Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the majority, or rather of that party, not always the majority, that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections.
No one can write like Vallejo and not sound like a fraud. He’s just too much himself and not you.
With a gentleman I am always a gentleman and a half, and with a fraud I try to be a fraud and a half.
Why, I ask, isn’t it possible that advertising as a whole is a fantastic fraud, presenting an image of America taken seriously by no one, least of all by the advertising men who create it?
Force and fraud are in war the two cardinal virtues.
Things gained through unjust fraud are never secure.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.