BEHOLD, EYES WHICH PIERCE THE VEIL
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
1Oscar Wilde, “The Critic as Artist: With some remarks upon the importance of discussing everything: A Dialogue. Part II”, Gilbert speaking to Ernest, in “Intentions” of The Artist as Critic: Critical Writings of Oscar Wilde: Edited by Richard Ellmann, published at Chicago by The University of Chicago Press in 1998; page 389.