Evil triumphs when good men do nothing.

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Evil triumphs when good men do nothing.

proverb Inaction against evil allows it to continue or proliferate. Now that we know the CEO is stealing money from his clients, we need to do something about it. Evil triumphs when good men do nothing. Have we learned nothing from the Holocaust? Evil triumphs when good men do nothing.
See also: evil, good, men, triumph
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