Best Quotes About Hypocrites

Force may make hypocrites, but it can never make converts. -William Penn

Of all the cants which are canted in this canting world, – though the cant of hypocrites may be the worst, – the cant of criticism is the most tormenting! -Laurence Sterne

Some hypocrites and seeming mortified men, that held down their heads, were like the little images that they place in the very bowing of the vaults of churches, that look as if they held up the church, but are but puppets. -William Laud

What hypocrites we seem to be whenever we talk of ourselves! Our words sound so humble, while our hearts are so proud. -Augustus Hare

We are not hypocrites in our sleep. -William Hazlitt

When we have a Deputy Prime Minister who tells people not to drive cars but has two Jags himself, and where the Minister who tells people not to have two homes turns out to have nine himself no wonder the public believe politicians are hypocrites. -William Hague

We have the capacity to make sure that every mother has pre-natal care. Yet, we don't do it. What is it about America? It says we don't value children and families. We are hypocrites. -Marian Wright Edelman

The argument of socialists, that people really want to share, beyond a reasonable level of charity, is rubbish, though it is espoused by a lot of rich, pious hypocrites who want to share only enough to avoid widespread starvation, mob violence, and government seizure of more of their incomes. -Conrad Black

In our ecclesiastical region there are priests who don't baptize the children of single mothers because they weren't conceived in the sanctity of marriage. These are today's hypocrites. Those who clericalize the church. Those who separate the people of God from salvation. -Pope Francis

Historical hypocrites have themselves carried out the very human rights abuses that they suddenly decide warrant intervention elsewhere. -Samantha Power

The people who whine about Fox News are hypocrites – they say they're totally tolerant, but when they run into someone who doesn't share their assumptions, they say, 'Fox News is evil, and it must be stopped.' -Greg Gutfeld

All I held against Jews was that so many Jews actually were hypocrites in their claim to be friends of the American black man. -Malcolm X

We're all slight hypocrites who fall short of our ideals. -Gillian Jacobs

I think we need to look at ourselves first. We should practice what we're preaching. Otherwise, we are hypocrites. -Mo Ibrahim

The older we women grow, the more clearly we see what men really are: hypocrites, boasters, he-goats. The older men grow, the more they doll us up with every perfection. -Jean Giraudoux

You cannot change the conclusion of the brain by torture, nor by social ostracism. But I will tell you what you can do by these and what you have done. You can make hypocrites by the million. -Robert Green Ingersoll

I say, let us think. Let each one express his thought. Let us become investigators, not followers, not cringers and crawlers. If there is in Heaven an infinite being, he never will be satisfied with the worship of cowards and hypocrites. -Robert Green Ingersoll

People sometimes turn out to be almost the opposite of how they present. It isn't because they're trying to fool you or because they're hypocrites. It's because they badly want to be that thing, and so they'll try to be it. -Mary Gaitskill

Atheists have not produced so much evil as hypocrites have produced, or even simply those who preached God without being prepared for Him, daring to pronounce His name with unsanctified lips. -Nikolai Gogol

Here's my questions to anybody when they talk about comedy. When you are with your friends, who don't judge you, what do you say? And if that's appropriate to say with your friends, why is it not appropriate anywhere else. Like, I hate those people who judge me and are hypocrites. -Carlos Mencia

'House of Cards' is full of hypocrites, some ashamed, many proud. There is no silver lining here, no appeal to a just system that is temporarily thwarted by corrupting forces. -Ari Melber

Women are hypocrites. Women are opportunists. Women are liars. They are abusers and bullies and manipulators. They are capable of cruelty, callousness, and evil. Just like men. -Bari Weiss

Our society is full of hypocrites and irrational people. -Vikrant Massey

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