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Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true.

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Source Notes: Source: DEMOSTHENES, Third Olynthiac, paragraph 19, Olynthiacs, Phillippics, Minor Public Speeches, trans. J. H. Vince, p. 53 .

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For the Athenian general during the Peloponnesian War, see Demosthenes (general).

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