Hypocrisy Sayings and Quotes

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

All are not saints, who go to church.     

Italian (on hypocrisy)

An open foe may prove a curse but a pretended friend is worse.      

Benjamin Franklin

Be true to yourself.      


Beware of the person with two faces.     

Dutch (on hypocrisy)

False friends leave you in times of trouble.      


If you would rise in the world, veil ambition with the forms of humanity.     

Chinese (on hypocrisy)

It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.      

Eleanor Roosevelt

It is often easier to fight for your principles than to live up to them.      

Adlai Stevenson

Many have quarreled about religion that never practised it.      

Benjamin Franklin

Many meet the gods but few salute them.      

Latin (on courtesy and respect)

Rudeness is a weak man's imitation of strength.      

Eric Hoffer

The mouth prays to Buddha but the heart is full of evil.     

Vietnamese (on hypocrisy)