90 Double Standard Quotes For All Hypocrites

Looking for quotes about having double standards? We have rounded up the best collection of double standards quotes, sayings, captions for Instagram, status messages, (with images and pictures) to inspire you to do what you say.

Having double standards is following a rule or principle which is unfairly applied in different ways to different people or groups. It’s a behavior of hypocrites and double faced people who say something and don’t follow the same principles.

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These double standard quotes hold true for men, women, in relationship, friendship and all other relations in the society.

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We have divided the quotes in the following sections. These quotes are a mix of positive, witty, real, sarcastic, funny quotes about people having double standards.

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  • Funny Double Standard Quotes

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Double Standard Quotes

  1. “Double standards everywhere.”                                                                                                   

    Double Standard Quotes
    Double Standard Quotes

  2. “Don’t get mad when I pull a you on you.”                                                                               

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    quotes for double standards

  3. “What to say to someone with double standards.”

  4. “If I treated you, the way you treat me. You hate me.”

  5. “People are quick to judge but slow to correct themselves.”

  6. “We live behind our faces, while they front for us.” ― Michael Korda

  7. “It is a double standard, it is extremely dangerous and it is immoral.”

  8. “People of double standards never experience happiness.” ― Sam Veda

  9. “Be the same person privately publicly and personally.” ― Judah Smith

  10. “If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?” ― Abraham Lincoln

  11. “People who have double standards are bullies who always play victim.”

  12. “Treat all as your own self. Do not have a double standard.” ― Sathya Sai Baba

  13. “Let’s not have a double standard. One standard will do just fine.” ― George Carlin

  14. “Morality is what the queen expects from the hive, not from herself.” ― Marty Rubin

  15. “Your double standards won’t help you in becoming a better person. Be real, be true!”

  16. “Many of us believe that wrongs aren’t wrong if it’s done by nice people like ourselves.”

  17. “People can’t handle the truth unless you speak to them with a mirror.” ― Lakia Echols

  18. “If I treated you the way you treat me, I promise you wouldn’t stick around the way I do.”                                                                                                                                       

    Double Standard Quotes Images
    Double Standard Quotes Images

  19. “Never judge another on a standard you would be unwilling or unable to uphold yourself.”

  20. “I will not calm down! Women are allowed to get angrier than men about double standards.”

  21. “A politician is a man who will double-cross that bridge when he comes to it.” ― Oscar Levant

  22. “Some people’s blameless lives are to blame for a good deal.” ― Dorothy L. Sayers, Gaudy Night

  23. “All I can say is, if you cannot ride two horses, you have no right in the circus.” ― James Maxton

  24. “I will not calm down! Women are allowed to get angrier than men about double standards.” ― Liz

  25. “We weep for a bird’s cry, but not for a fish’s blood. Blessed are those with a voice.” ― Mamoru Oshii

  26. “All a woman has to do is to slip once and she’s a tramp. A man can kill, lie, cheat…” ― Joan Crawford

  27. “Most people sell their souls and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.” ― Logan Pearsall Smith

  28. “Facebook is where hypocrisy, falseness, double standards, rumors and depression meet up for coffee.”

  29. “When I see you, I think “I wonder which face she sees when she looks into the mirror.”” ― C. JoyBell C.

  30. “When a man gives his opinion, he’s a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she’s a bitch.” ― Bette Davis

  31. “Single vision produces worse illusions than double vision or many-headed monsters.” ― Donna J. Haraway

  32. “Mean people don’t bother me a bit. Mean people who disguise themselves as nice people bother me a whole lot.”                                                                                     

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    hypocrite double standard quotes

  33. “We cannot negotiate with people who say what’s mine is mine and what’s yours is negotiable.” ― John F. Kennedy

  34. “Double standards don’t work in relationships, if you don’t want them doing something, you shouldn’t be doing it either.”                                                                   

    Double Standard Quotes In Relationship
    Double Standard Quotes In Relationship

  35. Scorpio is made up of passionate emotions, intense contradictions, shocking extremes and shameless double standards.”

  36. “It is vain to expect virtue from women till they are in some degree independent of men.” ― Mary Wollstonecraft

  37. “We always blame the woman when a man falls in love, as though no man had the courage of his inclinations.” ― Samuel Taylor

  38. “When you do it, it’s ok, but when they do it, it’s not. Avoid double standards – they are poison to every relationship you have.”

