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quotations of the week

«oh what a tangled web we weave,
when first we practise to deceive!»
~sir walter scott, marmion. canto vi. stanza 17

«to rationalise their lies, people -- and the governments, churches, or terrorist cells they compose -- are apt to regard their private interests and desires as just.»
~wendy kaminer

«lying is done with words and also with silence.»
~adrienne rich

absolvi meam animam. cepe indicum. mihi ignosce. cum homine de cane debeo congredi.