I would rather be a devil in alliance with truth, than an angel in alliance with falsehood.
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John Milton said, "I would rather be a devil in alliance with truth, than an angel in alliance with falsehood." From this quote, I can conclude that being in an alliance with truth is more beneficial than being in an alliance with falsehood.
Source: The Essence Of Christianity
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