Quotations list about falseness, deceit and deceitfulness captions for Instagram citing Frederick Douglass, Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder and Scottish Proverbs deception sayings.
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. Jan Morris prefers this for himself.
— Frederick Douglass
Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
True guilt is guilt at the obligation one owes to oneself to be oneself. False guilt is guilt felt at not being what other people feel one ought to be or assume that one is.
Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.
Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
Strange times are these in which we live when old and young are taught falsehoods in school. And the person that dares to tell the truth is called at once a lunatic and fool.
All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things, which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy.
The simple rhythms of nature are calling you.
Let them wash away the clutter and distractions from your false life. The false world is full of illusions and misery. Open yourself to the natural and become a human again.
A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently.
Sometimes you think it's the end of the story, but it's just the end of the first chapter.