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Funny Insincerity Quotes
Funny Quotes about Insincerity

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Smiling away your troubles requires
a clear conscience that harbors no insincerity.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono

Marriage always demands the greatest understanding
of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings.
- Vicki Baum

This is the age of insincerity.
The movies had the misfortune to come along in the twentieth century,
and because they appeal to the masses there can be no sincerity in them.
- Lionel Barrymore


 

Every single instance of a friend's insincerity increases
our dependence on the efficacy of money.
- William Shenstone

I like the enthusiasm but not the insincerity of Los Angeles.
- Brenda Blethyn

Insincerity is always weakness; sincerity even in error is strength.
- George Henry Lewes


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That's what show business is, sincere insincerity.
- Benny Hill

The great enemy of clear language is insincerity.
When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims,
one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms,
like a cuttlefish squirting out ink.
- George Orwell

I am not protesting against the conduct of the war,
but against the political errors and insincerities
for which the fighting men are being sacrificed.
- Siegfried Sassoon

An insincere and evil friend is more
to be feared than a wild beast;
a wild beast may wound your body,
but an evil friend will wound your mind.
- The Buddha

It is unhappily true that much insincere Literature and Art,
executed solely with a view to effect,
does succeed by deceiving the public.
- George Henry Lewes

I just don't like people coming up to me and saying something.
It immediately makes you become insincere.
There is no way you can react to it sincerely.
- Tom Verlaine

Well, youth is the period of assumed personalities and disguises.
It is the time of the sincerely insincere.
- V. S. Pritchett

I much prefer a compliment, even if insincere,
to sincere criticism.
- Titus Maccius Plautus

There are many selfish people who are extremely original,
then they take those pure ideas and use them to raise themselves up,
that is an insincere move.
- Daniel Smith

The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

It is better to be thought perverse than insincere.
- Samuel Richardson

Man's nature is not essentially evil.
Brute nature has been known to
yield to the influence of love.
You must never despair of human nature.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The universe we observe has precisely
the properties we should expect
if there is, at bottom, no design,
no purpose, no evil, no good,
nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.
- Charles Darwin

The lack of money is the root of all evil.
- Mark Twain

If God listened to the prayers of men,
all men would quickly have perished:
for they are forever praying for evil against one another.
- Epicurus

If it turns out that there IS a God,
I don't think that he's evil.
I think that the worst you can say about him
is that basically he's an underachiever.
- the movie Love and Death

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil,
no wonder, then, that the world goes backwards, that evil spreads.
This can be traced back to the very beginning of the world.
The gods were bored; therefore they created human beings.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this,
we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil
to one who is striking at the root.
- Henry David Thoreau

Understanding does not cure evil,
but it is a definite help,
inasmuch as one can cope
with a comprehensible darkness.
- Carl Jung

Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully
as when they do it from religious conviction.
- Blaise Pascal

I object to violence because
when it appears to do good,
the good is only temporary;
the evil it does is permanent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is a fact that cannot be denied:
the wickedness of others becomes our own wickedness
because it kindles something evil in our own hearts.
- Carl Jung

It may be necessary temporarily to accept a lesser evil,
but one must never label a necessary evil as good.
- Margaret Mead

I am one of those who think like Nobel,
that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
- Marie Curie

Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil;
in its worst state,
an intolerable one.
- Thomas Paine

There is nothing good or evil save in the will.
- Epictetus

Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it
is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good,
and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.
- Richard Cecil

False words are not only evil in themselves,
but they infect the soul with evil.
- Socrates

The price of apathy towards public affairs
is to be ruled by evil men.
- Plato

Enlighten the people generally,
and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind
will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
- Thomas Jefferson

I have also seen children successfully
surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance.
That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it?
If not, we should be sincere enough to admit
that we love evil too well to give it up.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Whenever you are angry, be assured that
it is not only a present evil,
but that you have increased a habit.
- Epictetus

If evil be spoken of you
and it be true, correct yourself,
if it be a lie, laugh at it.
- Epictetus

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love
will have the final word in reality.
That is why right, temporarily defeated,
is stronger than evil triumphant.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I do not concern myself with gods and spirits
either good or evil, nor do I serve any.
- Lao Tzu

The world is a dangerous place,
not because of those who do evil,
but because of those who look on and do nothing.
- Albert Einstein

Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil.
Capital in some form or other will always be needed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder
with our American friends in this hour of tragedy,
and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
- Tony Blair

The man who promises everything, is sure to fulfill nothing,
and everyone who promises too much is in danger of
using evil means in order to carry out his promises,
and is already on the road to perdition.
- Carl Jung

There has to be evil so that
good can prove its purity above it.
- The Buddha

Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of
necessary evil to the luxury of baseball,
like the odor that follows an automobile.
- Christy Mathewson

I do not believe in the God of theology
who rewards good and punishes evil.
- Albert Einstein

It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe,
that lures him to evil ways.
- The Buddha

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it
as he who helps to perpetrate it.
He who accepts evil without protesting against it
is really cooperating with it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

An evil deed is not redeemed
by an evil deed in retaliation.
- Coretta Scott King (widow of Martin Luther King, Jr.)

Nothing is evil which is according to nature.
- Marcus Aurelius

Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him survives.
- Abu Bakr

It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed
in any subject as I am in mine.
- Charles Darwin

Government is an unnecessary evil.
Human beings, when accustomed to taking responsibility for their own behavior,
can cooperate on a basis of mutual trust and helpfulness.
- Fred Woodworth

So you think that money is the root of all evil.
Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?
- Ayn Rand

Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems.
- Linus Torvalds

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The world needs anger.
The world often continues to allow evil because it isn't angry enough.
- Bede Jarrett

Love is patient, love is kind.
It does not envy, it does not boast,
It is not proud. It does not dishonor others,
It is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered,
It keeps no record of wrongs.
Love does not delight in evil
but rejoices with the truth.
It always protects, always trusts,
always hopes, always perseveres.
Love never fails.
- Corinthians 13:4-8 (NIV)

Be assured those will be thy worst enemies,
not to whom thou hast done evil, but who have done evil to thee.
And those will be thy best friends, not to whom thou hast done good,
but who have done good to thee.
- Tacitus

War may sometimes be a necessary evil.
But no matter how necessary,
it is always an evil, never a good.
We will not learn how to live together in peace
by killing each other's children.
- Jimmy Carter

We see what we ASSUME we will see.
If you believe the world is evil, you will see evil.
If you believe the world is good, you will see good.
To change how life looks, change how you see life -
change your expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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