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I am not a pessimist; to perceive evil where it exists is, in my opinion, a form of optimism.
We have seen the evil of the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors in our midst; let us try prohibition and see what this will do for us.
Thomas Jordan Jarvis
I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it.
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.
I believe that all government is evil, and that trying to improve it is largely a waste of time.
H. L. Mencken
Because parents have power over children. They feel they have to do what their parents say. But the love of money is the root of all evil. And this is a sweet child. And to see him turn like this, this isn't him. This is not him.
The suspicious mind believes more than it doubts. It believes in a formidable and ineradicable evil lurking in every person.
Evil is the product of the ability of humans to make abstract that which is concrete.
Tolerating evil leads only to more evil. And when good people stand by and do nothing while wickedness reigns, their communities will be consumed.
Evil is a miscellaneous collection of nasty things that nasty people do.
The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.
Evil is not something superhuman, it's something less than human.
Evil prospers when good men do nothing.
John Philpot Curran
We have an incredible warrior class in this country - people in law enforcement, intelligence - and I thank God every night we have them standing fast to protect us from the tremendous amount of evil that exists in the world.
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.
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.
Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity.
The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
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
It is ideas, not vested interests, which are dangerous for good or evil.
John Maynard Keynes
I will begin with this confession: whatever I have done in the course of my life, whether it be good or evil, has been done freely; I am a free agent.
Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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