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Comte de Lautréamont
French poet born in Uruguay 1846-18700
Despair, feeding, as it always does, on phantasmagoria, is imperturbably leading literature to the rejection, en masse, of all divine and social laws, towards practical and theoretical evil.
Despite my emphasis on technology, I do not view laws as inherently evil. My goals are political ones, even if my techniques are not. The only way to fundamentally succeed is by changing existing laws. If I rejected all help from the political arena I would inevitably fail.
Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE0
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-0
Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-18010
Don't speak evil of someone if you don't know for certain, and if you do know ask yourself, why am I telling it?
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-18810
Enjoy things which are pleasant; that is not the evil: it is the reducing of our moral self to slavery by them that is.
American statesman 1743-18260
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
Even papists could not see that a moral evil was detained in the soul through its physical connection with the body; and that it required the dissolution of this physical connection before the moral contagion could be removed.
Jean de la Fontaine
French writer 1621-16950
Every journalist owes tribute to the evil one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-18820
Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good.
British Evangelical Anglican priest 1748-18100
Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.
Evil and ugliness are the same thing, and dullness is the mother of both.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-19360
Evil comes at leisure like the disease. Good comes in a hurry like the doctor.
Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.Source: As quoted in Friends Intelligencer Vol. XI
Ancient Greek comic playwright 446BC-386BC0
Evil events from evil causes spring.