Aphorisms by theme: Evil

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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