Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



Do not respond to the evil or evil will never end.
Buddha
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By theme : Evil   Philosophy    

The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Socrates
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By theme : Evil   Knowledge     Philosophy    

We are tainted by modern philosophy which has taught us that all is good, whereas evil has polluted everything and in a very real sense all is evil, since nothing is in its proper place.
Joseph de Maistre
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By theme : Evil   Philosophy    

The tongue is the vile slave`s vilest part.
Decimus Junius Juvenal
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By theme : Evil  

If there was no moral evil upon earth, there would be no physical evil.
Joseph de Maistre
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By theme : Evil   Morality    

Tolerance becomes a crime when applied to evil.
Thomas Mann
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By theme : Evil   Morality     Philosophy    

No one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.
Plato
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By theme : Evil   Good     Philosophy     Death    

War is evil, but it is often the lesser evil.
George Orwell
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By theme : Evil   War    

Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue; it is hard for an empty bag to stand upright.
Benjamin Franklin
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By theme : Evil   Unhappiness    

Whenever you are angry, be assured that it is not only a present evil, but that you have increased a habit.
Epictetus
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By theme : Behavior     Character     Evil  

The lack of money is the root of all evil.
Mark Twain
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By theme : Evil   Humor     Money     Wit    

A belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
Joseph Conrad
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By theme : Evil   Men    

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
Socrates
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By theme : Evil  

We will leave this world stupid and evil as we have found it upon our arrival.
Voltaire
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By theme : Evil   Life     Stupidity    

The fundamental evil of the world arose from the fact that the good Lord has not created money enough.
Heinrich Heine
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By theme : Evil   Humor     Money    

All our evil comes from our inability to be alone.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme : Behavior     Evil   Person    

Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil.
Anatole France
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By theme : Evil   Good     Nature    

Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Blaise Pascal
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By theme : Behavior     Evil   Religion    

The greatest evil which fortune can inflict on men is to endow them with small talents and great ambition.
Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues
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By theme : Evil   Person    

Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need.
Voltaire
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By theme : Work     Evil   Vice    

 
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