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“The man who boasts that he habitually tells the truth is simply a man with no respect for it. It is not a thing to be thrown about loosely, like small change; it is something to be cherished and hoarded, and disbursed only when absolutely necessary.”

~ H.L. Mencken, Prejudices (‘Types of Men’)

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One thought on “203

  1. I think that in Mark Twain’s “Pudd’nhead Wilson’s Calendar” there was an entry something like “Truth is our dearest possession: We must economize it.”

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