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H. L. Mencken, Mark Twain, Michel Eyquem De Montaigne


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"The world always makes the assumption that the exposure of an error is

identical with the discovery of truth -- that the error and truth are simply

opposite. They are nothing of the sort. What the world turns to, when it is

cured on one error, is usually simply another error, and maybe one worse than

the first one."

-- H. L. Mencken

(1880-1956) American Journalist, Editor, Essayist, Linguist, Lexicographer, and Critic




"The history of the race, and each individual's experience, are thick with

evidence that a truth is not hard to kill and that a lie told well is


-- Mark Twain

[samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910)




"If falsehood, like truth, had but one face, we would be more on equal terms.

For we would consider the contrary of what the liar said to be certain.

But the opposite of truth has a hundred thousand faces and an infinite field."

-- Michel Eyquem De Montaigne


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