Quotation Explorer - 'Evil'

Anyone who loves money loves a good thing,but anyone who is in love with money is an evil man. - Crystal Wolf
The choice of life is not between fame and fortune, nor wealth and poverty, but between good and evil. - Boyd K. Packer
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant. - Martin Luther King Jr.
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind. - Jonathan Swift
If you witness evil men committing evil deeds and do nothing, what does that make you? - K.L. Toth
No evil being was ever wise: they are all against every wise man's critics. - A Gentlemen
Maybe our greatest enemy isn’t the evil around us, but the evil inside us. - Ricky Maye
Evil Has Eye Of An Angel - Deva Darkheart
I think everything should have an end, an end of the brutal stuff happening home. ENd for the song, end of the film, end of the evil... This how it must go and it will go, if you think that evil has gone it's still here. If you believe in god, that's means that you believe this evil. - Deyth Banger
The Second Amendment is timeless for our Founders grasped that self-defense is three-fold: every free individual must protect themselves against the evil will of the man, the mob and the state. - Tiffany Madison
Like President Reagan, President Bush has not shied from calling evil by its name or declaring his intention to defeat its latest incarnation, terrorism, just as free men and women of all political persuasions, here and abroad, defeated fascism and communism before.
But as in ethics, evil is a consequence of good, so, in fact, out of joy is sorrow born. - Edgar Allan Poe
They say curiosity killed the cat but I am unconcerned. I am smarter, though slightly less evil, than any cat. - Eliza Crewe
Evil is a double-edged sword, if you use it you'll end up cutting you - Sinelo Caliché
When one has attained a state of mind from which the evil passions of the present world have been so utterly winnowed, fear too is forgotten. Thus it was that the priest no longer could understand why Hell should exist. - Yukio Mishima
O heavenly Father,protect and bless all thingsthat have breath: guard themfrom all evil and let them sleep in peace. - Albert Schweitzer
The lack of money is the root of all evil. - Mark Twain
War is the most evil kind of human approach; unless it is for good cause. - M.F. Moonzajer
When we forgive evil we do not excuse it, we do not tolerate it, we do not smother it. We look the evil full in the face, call it what it is, let its horror shock and stun and enrage us, and only then do we forgive it. - Lewis B. Smedes
in order to do evil, must first believe that what they are doing is good, otherwise they can't do it. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
You think some are bad or evil or whatnot, but somewhere along the way they were someone's baby, suckling the teat like anybody. Then something puts a volt in 'em and they ain't the same no more. - Alan Heathcock
This world is not a wonderful place where unfortunately many evil things happen; but this world is a terrible place where fortunately many miracles and other wonderful things happen. - C. JoyBell C.
You can’t fight an evil disease with sweet medicine,’ says the ng’anga. - Panashe Chigumadzi
To relate oneself expectantly to the possibility of the good is to hope. To relate oneself expectantly to the possibility of evil is to fear. By the decision to choose hope one decides infinitely more than it seems, because it is an eternal decision - Søren Kierkegaard
A good end cannot sanctify evil means; nor must we ever do evil that good may come of it. - William Penn
Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change. - Andre Gide
Until the evil man finds evil unmistakably present in his existence, in the form of pain, he is enclosed in illusion. - C.S. Lewis
Religion grants its adherents malign, intoxicating and morally corrosive sensations. Destroying intellectual freedom is always evil, but only religion makes doing evil feel quite so good. - Philip Pullman
Every evil starts with 15 volts. - Philip G. Zimbardo
Confrontation is not bad. Goodness is supposed to confront evil. - Fred Shuttlesworth
When a small group of people come together to relive the Salem witch hunts, God cries. For if anything is sorrowful to God, it is evil done in his name. When you find out you were not given the truth, how will you live with yourself? - Shannon L. Alder
With or without religion, good people can behave well and bad people can do evil; but for good people to do evil - that takes religion. - Steven Weinberg
It may be that no religious reconciliation with the absolute totality of things is possible. Some evils, indeed, are ministerial to higher forms of good; but it may be that there are forms of evil so extreme as to enter into no good system whatsoever… - William James
Imaginary evil is romantic and varied; real evil is gloomy, monotonous, barren, boring. Imaginary good is boring; real good is always new, marvelous, intoxicating. - Simone Weil
In modern fantasy (literary or governmental), killing people is the usual solution to the so-called war between good and evil. - Ursula K. Le Guin
Hail to you gods, on that day of the great reckoning. Behold me, I have come to you, without sin, without guilt, without evil, without a witness against me, without one whom I have wronged. I am one pure of mouth, pure of hands. - The Book of the Dead
For every thousand hacking at the leaves of evil, there is one striking at the root.
