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Biography - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach:

Austrian writer.
Born: 1830 - Died: 1916
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Czech Republic
Czech Republic

Little evil would be done in the world if evil never could be done in the name of good.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Es würde viel weniger Böses auf Erden getan, wenn das Böse niemals im Namen des Guten getan werden könnte.

French
Il y aurait bien moins de mal dans le monde s'il était impossible de faire le mal au nom du bien.




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Quotes for: evil


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