There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth. —Charles Dickens

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There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.

CHARLES DICKENS

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Sandor from Oakland AUGUST 8, 2018
We all seek , and want the truth, but in an emergency the truth can mean life , or a lie, can mean death . The good about that is that in an emergency people tend to be forth coming, and honest.


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