There is evil hidden in everyone, mine came out left me bleeding and hurts people around me. - Sammy Toora
The canter is a cure for every evil. - Benjamin Disraeli
Doing evil to another person doesn't prove your love and loyalty to another person; it proves your significant other wants you to walk away from the light because they are lonely living in the dark. - Shannon L. Alder
Every man is an evil until he falls in love. - M.F. Moonzajer
What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Religion was created for the goodness of the humanity, butreligious dogma converts a good person to an evil person. - Debasish Mridha
Hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil but then also do no evil. - Amit Abraham
The forces of good and evil are working within and around me, I must choose, and in a free will universe I do have a choice.
When the people of the world all know beauty as beauty,There arises the recognition of ugliness.When they all know the good as good,There arises the recognition of evil. - Lao-tzu
The indifference, callousness, and contempt that so many people exhibit toward animals is evil first because it results in great suffering towards animals, and second because it results in an incalculably great impoverishment of human spirit. - Ashley Montagu
Any community's arm of force - military, police, security - needs people in it who can do necessary evil, and yet not be made evil by it. To do only the necessary and no more. To constantly question the assumptions, to stop the slide into atrocity. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Be of good cheer about death, and know this of a truth, that no evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death. - Socrates
God’s favor in its fullness is that which allows strength to overcome with weakness, love to overcome hatred, God’s goodness to defeat Satan’s evil nature. - Sunday Adelaja
What is evil? Killing is evil, lying is evil, slandering is evil, abuse is evil, gossip is evil, envy is evil, hatred is evil, to cling to false doctrine is evil; all these things are evil. And what is the root of evil? Desire is the root of evil, illusion is the root of evil. - Gautama Buddha
For wicked people to do evil requires money, and good people superstition. Combining these elements and we get organized religion, but to achieve the worst of all evil conflate politics to the compound and the tragedies are endless. - Sean S. Kamali
To do no evil is good, to intend none better. - Claudius, Roman Emperor
Very few people see their own actions as truly evil,... It is left to their victims to decide what is evil and what is not. - Laurell K. Hamilton
We ask God to forgive us for our evil thoughts and evil temper, but rarely, if ever ask Him to forgive us for our sadness.
To overcome evil with good is good, to resist evil by evil is evil.
Active evil is better than passive good - William Blake
Children's reading and children's thinking are the rock-bottom base upon which this country will rise. Or not rise. In these days of tension and confusion, writers are beginning to realize that books for children have a greater potential for good or evil than any other form of literature on earth. - Dr. Seuss
Do not seek evil gains; evil gains are the equivalent of disaster. - Hesiod
We are all capable of evil thoughts, but only very rarely of evil deeds: we can all do good deeds, but very few of us can think good thoughts. - Cesare Pavese
The beauty of the human race is not in its victory over evil, but the attempt. - Sarah Brownlee
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. - Edmund Burke
Non-violence does not signify that man must not fight against the enemy, and by enemy is meant the evil which men do, not the human beings themselves. - Mahatma Gandhi
Have you heard of the most evil things done by people in their lifetime? They have coveted men's wives, killed hundreds of Christians and sold their best friend's life away for just a few coins. Isn't it interesting that they were God's chosen in the bible? ---Saul, Judas & King David - Shannon L. Alder
Much of what we call evil can often be converted into a bracing and tonic good by a simple change of the sufferer's inner attitude from one of fear to one of fight - William James
It's not about the extent to which something happened or did not happen; it's whether we choose to confront evil and call it what it is, or simply let it pass because it 'wasn't enough of a big deal. - Joyce Rachelle
Evil" is an inverted anagram of "live." As we live our life, learn to tame our own private demons and conquer evil with a good, pure, humble, courageous, patient heart. - Angelica Hopes
In any compromise between food and poison, it is only death that can win. In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit. - Ayn Rand
He that cannot decidedly say, "No," when tempted to evil, is on the highway to ruin. He loses the respect even of those who would tempt him, and becomes but the pliant tool and victim of their evil designs.
