Sometimes Lies Are More Dependable

from Ender's Game (1985) by Orson Scott CardRating: 4.3     (31 ratings)

It was a lie, of course, that it wouldn't hurt a bit. But since adults always said that when it was going to hurt, he could count on that statement as an accurate prediction of the future. Sometimes lies were more dependable than the truth.

- Narrator, RE: Ender Wiggin

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