Top Selfdeception Quotes

  • At the most basic level, self-deception is fooling ourselves into believing something that is false — or — not believing something that is true. – Cortney S Warren

    At the most basic level, self-deception is fooling ourselves into believing something that is false — or — not believing something that is true.– Cortney S Warren

  • At the most basic level, self-deception is fooling ourselves into believing something that is false — or — not believing something that is true. – Cortney S Warren

    At the most basic level, self-deception is fooling ourselves into believing something that is false — or — not believing something that is true.– Cortney S Warren

  • At the most basic level, self-deception is fooling ourselves into believing something that is false — or — not believing something that is true. – Cortney S Warren

    At the most basic level, self-deception is fooling ourselves into believing something that is false — or — not believing something that is true.– Cortney S Warren

  • Quite possibly the only infinite power in the universe may be the human capacity for self-deception. – Michelle Templet

    Quite possibly the only infinite power in the universe may be the human capacity for self-deception.– Michelle Templet

  • Perhaps the most tragic way that self-deception harms us is that we start believing our lies and we teach them to others. – Cortney S Warren

    Perhaps the most tragic way that self-deception harms us is that we start believing our lies and we teach them to others.– Cortney S Warren

  • What destroys us most effectively is not a malign fate but our own capacity for self-deception and for degrading our own best self. – George Eliot

    What destroys us most effectively is not a malign fate but our own capacity for self-deception and for degrading our own best self.– George Eliot

  • He who knows himself, knows his Lord’ means, among other things, that self-deception prevents knowledge. – Idries Shah

    He who knows himself, knows his Lord’ means, among other things, that self-deception prevents knowledge.– Idries Shah

  • Deception and self-deception are intimately intertwined. We fool ourselves in order to fool others, and we fool others in order to fool ourselves. – Clancy Martin

    Deception and self-deception are intimately intertwined. We fool ourselves in order to fool others, and we fool others in order to fool ourselves.– Clancy Martin

  • humans have an evolved capacity to engage in self-deception in order to navigate through life in a delusional state of blissful ignorance. – Gad Saad

    humans have an evolved capacity to engage in self-deception in order to navigate through life in a delusional state of blissful ignorance.– Gad Saad

  • One major cost of self-deception is that we use painful life experiences to justify being non-ideal versions of ourselves. – Cortney S Warren

    One major cost of self-deception is that we use painful life experiences to justify being non-ideal versions of ourselves.– Cortney S Warren