Peace can be a cover whereby evil men can perpetrate diabolical wrongs. - John Foster Dulles
The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it. - Albert Einstein
You haven't rewarded evil unto them who were at peace with you; nor you have delivered them that without cause is your enemy. But they want to tread down your soul upon the earth, and lay your honour in the dust. - Compton Gage
Folly and evil are disciples of doom;wisdom and righteousness are servants of life. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The problem of vindicating an omnipotent and omniscient God in the face of evil is insurmountable. Those who claim to have surmounted it, by recourse to notions of free will and other incoherencies, have merely heaped bad philosophy onto bad ethics. - Sam Harris
CONDOLE, v.i. To show that bereavement is a smaller evil than sympathy. - Ambrose Bierce
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. - Buddha
Marriage is a necessary evil - Amit Abraham
Our treatment of animals, in every department, is deeply and systematically immoral. Becoming a vegetarian is only the most minimal ethical response to the magnitude of the evil. - Colin McGinn
Most men are not wicked... They are sleep-walkers, not evil evildoers. - Franz Kafka
Truth always prevails. Both divine and devil are two sides of the same coin. Rather, devil is in the divine and divine is in the devil. It is for us to make a conscious choice, whether we want to be devil or divine. Let us choose good over evil. - Vishwas Chavan
This Lord of natures today was transformed contrary to His nature; it is not too difficult for us to also overthrow our evil will." Hymns of the Nativity, Hymn 1:97, pg. 74 in : Hymns (New York: Paulist Press, 1989). - Ephrem the Syrian
Who knew Demon Child would have such a normal name? I expected something exotic like Serena or Destiny or the Evil One That Comes in the Night to Make Us Chilly. - Darynda Jones
As long as greed is the root of all evil, there will not be peace.Get rid of selfishness and greed too will disappear. - Zarina Bibi
Evil Dead film sounds like the Red Hood, but this time the bad red hood. - Deyth Banger
I know indeed what evil I intend to do,but stronger than all my afterthoughts is my fury,fury that brings upon mortals the greatest evils. - Euripides
In a simple street you can find the whole world: You can find joy and sorrow; you can find good and evil, silence and noise; you can find all the comedies and all the tragedies! An ordinary simple street is the mirror of the whole world! - Mehmet Murat ildan
For the greater good":the phrase that always precedesthe greatest evil. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
the evil thing is inside, not out. - Suzanne Collins
By portraying war as an opportunity for virtuous acts, the politicians romanticize evil. - Sheldon Richman
Eschew evil and it`s machinations. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion - Steven Weinberg
Since capitalism is a system based of the love of money,doesn't that make it the root of all evil? - Alan VanMeter
It is an EVIL thing to be an expert in the weaknesses of our brothers and sisters. We need to be experts in the strengths of our brothers and sisters. - Matt Chandler
Evil and good are God's right hand and left.
Ethics, too, are nothing but reverence for life. That is what gives me the fundamental principle of morality, namely, that good consists in maintaining, promoting, and enhancing life, and that destroying, injuring, and limiting life are evil. - Albert Schweitzer
Evil and I are old adversaries. When we compete I hate to lose," Manny Bettencourt from Murder in the Pinelands - Larry Moniz
Save your skin from the corrosive acids from the mouths of toxic people. Someone who just helped you to speak evil about another person can later help another person to speak evil about you. - Israelmore Ayivor
I believe that Gandhi’s views were the most enlightened of all the political men in our time. We should strive to do things in his spirit: not to use violence in fighting for our cause, but by non-participation in anything you believe is evil. - Albert Einstein
Evil comes in various forms, the one it comes most is the crowd of people. - James Miller
God long ago defined what it means to do evil. It is for violations of His standards that we are to be afraid. - The Liberty Book
A misery is not to be measured from the nature of the evil, but from the temper of the sufferer. - Joseph Addison
Evil is always possible. Goodness is a difficulty. - Anne Rice
I fight evil, and words are my weapons of choice. - A.D. Posey
Evil possesses an instinct for theater, which is why, in an era of gaudy and gifted media, evil may vastly magnify its damage by the power of horrific images. - Lance Morrow
Nature is not cruel, pitiless, indifferent. This is one of the hardest lessons for humans to learn. We cannot admit that things might be neither good nor evil, neither cruel nor kind, but simply callous -- indifferent to all suffering, lacking all purpose. - Richard Dawkins
In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry or idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe. - Lydia Sigourney
She knew now that no one could be neutral - not anymore - and as afraid as she was of risking Sophie's life, she was suddenly more afraid of letting her daughter grow up in a world where good people did nothing to stop evil, where a good woman could turn her back on a friend in need. - Kristin Hannah
Whatever the reason, too many are no longer willing to call evil by its name. There is no vision. And when there is no vision, the people perish. - Glenn Beck
