„Give a man a mask and he’ll tell you the truth.“

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Escritor, poeta e dramaturgo britânico de origem irlandesa 1854 - 1900

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„Do you want to tell the truth, or do you want to tell a story?“

—  Robert Charles Wilson, livro Julian Comstock: A Story of 22nd-Century America
Julian Comstock: A Story of 22nd-Century America (2009), p. 361

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„So it is more useful to watch a man in times of peril, and in adversity to discern what kind of man he is; for then at last words of truth are drawn from the depths of his heart, and the mask is torn off, reality remains.“

—  Lucretius Roman poet and philosopher -94 - -55 a.C.
De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things), Quo magis in dubiis hominem spectare periclis convenit adversisque in rebus noscere qui sit; nam verae voces tum demum pectore ab imo eliciuntur et eripitur persona, manet res. Book III, lines 55–58 (reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations)

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—  Grover Cleveland 22nd and 24th president of the United States 1837 - 1908
Telegram to his friend Charles W. Goodyear (23 July 1884), in response to a query as to what the Democratic Party should say about reports that he fathered a child out of wedlock. As quoted in An Honest President (2000), by H. Paul Jeffers, p. 108.

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