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60+ Hypocrisy Quotes

Hypocrisy is a pretense of having a virtuous character, moral or religious beliefs or principles, etc., that one does not really possess. Hypocrisy also refers to a pretense of having some desirable or publicly approved attitude. This is a collection of 60+ Hypocrisy quotes and sayings.


Hypocrisy is a detriment to progress. There's always a hidden agenda. - Larry Flynt
Hypocrisy is the mother of all evil and racial prejudice is still her favourite child. - Don King
The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy. - William Hazlitt
Liberty is the right of every man to be honest, to think and to speak without hypocrisy. - Jose Marti
Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite. - Charles Spurgeon
Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue. - François de La Rochefoucauld
Politeness, n: The most acceptable hypocrisy. - Ambrose Bierce
Hypocrisy is the scarlet letter in politics. - Mark McKinnon
To forgive, you must love the world and everything in it. Anything less is hypocrisy. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition. - Michael Korda
Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue. - Grover Norquist
Living on hypocrisy is not a healthy diet for patriots. - Tom Tancredo
Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy. - Edwin Hubbel Chapin
There's a lot more hypocrisy than before. Racism has gone back underground. - Richard Pryor
The idea of democracy has been stripped of it moral imperatives and come to denote hollowness and hypocrisy. - Paul Wellstone
Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation. - Honore de Balzac
Hypocrisy is the outside of cynicism. - Mason Cooley
And I think it's really easy for people to point out hypocrisy in people's lives. - Ellen Page
Discretion is the polite word for hypocrisy. - Christine Keeler
Net neutrality is a concept that the tech industry rallies around, but it is hypocrisy. - Dave Winer
There is so much hypocrisy in sports. - Dennis Rodman
We're against hypocrisy, lies, bigotry, show business, insincerity, phonies, and fakers. - Ian Brown
Hypocrisy is not generally a social sin, but a virtue. - Judith Martin
Either you look back and deal with your hypocrisy, or you dismiss it. - Jose Padilha
Political hypocrisy and racism make me hot under the collar. - Walt Handelsman
For neither man nor angel can discern Hypocrisy, the only evil that walks ,Invisible, except to God alone. - John Milton
Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing is more revealing of an age than its hypocrisies. - James Laver
Hypocrisy is the resin that holds the plywood of society together. - Scott Meyer
Every veil secretly desires to be lifted, except the veil of Hypocrisy. - Richard Garnett
Hypocrisy is a tribute that vice pays to virtue. - François de La Rochefoucauld
The core problem of hypocrisy is that it precludes the accurate appraisal of moral worth, privileging appearance over reality. - Ronald C. Naso
Hypocrisy is a proud desire to appear better than you are. Be thoroughly humbled and vile in your own eyes, and hypocrisy is done. - RICHARD BAXTER
Hypocrisy is the necessary burden of villainy. - Samuel Johnson
A hypocrite is one who sets good examples only when he has an audience. - ANONYMOUS
In all highly civilised communities Pretence is prominent, and sooner or later invades the regions of Literature. - James Payn
We are all hypocrites. We cannot see ourselves or judge ourselves the way we see and judge others. - José Emilio Pacheco
Truth without love is brutality, and love without truth is hypocrisy. - Warren W. Wiersbe
The only vice that cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy. - William Hazlitt
Hypocrisy annoys me, people need to look into mirrors. Let me hold a mirror in front of your face. - C. JoyBell C.
Hypocrisy is a tribute that vice pays to virtue. - François de La Rochefoucauld
Hypocrisy has its own elegant symmetry. - Julie Metz
Hypocrisy is the resin that holds the plywood of society together. - Scott Meyer
When you turn your back on hypocrisy and do nothing you don’t change the hearts of others you change yours. - Shannon L. Alder
Tolerance level of each one changes as per situation - Is it Hypocrisy ? - Adil Adam Memon
If they were hypocrites they did not know it, and their hypocrisy had every chance of setting and of becoming true. - E.M. Forster
Whether you hate or love a person, let it be transparent. Hiding them in you is called hypocrisy! - Fahad Basheer
Circumstance makes hypocrites of us all. - Carmine Savastano
Hypocrisy walks on two legs, and calls himself human. - Anthony T.Hincks
Society demands not conformity, but the appearance of conformity. That's the reason for hypocrisy. - Marty Rubin
For me, the worst sin is hypocrisy. - Joyce Haber
Pretense cannot sustain blind power. - Dejan Stojanovic
I prefer open hostility to the poisonous silence of supposed neutrality. - Jamie Arpin-Ricci
When a hypocrite or a wicked leader is in power, anyone that becomes popular or stands out easily becomes a prey. - Sunday Adelaja
Someone who does not practice what he preaches expresses only hypocrisy. - D.S. Mixell
I know of only two alternatives to hypocrisy: perfection or honesty. - Philip Yancey
The hypocrite is the great winner in this life which is the truth. - Aksil Ben Elassri
If your life itself is not a message then no matter what you preach, your preaching will become a hypocrisy. - Rahul Karn
To be modest in speaking truth is hypocrisy. - Kahlil Gibran
The truth is, the hypocrisy of humans is everywhere. - Jeremy Griffith
When the hypocrisy of life appears we often fail to recognise it or the question it raises. - Jeremy Griffith
Hypocrissist: A narcissist who has their head so far up their ass they can't hear the hypocrisy coming out of their mouth. - Joel McDonald
Hypocrisy has its place in the ages of strong belief. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Neither man nor angel can discern hypocrisy, the only evil that walks invisible except to God alone. - John Milton
Many common lies and hypocrisies are like that, just out of the harmony of the moment. - Saul Bellow
The increasingly cynical court thought Arthur, "hypocritical, as all decent men must be if you assume decency cannot exist. - T.H. White
Acceptable hypocrisy is often called politeness. - Shannon L. Alder
Some human beings in their craftiness thought they can pretend to be good when they are actually bad. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
Pretension, dear love, does not buy truth into lies, nor alter its course. - Sreesha Divakaran
Beware of the person with two faces. - Dutch (on hypocrisy)
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