“The true method of being deceived is to think oneself more cunning than others.”

"The true method of being deceived is to think oneself more cunning than others."
A business card by the cartoon character 
Wile E. Coyote, genius

The quote is by Francois de La Rochefoucauld in Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maxims.

Mr. Rochefoucauld died in 1680.

– Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maxims, Project Gutenberg>> 
– Found the card at History Will Absolve Mike>

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