There is nothing I dread so much as the division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil under our constitution.— John Adams
Controversy Two Evils quotations
Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.
We have two evils to fight, capitalism and racism. We must destroy both racism and capitalism.
Inside of me there are two dogs. One is mean and evil and the other is good and they fight each other all the time. When asked which one wins I answer, the one I feed the most.
In 1956, I shall not go to the polls.
I have not registered. I believe that democracy has so far disappeared in the United States that no 'two evils' exist. There is but one evil party with two names, and it will be elected despite all I can do or say.
The whole secret of the campaigns unleashed against Spain can be explained in two words: Masonry and Communism... we have to extirpate these two evils from our land.
A Native American elder once described his own inner struggles in this manner: Inside of me there are two dogs. One of the dogs is mean and evil. The other dog is good. The mean dog fights the good dog all the time. When asked which dog wins, he reflected for a moment and replied, The one I feed the most.
For all evils there are two remedies - time and silence.
Remember two matters and forget two matters;
1. Remember Allah (SWT) and death. 2. Forget any good that you have done to another and any evil that was done to you by another
In the 1930s one was aware of two great evils - mass unemployment and the threat of war.
The lesser of two evils is still evil.
Politics is the choice between the lesser of two evils.
Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no justice; but only accident here below. Judgment for an evil thing is many times delayed some day or two, some century or two, but it is sure as life, it is sure as death.
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.
There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil.
Voting for the lesser of two evils is voting for your own enslavement.
Karaoke bars combine two of the nation's greatest evils: people who shouldn't drink with people who shouldn't sing.
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.
If you choose the lesser of two evils, you are still choosing evil.
To triumph fully, evil needs two victories, not one.
The first victory happens when an evil deed is perpetrated; the second victory, when evil is returned. After the first victory, evil would die if the second victory did not infuse it with new life.
If it feels like you're choosing between the lesser of two evils, don't.
There is always a higher choice.
Of two evils, choose neither.
Two evils, greed and faction are the destruction of all justice.
There are two things in life that a sage must preserve at every sacrifice, the coats of his stomach and the enamel of his teeth. Some evils admit of consolations, but there are no comforters for dyspepsia and the toothache.
There's a terrible danger in voting for the lesser of two evils because the parties can set it up that way.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
There are only two (major) parties today: The Stupid Party and The Evil Party.
Once in a while the two parties get together to do something that is both stupid and evil, and that's called Bipartisanship.
Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two.
The lesser of two evils, or the least of the worst, is not good enough for the American people anymore.
Between two evils, choose neither; between two goods, choose both.
The true secret of natural goodness lies in the recognition of the contending rights of the Pairs of Opposites; there is no such antimony as between Good and Evil, but only balance between two extremes, each of which is evil when carried to excess, both of which give rise to evil if insufficient for equipoise.
If you have difficulties making a decision, choose the lesser of the two evils.
The last six years afforded me much time and food for thought.
I came to the conclusion that the human race is not divided into two opposing camps of good and evil. It is made up of those who are capable of learning and those who are incapable of doing so.
A pessimist is one who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.