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Quote from: billberg23 on 23 Jan, 2019, 00:08:31Cf. Demosthenes, Olynthiac 3.19.9:  ὃ γὰρ βούλεται, τοῦθ' ἕκαστος καὶ οἴεται ("what he wishes [to be true], each person also believes [to be true]").
Also Julius Caesar, Gallic War 3.18:  fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt ("people quite cheerfully believe what they wish [to be true]").