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Truth – 19 March 2009

Here are some words of wisdom by Frederick (Henri Frederic) Amiel (1821–1881), Swiss philosopher, poet and critic:

“Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence.”

“Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority. It is the highest summit of art and life.”

“Truth above all, even when it upsets us and overwhelms us.”

“…If man was what he ought to be, he would be adored by the animals…”

To read “Truth Is Universal – 16 July 2006,” visit: 

To read “Serial Killer Training – 21 October 2008,” visit: 

For a large collection of quotations, visit:

"Joyful Curmudgeon"
An oxymoron?
No! I see all the beauty of God's creation and I'm joyful.  At the same time, I see all the suffering and corruption going on in the world, and feel called to help expose and end it so that we may have true peace and compassion.

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