Cheating Sayings and Quotes

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


Integrity is not a conditional word. It doesn't blow in the wind or change with the weather. It is your inner image of yourself, and if you look in there and see a man who won't cheat, then you know he never will.     

John D. MacDonald

It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Cheating is often more efficient.     

Jeri Ryan

He who purposely cheats his friend, would cheat his God.     

Johann Kaspar Lavater

I would prefer even to fail with honor than to win by cheating.

Sophocles

The more people rationalize cheating, the more it becomes a culture of dishonesty. And that can become a vicious, downward cycle. Because suddenly, if everyone else is cheating, you feel a need to cheat, too.     

Stephen Covey

Cheating in school is a form of self-deception. We go to school to learn. We cheat ourselves when we coast on the efforts and scholarship of someone else.     

James E. Faust

One of the more challenging things in life is not being the guy who does the cheating, but not saying anything about it and going along with it.      

Dale Murphy

It is better to be told a hurtful truth than to be told a comforting lie.     

unknown

The first and worst of all, fraud is to cheat one's self. All sin is easy after that.

Pearl Bailey

The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.

Samuel Johnson

To cheat oneself out of love is the most terrible deception; it is an eternal loss for which there is no reparation, either in time or in eternity.

Soren Kierkegaard

Tis my opinion every man cheats in his own way, and he is only honest who is not discovered.     

Susannah Centlivre

He that will cheat at play, will cheat you any way

Proverb

Someone who thinks the world is always cheating him is right. He is missing that wonderful feeling of trust in someone or something.     

Eric Hoffer

Old age and treachery will overcome youth and skill.

Proverb

The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones.      

Cheryl Hughes

When people cheat in any arena, they diminish themselves-they threaten their own self-esteem and their relationships with others by undermining the trust they have in their ability to succeed and in their ability to be true.     

Cheryl Hughes

Those who cheat on their partners who are loyal to them; don't deserve them. It is a trashy attitude to disrespect a person who is loyal in a relationship, by cheating on him or her.     

Ellen J. Barrier

Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes when he begins to care that he does not cheat his neighbor. Then all goes well -he has changed his market -cart into a chariot of the sun.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is helpful to think of people as having two fundamental motivations: the desire to see ourselves as honest, good people, and the desire to gain the benefits that come from cheating - on our taxes or on the football field.     

Dan Ariely

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.

Sallust

One must not cheat anybody, not even the world of one's triumph.

Franz Kafka

If you succeed in cheating someone, don't think that the person is a fool Realize that the person trusted you much, more than you deserve.

unknown

Cheating is a sin, but honest cunning is simply prudence. It is a virtue. To be sure, it has a likeness to roguery, but that cannot be helped. He who has not learned to practice it is a fool.

Giacomo Casanova

Cheating= is easy. There's no swank to infidelity. To borrow against the trust someone has placed in you costs nothing at first. You get away with it, you take a little more and a little more until there is no more to draw on. Oddly, your hands should be full with all that taking but when you open them there's nothing there.     

Jeanette Winterson

But human nature dictates that there will always be cheaters. That's inevitable. Where there's money involved and glory, there are going to be people that cheat, and there will always be ways to cheat.     

David Millar

People have a moral standard about what they will do and will not do. At the end of the day someone who cheats has a lower moral standard than someone who does not. And they will cheat in other areas of life as well.

Carl Lewis

A liar deceives himself more than anyone, for he believes he can remain a person of good character when he cannot.

Richelle E. Goodrich