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  • She calls him a hypocrite for suggesting a green lifestyle except when it is personally inconvenient.
  • She may be a hypocrite, but at least she knows the difference between right and wrong.
  • Just think how a guilty man like that has to lie and play the hypocrite with everyone, how he has to wear a mask in the presence of those near and dear to him, even before his own wife and children.
    Henrik Ibsen  --  A Doll’s House
  • "You’re not quitting, Mick. I mean it."

    ...I thought what a hypocrite he was, telling me that I had to play. What had he done? Drunk, and missed meetings, and...
    Carl Deuker  --  Gym Candy

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  • The hypocrite. Like he really cared what happened to her.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan’s Curse
  • "But I like being part of a congregation. I miss the people, Rucker."

    "All them dang hypocrites?"

    "My mother always said never expect church members to be perfect."
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • I’m going to tell her what a hypocrite you are.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • Let the old hypocrites learn to mind their own business, and leave other folks alone.
    Zora Neale Hurston  --  Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • "The old hypocrite," she kept saying.
    Jean Rhys  --  Wide Sargasso Sea
  • I know that makes me a bit of a hypocrite.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay

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  • Would God think I was a hypocrite, praying every time I was scared?
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels
  • "A long time ago," I said, "you told me the hardest thing about being a god was not being able to help your children. You also told me that you couldn’t give up on your family, no matter how tempting they made it."
    "And now you know I’m a hypocrite?"
    "No, you were right. Luke loved you. At the end, he realized his fate. I think he realized why you couldn’t help him. He remembered what was important."
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • ...they didn’t drink. At least not in public. Hypocrites.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • Hello—can you say hypocrites?
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • I discovered quite by accident what an awful hypocrite he [Buddy Willard] was,
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • My world wasn’t about condescending teachers and hypocrite parents and...
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • I thought I could make out the word hypocrite.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Someone Like You
  • Hypocrites have just as much right to live in this world as anybody.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • I don’t object though, and I feel like a hypocrite to the entire feminist movement.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • "Then you’re a hypocrite," Lindsay says.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • I’m so tired of feeling bad for making her live and feeling angry at her for living without me and feeling like a hypocrite for the whole mess.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • He is a hypocrite and a whited sepulcher!
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Bunch of danged hypocrites was all they were.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • I’m not enough of a hypocrite to argue.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • It is hard to be a hypocrite.
    Kaye Gibbons  --  Ellen Foster
  • I remember when I realized my parents were hypocrites like everyone else.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Okay, I’m a total hypocrite.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • But of course you can never tell; people are such hypocrites.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • He is a hypocrite, a rascal who has himself roused the people to riot.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Liar and hypocrite!
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • The minister well knew—subtle, but remorseful hypocrite that he was!
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • He need not have been a partisan of any faction in the town, but there is evidence to suggest that he had a sharp and biting way with hypocrites.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • Whenever Walt McCandless, in his stern fashion, would dispense a fatherly admonishment to Chris, Carine, or their half siblings, Chris would fixate on his father’s own less than sterling behavior many years earlier and silently denounce him asa. sanctimonious hypocrite.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Who denounced in unmeasured terms the exploiters of his own time: ’Woe unto you, scribes and pharisees, hypocrites!
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • It’s…becoming a hypocrite.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • "The hypocrite!" murmured Danglars.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • But a bigger hypocrite never lived.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • He was willing to risk seeming like a hypocrite.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • For the most part, he explained that he would be a hypocrite if he maintained his own small luxuries while advising others to prepare for harder times.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • And you don’t like bigots, bullies, snobs or hypocrites.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • ’You scandalous old hypocrite!’ she replied.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • I can’t be a hypocrite and pray with her when I don’t feel like it.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter; but within, they are full of extortion and excess.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • Just shows you what a hypocrite he is.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • They’re a stinking bunch of hypocrites.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • O, Erin, mourn with grief and woe For he lies dead whom the fell gang Of modern hypocrites laid low.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • ’Then they’re all hypocrites,’ Peter said.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Any thinking person is aware of this paradox; but in dealing with conventional people it is advantageous to treat them as though they were not hypocrites.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • It’s only hypocrites like you, my dear lady, just as black at heart but trying to hide it, who become enraged when called by their right names.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • There was something about them, no matter how much they cussed and drank and gambled and chewed; no matter how undelectable they were, there was something about them that I instinctively liked… they weren’t— "Hypocrites, Mrs. Perkins, born hypocrites," Mrs. Merriweather was saying.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
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