I Believe It Is An Established Maxim In Morals That He Who Makes An Assertion Without Knowing Whether It Is True Or False Is Guilty Of Falsehood
I believe it is an established maxim in morals that he who makes an
assertion without knowing whether it is true or false is guilty of
falsehood, and the accidental truth of the assertion does not justify or
-- Abraham Lincoln
I believe it is an established maxim in morals that he who makes an assertion without knowing whether it is true or false is guilty of falsehood
and the accidental truth of the assertion does not justify or excuse him. -- Abraham Lincol...
The assertion that all men are created equal was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use.
-- Abraham Lincol...
He who conceals a useful truth is equally guilty with the propagator of an injurious falsehood.
A bare assertion is not necessarily the naked truth. -- George Prentice
is to attempt seeing Truth without knowing Falsehood.
It is the attempt to see the Light without knowing Darkness. It cannot be. -- Frank Herbert, Dune...
OVATION, n. n ancient Rome, a definite, formal pageant in honor of one who had been disserviceable to the enemies of the nation.
A lesser "triumph." In modern English the word is improperly used to signify any loose and spontaneous expression of popular homage to the hero of the hour and place....