“It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.”

"It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar."
Illustration from The Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Gustave Gutknecht
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“When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it…”

"When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it..."The Cook, the Miller, and the Wife of Bath

"When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do."

This quote is by poet and artist William Blake (1757 – 1827), from a public address intended to accompany his engraving of the Canterbury Pilgrimage. Continue reading ““When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it…””

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