"Not to be, but to seem, virtuous --
it is a formula whose utility we all discovered in the nursery."
C. S. Lewis
(1898-1963), British novelist
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And then there are some that take it beyond science to an art form, such as the Clintons. With POTUS et al, the immediate nursery appears to be near 537.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    I wonder what else he worked out while he was hiding at the back of the wardrobe? I also wonder what the context of this quote is as in his major work the virtuous triumph and the devious and evil are ultimately vanquished - among other fantasies.
     -- Mick, Manchester     
     -- Mike, Norwalk      
    One of the reasons to raise a child to be honest -- I would tell my children, "you don't want to get too good at lying, otherwise your word will mean nothing, and if your word is nothing, how can you be something?" ;-)
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    Good morning Mike, could you enlighten me on the reference of 537? I'm ignorant of this.
     -- warrdoc, Elk Grove     
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