Quotes by evils

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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    The greatest evils and the worst of crimes is poverty; our first duty, a duty to which every other consideration should be sacrificed, is not to be poor.
  • H.G. Wells
    H.G. Wells
    British-born American author 1866-1946
    H.G. Wells
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    One of the darkest evils of our world is surely the unteachable wildness of the Good.
  • Louis Dudek
    Louis Dudek
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    There are two kinds of people; those who are always well and those who are always sick. Most of the evils of the world come from the first sort and most of the achievement from the second.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
    Voltaire
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    Work banishes those three great evils: boredom, vice and poverty.
  • Pierre Corneille
    Pierre Corneille
    French playwright 1606-1684
    Pierre Corneille
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    All evils are equal when they are extreme.
  • Daniel Defoe
    Daniel Defoe
    English writer 1660-1731
    Daniel Defoe
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    All evils are to be considered with the good that is in them, and with what worse attends them.
    Source: Robinson Crusoe (1719)
  • Tryon Edwards
    Tryon Edwards
    American theologian 1809-1894
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    Between two evils, choose neither; between two goods, choose both.
  • Mae West
    Mae West
    American actress 1892-1980
    Mae West
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    Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    Captivity is the greatest of all evils that can befall one.
  • Jerry Garcia
    Jerry Garcia
    American singer-songwriter and guitarist 1942-1995
    Jerry Garcia
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    Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
    Oliver Goldsmith
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    Don't let us make imaginary evils, when you know we have so many real ones to encounter.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Generalities are intellectually necessary evils.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
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    He that will not apply new remedies, must expect new evils: for Time is the greatest innovator: and if Time, of course, alter things to the worse, and wisdom and counsel shall not alter them to the better, what shall be the end?.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
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    I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
    Aeschylus
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    I would rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils.
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