Believing ourselves to be possessors of absolute truth degrades us: we regard every person whose way of thinking is different from ours as a monster and a threat and by so doing turn our own selves into monsters and threats to our fellows.

Octavio Paz (1914-1998) Mexican writer and diplomat
(Attributed)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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