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Uncertainty is the worst of all evils until the moment when reality makes us regret uncertainty.
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.
Ignorance is the mother of all evils.
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.
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.
Imaginary evils are incurable.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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
I think voting for the lesser of two evils in game theory always leads to more evil.
When you choose the lesser of two evils, always remember that it is still an evil.
Though all afflictions are evils in themselves, yet they are good for us, because they discover to us our disease and tend to our cure.
No one who is in this world will deny that evils exist. What, then, do we say? That evil is not a living and animated substance, but a condition of the soul which is opposed to virtue and which springs up In the slothful because of their falling away from good.
Self is the root, the tree, and the branches of all the evils of our fallen state.
Substantial progress toward better things can rarely be taken without developing new evils requiring new remedies.
William Howard Taft
If there is a God, whence proceed so many evils? If there is no God, whence cometh any good?
One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation.
When the world lacks muscular and wise American leadership, it devolves into total chaos, which, in turn, produces unspeakable evils.
Take everything easy and quit dreaming and brooding and you will be well guarded from a thousand evils.
The most important and urgent problems of the technology of today are no longer the satisfactions of the primary needs or of archetypal wishes, but the reparation of the evils and damages by the technology of yesterday.
If you have difficulties making a decision, choose the lesser of the two evils.
Its easy to view politicians as corrupt and voting essentially an act of picking the lesser of two evils. I understand that perspective and feel it's valid.
In politics the choice is constantly between two evils.
In the early '90s, I was disillusioned after the blasts and riots in Mumbai. I was in college and started thinking that religion was the root cause of all these evils. While my father told me not to blame religion because of a few bad people, I wasn't convinced. The faith was restored after I started writing my first book.
One has got to choose between the two evils, also between the lesser of the two evils in the matter of food, and therefore vegetarian food has got to he taken by man in order to sustain human life.
I have sometimes been haunted with the idea that it was an imperative duty, knowing what I know, and having seen what I have seen, to do all that lies in my power to show the dangers and the evils of this frightful institution.
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.
John F. Kennedy
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