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We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
The best doctor is the one you run for and can't find.
One may demand of me that I should seek truth, but not that I should find it.
Lost in an immense forest at night, I have only a little light to show me the way. Along comes a stranger who says to me: Friend blow out your candle, the better to find your way. This stranger is a theologian.
I can be expected to look for truth but not to find it.
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He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense.
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