Did you ever play the game "telephone"
(wiki) in your school classroom?
It's a simple example of how the original truth statement (from "Person
1") can end up to be so much
different than when it was first said.
With that in mind:
Don't forget when "Person 2" tells you something about
"Person 1", or what "Person 1" said to "Person
only way to know it is true is to ask "Person 1."
This is because "Person 2" could have distorted, false, or missing
information. This is very similar to the old saying "Straight
from the horse's mouth" (phrases.org.uk). When possible, ask the
horse! (Person 1).
Remember, each person wears their own set of ,
so their glasses are limited, and may be "dirty" or "foggy".