si peccasse negamus fallimur et nulla est in nobis veritas -> if we refuse to make a mistake, we are deceived, and theres no truth in us

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si peccasse negamus fallimur et nulla est in nobis veritas -> if we refuse to make a mistake, we are deceived, and theres no truth in us

From Christopher Marlowe's The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus, where the phrase is translated "if we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and there's no truth in us". (cf. 1 John 1:8 in the New Testament)

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