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|The art of pleasing is the art of deception. - The things we know best are the |
things we haven't been taught. - In order to achieve great things, we must live as
though we were never going to die. - Emotion has taught mankind to reason.
|When politicians say they are going to increase the quality. “TRUTH EXISTS, |
ONLY LIES HAVE TO BE INVENTED.” (George Baraque) “THE ART OF
PLEASING IS THE ART OF DECEIVING.” (Vauvenargues). 81 Marcus Welby Is
|“It's the only picture of Port-Alfred in the art of Quebec,” added Monsieur Lacroix |
in an unctuous tone of voice. ... He was one more artist destined for misfor- tune,
alas! ... They were very pleasing to the eye; there could be no doubt about that.
|"Your Honor, if it please the court, I could reread — " But the judge was not in a |
pleasing mood. "The significance of this presentation, Mr. Seppamosa?" "Is in the
nature of the numerals, Your Honor. Flashing. Which is exactly as the defendant,
|But in his own eyes, Mitnick was simply a small-time con artist with an incredible memory [and] a knack for social engineering… This is Mitnick’s account, complete with advice for how to protect yourself from similar attacks.|
|Constable, commenting upon a new attraction on view in London, denied that it |
was art since it involved visual deception, and 'art pleases by reminding, not by
deceiving' (quoted in E. H. Gombrich, Art and Illusion). What this remark reveals
|This, then, is the deeper meaning of all these Florentine fables about the art of |
deception, the deception of art, culminating ... we know or should know that they
are themselves poetic inventions — piacevolissimi inganni — most pleasing
|... the means for ingratiation, deception, and outright fraud. If the art of pleasing is |
an essential element in portraiture, can a painter's behavior be trusted? And then
(on the other hand), even if an artist's politeness has proven to be invulnerable, ...
|His "new art" was based on a more practical version of the perspective |
demonstrated by Filippo Brunelleschi, in its turn a reconstruction ... Humanist "
history" was modeled on rhetorical compositio, pleasing artificial order, and the
contribution of the orator's art and ingenium: ... he has done what he promised to
do — deceive by art — and the one deceived is wiser in appreciating the art of
|I make no apology for being caught unaware for I am but a mere apprentice in the |
art of deception, and I freely acknowledge thee as the master. I confess I cannot
hold the field ... Confess it, thou speak of justice because it is far more pleasing ...
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