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“We must renounce the gambit of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ – even in its inverted form. We must acknowledge that misapprehensions abound, that violence is to be found everywhere, and that our partial understanding of violence by no means assures us victory over it.” — René Girard, Violence and the Sacred

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True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. – Baltasar Gracián

“True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils.” – Baltasar Gracián

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The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for the good men to do nothing. – Edmund Burke

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for the good men to do nothing.” – Edmund Burke

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I will not say do not weep, for not all tears are an evil. – J.R.R. Tolkien

“I will not say do not weep, for not all tears are an evil.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

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Nothing is easier than to denounce the evil doer; Nothing more difficult than understanding him. – Fyodor Dostoevsky

“Nothing is easier than to denounce the evil doer; Nothing more difficult than understanding him.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky

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I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary. The evil it does is permanent. – Mahatma Gandhi

“I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary. The evil it does is permanent.” – Mahatma Gandhi

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No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks. – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks. – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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