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A Quote by David Deckert on evil, people, and thought

In medieval times, people thought that evil spirits could enter a person through an open mouth. These days they more often leave that way.

David Deckert

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A Quote by Dante Alighieri on defense, evil, intelligence, mankind, and power

For where the instrument of intelligence is added to brute power and evil will, mankind is powerless in its own defense.

Dante Alighieri (1265 - 1321)

Source: The Divine Comedy: The Inferno, 1320

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on evil and politics

A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

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A Quote by Confucius on evil

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Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in others

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Clarence Seward Darrow on errors, evil, good, soul, and truth

There is a soul of truth in error; there is a soul of good in evil.

Clarence Darrow (1857 - 1938)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on cities, evil, heaven, life, and philosophy

Socrates was the first to call philosophy down from the heavens and to place it in cities, and even to introduce it into homes and compel it to inquire about life and standards and goods and evils.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on evil

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Every evil in the bud is easily crushed: as it grows older, it becomes stronger.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on bravery, evil, good, pain, and pleasure

No man can be brave who thinks pain the greatest evil; nor temperate, who considers pleasure the highest good.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on evil, good, labor, and pleasure

If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains,

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on evil

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How great an evil do you see that may have been announced by you against the Republic? - Videtis quantum scelus contra rem publicam vobis nuntiatum sit?

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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