  39. “Nothing annoys me more than when someone expects you to be okay with something that they wouldn’t be okay with if you did it.”

  40. “It is forbidden to kill; therefore, all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.” ― Voltaire

  41. “Don’t tell them they can’t do something, and then turn around and do it yourself. Double standards aren’t fair to anyone.” ― Emily Smith

  42. “Three real life things that are scarier than ghosts. Double standard people, hidden enemies in your friend, people with low mentality.”

  43. “Nothing annoys me more than when someone expects you to be okay with something that they wouldn’t be okay with if it was done to them.”

  44. “When I kiss a girl for a part, people think it’s sexy. But if two guys kiss, suddenly there’s a backlash. It’s a double standard.” ― Olivia Wilde

  45. “Leaders scan the future so it can be free of doubts and fear. They do so by not living a double standard life in the present.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

  46. “I’m amazed at the adolescent nature of some of the religious fanatics in our government. And they’re full of double standards.” ― Dar Williams

  47. “It’s a double standard. They say these management guys are so valuable. They are not. This is typical corporate greed.” ― Bobby De Pace

  48. “’Tis not my talent to conceal my thoughts, or carry smiles and sunshine in my face, / When discontent sits heavy at my heart.” ― Joseph Addison

  49. “I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.” ― Oscar Wilde

  50. “I think we cannot have a double standard. We cannot see our art as different from the reality. We cannot use two different sets of judgment.” ― Ai Weiwei

  51. “A man can define many things beautifully in his life, but his character is one beautiful thing that can define him instantly and completely.” ― Anuj Somany

  52. “We have two kinds of morality side by side: one which we preach but do not practice and another which we practice but seldom preach.” ― Bertrand Russell

  53. “Apparently, when it’s two people, it’s quirky and funny, but when it’s a person doing the same stuff on her own, it’s rebellious and antisocial.” ― Katie Alender

  54. “I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.” ― Jane Austen

  55. “A double standard exists when an action, moral, or standard is considered appropriate and praiseworthy for one group but is considered wrong and deplorable for another.”

  56. “There’s definitely a whole double standard: I don’t understand it. A guy can be sexy and good-looking, and it totally just enhances his credibility as an athlete.” ― Lolo Jones

  57. “The moral world has no particular objection to vice, but an insuperable repugnance to hearing vice called by its proper name.” ― William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair

  58. “A person may be noted by the standards he flaunt ostentatiously, but is known by the double standards that unveils his true disposition subconsciously.” ― Manas Madrecha

  59. “In relation to a writer, most readers believe in double standard: they may be unfaithful to him as often as they like, but he must never, never be unfaithful to them.” ― W.H. Auden

  60. “A narcissist lives by a certain set of rules otherwise known as ‘Double standards.’ You will be expected to abide by these rules. However these exact same rules won’t apply to them!”

  61. “She was flabbergasted by the backward thinking of humankind. The damaging double standards that fueled gender disparity infuriated her.” ― Wiss Auguste, The Illusions of Hope

  62. “There’s a double standard between writers and readers. Readers can be unfaithful to writers anytime they like, but writers must never ever be unfaithful to the readers.” ― Peter Schjeldahl

  63. “I think there will always be a double standard between males and females, so I think that an actress is more likely to protect her public persona, so to speak, than an actor would be.” ― Mila Kunis

  64. “There is a double standard out there. Comedy is a male business; it’s not ladylike what we’re doing. But at the end of the day, if it’s funny, it’s funny, and funny tends to quite the criticisms.” ― Wanda Sykes

  65. “Double standards of our society: If a women does work that usually a man do. Makes her more manly and less womanly. But if a man does a work that usually women do. Makes him less manly and more womanly.”

  66. “Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men’s bones, and of all uncleanness.” ― Matthew 23:27 (Bible Verses)

  67. “I spend some of my time brooding about people who seem addicted to double standards – those who take an allegedly principled stand on a Monday, then switch firmly to the opposite principle on Tuesday if it is to their advantage.” ― John Leo

  68. “Don’t lecture and condemn me for doing something when you do the exact same things and even worse. It’s called being a hypocrite, and the root of all hypocrisy is narcissism. Get off your self righteous high horse. Only narcs have double standards.”