It's not about the extent to which something happened or did not happen; it's whether we choose to confront evil and call it what it is, or simply let it pass because it 'wasn't enough of a big deal'. - Joyce Rachelle
Improving the world can be a nasty and ugly and difficult and dangerous business...because when you improve the world, you threaten the entrenched interests of evil people. - Stefan Molyneux
The fear of the other is the source of all evil - Bangambiki Habyarimana
And remember, silence is all it takes to validate evil and remember, indifference is all it takes to endorse it. - Adeosun Olamide
Your heart should not be used as a compass for out of it can come deceit, evil thoughts, and actions. - Pauline Seaport
The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works. - Augustine of Hippo
And this is the forbidden truth, the unspeakable taboo - that evil is not always repellent but frequently attractive; that it has the power to make of us not simply victims, as nature and accident do, but active accomplices. - Joyce Carol Oates
Ultimately evil is done not so much by evil people, but by good people who do not know themselves and who do not probe deeply. - Reinhold Niebuhr
And since, in our passage through this world, painful circumstances occur more frequently than pleasing ones, and since our sense of evil is, I fear, more acute than our sense of good, we become the victims of our feelings, unless we can in some degree command them. - Ann Radcliffe
Do something: be it good or evil, if they ask why you did it, tell them you're different. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Friends with spiteful hearts and thousand eyes of evil, mock not my slumbering glory. I just might be the next in line to gain access to the secret fount of good riches. - Darmie Orem
Nothing is more compelling than the power of choice. You can choose good over evil and right over wrong. Choose right! - DeWayne Owens
She's had a long life of experience in noticing evil, fancying evil, suspecting evil and going forth to do battle with evil. - Agatha Christie
Evil is predicable; Good is paradoxical. - Lara Biyuts
And maps can really point to placesWhere life is evil now:Nanking. Dachau. - W.H. Auden
Whenever evil befalls us, we ought to ask ourselves, after the first suffering, how we can turn it into good. So shall we take occasion, from one bitter root, to raise perhaps many flowers. - Leigh Hunt
The end excuses any evil. - Sophocles
It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways. - Gautama Buddha
quote from Chase the Moon- Some people are just downright wicked, and sometimes evil wins - but not always. - Lynn Hubbard
Evil takes only prisoners….Time takes none."From The Tenth, chapter 28. - Various
I saw weird stuff in that place last night. Weird, strange, sick, twisted, eerie, godless, evil stuff… and I want in.. - Homer Simpson
You’re still a little shy, I see, the wizard noted. I think if you ignore evil, my friend, it tends to grow stronger. (Quinhelm, the wizard - from BRIGGEN) - Ann B. Keller
That is what a shadow is, and empty space, a hole in the light. Evil is this - a hole in the goodness of God. - Ann Voskamp
For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst? Verily, when good is hungry is seeks food even in dark caves, and when it thirsts it drinks even of dead waters. - Kahlil Gibran
...But first appearances are often deceptive. Not everything monstrous looking is evil, and not everything fair is good...and in every fairytale, there is a grain of truth. - Andrzej Sapkowski
Cats don't need to be possessed; they're evil on their own. - Peter Kreeft
The rich don't have to kill to eat. They employ people, as they call it. The rich don't do evil themselves. They pay. People do all they can to please them, and everybody's happy. - Louis-Ferdinand Céline
Evil originates not in the absence of guilt; but in our effort to escape it. - Shannon L. Alder
We feel that if someone is bad, he should be burdened with the knowledge that he is bad. It seems to us the ultimate injustice that a person could be evil, by our assessment , and still feel fine about himself. - Martha Stout
The evil implanted in man by nature spreads so imperceptibly, when the habit of wrong-doing is unchecked, that he himself can set no limit to his shamelessness. - Cicero
The shah always falls in the end, Saddam always turns on you, and the Saudis always betray you. If we support evil, the long-term price is almost always too high.
When evil fights evil, only evil wins. - Marty Rubin
Roots cannot grow into trees if there are no supernatural elements in the soil. Man cannot grow wealthy and famous if he doesn't contribute to either, the good or evil. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The sole social evil is darkness; humanity is identity, for all men are made of the same clay. - Victor Hugo
An evil individual does not feel ever offended by the bad words of the wrong people ,but often by a right word of a good person. - Anuj Somany
Has it never struck you that a man who does next to nothing but hears men's real sins is not likely to be wholly unaware of human evil? - G.K. Chesterton
The truly noble heart sacrifices itself for others’ good, to defend the weak and the good against evil. To a heart like this, a heart devoted to chivalry, courage is a matter of form. - J. Aaron Gruben
If your motives aren't clean, money itself becomes evil. But When we don't have money enough evil, the world tells us we're losers. So what determines our place in society is not how much kindness is in our hearts but how much evil is in our wallet. - Todd McFarlane
Look for strengths in people, not weakness; for good, not evil. Most of us find what we search for.
