How desperately difficult it is to be honest with oneself. It is much easier to be honest with other people.

E. F. Benson (1867-1940) English novelist, biographer, memoirist and short story writer [Edward Frederic Benson]
A Reaping, “March” (1909)

Full text. (Sometimes misattributed to Edward White Benson)

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