"The cruellest lies ..." Quote of Robert Louis Stevenson

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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The cruellest lies are often told in silence. A man may have sat in a room for hours and not opened his mouth, and yet come out of that room a disloyal friend or a vile calumniator.

Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), Scottish novelist, essayist, poet. Virginibus Puerisque, "Virginibus Puerisque," sct. 4 (1881).
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