Calumny

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Calumny is like the wasp which worries you, and which it is not best to try to get rid of unless you are sure of slaying it; for otherwise it returns to the charge more furious than ever
I never listen to calumnies, because if they are untrue I run the risk of being deceived, and if they be true, of hating persons not worth thinking about
Nothing is so swift as calumny, nothing is more easily propagated, nothing more readily credited, nothing more widely circulated
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