Sometimes, a lie is told in kindness. I don't believe it ever works kindly. The quick pain of truth can pass away, but the slow, eating agony of a lie is never lost.
The quick pain of truth can pass away, but the slow, eating agony of a lie is never lost. That's a running sore.
And finally comes culture, which is entertainment, relaxation, transport out of the pain of living.
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