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They deem him their worst enemy who tells them the truth.
-- Plato (c. 428-c. 347 BC), Greek philosopher

The exact opposite of what is generally believed is often the truth.
-- Jean de La Bruyère (1645-96), French writer and moralist, in: Les Caractères (1688)

'Tis strange but true: for truth is always strange,--
Stranger than fiction.
-- Lord Byron (1788-1824), English Romantic poet, in: Don Juan

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The selection of the above quotes and the writing of the accompanying notes was performed by the author David Paul Wagner.

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