Do not always expect good to happen, but do not let evil take you by surprise. - Czech Proverb
Try to be "good", you'll be judged. Try to be yourself, you'll be criticized. Therefore, choose the second option. Evil uses the "nice good people" as puppets. It appears dressed as a poor guy, telling them that he needs help...When these people realize they have been used, it is already too late. - Paulo Coelho
Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring--it was peace. - Milan Kundera
The inner suffering of the evil you do to others is not fully understood until you are wearing their aches. - Darmie Orem
Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his action but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury. - John Stuart Mill
Our 'neoconservatives' are neither new nor conservative, but old as Babylon and evil as Hell. - Edward Abbey
Let's take it as a "A" and "B" player. What if "A" decide to kill "B", "A" think that "B" is a evil guy... But "B" think that "A" is Evil so.... - Deyth Banger
Have I inadvertently said some evil thing? - Phocion
Bad is so bad, that we cannot but think good an accident; good is so good, that we feel certain that evil could be explained. - G.K. Chesterton
All sorts of darkness and evil are now hiding themselves under the umbrella of religion, Christianity, church etc. - Sunday Adelaja
Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle. - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
If truth is not objective, there is no good or evil. There is only what people do and how people feel about it. - Rebecca McKinsey
We need to teach our nation to detest any form of plots, insinuations, evil intrigues and violence. - Sunday Adelaja
Victory takes risk and risk takes courage to overcome the evil demons from our past. - Cecibel Contreras
The worst evil is not to commit crimes, but to fail to do the good one might have done. - Léon Bloy
If it turns out that there is a God, I don't think that he's evil. But the worst that you can say about him is that basically he's an underachiever. - Woody Allen
When evil men plot, good men must plan. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Goo can't be return from dead person, revive him and you will see an evil thing. WHich isn't really that the person... (Pet Semetary 1 by Stephen King) - Deyth Banger
nowhere in this universe does evil exist except in the mind of mankind. only man can take an idea or symbol which is so simple and innocent, and then twist it and corrupt it until it is something to hate or kill one another over. - Andrew James Pritchard
It seems it doesn't pay to be good anymore, when people are short-changing you for evil. - Anthony Liccione
Every evil begets some good. - Voltaire
Fear is the root of all evil. Better live a single day fearlessly than living a long but fearful life. Especially, never fear another human being. Fear is the root of all relationship problems. - His Holiness Divas
If we have need of a strong will in order to do good, it is still more necessary for us in order not to do evil.
Over time, your actions betray your heart - for good or for evil. - Todd Stocker
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil. - Plato
Laws are partly formed for the sake of good men, in order to instruct them how they may live on friendly terms with one another, and partly for the sake of those who refuse to be instructed, whose spirit cannot be subdued, or softened, or hindered from plunging into evil. - Plato
A daughter of God knows that insecurity is not an excuse for doing evil to others, nor will God rest until caring for everyone is a lesson you learn. - Shannon L. Alder
Make no mistake about it: Operation Desert Storm truly was a victory of good over evil, of freedom over tyranny, of peace over war. - Dan Quayle
When I see an evil person, I cannot believe that once he was an innocent and sweet baby. - Amit Kalantri
True evil is always petty and often incompetent. - Claire Chilton
Buddha means awareness, the awareness of body and mind that prevents evil from arising in either. - Bodhidharma
The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing. - Albert Einstein
Evil draws its power from indecision and concern for what other people think. - Pope Benedict XVI
Let a good man do good deeds with the same zeal that the evil man does bad ones. - The Belzer Rabbi
The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good. - John Locke
Evil, let it never be mistaken, is real. But it is inferior. It is parasitic. It is incomplete. The moment we take counsel from it, become overwhelmed by it, or put it on an equal footing with the Good of God, it will have become something entirely more dangerous. It becomes an idol. - Tod Worner
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous. - Plato
If not me then who? Confront evil! - Ken Poirot
Where there is wisdom there is life,and where there is evil there is death.Folly is your enemy and so are fools;wisdom is your friend and so are the wise. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Evil people rely on the acquiescence of naive good people to allow them to continue with their evil. - Stuart Aken
Ayn Rand's 'philosophy' is nearly perfect in its immorality, which makes the size of her audience all the more ominous and symptomatic as we enter a curious new phase in our society.... To justify and extol human greed and egotism is to my mind not only immoral, but evil. - Gore Vidal
The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum. Whenever evil wins, it is only by default: by the moral failure of those who evade the fact that there can be no compromise on basic principles. - Ayn Rand
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil. - Aristotle
No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death. - Plato
