cheats never prosper

cheats never prosper

People who use dishonest means will not find true success. I'm not too worried about Eric getting ahead of me in the class rankings. I know he cheated on his last test, and cheats never prosper!
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Cheats never prosper.

 and Cheaters never prosper.
Prov. If you cheat people, they will not continue to do business with you, and so your business will fail. Customer: You charged me for ten artichokes, but you only gave me nine. Grocer: Too bad. You should have counted them before you paid for them. Customer: Cheats never prosper, you know.
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Then the lecture from Miss Pendlebury on why cheats never prosper, on the reasons why cheating only hurts yourself, that achievement however meagre should always be its own reward.
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I hope the BOA has the backbone to uphold her ban and prove that cheats never prosper.
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He looked me straight in the eye and told me "cheats never prosper".