Many novels and modern publications are corrupters of morals or distorters of truth.
We gild our medicines with sweets; why not clothe truth and morals in peasant garments as well?
In morals, truth is but little prized when it is a mere sentiment, and only attains its full value when realized in the world as fact.
The moral consequences of totalitarian propaganda...are destructive of all morals because they undermind one of the foundations of all morals: the sense of and respect for truth.
Morals are private. Decency is public.
Rita Mae Brown
In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.