If we take away this foundation, that man is by nature foolish and sinful, fallen short of the glorious image of God, the Christian system falls at once; nor will it deserve as honorable an appellation as that of a cunningly devised fable.
I am a little world made cunningly Of elements and an angelic sprite.john donne
I want the Brahmins to realize that the Dravidian people today are very much hating those who cunningly cheated them with absurdities. They are now aware of the particular community making a living by spreading the foolishness. People have begun to hate god, religion, caste, mythologies (puranas) and so on..periyar e. v. ramasamy
No man ever truly believed, who was not first made sensible of unbelief. True conviction of sin how difficult it is, when its appearances and modes of life are so fair, when it twines itself so cunningly about, or creeps so insidiously into, our amiable qualities, and sets off its internal disorders by so many outward charms and attractions.
Doubt not but God who sits on high, Thy secret prayers can hear; When a dead wall thus cunningly Conveys soft whispers to the ear.
I owe my complete restoration to a discovery I made while being treated at that particular very expensive sanatorium . I discovered there was an endless source of robust enjoyment in trifling with psychiatrists: cunningly leading them on;...
High Air-castles are cunningly built of Words, the Words well bedded also in good Logic-mortar; wherein, however, no Knowledge will come to lodge.thomas carlyle
. . . the mysteries , on belief in which theology would hang the destinies of mankind , are cunningly devised fables whose origin and growth are traceable to the age of Ignorance , the mother of credulity.