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The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding."
The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it."
Men are not only prone to forget benefits and injuries; they even hate those who have obliged them, and cease to hate those who have injured them. The necessity of revenging an injury or of recompensing a benefit seems a slavery to which they are unwilling to submit. "
To prefer evil to good is not in human nature and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one will choose the greater when he might have the less."
It is the strange fate of man, that even in the greatest of evils the fear of the worst continues to haunt him."