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We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip little by little at a truth we find bitter.

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Denis Diderot

French philosopher who was a leading figure of the Enlightenment in France; principal editor of an encyclopedia that disseminated the scientific and philosophical knowledge of the time (1713-1784)

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nous avalons goulûment tout mensonge qui nous flatte, mais nous sirotons petit à petit une vérité que nous trouvons amère.

vi svelger grådig enhver løgn som flatter oss, men vi nipper litt etter litt på en sannhet som vi synes er bitter.

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