimed, and that those who continue to publish the delusion, may be exposed and silenced.
The keepers would give the gorillas an assortment of fruits and vegetables each afternoon, and on this particular occasion, Judy Sievert tossed Nina an apple, which rolled away. Instead of going to get it, Nina just 'sat there sadly,' in Judy's words. Judy continued her rounds, handing out yams and apples to the other gorillas, but Nina sat there looking appleless and downtrodden. Taking pity, Judy tossed her another apple. As soon as Nina had it, she got up and went over to where the first apple had rolled away, taking it too.
Marie dini bir kitap okumaktadır. - “ Ve ağzından hiç yalan çıkmadı…Tanrım! Tanrım! Bakma bana! Ama ona bir kadın getirdiler, kocasını aldatmış, orta yere diktiler… O dediki seni lanetlemiyorum. Çekil git karşımdan.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Do not deceive yourself.
We worked through the “alien abduction” memory and discovered that the “spaceship” was parked in the courtyard of the cult training centre. An insider had been instructed that if the survivor began to remember the ritual abuse, she was to make her remember the alien abduction, so that nobody would believe her account of the ritual abuse. This programme did not work in this case, but you can imagine the larger consequences of such a ruse.
This isn't to say politics is full of lies and liars; it has no more liars than other fields do. Actually one heads very few proper lies in politics. Using vague, slippery, of just meaningless language is not the same as lying: it's not intended to deceive so much as to preserve options, buy time, distance oneself from others, or just to sound like you're saying something instead of nothing.
You say, "Well, I am not going to be anyone's 'yes man.' If I see something wrong in a person, I'm going to warn others about it." Fine. But beware that what you are calling "courage to speak out" is not more truly a deception masking a rebellious, dishonouring attitude.