Quotation by Czeslaw Milosz

Grow your tree of falsehood from a small grain of truth.
Do not follow those who lie in contempt of reality.
Let your lie be even more logical than the truth itself,
So the weary travelers may find repose.
Czeslaw Milosz (b. 1911), Lithuanian–born Polish poet. Child of Europe, sect. 4, Selected Poems (1973).
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