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Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil.


Plato

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Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.
PLATO
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KELLY JONES
I believe that ignorance is the root of all evil.
And that no one knows the truth.
MOLLY IVINS
What is evil? Killing is evil, lying is evil, slandering is evil, abuse is evil, gossip is evil: env...
BUDDHA
What is evil? Killing is evil, lying is evil, slandering is evil, abuse is evil, gossip is evil, env...
GAUTAMA BUDDHA
There is no worse discriminator than envy. No worse traitor than envy. Even those who are seemingly ...
C. JOYBELL C.
Love of money is the root of all evil and the love of food is the root of all disease.
DR HITESH C SHETH
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
SIMONE WEIL
Money is not the root of all evil, it is the fruit. Humans are the root.
RAIN BOJANGLES
Money is not the root of all evil, it is the fruit. Humans are the root.
RAIN BOJANGLES
The love of money is the root of all evil.
BIBLE
The love of evil is the root of all money.
PROVERB
Love of the world is the root of all evil
MUHAMMAD
The want of money is the root of all evil.
SAMUEL BUTLER
The love of money is the root of all evil.
BIBLE, 1 TIMOTHY 6:10
Love of the world is the root of all evil
MUHAMMAD
The lack of money is the root of all evil.
MARK TWAIN
The love of evil is the root of all money.
AMERICAN PROVERB
The lack of money is the root of all evil.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Lack of money is the root of all evil.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Overcofidence and ignorance are the root causes of sexuall dissatisfaction in the world today.
AULIQ-ICE
Poverty has many roots, but the tap root is ignorance
LYNDON B. JOHNSON
Not having money is the root of all evil..
OLASOT
Poverty has many roots, but the tap root is ignorance
LYNDON B. JOHNSON
Money — the root of all evil.... Man needs roots.
ANONYMOUS
You are good when you walk to your goal firmly and with bold steps.
Yet you are not evil when y...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Humility, the place of entire dependence on God, is the first duty and the highest virtue of the cre...
ANDREW MURRAY
I sit in the sky like a sphinx misunderstood; My heart of snow is wed to the whiteness of swans; I h...
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE
Perhaps man was neither good nor bad, was only a machine in an insensate universe--his courage no mo...
T.H. WHITE
The love of money is the root of all evil, therefore selfishness must be the seed.
M.D. BIRMINGHAM
Money is the fruit of evil, as often as the root of it.
HENRY FIELDING
The beauty of women is the root of all evil, it makes men lose their minds
JESUS BARRAZA
The beauty of women is the root of all evil, it makes men lose their minds
JESUS BARRAZA
Whoever originated the cliche that money is the root of all evil knew hardly anything about the natu...
ERIC HOFFER
Covetousness is the greatest of monsters, as well as the root of all evil.
WILLIAM PENN
Evil is ignorance.
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
As covetousness is the root of all evil, so poverty is the worst of all snares.
DANIEL DEFOE
Far from idleness being the root of all evil, it is rather the only true good.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Boredom is the root of all evil--the despairing refusal to be oneself.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
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Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Money, the root of all evil... but the cure for all sadness.
MIKE GILL
Premature optimization is the root of all evil (or at least most of it) in programming.
DONALD KNUTH
Beware of altruism. It is based on self-deception, the root of all evil.
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So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?
AYN RAND
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ANDREW MURRAY
Money, the root of all evil...but the cure for all sadness.
MIKE GILL
I believe the root of all evil is abuse of power.
PATRICIA CORNWELL
If money is the root of all evil, then why do we make it?
STEVEN ESPINOSA
Everything at some point has been declared the root of all evil.
CRISS JAMI
Idleness among children, as among men, is the root of all evil, and leads to no other evil more cert...
HANNAH MORE
The root of the evil is not the construction of new, more dreadful weapons. It is the spirit of conq...
LUDWIG VON MISES
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance
SOCRATES
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There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.
SOCRATES
Submit to the present evil, lest a greater one befall you
PHAEDRUS
God has the capacity to look at the world through two lenses. When God looks at a painful or wicked ...
JOHN PIPER
It is logical to say that ignorance seems to be the root cause of all human suffering.
KAT LAHR
We have tears in our eyes
As we wave our goodbyes,
We so loved being with you, we three. ROALD DAHL
Hunger is a lesser evil than ignorance.
MATSHONA DHLIWAYO
The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.
HERODOTUS
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
SOCRATES
The past ignorance has great lessons for us in our present day. Until we take real lessons from the ...
ERNEST AGYEMANG YEBOAH
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
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What is the Other?" they ask.
The Other is the one who taught me whatI should be like, but not ...
PAULO COELHO
"God's plan" is often a front for men's plans and a cover for inadequacy, ignorance, and evil
MARY DALY
The end of the world is a strange concept. The world is always ending, and the end is always being a...
NEIL GAIMAN
She said 'Over my dead body!' so I took her at her word.
DIANA WYNNE JONES
evil is not power; it is ignorance and misuse of good.
JAMES ALLEN
I'm always highly irritated by people who imply that writing fiction is an escape from reality. It i...
FLANNERY O'CONNOR
And sometimes ignorance is even harder to deal with than deliberate evil.
RYū MURAKAMI
The person who said money is the root of all evil just flat out didn't have any.
STUART WILDE
If money is the root of all evil why do you ask for it in the church
LIL TREYCO
Hard to restrain, unstable is this mind; it flits wherever it lists. Good it is to control the mind....
GAUTAMA BUDDHA
“A question is the root to all evil, from there we can make assumptions!”
THOMAS WALLACE SCHERZER
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.
HENRY DAVID THOREAU
if money is the root of all evil what is it doing in the offering pot in church
LIL TREYCO
if money is the root of all evil what is it doing in the offering pot in church
LIL TREYCO
Money confers the power to command the labor of others. Love of money is love of power. And love of ...
EDWARD ABBEY
Every greed is the root of un-gratefulness.
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
There are thousands hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.
HENRY DAVID THOREAU
Like all best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
My husband has quite simply been my strength and stay all these years, and I owe him a debt greater ...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I have been aware all the time that my peoples, spread far and wide throughout every continent and o...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
In the root and stem of your own psyche, there is an accumulation of bad habits. If you cannot see t...
YUANSOU
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its ...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
Therefore I am sure that this, my Coronation, is not the symbol of a power and a splendor that are g...
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It's no good to give money to anybody who thinks money as the root of all evil.
TOBA BETA
It's no good to give money to anybody
who thinks money as the root of all evil.
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Before money, woman is the root of all evil because if woman didn’t exist, money would have no mea...
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I don't know if I have a favorite color.
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It's very special having a new little girl.
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