„I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.“

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16° Presidente dos Estados Unidos 1809 - 1865

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„I would far rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evil.“

—  Aeschylus, The Suppliants

line 453; comparable to "where ignorance is bliss, / 'Tis folly to be wise", Thomas Gray, On a Distant Prospect of Eton College, stanza 10
The Suppliants

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„Evil people never believe that they are evil; rather, they believe that everyone else is evil.“

—  Mark Manson American writer and blogger 1984

Chapter 6, “You’re Wrong About Everything (But So Am I)” (p. 133)
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck (2016)

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„Evil must not be countered with another evil but, rather, repelled by an act of goodness.“

—  Mohammed Alkobaisi Iraqi Islamic scholar 1970

Understanding Islam, "Morals and Ethics" http://vod.dmi.ae/media/96716/Ep_03_Morals_and_Ethics Dubai Media

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„There is a little good in all evil.“

—  Wilson Rawls, livro Where the Red Fern Grows

Fonte: Where the Red Fern Grows

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„Let us say, rather, that actors are a necessary evil,“

—  Alfred Hitchcock British filmmaker 1899 - 1980

Regarding his oft-cited quote stating that actors are cattle; as paraphrased and quoted in "Town Called Hollywood: Director Pleads Off Poundage" http://www.mediafire.com/view/ix2ammmxkb3flqx/Screen%20Shot%202018-09-11%20at%2012.56.17%20AM.png by Philip K. Scheuer, in The Los Angeles Times (30 May 1943).
Contexto: [T]he director passed off the phrase as one of his "Machiavellian quips," not to be taken seriously. "Let us say, rather, that actors are a necessary evil," he cautioned, with a straight face. "As a matter of fact, I couldn't work if I weren't on friendly terms with them; I'll bend over backward every time. Besides, I get into each picture I make, if only for a couple of seconds—so I'm probably a frustrated actor at heart myself."

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„Taxes are not good things, but if you want services, somebody's got to pay for them so they're a necessary evil.“

—  Michael Bloomberg American businessman and politician, former mayor of New York City 1942

http://www.woopidoo.com/business_quotes/authors/michael-bloomberg-quotes.htm
Taxes

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„Death is not the worst evil, but rather when we wish to die and cannot.“

—  Sophocles, Electra

Electra, 1007.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

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