All things may corrupt when minds are prone to evil. - Ovid
It may be necessary temporarily to accept a lesser evil, but one must never label a necessary evil as good. - Margaret Mead
What is objectionable, what is dangerous about extremists is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents. - Robert F. Kennedy
If there be time to expose through discussion the falsehood and fallacies, to avert the evil by the processes of education, the remedy to be applied is more speech, not enforced silence."[Whitney v. California, 274 U.S. 357 (1927)] - Louis D. Brandeis
We cannot control the evil tongues of others; but a good life enables us to disregard them. - Cato the Elder
No sword bites so fiercly as an evil tongue. - Sir Philip Sidney
Lack of money is the root of all evil. - George Bernard Shaw
Denial and rejection is one of the most powerful weapons that can turn a man into an evil. - M.F. Moonzajer
The pastor looks at the money. It is money coming from the wife of a sodomite. It is money coming from a woman. It is the deep-lying root of evil. But it is a lot of money. - Jessie Burton
There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil. - Ayn Rand
Everything can be taken from you in a second, but the human spirit is so strong. War can teach you so much about evil, and so much about good. - Zainab Salbi
If we would answer the question of the existence of the Evil then we would not be sinners, we could make something else responsible. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
The glory of God is as destructive of evil as it is creative of good. - John G. Lake
Sometimes It feels like time is an evil clown that we always imagine. It gives you everything you ask for, and when you are about to happily embrace every gift that you have received it snatches away everything laughing and clapping at you, watching you fall on your knees and break into pieces. - Akshay Vasu
God is a necessary evil. - Manoj Vaz
All that evil requires is an absence of virtue, where somebody didn't make a stand. - Terry Darlington
Violence isn't always evil. What's evil is the infatuation with violence. - Jim Morrison
Don't let the evil actions of broken people define your view of our world! Don't be terrorized into a diluted, hopeless reality. - Steve Maraboli
Socialism always produces evil results, no matter one's intentions. - Dave Champion
Despair is the source of all evil - Bangambiki Habyarimana
Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again. - Evelyn Underhill
I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody. - Abraham Lincoln
Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil. - Plato
Was then not all sorrow in time, all self-torment and fear in time? Were not all difficulties and evil in the world conquered as soon as one conquered time, as soon as one dispelled time? - Hermann Hesse
The line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. - Alexandr Solzhenitsyn
Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil but as a necessity, or even a duty. - Simone Weil
Mistrust the man who finds everything good, the man who finds everything evil and still more the man who is indifferent to everything. - Johann K. Lavater
Do not return evil for evil - Radhe Maa
MANICHEISM, n. The ancient Persian doctrine of an incessant warfare between Good and Evil. When Good gave up the fight the Persians joined the victorious Opposition. - Ambrose Bierce
Yea, though i walk through the valley of the shadow of death, i will fear no evil, for thou art with me. Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me... Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me throughout the rest of my life and i will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. - Bible
What is objectionable, what is dangerous, about extremists is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents.
It is a sin to persue pleasure as a good and to avoid pain as a evil.
Evil ethicists are the holocaust of humanity; if philosophy can be the instant sunlight to their endless vampirism, it will save more lives than all the doctors who have ever lived. - Stefan Molyneux
Everything in this world, as well as the world itself, strives for balance and harmony. Electron reaches proton, male tends to female, light replaces darkness, life is balanced by death, and vice versa. And evil on one scale will inevitably lead to the appearance of good on the other. - Alexandr Iscenco
The greatest evil that can befall man is that he should come to think ill of himself. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there. - Eric Hoffer
Forcible ways make not an end of evil, but leave hatred and malice behind them. - Sir Thomas Browne
Spare minutes are the Gold-dust of time; the portions of life most fruitful in good and evil; the gaps through which temptations enter.
Evil doesn't always have one face, Ethan. - Kami Garcia
Evil is inevitable,' Reuben quoted, 'in the course of a creation which develops with time. - Rice Anne
The devil, darkness, and death may swagger and boast, the pangs of life will sting for a while longer, but don't worry; the forces of evil are breathing their last. Not to worry...He's risen! - Charles R. Swindoll
To be wicked is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that you are; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil from stupidity. - Charles Baudelaire
Distraction serves evil more than any other mental state. - Stefan Molyneux
Each choice strengthens the magic you bring to the world, either for good or for evil. Those choices are yours alone.~Mab Atkinson - A.J. Benson
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents. - H. L. Mencken
The evil men do lives after them, the good is often interred with their bones.
