Open-minded people don't care to be right, they care to understand. There's never a right or wrong answer. Everything is about understanding.
It's a madness to hate all the roses because a thorn has stung you.
To be afraid is to love. To five fear is to hate.
Democracy is fragile when the facts themselves come to be contested, truncated, ignored by manipulations, lies, falsifications.
Intelligence defends peace. Intelligence has a horror of war.
Honoré de Balzac