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Race prejudice is not only a shadow over the colored it is a shadow over all of us, and the shadow is darkest over those who feel it least and allow its evil effects to go on.
Pearl S. Buck
The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed for it.
Chester A. Arthur
In morals, theosophy builds its teachings on the unity, seeing in each form the expression of a common life, and therefore the fact that what injures one injures all. To do evil i.e., to throw poison into the life-blood of humanity, is a crime against the unity.
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.
We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder with our American friends in this hour of tragedy, and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
No evil can result from its inhibition more pernicious than its toleration.
Martin Van Buren
It is not true that good can only follow from good and evil only from evil, but that often the opposite is true.
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.
We study the injustices of history for the same reason that we study genocide, and for the same reason that psychologists study the minds of murderers and rapists... to understand how those evil things came about.
To do nothing evil is good; to wish nothing evil is better.
I am not a pessimist; to perceive evil where it exists is, in my opinion, a form of optimism.
It gets crazy in my mind sometimes but the reason why I like to express so much positivity on my Twitter is because I think we all are battling evil thoughts. I think it's important to not ignore them but to try to understand where they are coming from and get through them instead of suppressing them.
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.
Run for your life from any man who tells you that money is evil. That sentence is the leper's bell of an approaching looter.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
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.
Richard Nixon was an evil man - evil in a way that only those who believe in the physical reality of the Devil can understand it. He was utterly without ethics or morals or any bedrock sense of decency.
Hunter S. Thompson
No evil is honorable: but death is honorable; therefore death is not evil.
The suspicious mind believes more than it doubts. It believes in a formidable and ineradicable evil lurking in every person.
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 is whatever distracts.
Evil prospers when good men do nothing.
John Philpot Curran
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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