May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house. - George Carlin
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance. - Socrates
Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones. - William Shakespeare
Good philosophy is always hate speech to evil doers. - Stefan Molyneux
Only evil in this world is the one in your brain. - Raymond Tio
In any event, we must remember that it's not the blinded wrongdoers who are primarily responsible for the triumph of evil in the world, but the spiritually sighted servants of the good. - Fyodor Stepun
When evil enters the world, do you think it comes with horns and cloven feet, billowing some foul stench? - Zia Haider Rahman
He harms himself who does harm to another, and the evil plan is most harmful to the planner. - Hesiod
Man is meant for good but designed for evil. - Raheel Farooq
He who searches for evil, must first look at his own reflection. - Confucius
Omens don't influence the eradication of a evil from a society. it's all upto you when YOU want. - M.H. Rakib
Indifference to me, is the epitome of all evil. - Elie Wiesel
If you say there is no such thing as morality in absolute terms, then child abuse is not evil, it just may not happen to be your thing. - Rebecca Manley Pippert
It is bitter to lose a friend to evil, before one loses him to death. - Mary Renault
Be entirely tolerant or not at all; follow the good path or the evil one. To stand at the crossroads requires more strength than you possess. - Heinrich Heine
Anyone with an autobiography is almost definitely an evil piece of shit. - Brian K. Vaughan
As for monkeys, I would have five, and they would be named: See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, Do Pretty Much Whatever The Hell You Want, and Expensive Attorney. - Tad Williams
I think of the friendships I've strained, the generosity I've exploited, the bridges I've torched. Do as the heavens have done, forget your evil; with them, forgive yourself. There may be hope for me yet. - Anthony Ervin
I would like to believe he's sick rather than just mean and evil. - Charles B. Rangel
Evil triumphs when good men refuse to call it evil - Dean Cavanagh
I believe that all government is evil, and that trying to improve it is largely a waste of time. - H. L. Mencken
Evil is always possible, and goodness is eternally difficult. - Anne Rice
Often an entire city has suffered because of an evil man. - Hesiod
May Saviour set us free from every evil spirit. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Silence in the face of evil is evil itself: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act. - Anonymous
A good deed that follows upon another is the reward for the first one, and an evil deed that follows upon another is a punishment for the first one. - Junayd
Just as evil communication and company corrupts good manners, good communication and company can correct bad manners - Chiolu Hope N.
The unknown characters of writing seem to be endowed with an evil of life of their own as though sentient, and fain would wrest themselves forth from the parchment and wreak mischief on whomsoever gazes upon them. - E. Hoffmann Price
In battling evil, excess is good; for he who is moderate in announcing the truth is presenting half-truth. He conceals the other half out of fear of the people's wrath. - Kahlil Gibran
Evil deeds do not prosper; the slow man catches up with the swift. - Homer
You must know everything that God has forbidden you so as to be able to avoid it, for the one who does not recognize evil falls into it. - Imam Abdallah ibn Alawi Al-Haddad
The nearer a man lives to God, the more intensely has he to mourn over his own evil heart." -Charles Spurgeon - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
When an evil masochist dies, does he go to hell, or would heaven be a better punishment? - Steven Wright
The most formidable adversary of evil is a persistent man with a loud conscience. - Justin Alcala
Sin has sprung from a royal though evil stock, and if it be in the heart, it will struggle for the throne. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
It is ignorance or at least lack of consideration of heavenly things that make the temporal things of this world, whether good or evil, greater than they really are. - Tom Patton
When one is down due to trials on earth evil sees an opening to attack. You with God are more powerful than satan ~ every time. - Paula Dickerson
...morally speaking, there is no limit to the concern one must feel for the suffering of human beings, that indifference to evil is worse than evil itself, that in a free society, some are guilty, but all are responsible. - Abraham Joshua Heschel
Words -- so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
When no power is vested in a turbulent man, he behaves sorrowfully like a nearly killed christmas goat, but when fully endorsed, without considering his level of insanity and evil gestures, he cuts everyone in the society into pieces. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Kind and lovely thought originate from God while evil and revengeful thoughts are initiated by the devil. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
If Christ has died for me, I cannot trifle with the evil that killed my best Friend. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Evil imaginations causes harm to others. Such things do not dwell in the mind of a righteous person. - Ellen J. Barrier
Insurgence and all forms of evil in a society doesn't describes her as a failure, but vividly shows a lack of love for one another. - Michael Bassey Johnson
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means. - Sallust
The misuse of language induces evil in the soul - Socrates
The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it. - Albert Einstein
It takes a certain amount of courage, he though, to face yourself and say with candor, I'm rotten. I've done evil and I will again. It was no accident; it emanated from the true, authentic me. - Philip K. Dick
