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The Devil hisself can, after all, hardly be an atheist. As the Father of Lies, he preaches atheism, but doesn’t believe what he is preaching. Like a General Secretary of the Communist Party, he is using it to sucker the Proletariat.

— David Warren (source)  <link>

The danger is not lest the soul should doubt whether there is any bread, but lest, by a lie, it should persuade itself that it is not hungry.

— Simone Weil  <link>

Theories and Stories

Theories lie more easily than stories. That is why our psychologists tell us we are good and our novelists tell us we are evil.

— Peter Kreeft  <link>