Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Easiest And Most Comfortable

It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes.  It may even lie on the surface; but we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions -- especially selfish ones.

-- Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn (1918 - 2008), Russian philosopher, novelist, dramatist and historian; 1970 Nobel Laureate in Literature, "Peace and Violence" (1973)

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