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When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.
We have two evils to fight, capitalism and racism. We must destroy both racism and capitalism.
All a man's affairs become diseased when he wishes to cure evils by evils.
One of the evils of money is that it tempts us to look at it rather than at the things that it buys.
E. M. Forster
You and I are stuck with the necessity of taking the worst of two evils or none at all. So-I'm taking the immature Democrat as the best of the two. Nixon is impossible.
Harry S. Truman
There are two kinds of people; those who are always well and those who are always sick. Most of the evils of the world come from the first sort and most of the achievement from the second.
If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and to raise the dead with tears, then gold would be a less valuable thing than weeping.
There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.
All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible.
It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen.
I would rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils.
In America, with all of its evils and faults, you can still reach through the forest and see the sun. But we don't know yet whether that sun is rising or setting for our country.
Whoever lives among many evils just as I, how can dying not be a source of gain?
One of the darkest evils of our world is surely the unteachable wildness of the Good.
H. G. Wells
Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
Rude contact with facts chased my visions and dreams quickly away, and in their stead I beheld the horrors, the corruption, the evils and hypocrisy of society, and as I stood among them, a young wife, a great wail of agony went out from my soul.
My friends, whoever has had experience of evils knows how whenever a flood of ills comes upon mortals, a man fears everything; but whenever a divine force cheers on our voyage, then we believe that the same fate will always blow fair.
We pity in others only the those evils which we ourselves have experienced.
The evils of mortals are manifold; nowhere is trouble of the same wing seen.
Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance - these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible.
Ignorance is the mother of all evils.
The worst evils which mankind has ever had to endure were inflicted by bad governments.
Ludwig von Mises
I'm just deeply disappointed that once again we may have to settle for the lesser of two evils.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Self is the root, the tree, and the branches of all the evils of our fallen state.
Vladimir Nabokov said the two great evils of the 20th century were Marx and Freud. He was absolutely correct.
One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation.
There are evils that have the ability to survive identification and go on for ever... money, for instance, or war.
Uncertainty is the worst of all evils until the moment when reality makes us regret uncertainty.
Of two evils, the less is always to be chosen.
Thomas a Kempis
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