Wit, charm, and even vulnerability shine through his snobbery and self-deception says Kirk Davis Swinehart.
It demonstrates either an incredible act of purposeful evasion or self-deception.
The mask of self-deception was no longer a mask for me, it was a part of me.
They simply point to paradox and self-deception with sharper eyes than tongue.
A certain element of self-deception lingered in his dishonour.
Nothing is more pathetic in human nature than its faculty of self-deception.
Does not the man at times conceal himself to the God, by self-deception, self-excuse, by lying to his higher nature?
The rare value of Machiavelli is just this lack of self-deception.
We went up to London in the fond hope that the world at large would support us in our self-deception.
But to guard against this self-deception should be the end and object of all our efforts.