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First Principles: Falsehood of the Tongue Leads To That of the Heart, and In Time Depraves All Its Good Disposition

“Falsehood of the tongue leads to that of the heart, and in time depraves all its good disposition.” – Thomas Jefferson (1785)

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First Principles: This Falsehood of the Tongue Leads To That of the Heart, and In Time Depraves All Its Good Disposition

“This falsehood of the tongue leads to that of the heart, and in time depraves all its good disposition.” -Thomas Jefferson (1785)

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Thought For the Day: Truth Is Not Only Violated By Falsehood; It May Be Equally Outraged By Silence

“Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence.” -Henri Frederic Amiel, philosopher and writer (27 Sep 1821-1881)

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First Principles: It Is of Great Importance To Set A Resolution, Not To Be Shaken, Never To Tell An Untruth

“It is of great importance to set a resolution, not to be shaken, never to tell an untruth. There is no vice so mean, so pitiful, so contemptible; and he who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it … Continue reading

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First Principles: Falsehood of the Tongue Leads To That of the Heart and In Time Depraves All Its Good Disposition

“It is of great importance to set a resolution, not to be shaken, never to tell an untruth. There is no vice so mean, so pitiful, so contemptible; and he who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it … Continue reading

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First Principles: Falsehood of the Tongue Leads To That of the Heart

“It is of great importance to set a resolution, not to be shaken, never to tell an untruth. There is no vice so mean, so pitiful, so contemptible; and he who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it … Continue reading

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First Principles: Falseness of the Tongue Leads To That of the Heart

“It is of great importance to set a resolution, not to be shaken, never to tell an untruth. There is no vice so mean, so pitiful, so contemptible; and he who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Press Is Impotent When It Abandons Itself To Falsehood

“But the fact being once established, that the press is impotent when it abandons itself to falsehood, I leave to others to restore it to its strength, by recalling it within the pale of truth.”  – Thomas Jefferson (1805)   … Continue reading

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First Principles: Falseness of Tongue Leads To Falseness of Heart

“This falsehood of the tongue leads to that of the heart, and in time depraves all its good disposition.” – Thomas Jefferson (1785)      

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First Principles: Falseness of the Tongue Leads To Falseness of the Heart

“He tells lies without attending to it, and truths without the world’s believing him. This falsehood of the tongue leads to that of the heart, and in time depraves all its good disposition.” – Thomas Jefferson (1785)       … Continue reading

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