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Quotes of insincere

  1. An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind. – Buddha
  2. It is unhappily true that much insincere Literature and Art, executed solely with a view to effect, does succeed by deceiving the public. – George Henry Lewes
  3. The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere – Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  4. I much prefer a compliment, even if insincere to sincere criticism. – Titus Maccius Plautus
  5. Well, youth is the period of assumed personalities and disguises. It is the time of the sincerely insincere – V. S. Pritchett
  6. It is better to be thought perverse than insincere – Samuel Richardson
  7. There are many selfish people who are extremely original, then they take those pure ideas and use them to raise themselves up, that is an insincere move. – Daniel Smith
  8. I just don't like people coming up to me and saying something. It immediately makes you become insincere There is no way you can react to it sincerely. – Tom Verlaine

Usage examples for insincere

  1. You're so charming to everyone and-" " But I'm not insincere because of that, am I? – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  2. The smile of each was self- conscious, apprehensive, insincere – Tales of the Five Towns by Arnold Bennett
  3. I hope you won't mind, though of course-" she uttered a little laugh that was piteously insincere I know you will feel bound to say you do. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  4. Later he turned against them and against the whole tribe of insincere occasional rimesters, who were bringing the poetic art into contempt. – An anthology of German literature by Calvin Thomas
  5. Whatever I think of you, he answered, I can never again call you insincere – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  6. I will not be so insincere as to say that I did not give up my parliamentary life with the greatest regret. – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence
  7. He is as eloquent as he is insincere – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani
  8. " Maybe I'll need him no more," he said, with an obviously insincere sigh. – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  9. But Alexius set himself to work to smooth matters down; all his tact and patience were needed, and there was ample scope for his talent for intrigue and insincere diplomacy. – The Byzantine Empire by Charles William Chadwick Oman
  10. It must not be thought that Gertie was insincere she was not; she was dramatic. – None Other Gods by Robert Hugh Benson
  11. Jacobins and Girondists united in this cry; but the Jacobins accused the Girondists of being insincere and of secretly plotting for the restoration of the king. – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  12. And when, upon her arrival from the capital, he had told her that it was part of his strategy to secretly present the statement to the sheriff- and that she must appear personally before that official- she had consented, knowing that Warden was insincere – The Trail Horde by Charles Alden Seltzer
  13. His face was that of a leader of men, hard and powerful; one could see that it feared nothing, and that it looked with contempt on whatever was artificial, affected, or insincere – The Log School-House on the Columbia by Hezekiah Butterworth
  14. If we answer that we think them insincere we accuse these thrice accredited representatives of the Irish people of being hypocrites and crafty conspirators; and numbers in England, affected by the weapons they have used to get to their present strength, do think it; forgetful that our obtuseness to their constant appeals forced them into the extremer shifts of agitation. – The Short Works of George Meredith by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  15. Was it wholly insincere – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  16. The Russian argument throughout was upon a perfectly insincere basis. – A Short History of Russia by Mary Platt Parmele
  17. She surveyed the house with a pained constrained expression, as though she tried in vain to conceal from herself that it was all slightly improper, and even such objects as the Bokhara hangings failed to extort more than an insincere Oh, very nice, dear- very nice." – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  18. With this hasty and insincere assurance, Joan beat a rapid retreat, leaving Marjorie, Jerry and the freshman to their own devices. – Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore by Pauline Lester
  19. Was it because of the presence of such people in the temple as that little mean- souled professor, whom everybody knew to be insincere from the crown of his head to the soles of his sly little feet? – The Witness by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  20. Brandon was not altogether insincere when he told Elsie and the Edinburgh ladies that the finest prospect he ever saw in Victoria was the prospect of getting out of it, but the present pleasure made him forget many past ones. – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence

Rhymes for insincere