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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Hypocrisy:

A great deal of what passes for current Christianity consists in denouncing other people's vices and faults.
~ Henry H. Williams.

A man generally has two reasons for doing a thing. One that sounds good, and a real one.
~ J. Pierpoint Morgan.

All of us are experts at practicing virtue at a distance.
~ Theodore M. Hesburgh.

Almost all of us long for peace and freedom; but very few of us have much enthusiasm for the thoughts, feelings, and actions that make for peace and freedom.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes.

As no roads are so rough as those that have just been mended, so no sinners are so intolerant as those that have just turned saints.
~ Charles Caleb Colton.

Be what you would seem to be - or, if you'd like it put more simply - never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise.
~ Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland.

Children lack morality, but they also lack fake morality.
~ Mignon McLaughlin Quotes, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960.

Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you'll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others.
~ Jacob M. Braude.

Few love to hear the sins they love to act.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes.

Forbear to judge, for we are sinners all.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes, Henry VI.

Go put your creed into your deed.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes.

God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes.

He does not believe who does not live according to his belief.
~ Thomas Fuller.

How seldom we weigh our neighbors in the same balance as ourselves.
~ Thomas à Kempis.

Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing.
~ Edmund Burke Quotes.

In the last analysis we must be judged by what we do and not by what we believe. We are as we behave - with a very small margin of credit for our unmanifested vision of how we might behave if we could take the trouble.
~ Geoffrey L. Rudd, The British Vegetarian, September/October 1962.

It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
~ Alfred Adler.

It's called torture. And for any country to try and pretend it's the “moral” leader of the world, or champions “freedom” whilst at the same time systematically torturing suspects is hypocritical at very best.
~ Paul Hancock, www.bouncinghedgehog.com.

Just remember, there's a right way and a wrong way to do everything and the wrong way is to keep trying to make everybody else do it the right way.
~ M*A*S*H, Colonel Potter.

Live truth instead of professing it.
~ Elbert Hubbard Quotes.

Many of us believe that wrongs aren't wrong if it's done by nice people like ourselves.
~ Author Unknown.

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.
~ H.G. Wells Quotes.

Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.
~ Mark Twain Quotes, Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar for 1894.

One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others.
~ Moliere.

People are very inclined to set moral standards for others.
~ Elizabeth Drew, The New Yorker, 16 February 1987.

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