Thought For the Day: The Main Thing Is To Have A Soul That Loves the Truth and Harbours It Where He Finds It

“The main thing is to have a soul that loves the truth and harbours it where he finds it. And another thing: truth requires constant repetition, because error is being preached about us all the time, and not only by isolated individuals but by the masses. In the newspapers and encyclopedias, in schools and universities, everywhere error rides high and basks in the consciousness of having the majority on its side.” – German novelist Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)

Truth doesn’t need a consensus. It needs only one to find it and say it to others so that they too can spread their wings through creation and innovation. This is the path forward. When we seek the majority’s opinions what is usually found is how often the majority are incorrect.

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Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses.
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