Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron

Such is Truth! Men dare not look her in the face, except by degrees: they mistake her for a Gorgon, instead of knowing her to be a Minerva.
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. Letter, June 10, 1822, to author Isaac D'Israeli. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 9, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1973-1981).
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