Quotation by Golo Mann

Closest to the truth are those who deal lightly with it because they know it is inexhaustible.
Golo Mann (b. 1909), German historian, son of Thomas Mann. Quoted in Marcel Reich-Ranicki, "Golo Mann: The Liberation of an Unloved One," Thomas Mann and His Family (1987, trans. 1989).

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