Quote of the Day

There has, perhaps, never been a deceiver who was not, by his own passions, himself the deceived.

“There has, perhaps, never been a deceiver who was not, by his own passions, himself the deceived.” — Edward Bulwer-Lytton, The Disowned

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Quote of the Day

If people like being deceived — and this can hardly be doubted — there can rarely have been a time during which they can have had more of the wish than now. The literary, scientific and religious worlds vie with one another in trying to gratify the public.

“If people like being deceived — and this can hardly be doubted — there can rarely have been a time during which they can have had more of the wish than now. The literary, scientific and religious worlds vie with one another in trying to gratify the public.” — Samuel ButlerThe Note-Books of Samuel Butler