He who cheats with an oath acknowledges that he is afraid of his enemy, but that he thinks little of God.
To cheat a man isnothing; but the womanmust have fine parts indeed who cheats a woman!john gay
Conversation is more often likely to be an attempt at deliberate evasion, deliberate confusion, rather than communication.We're all cheats and liars, really.james jones
Each daya few more lies eat into the seed with whichwe are born, little institutional lies from the print of newspapers, the shock waves of television, and the sentimental cheats of the movie screen.Norman Kingsley Mailer
I don't think tackling is at all acceptable these days... there are a lot of cheats in the game, too.tommy smith
Nay, if there's room for poets in the world A little overgrown, (I think there is) Their sole work is to represent the age, Their age, not Charlemagne's, this live, throbbing age, That brawls, cheats, maddens, calculates, aspires, And spends more passion, more heroic heat, Betwixt the mirrors of its drawing-rooms, Than Roland with his knights, at Roncesvalles.
Transforms old print To zigzag manuscript, and cheats the eyes Of gallery critics by a thousand arts.william cowper
Variant translation: It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will.
The tread Of coming footsteps cheats the midnight watcher Who holds her heart and waits to hear them pause, And hears them never pause, but pass and die.george eliot