David Hume Quote

In public affairs men are often better pleased that the truth, though known to everybody, should be wrapped up under a decent cover than if it were exposed in open daylight to the eyes of all the world.


The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution of 1688 (ed. 1830)

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In public affairs men are often better pleased that the truth, though known to everybody, should be wrapped up under a decent cover than if it were...

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In public affairs men are often better pleased that the truth, though known to everybody, should be wrapped up under a decent cover than if it were...

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In public affairs men are often better pleased that the truth, though known to everybody, should be wrapped up under a decent cover than if it were...

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In public affairs men are often better pleased that the truth, though known to everybody, should be wrapped up under a decent cover than if it were...