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"Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines."  (John Benfield)

"For how can one know color in perpetual green, and what good is warmth without cold to give it sweetness?"  (John Steinbeck, Travels With Charley)

"It is an error to imagine that civilization and savage cruelty are antitheses. On the contrary, in every organic process, the antitheses always reflect a unified totality, and civilization is an organic process."  (Richard L. Rubenstein, The Cunning of History)

"May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house."  (George Carlin)

"No drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power."  (Patrick Jake O'Rourke)

"No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does."  (François VI Duke (duc) de La Rochefoucauld, 1616-80)

"People who cease to believe in God or goodness altogether still believe in the devil. I don't know why. No, I do indeed know why. Evil is always possible. And goodness is eternally difficult."  (Anne Rice, Interview with the Vampire)

"See - one side of my face is gentle and kind, incapable of anything but love of my fellow man. The other side, the other profile, is cruel and predatory and evil, incapable of anything but lusts and dark passions. It all depends on which side faces the moon at the ebb of the tide."  (Lionel Atwill)

"The devil's agents may be of flesh and blood, may they not?"  (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles)

"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."  (Albert Camus)

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