• Whenever a man talks he lies, and so far as he talks to himself - that is to say, so far as he thinks, knowing that he thinks - he lies to himself. The only truth in human life is that which is physiological. Speech - this thing that they call a social product - was made for lying.

    Miguel de Unamuno, Warner Fite (1928). “Mist: A Tragicomic Novel”, p.172, University of Illinois Press