We have collected the best Necessary Evil Quotes by famous authors including Jack White, Michael Bloomberg, Daniel Craig, Christy Mathewson, Margaret Mead and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
I think it takes a lot of trickery to keep up with the media and its perception of you. I don’t know if I have it in me most of the time to care. The music is made first, and the interviews or photos to keep it alive come later as a necessary evil, I suppose.
Taxes are not good things, but if you want services, somebody’s got to pay for them so they’re a necessary evil.
I used to think the press was a necessary evil and now I don’t think it is. I think it’s something you choose.
Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of necessary evil to the luxury of baseball, like the odor that follows an automobile.
It may be necessary temporarily to accept a lesser evil, but one must never label a necessary evil as good.
For centuries the leaders of Christian thought spoke of women as a necessary evil, and the greatest saints of the Church are those who despise women the most.
Society in every state is a blessing, but government, even in its best stage, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one.
War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other’s children.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Government is an evil; it is only the thoughtlessness and vices of men that make it a necessary evil. When all men are good and wise, government will of itself decay.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Money’s a necessary evil, there to give you moments. It gives me things I couldn’t have – nice things – but happiness? That’s a not a question of money and fame. Quite the opposite.
The world is the best of all possible worlds, and everything in it is a necessary evil.
F. H. Bradley
I’ve always felt like there’s a certain amount of doing what I do, and performing and making records and doing interviews and photo shoots and that, that are kind of a necessary evil of getting my music to people’s ears to hear. Over the years, I’ve just become more tolerant of that.
Work is a necessary evil to be avoided.
Politics is a necessary evil, or a necessary annoyance, a necessary conundrum.
P. J. O’Rourke
A baseball manager is a necessary evil.
The mediation by the serpent was necessary. Evil can seduce man, but cannot become man.
A lot of companies think sales is, like, a necessary evil. Sales is really the most noble part of the business because it’s the part that brings the solution together with the customer’s need.
I’ve heard it said that umpires are necessary evil. Well, we are necessary, but we are not evil. We are hard-working and dedicated people whose primary interest is to make sure the game is played fairly. We are the integrity of the game.
There are guys who thrive completely on the action in the ring and see the promotion as a necessary evil, whereas I think it’s so much easier to tell people what a tough guy you are, as opposed to backing it up.
I think tax is tough in this country. Every time I sign a cheque to pay tax, it drives me crazy. But at the same time, I’m happy to live here. I want to have a good medical system, good education, good roads, so it’s a Catch 22. I hate it, but it’s a necessary evil.
A very long time ago, I accepted that travel is just a necessary evil, and unlike many things in my life, I decided going with the flow would make it less painful.