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The best form of government is that which is most likely to prevent the greatest sum of evil.
Evil is the shadow of angel. Just as there are angels of light, support, guidance, healing and defense, so we have experiences of shadow angels. And we have names for them: racism, sexism, homophobia are all demons - but they're not out there.
One concept corrupts and confuses the others. I am not speaking of the Evil whose limited sphere is ethics; I am speaking of the infinite.
Jorge Luis Borges
Little evil would be done in the world if evil never could be done in the name of good.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
January, month of empty pockets! let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer's forehead.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
If time is not real, then the dividing line between this world and eternity, between suffering and bliss, between good and evil, is also an illusion.
What twelve year old wouldn't want to play an evil wizard?
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no conception of good and evil.
We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder with our American friends in this hour of tragedy, and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that.
Conservatives divide the world in terms of good and evil while liberals do it in terms of the rich and poor.
Evil, and evil spirits, devils and devil possession, are the outgrowth of man's inadequate consciousness of God. We must avoid thinking of evil as a thing in itself - a force that works against man or, against God, if you will.
You don't know whether chimps are going to kill you or kiss you. They're very open on some levels and much more evil in a certain way.
Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems.
Good can imagine Evil; but Evil cannot imagine Good.
W. H. Auden
It is a power stronger than will. Could a stone escape from the laws of gravity? Impossible. Impossible, for evil to form an alliance with good.
Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont
Man must vanquish himself, must do himself violence, in order to perform the slightest action untainted by evil.
Emile M. Cioran
Moral authority has been laid to rest, world opinion is no more than a game show and the difference between good and evil is about as relevant as changing channels.
Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.
Some of the evil of my tale may have been inherent in our circumstances. For years we lived anyhow with one another in the naked desert, under the indifferent heaven.
T. E. Lawrence
Evil prospers when good men do nothing.
John Philpot Curran
Solitude is better than the society of evil persons.
I think the world is full of evil people. I think in some ways we're in more danger now than before.
The line between good and evil is permeable and almost anyone can be induced to cross it when pressured by situational forces.
A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
Evil always turns up in this world through some genius or other.
See, I have set before you this day life and good, death and evil... I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse; therefore choose life.
You must recognize that the way to get the good out of your brother and your sister is not to return evil for evil.
It is, alas, chiefly the evil emotions that are able to leave their photographs on surrounding scenes and objects and whoever heard of a place haunted by a noble deed, or of beautiful and lovely ghosts revisiting the glimpses of the moon?
Algernon H. Blackwood
Neither gods nor men can foresee when an evil deed will bear its fruit.
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