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On the Decay of the Art of Lying by Mark Twain

On the Decay of the Art of Lying

by Mark Twain

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"No fact is more firmly established than that lying is a necessity of our circumstances--the deduction that it is then a Virtue goes without saying. No virtue can reach its highest usefulness without careful and diligent cultivation--therefore, it goes without saying that this one ought to be taught in the public schools--even in the newspapers. What chance has the ignorant uncultivated liar against the educated expert? What chance have I against Mr. Per--against a lawyer? Judicious lying is what the world needs."

-Mark Twain

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  • Published: 2003
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: O007417
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