The unhealthy gap between what we preach in America and what we often practice creates a moral dry-rot that eats at the very foundation of our democratic ideals and values.
Hypocrisy is the Vaseline of social intercourse.
Even the handful of mentally competent critics got into difficulties over my demonstration of the economic deadlock in which the Salvation Army finds itself. Some of them thought that the Army would not have taken money from a distiller and a cannon founder: others thought it should not have taken it: all assumed more or […]
Judge not, that ye be not judged. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again. And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye? Or how […]
The hypocrite who always plays one and the same part ceases at last to be a hypocrite.
When you see a man with a great deal of religion displayed in his shop window, you may depend upon it, he keeps a very small stock of it within.
They say: If we return to Medina, the mighty will surely drive out the meaner therefrom; and to Allah belongs the might and to His Apostle and to the believers, but the hypocrites do not know. (63:8)
It is with pious fraud as with a bad action; it begets a calamitous necessity of going on.
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
Surely the hypocrites are evil-doers.