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It is dangerous when you start calling people from one part of the world terrorists or fanatic, and you reduce them to some abstract notion. If evil has a geographical place, and if the evil has a name, that is the beginning of fascism. Real life is not this way. You have fanatics and narrow-minded people everywhere.
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
We are free, but not to be evil, not to be indifferent to human suffering, not to profit from the people, from the work created and sustained through their spirit of political association, while refusing to contribute to the political state that we profit from.
In this very real world, good doesn't drive out evil. Evil doesn't drive out good. But the energetic displaces the passive.
You can compromise between good, better, and best, and you can compromise between bad and worse and terrible. But you can't compromise between good and evil. And now people look at the other side as a completely different kind of animal and say, 'They are taking the country down the road to purgatory.' It's complete intolerance.
The Founders recognized that Government is quite literally a necessary evil, that there must be opposition, between its various branches, and between political parties, for these are the only ways to temper the individual's greed for power and the electorates' desires for peace by submission to coercion or blandishment.
Most people think companies are basically evil. They get a bad rap. And I think that's somewhat correct.
There's good and evil going on. We have cops. We have robbers.
To do nothing evil is good; to wish nothing evil is better.
I do not concern myself with gods and spirits either good or evil nor do I serve any.
I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.
I believe that, as long as there is plenty, poverty is evil.
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.
Always there has been some terrible evil at home or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it.
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him survives.
Evil is always devising more corrosive misery through man's restless need to exact revenge out of his hate.
Government is an evil; it is only the thoughtlessness and vices of men that make it a necessary evil. When all men are good and wise, government will of itself decay.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Now and then, someone would accuse me of being evil - of letting people destroy themselves while I watched, just so I could film them and tape-record them. But I didn't think of myself as evil - just realistic.
The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
Let me tell you that the children from their very birth are born to evil. Satan seems to have control of them. He seems to take possession of their young minds, and they are corrupted. Why do fathers and mothers act as though a lethargy was upon them? They do not mistrust that Satan is sowing evil seed in their families.
Ellen G. White
Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate; good is always the product of an art.
Evil has no substance of its own, but is only the defect, excess, perversion, or corruption of that which has substance.
John Henry Newman
Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.
All punishment is mischief; all punishment in itself is evil.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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