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Abraham Lincoln
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I believe it is an established maxim in morals that he who makes
an assertion without knowing whether it is true or false, is guilty
of falsehood; and the accidental truth of the assertion, does not
justify or excuse him.

(Letter to Allen N. Ford, August 11, 1846)
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