Hypocrites Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old hypocrites quotes, hypocrites sayings, and hypocrites proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A man is a hypocrite only when he affects to take a delight in what he does not feel, not because he takes a perverse delight in opposite things. William Hazlitt
If Satan ever laughs, it must be at hypocrites; they are the greatest dupes he has; they serve him better than any others, and receive no wages. Charles Caleb Colton
We ought to see far enough into a hypocrite to see even his sincerity. G.K. Chesterton
A hypocrite is in himself both the archer and the mark, in all actions shooting at his own praise or profit. Thomas Fuller
When you see a man with a great deal of religion displayed in his shop window, you may depend upon it he keeps a very small stock of it within. Charles Spurgeon
Better to be known as a sinner than a hypocrite. Proverb
The only vice which cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy. William Hazlitt
A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would make a dupe of himself too, if he could. William Hazlitt
A hypocrite is more dangerous than a dishonest man. A dishonest man deceives and cheats, and a hypocrite betrays and swindles. Dr T.P.Chia
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation. Adlai E. Stevenson Ii
We are all hypocrites. We cannot see ourselves or judge ourselves the way we see and judge others. Jos_ Emilio Pacheco
Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents... pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan. Abraham Lincoln
The hypocrite who always plays one and the same part ceases at last to be a hypocrite. Friedrich Nietzsche
For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soul. Bible
Great hypocrite are the real atheists. Francis Bacon
Hypocrites do the devil's drudgery in Christ's livery. Matthew Henry
Hypocrite - mouth one way, belly 'nother way. Australian Aboriginal Proverb
We are not hypocrites in our sleep. William Hazlitt
No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures. Samuel Johnson
Whoever is a hypocrite in his religion mocks God, presenting to Him the outside and reserving the inward for his enemy. Jeremy Taylor
A hypocrite is a person who - but who isn't? Don Marquis
All humans are hypocrites; the biggest hypocrite of all is the one who claims to detest hypocrisy. Peter Wastholm
The hypocrite's crime is that he bears false witness against himself. What makes it so plausible to assume that hypocrisy is the vice of vices is that integrity can indeed exist under the cover of all other vices except this one. Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core. Hannah Arendt
The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity. Andr_ Gide
Hypocrites get offended by the truth. Jess C. Scott
There has never been a truly selfless rebel, just hypocrites conscious hypocrites or unconscious hypocrites, it's all the same. Frank Herbert
Hypocrites in the Church? Yes, and in the lodge and at the home. Don't hunt through the Church for a hypocrite. Go home and look in the mirror. Hypocrites? Yes. See that you make the number one less. Billy Sunday
Everybody is a hypocrite. You can't live on this planet without being a hypocrite. Paul Watson
The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it. Minna Antrim
Hypocrites kick with their hind feet while licking with their tongues. Russian Proverb
The heart of the hypocrite is hid in his breast he masketh his words in the semblance of truth, while the business of his life is only to deceive Akhenaton
The hypocrite looks for faults; the believer looks for excuses. Al-Ghazali
Hypocrisy: prejudice with a halo. Ambrose Bierce
The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough to bear the misfortunes, and wisdom enough to manage the affairs, of his neighbor. Benjamin Franklin
Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite. Charles Spurgeon
No power can be maintained when it is only represented by hypocrites. Friedrich Nietzsche
Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core. Hannah Arendt
Those who make use of devotion as a means and end generally are hypocrites. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Hypocrisy in anything whatever may deceive the cleverest and most penetrating man, but the least wide-awake of children recognizes it, and is revolted by it, however ingeniously it may be disguised. Leo Tolstoy
Corruption and hypocrisy ought not to be inevitable products of democracy, as they undoubtedly are today. Mahatma Gandhi
Hypocrites are those who apply to others the standards that they refuse to accept for themselves. Noam Chomsky
There are many who are hypocrites although they think they are not, and there are many who are afraid of being hypocrites although they certainly are not. Which is the one and which is the other God knows, and none but He. Walter Hilton
He who would do good to another must do it in minute particulars. William Blake
They are the only honest hypocrites, their life is a voluntary dream, a studied madness. William Hazlitt
In any nation, the hypocrites do not become apparent except during times of fitnah (severe tests and hardships). Yasmin Mogahed
We are all sinners. But may the Lord not let us be hypocrites. Hypocrites don’t know the meaning of forgiveness, joy and the love of God. Pope Francis
Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins Ralph Waldo Emerson
Often those that criticise others reveal what he himself lacks. Shannon L. Alder
He does not believe that does not live according to his belief. Sigmund Freud
Stand up to hypocrisy. If you don't, the hypocrites will teach. Stand up to ignorance, because if you don't, the ignorant will run free to spread ignorance like a disease. Stand up for Truth! If you don't, there is no Truth to your existence. If you don't stand up for all that is right, then understand that you are part of the reason that there is so much wrong in the world. Suzy Kassem
The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that's also a hypocrite! Tennessee Williams
We ought to see far enough into a hypocrite to see even his sincerity. Thomas Fuller