A maxim is never completely true nor completely false; it is only of value to the active mind.
Truth is to be found at the place that the three roads meet: the road of paradox, the road of ambiguity and the road of contradiction. Oedipus found this out – too late.
The immature continually seek clear and certain answers; the mature know that they must often live with ambivalence and make the best of that.
If it is true that all men are at heart rapists then it is true that all women are at heart prostitutes. But it isn’t true.