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Ignorance is the mother of all evils.
We have two evils to fight, capitalism and racism. We must destroy both racism and capitalism.
Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
What is the benefit of fasting in our body while filling our souls with innumerable evils? He who does not play at dice, but spends his leisure otherwise, what nonsense does he not utter? What absurdities does he not listen to? Leisure without the fear of God is, for those who do not know how to use time, the teacher of wickedness.
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.
Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.
The priesthood of God is a shield. It is a shield against the evils of the world. That shield needs to be kept clean; otherwise, our vision of our purpose and the dangers around us will be limited.
James E. Faust
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new 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.
One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation.
When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before.
Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings.
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.
The possession of wealth leads almost inevitably to its abuse. It is the chief, if not the only, cause of evils which desolate this world below. The thirst for gold is responsible for the most regrettable lapses into sin.
The worst evils which mankind has ever had to endure were inflicted by bad governments.
Ludwig von Mises
I think one of the most pervasive evils in this world is greed and acquiring money for money's sake. Once you have six houses and a plane, it's just about a number. It's never been anything I understood.
We pity in others only the those evils which we ourselves have experienced.
Imaginary evils are incurable.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
To repay evils with kindness is the religion I was taught to practise, and this will forever be my rule.
John James Audubon
Substantial progress toward better things can rarely be taken without developing new evils requiring new remedies.
William Howard Taft
The evils of tyranny are rarely seen but by him who resists it.
I have the greatest sympathy with the growth of the socialist party. I think they understand the evils that surround us and hammer them into people's minds better than we Liberals.
There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.
For among other evils caused by being disarmed, it renders you contemptible; which is one of those disgraceful things which a prince must guard against.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.
I think voting for the lesser of two evils in game theory always leads to more evil.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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