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    Quotations about Evil

    • The evil that we know is best.
    • The evil of the world is made possible by nothing but the sanction you give it.
      Atlas Shrugged, 1957, by Ayn Rand
    • The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum. whenever evil wins, it is only by default: by the moral failure of those who evade the fact that there can be no compromise on basic principles.
      Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, 1966, by Ayn Rand
    • It is bitter to lose a friend to evil, before one loses him to death.
      The Praise Singer, 1978, by Mary Renault
    • No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency.
      'The Strenuous Life,' 1900, by Theodore Roosevelt
    • The end excuses any evil.
      Electra (c.409 BC), by Sophocles
    • Evil is obvious only in retrospect.
      Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions, 1983, by Gloria Steinem
    • Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again.
    • Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil but as a necessity, or even a duty.
      Gravity and Grace, 1947, by Simone Weil
    • Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
      Klondike Annie (1936 film), by Mae West
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