Michel de Montaigne about lie (“The Essays of Michel de Montaigne”, 1580) - The public weal requires that men should betray, and lie, and massacre; let us leave this commission to men who are more obedient and more supple.
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The public weal requires that men should betray, and lie, and massacre; let us leave this commission to men who are more obedient and more supple.
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