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Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
People like to say that the conflict is between good and evil. The real conflict is between truth and lies.
Miguel Angel Ruiz
If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided that happens otherwise if one is idle.
The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of using evil means in order to carry out his promises, and is already on the road to perdition.
The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good.
Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality.
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
Moral evil is the immorality and pain and suffering and tragedy that come because we choose to be selfish, arrogant, uncaring, hateful and abusive.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Of what use is the memory of facts, if not to serve as an example of good or of evil?
Alfred de Vigny
People's character is their behaviour - we're all capable of good and evil.
For evil to flourish, it only requires good men to do nothing.
The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary and even humble individual - for it is in the solitary mind and soul of the individual that the battle between good and evil is waged and ultimately won or lost.
M. Scott Peck
Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.
Human nature is evil, and goodness is caused by intentional activity.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Johnny Depp is like a brother to me. We have matching tattoos on our backs - Charles Baudelaire, the flowers of evil, this giant skeleton thing. It's kind of a secret. People say to us, 'Why did you get that?' And we say, 'No reason.'
One should see the world, and see himself as a scale with an equal balance of good and evil. When he does one good deed the scale is tipped to the good - he and the world is saved. When he does one evil deed the scale is tipped to the bad - he and the world is destroyed.
The modern view of criminal justice, broadly, is that public concern with morality or expediency decrees expiation for the violation of a norm; this concern finds expression in the infliction of punishment on the evil doer by agents of the state, the evil doer, however, enjoying the protection of a regular procedure.
Any time you stop looking at evil as a black and white thing, it's helpful. So the fact that there won't be any obligatory Islamic terrorist stereotypes in movies any more, that'd be helpful.
Society in every state is a blessing, but government, even in its best stage, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one.
We have a demon, we have an angel inside, within our souls, and you just play with it, and sometimes the evil part of you wins the battle, in a very important decision, or in a bedtime, with your lover. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose.
Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems.
Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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