Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.

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Author Tacitus
Author info Roman Historian
Topics truth, allowed, angry, apt, expected, fear, freedom, habit, hear, hears, perfect, sincerity, speaking

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  2. laws
  3. fortune
  4. fear
  5. bear

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