War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it.
— Martin Luther

Yet, nearly 6 decades after the Holocaust concluded, Anti-Semitism still exists as the scourge of the world.
Eliot Engel scourge quote

I abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind.
— Thomas Jefferson

Though the dungeon, the scourge, and the executioner be absent, the guilty mind can apply the goad and scorch with blows.
— Lucretius

Study is the scourge of boyhood, the environment of youth, the indulgence of adults and the curative for the aged.
— scourge quotation by Saul Landau