Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.— Jerry Garcia
Charming Lesser Evil quotations
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
Politically, the weakness of the argument has always been that those who choose the lesser evil forget very quickly that they chose evil.
The corporate-powered parties are not gonna do it for us, not the greater or the lesser evil. We have to do it for ourselves. And the minute we stand up and stand together, we are unstoppable.
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
The lesser of two evils is still evil.
Politics is the choice between the lesser of two evils.
Lesser, greater, middling, it's all the same.
Proportions are negotiated, boundaries blurred. I'm not a pious hermit, I haven't done only good in my life. But if I'm to choose between one evil and another, then I prefer not to choose at all.
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
The most painful moral struggles are not those between good and evil, but between the good and the lesser good.
When you choose the lesser of two evils, always remember that it is still an evil.
If you always vote for the lesser of two evils, you will always have evil, and you will always have less.
A lie doesn't become truth, wrong doesn't become right, and evil doesnt' become good, just because it's accepted by a majority.
Voting for the lesser of two evils is voting for your own enslavement.
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it.
The two-party system is a bad joke on the American people;
when it comes to Republicans and Democrats remember they are two sides of the same coin. Voting for the lesser of two evils is still a vote for evil and not an answer to our problems. A vote for a Republican or a Democrat will not fix anything and is a wasted vote.
What madness is it, to be expecting evil before it comes.
If you choose the lesser of two evils, you are still choosing evil.
If it feels like you're choosing between the lesser of two evils, don't.
There is always a higher choice.
The clock is ticking. It's time to stand up. Reject the lesser evil and that propaganda. Reject the lesser evil. Fight for the greater good like our lives depend on it, because they do. We're running out of time. It's time to stand up.
What madness is it, to be expected evil before it comes.
There's a terrible danger in voting for the lesser of two evils because the parties can set it up that way.
Richard Nixon was not the lesser evil, he was the greater evil, but in his administration the war was finally brought to an end, because he had to deal with the power of the anti-war movement as well as the power of the Vietnamese movement. I will vote, but always with a caution that voting is not crucial, and organizing is the important thing.
The lesser of two evils, or the least of the worst, is not good enough for the American people anymore.
Laws control a lesser person, right conduct controls a greater one.
We have become too civilized to grasp the obvious.
For the truth is very simple. To survive you often have to fight, and to fight you have to dirty yourself. War is evil, and it is often the lesser evil. Those who take the sword perish by the sword, and those who don't take the sword perish by smelly diseases.
If you have difficulties making a decision, choose the lesser of the two evils.
New record majority of Americans dislike the two corporate front-runners [ Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton] . This is what Lesser Evil leads to. Enough.
The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.
I'm just deeply disappointed that once again we may have to settle for the lesser of two evils.
It may be necessary temporarily to accept a lesser evil, but one must never label a necessary evil as good.
Although war is evil, it is occasionally the lesser of two evils.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
One has got to choose between the two evils, also between the lesser of the two evils in the matter of food, and therefore vegetarian food has got to be taken by man in order to sustain human life.
Abortion is not the lesser of two evils.
It is a crime. It is to throw someone out in order to save another. That's what the Mafia does.
The European policy is invariably the maintenance of the status quo, and you will do nothing for the subject races unless we, by taking initiative, make you realize that helping us against the Turks is the lesser of the evils.
Between two evils I always pick the one I never tried before.
Neoliberalism, arguably, sets the course for this kind for this kind of neo-extremism, this right-wing extremism that we are facing. The only way we solve that crisis, the rise of the right-wing extreme, is by truly progressive policies that address this crisis of economic security. That will not come from the lesser evil.
War is evil, but it is often the lesser evil.
If you are picking the lesser of two evils, you are still picking Evil.
When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.
And I guess you judge how well you're doing by how well you sleep at night.
.. and what your dreams are like.
I don't see much use in general slogans.
Sometimes it is worth resisting evil with lesser evil, very commonly in fact.
You cannot cure a lesser evil by a greater evil.
Law enforcement has always had informants and people they've had to deal with, who walk a certain line. They're choosing between the lesser of two evils. They're befriend one person to gain access to another person, who's a bigger fish.
Well, I'm against Bush. I'm definitely not pro-Bush. I think he's a maniac and a mad man, and I think he needs to go. As far as Kerry -- you know, I think that it really came down to a choice of the lesser of two evils, and unfortunately Bush won.