GANDHI MUSEUMS - ASHRAMS - LIBRARIES > SEVAGRAM ASHRAM, WARDHA, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA > Truth
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words; a lie may be told by
silence; by equivocation, by the accent on a syllable; by a glance of the eye,
attaching a peculiar significance to a sentence; and these all kinds of lies are
worse and baser by many degrees than a lie plainly worded.