  69. “We cannot use a double standard for measuring our own and other people’s policies. Our demands for democratic practices in other lands will be no more effective than the guarantees of those practiced in our own country.” ― Hubert H. Humphrey

  70. “The double standard of morality will survive in this world so long as the woman whose husband has been lured away is favored with the sympathetic tears of other women, and a man whose wife has made off is laughed at by other men.” ― H. L. Mencken

  71. “It’s very clear that there’s a lot of double standards going on. Should there be a 30 mph speed limit? Of course there bloody should. And certainly with kids and school food, kids need to be nannied for sure. So give them a bloody good meal at school.” ― Jamie Oliver

  72. “If I dare to tear up or shed a tear, then I’m criticized for that as well! It’s a horrible double standard, but quite frankly, I don’t have time enough to fight that battle and fight crime. I chose to fight crime and ignore the rest. I just keep going to the best I can.” ― Nancy Grace

  73. “There is a double-standard between men and women. My father was a major league baseball player, and I grew up thinking I could have the same attitude on the field that he did. When I did that in real life, people thought I was a total bi-atch.” ― Katie Uhlaender

  74. “There can be a little bit of double standard in some offices about this. When men have pictures of family, people think, ‘How sweet.’ But when women have those same pictures, there might be the question of where her attention and where her focus are.” ― Marjorie Brody

  75. “The women always get blamed. Have you noticed that? The wives are nags. The mistress is a bitch for betraying the sisterhood. And the men just fall through the cracks in between. We expect so little from our boys, don’t we, Grace?” ― Louise O’Neill, The Surface Breaks

  76. “People are constantly applying double standards. Take the United States, for example. Washington wants the whole world to admire the country for its democracy. Then the government sends out its army, in the name of this democracy, and leaves behind the kind of chaos we see in Iraq.” ― Jacob Zuma

  77. “I think it’s a very old and deep-seated double standard that holds that when a man writes about family and feelings, it’s literature with a capital L, but when a woman considers the same topics, it’s romance, or a beach book – in short, it’s something unworthy of a serious critic’s attention.” ― Jennifer Weiner

  78. “We have a double standard, which is to say, a man can show how much he cares by being violent see, he’s jealous, he cares a woman shows how much she cares by how much she’s willing to be hurt; by how much she will take; how much she will endure; how suicidal she’s prepared to be.” ― Andrea Dworkin

  79. “Society’s double behavioral for women and for men is, in fact, a more effective deterrent than economic discrimination because it is more insidious, less tangible. Economic disadvantages involve ascertainable amounts, but the every nature of societal value judgements makes them harder to define, their effects harder to relate.” ― Anne Tucker

  80. “Fox doesn’t treat me any differently, and that’s one thing I’m very lucky with – my network treats me like a woman, but they never make me feel like I don’t fit in or anything like that, which is great. But within the industry, yeah. It’s a double standard, but it’s something that you have to deal with or try to make better; turn into a positive.” ― Erin Andrews

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Funny Double Standard Quotes

  1. “You dirty double-crossing rat.”

  2. “History is filled with double standards.”

  3. “I’m sorry, double standards don’t work for me.”                                                                       

    Funny Double Standard Quotes
    Funny Double Standard Quotes

  4. “Oh you’re mad at me for doing that, but if you did it it would be okay..”

  5. “When a dog lays on the floor all day it’s “adorable” but when I do it I’m “depressed”.”

  6. “Silly me! O never realized it’s one rule for you and a completely different rule for me.”

  7. “No matter how hard you scrub, you can’t wash the double standards from your hands.”                                                                                                                                         

    Sarcastic Double Standard Quotes
    Sarcastic Double Standard Quotes

  8. “If liberals didn’t have double standards, they wouldn’t have any standards at all.” ― Burt Prelutsky

  9. “Ofcourse it’s ok to lie, play manipulative head games and have double standards. I’m the husband.”

  10. “Oh… So what you’re saying is you don’t like me treating you the way you treat me? Isn’t that interesting!”

  11. “So if you state your opinion it’s free speech, but if I state mine, it’s hate and intolerance? Right, I forgot that’s how it works.”

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