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Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.


The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly, terribly deceived.

Oscar Wilde

One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.

Jonathan Swift

We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Things and actions are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be: why then should we desire to be deceived?

Joseph Butler

You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you do not trust enough.

Frank Crane

The world loves to be deceived.

Franck Sebastian

I hope you become comfortable with the use of logic without being deceived into concluding that logic will inevitably lead you to the correct conclusion.

Neil Armstrong

All children have to be deceived if they are to grow up without trauma.

Kazuo Ishiguro

I'm advising my clients not to be deceived by the sense of anonymity.

Robin Bond

The world wants to be deceived.

Sebastian Brant

We got a couple of tapes on them. Don't be deceived by their record. They had a little bump in the road.

Gary Fifield

Nothing is more common on earth than to deceive and be deceived.

Johann G. Seume

Ordinary people were deceived into signing this petition.

Luke Massie

The world has been deceived because he is obviously not as ill as we were made to believe.

Viviana Diaz

Who would not rather trust and be deceived?

Eliza Cook

Let go over a cliff, die completely, and then come back to life - after that you cannot be deceived.

Zen Proverb