Quotation by Georges Bernanos

What does the truth matter? Haven't we mothers all given our sons a taste for lies, lies which from the cradle upwards lull them, reassure them, send them to sleep: lies as soft and warm as a breast!
Georges Bernanos (1888–1948), French novelist, political writer. Madame la Comtesse, in The Diary of a Country Priest, ch. 5 (1936).
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