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Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.
     —    Haile Selassie
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On This Day In:
2014 Proven Worth
2013 From Missouri
2012 Recipe To Write: Start With One Aching Urge
2011 Ip And Rib
Real Things
2010 Final Competition

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Even Dracula is to be pitied in a way.  All people who do dreadful things are to be pitied.  I have used a phrase — the Loneliness of Evil —  many times, and I believe it is true.
    —    Christopher Lee
October 1967
[Of course, not all who are lonely are Evil, but it interesting to think of all who are Evil as lonely.  Or, at least, alone.    —    KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2014 Worse Than Useless
2013 Personal Prisons
2012 So, Not Yet Then
2011 Real Love

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As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.
    —    Voltaire
[Voltaire’s original name was François Marie Arouet    —    KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2013 At Home In Fire
2012 A Tale Of Two Books
More Meaning
2011 Back At The Millstone
To Learn, Teach

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