Machiavellian Sayings and Quotes

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

It is never just disagreement but always intellectual dishonesty that is the apologist's worst enemy. And its apprentice is ignorance. Criss Jami
The hallmarks of a dishonest society are cash for silence, non-disclosure agreements and the illegal removal of rights of those in the know. Steven Magee
Dishonesty is like a boomerang. About the time you think all is well, it hits you in the back of the head. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Cunning grows in deceit at seeing itself discovered, and tries to deceive with truth itself. Baltasar Gracian
If you wear a mask for too long, there will come a time when you can not remove it without removing your face. Matshona Dhliwayo
It is as easy to deceive one's self without perceiving it, as it is difficult to deceive others without their finding out. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
It is vain to find fault with those arts of deceiving wherein men find pleasure to be deceived. John Locke
It's hard to believe that unscrupulous people would take advantage of the public's generosity at times like these, but it does happen. Sam Reed
Dishonesty is so grasping it would deceive God himself, were it possible. George Bancroft
The most effectual way to be deceived is to believe oneself more cunning than one's neighbors. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
There was certainly a dishonesty there that I think is totally regrettable and inexcusable. The ringleading, the bullying: not totally true. Lance Armstrong
Dishonesty of any kind will create a blemish. Gordon B. Hinckley
Dishonesty increases disorder exponentially. It's hard enough to communicate when you're telling the truth. Karen Marie Moning
Dishonesty, lack of integrity catches up with you. Dawn Steel
Lies will always stand out in the light of the day. Anthony T. Hincks
Dishonesty is like an incurable disease, some people have it and which is why they miss the bigger picture when it comes because they invest in lies Tare Munzara
Dishonesty is not only the destroyer of beauty, but of what beauty creates, even out of ugliness understanding. Dishonesty is the extinguisher of understanding, and understanding is the foundation of compassion Gizmo
Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others. Fyodor Dostoevsky
Dishonesty is the raw material not of quacks only, but also in great part dupes. Thomas Carlyle
Hatred and dishonesty generally arises from fear of being deceived. Luc De Clapiers
Dishonesty, cowardice and duplicity are never impulsive. George A. Knight