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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Sincerity
 
Loss of sincerity is loss of vital power.
        Bovee—Summaries of Thought. Sincerity.
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  Of all the evil spirits abroad at this hour in the world, insincerity is the most dangerous.
        Froude—Short Studies on Great Subjects. Education.
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  Sincerity is impossible, unless it pervade the whole being, and the pretence of it saps the very foundation of character.
        Lowell—Essay on Pope.
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  There is no greater delight than to be conscious of sincerity on self-examination.
        Mencius—Works. Bk. VII. Ch. IV.
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Bashful sincerity and comely love.
        Much Ado About Nothing. Act IV. Sc. 1. L. 55.
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    Men should be what they seem;
Or those that be not, would they might seem none!
        Othello. Act III. Sc. 3. L. 126.
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  A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
        Oscar Wilde—The Critic as Artist. Pt. I.
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