This oh-so-true life lesson comes from a discussion between Oprah and Ali MacGraw. The prompt for this terrific insight was another terrific insight from their conversation: “White lies are, really, big lies to yourself”. Yes, indeed: whenever we agree to do something we know we don’t want to do – thereby telling a white lie – we betray ourselves. As Oprah points out, “there are no white lies to yourself”.
[Post updated 23/09/2016 and 28/09/2016)