Samuel Johnson Quote

Among the calamities of war may be jointly numbered the diminution of the love of truth, by the falsehoods which interest dictates and credulity encourages.


in The Idler no. 30 (11 November 1758)

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Among the calamities of war may be jointly numbered the diminution of the love of truth, by the falsehoods which interest dictates and credulity...

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Among the calamities of war may be jointly numbered the diminution of the love of truth, by the falsehoods which interest dictates and credulity...

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Among the calamities of war may be jointly numbered the diminution of the love of truth, by the falsehoods which interest dictates and credulity...

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Among the calamities of war may be jointly numbered the diminution of the love of truth, by the falsehoods which interest dictates and credulity...