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The most momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil.
Savage, despicable evil. That's what we were fighting in Iraq. That's why a lot of people, myself included, called the enemy 'savages.' There really was no other way to describe what we encountered there.
Each time a new war is disclosed in the name of the fight of the good against evil, those who are killed are all poor. It's always the same story repeating once and again and again.
Struggle is strengthening. Battling with evil gives us the power to battle evil even more.
Black people are inferior to Caucasians. Blacks constitute a totally distinct group; they overshadow the country with the germ... of evil.
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.
Henry David Thoreau
There is no greater evil than anarchy.
Buddha means awareness, the awareness of body and mind that prevents evil from arising in either.
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 can be a teacher, if you look at the wisdom of its negative power.
Tom Brown, Jr.
Listen - of course money changes everything, but so does sunlight, and so does food: These are powerful but neutral energy sources, neither inherently good nor evil but shaped only by the way we use them.
Our 'neoconservatives' are neither new nor conservative, but old as Bablyon and evil as Hell.
To steal from a brother or sister is evil. To not steal from the institutions that are the pillars of the Pig Empire is equally immoral.
The bad thing about being a famous comedian is that every now and then someone approaches me to tell an old joke. Don't tell me jokes - I have that. People also say the weirdest things, sometimes sarcastic things, and even evil things. They like to provoke to get a reaction.
Moral evil is the immorality and pain and suffering and tragedy that come because we choose to be selfish, arrogant, uncaring, hateful and abusive.
Obviously one must hold oneself responsible for the evil impulses of one's dreams. In what other way can one deal with them? Unless the content of the dream rightly understood is inspired by alien spirits, it is part of my own being.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
People's character is their behaviour - we're all capable of good and evil.
There's nothing wrong or evil about having a bad day. There's everything wrong with making others have to have it... with you.
Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle. The modern industrial proletariat does not belong to the category of such classes.
Classical tragedy was the war between good and evil. We wanted evil to be defeated and good to be victorious. But the battle in modern tragedy is between good and good. And no matter which side wins, we'll still be heartbroken.
Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.
Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals, especially in the more thoughtful men, which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another's.
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.
Evil is a source of moral intelligence in the sense that we need to learn from our shadow, from our dark side, in order to be good.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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