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Of what use is the memory of facts, if not to serve as an example of good or of evil?
Alfred de Vigny
Good can exist without evil, whereas evil cannot exist without good.
According to the Sutras, evil deeds result in hardships and good deeds result in blessings.
The task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity.
It is ideas, not vested interests, which are dangerous for good or evil.
John Maynard Keynes
The worst mistake you can make is underrating your enemy. Assuming that they're evil - I think it's a terrible thing to do.
As to the evil which results from a censorship, it is impossible to measure it, for it is impossible to tell where it ends.
Above all we should not forget that government is an evil, a usurpation upon the private judgement and individual conscience of mankind.
Whatever evil a man may think of women, there is no woman but thinks more.
Most of the evil of the world comes about not out of evil motives, but somebody saying 'get with the program, be a team player;' this is what we saw at Enron, this is what we saw in the Nixon administration with their scandal.
Almost all people have this potential for evil, which would be unleashed only under certain dangerous social circumstances.
Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies - or else? The chain reaction of evil - hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars - must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
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.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.
Abortion and racism are evil twins, born of the same lie. Where racism now hides its face in public, abortion is accomplishing the goals of which racism only once dreamed. Together, abortionists are destroying humanity at large and the black community in particular.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
I believe the root of all evil is abuse of power.
An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil.
Evil is whatever distracts.
Man's nature is not essentially evil. Brute nature has been known to yield to the influence of love. You must never despair of human nature.
Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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