When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do. – William Blake
(Thanks to Tom at Information Clearing House.)
Although, of course, a guy always hopes some who do not know it will become convinced. And, in fact, I have seen that happen.
Yes, I hope that truth is occasionaly convincing to those who don’t know it. And I hope that I am convinced by truth when I am confronted with it.