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Life is a matter of luck, and the odds in favor of success are in no way enhanced by extreme caution.
-- Erich Topp
 

 

Thursday, December 29, 2005

Painful truth

Truth can be painful. And yet, attempting to avoid the truth will always, ultimately, be much more painful.

Truth can be uncomfortable and unpopular. It can present difficult and complex challenges.

Even so, a dedication to truth is always the best course. For truth, no matter how earnestly it is suppressed, will always have the final say.

Yes, truth can be painful. And the longer it is evaded the more painful it becomes.

Truth can also be infinitely liberating. The effort and pain and discomfort of facing the truth are all very much worth the cost.

It is not always easy to be on the side of truth. Yet there is no escaping the fact that it is always best.

— Ralph Marston

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