„Beware of language, for it is often a great cheat.“

—  Peter Mere Latham, Book I, p. 138.
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„He is not cheated who knows he is being cheated.“

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„He that cheats another is a knave; but he that cheats himself is a fool.“

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„When the prayer is granted, they cheat the saint.“

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