Walter Scott quote about evil from Ivanhoe (1820) - For he that does good, having the unlimited power to do evil, deserves praise not only for the good which he performs, but for the evil which he forbears.
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Quotes by Walter Scott · Quotes from Ivanhoe · Quotes about evil · Quotes about power · Quotes about praise · Quotes about good

For he that does good, having the unlimited power to do evil, deserves praise not only for the good which he performs, but for the evil which he forbears.

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Walter Scott quote about evil from Ivanhoe (1820) - For he that does good, having the unlimited power to do evil, deserves praise not only for the good which he performs, but for the evil which he forbears.
Walter Scott quote about evil from Ivanhoe (1820) - For he that does good, having the unlimited power to do evil, deserves praise not only for the good which he performs, but for the evil which he forbears.
Walter Scott quote about evil from Ivanhoe (1820) - For he that does good, having the unlimited power to do evil, deserves praise not only for the good which he performs, but for the evil which he forbears.
Walter Scott quote about evil from Ivanhoe (1820) - For he that does good, having the unlimited power to do evil, deserves praise not only for the good which he performs, but for the evil which he forbears.