Truth It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself. It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »The man who fears no truth has nothing to fear from lies.For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead…Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing, than he who believes what is wrong.Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.