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In seeking absolute truth we aim at the unattainable and must be content with broken portions. - Sir William Osler


Ignorance is the first requisite of the historian, ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art. - Giles Lytton Strachey


Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors. - Aldous Huxley


The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it. For ignorance is the first requisite of the historian, ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art. - Giles Lytton Strachey