whole lie

“However pure and sincere we may be, we all bear upon our candor the crack of the little, innocent lie. She did not. Little lie, innocent lie — does such a thing exist? To lie is the absolute form of evil. To lie a little is not possible: he who lies, lies the whole lie. To lie is the very face of the demon. Satan has two names; he is called Satan and Lying.”

Victor Hugo, Les Miserables

About Lord Malinov

Lord Malinov, literary author, bon vivant, rogue romantic poet
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