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Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.
Evil requires the sanction of the victim.
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.
Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Evil is not to be traced back to the individual but to the collective behavior of humanity.
We are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners. There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition in which our women have to live.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Evil is the product of the ability of humans to make abstract that which is concrete.
I do not consider divorce an evil by any means. It is just as much a refuge for women married to brutal men as Canada was to the slaves of brutal masters.
Susan B. Anthony
Evil is a miscellaneous collection of nasty things that nasty people do.
Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own table.
W. H. Auden
The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it.
Compassion alone stands apart from the continuous traffic between good and evil proceeding within us.
There is nothing besides a spiritual world; what we call the world of the senses is the Evil in the spiritual world, and what we call Evil is only the necessity of a moment in our eternal evolution.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
The pious pretense that evil does not exist only makes it vague, enormous and menacing.
The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse.
Adlai E. Stevenson
The belief that there is only one truth, and that oneself is in possession of it, is the root of all evil in the world.
A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
I don't need to be made to look evil. I can do that on my own.
This society in which we live is radically changing. What previous generations saw as evil is now embraced as being good. It is a dangerous and slippery slope upon which we stand when we reject what Solomon called the beginning of wisdom - the fear of God.
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
Evil has no substance of its own, but is only the defect, excess, perversion, or corruption of that which has substance.
John Henry Newman
My success and my misfortunes, the bright and the dark days I have gone through, everything has proved to me that in this world, either physical or moral, good comes out of evil just as well as evil comes out of good.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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