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«No man is so much a fool as not to have wit enough sometimes to be a knave; nor any so cunning a knave as not to have the weakness sometimes to play the fool»
Author: George Savile | About: Foolishness | Keywords: cunning, cunning man, knave, The Fool
«The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a knave.»
Author: Alexander Pope (Poet) | Keywords: ambition, knave, patriot
«Necessity makes an honest man a knave»
Author: Daniel Defoe | Keywords: knave
«The heart never grows better by age; I fear rather worse, always harder. A young liar will be an old one, and a young knave will only be a greater knave as he grows older.»
Author: Lord Chesterfield (Diplomat, Statesman, Wit) | Keywords: knave, liar
«He who praises me on all occasions is a fool who despises me or a knave who wishes to cheat me»
«It is a just political maxim, that every man must be supposed a knave.»
«An individual who forces himself to accept this or that idea, or who pretends to accept this or that idea, not only on the ground that believing in it is an act of virtue, but also on the ground that doing so is prudent, is both a fool and a knave»
Author: Henry Louis Mencken (Critic, Journalist) | About: Ideas | Keywords: knave, pretends, prudent
«Flattery is never so agreeable as to our blind side; commend a fool for his wit, or a knave for his honesty, and they will receive you into their bosoms»
Author: Henry Fielding (Novelist, Playwright) | About: Flattery | Keywords: bosoms, commend, knave
«It might be argued, that to be a knave is the gift of fortune, but to play the fool to advantage it is necessary to be a learned man»
Author: William Hazlitt (Writer) | About: Learning, Men | Keywords: argued, knave, to advantage
«A Whig is properly what is called a Trimmer - that is, a coward to both sides of the question, who dare not be a knave nor an honest man, but is a sort of whiffing, shuffling, cunning, silly, contemptible, unmeaning negation of the two.»

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