The Truth

“The truth but not the whole truth.Nothing demands more caution than the whole truth-it is the lancet of the heart. It requires as much to tell the truth as to conceal it. A single lie destroys a whole reputation for integrity. The deceit is regarded as treason and the deceiver as a traitor, which is worse. Yet not all truths can be spoken, some for our own sake, others for the sake of others.”      Rule 182, The Art of Worldly Wisdom, B. Gracian

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