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It's high time for truth... (37.09)

Chuck: "A lie," the wise man, Winston Churchill, purportedly said, "gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on." But, uh, I have a feeling that this truth will find its way quick enough. And it's high time for truth, too. For openness. For unburdening. I am not here, as most politicians might be, to ask you to trust me. No. Instead, I am asking if I may trust you, with my deepest fear, which is that you might know me, who I really am.

This quote is often attributed to Winston Churchill, but there is apparently no evidence that he said it. It may have been President Franklin Roosevelt’s secretary of state, Cordell Hull, or Jefferson, or Mark Twain. More here.