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"When good men die their goodness does not perish, but lives though they are gone. As for the bad, all that was theirs dies and is buried with them."
"The forces that tend for evil are great and terrible, but the forces of truth and love and courage and honesty and generosity and sympathy are also stronger than ever before."
"Life -- the way it really is -- is a battle not between bad and good but between bad and worse."
"When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before."
"The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing."
"As long as the world shall last there will be wrongs, and if no man objected and no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever."
"The greatest penalty of evildoing - namely, to grow into the likeness of bad men."
"No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death."
"The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men."
"Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil."
"There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root."
"Those who forget good and evil and seek only to know the facts are more likely to achieve good than those who view the world through the distorting medium of their own desires."
"Feel no sadness because of evil thoughts: it only strengthens them."
Nachman of Bratslav
"Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction."
"It's difficult in times like these: ideals, dreams and cherished hopes rise within us, only to be crushed by grim reality. It's a wonder I haven't abandoned all my ideals, they seem so absurd and impractical. Yet I cling to them because I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart."
"There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance."
"War with evil; but show no spirit of malignity toward the man who may be responsible for the evil. Put it out of his power to do wrong."
"No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency."
"It's better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost."
"Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil."
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The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing. by Albert Einstein
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All that is required for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing. by Edmund Burke