The self centred disregard for anything living outside of me , is pure solipsism. One may feel the world is pure evil but its " I " who filters the thought through "my "own un - coping mind, seeking complete annihilation of the world for my own self relief ! - BinYamin Gulzar
As no designation of good and evil can be absolute, neither can it be fixed; no law which is just now will be forever just, and no political institution designed to secure the good can remain the best means to that good. - Allen Wheelis
We can never be sure that the opinion we are endeavoring to stifle is a false opinion; and if we were sure, stifling it would be an evil still. - John Stuart Mill
Just as good and virtue, sin and evil can only be given in vigil. Who sleeps, sleeps; for the asleep there is no sin, just as there is no good, nor virtue. There is only sleep. - Judas Iscariot The Flight of the Feathered Serpent
No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency. - Theodore Roosevelt
I believe that in a way, sadness is happiness for there can be no wrong without right, no light without dark, no success without failure, no relief without pain, no love without hatred and no Snow White without the evil queen. - Girl234
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which has done real evil. - Voltaire
Memory, of course, is unreliable, often evil, but it is the source of our identity."--Tennessee Williams - James Grissom
King was a transformed person. Evil was no longer a theory. - Troy Jackson
Evil is a point of view. God kills indiscriminately and so shall we. For no creatures under God are as we are, none so like him as ourselves. - Anne Rice
Evil may be 'unscientific' but so is a song or a smile. - Terry Eagleton
We have fallen upon evil times and the world has waxed very old and wicked. Politics are very corrupt. Children are no longer respectful to their parents. - King Naram-Sin of Chaldea 3800 B.C. inscription found on an ancient tablet in a Constantinople meseu
A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals the secret of some hidden treasure. - Dalai Lama XIV
Far from idleness being the root of all evil, it is rather the only true good. - Soren Kierkegaard
I blinked at her, suddenly loathing her to the depths of my soul. Not only was she probably rather evil, and definitely thoroughly unpleasant, but she also didn't read. - Nicole Peeler
When you are posessed by evil spirits, it is crafty manipulations that you follow; but when you are posessed by the Holy Spirit of God, it is wise discretions you pursue! - Israelmore Ayivor
The refusal to take sides on great moral issues is itself a decision. It is a silent acquiescence to evil. The Tragedy of our time is that those who still believe in honesty lack fire and conviction, while those who believe in dishonesty are full of passionate conviction. - Fulton J. Sheen
God makes all things good; man meddles with them and they become evil. - Jean Jacques Rousseau
There is an evil tendency underlying all our technology - the tendency to do what is reasonable even when it isn't any good. - Robert Pirsig
Evil spawns mayhem while benevolence repairs; doing good comforts the living while prayers are extended to the one who attends to the dead. - Donna Lynn Hope
If the choice is between two evils, it is still evil, - Fred Heilbrunn
Those who claim to be on the side of good yet do nothing to fight evil are on the side of evil. - Joyce Rachelle
No evil dooms us hopelessly, except the evil we love, and desire to continue in and make no effort to escape from. - George Eliot
Every act has both good and evil results. Every act in life yields pairs of opposites in its results. The best we can do is lean toward the light, toward the harmonious relationships that come from compassion with suffering, from understanding the other person. - Joseph Campbell
Accurate scholarship can unearth the whole offence from luther untill noe that has driven a culture mad. From what occured at linz what huge imago made a psychopathic god. i and the public know what all schoolchildren learn those to whom evil is done do evil in return. - W. H. Auden
Shun darkness and evil vices for they that embrace them wear off with time! - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Horror is a situation, not a character, no matter how evil one may be. - Rachel Deering
The body is poisoned through the mouth, even so is the heart through the ear ... And even if we do mean no harm, the Evil One means a great deal, and he will use those idle words as a sharp weapon against some neighbor's heart. - Francis de Sales
The task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity. - Maria Montessori
Idleness and lack of occupation tend - nay are dragged - towards evil. - Hippocrates
Death? Why all this fuss about death? Use your imagination, try to visualize a world without death! Death is the essential condition to life, not an evil. - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
At that time my virtue slumbered; my evil, kept awake by ambition, was alert and swift to seize the occasion. - Robert Louis Stevenson
My goal is that Julie and Brody do not become the other's half. They should be two wholes that become a greater one. That is the only way to overcome evil in the end. - Melissa D. Ellis
We all feel that the opposite of our own highest principle must be purely destructive, deadly, and evil. We refuse to endow it with any positive life-force; hence we avoid and fear it. - C.G. Jung
the greatest evil perpetrated is the evil committed by nobodies, that is, by human beings who refuse to be persons - Hannah Arendt
Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God? - Epicurus
We have to condemn publicly the very idea that some people have the right to repress others. In keeping silent about evil, and burying it so deep within us that no sign of it appears on the surface, we are implanting it, and it will rise up a thousand fold in the future. - Alexandr Solzhenitsyn
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance. - Socrates
In his refusal to believe in anything supernatural or inherently evil, he was as unrealistic as an old voodoo queen who sees spirits everywhere. - Anne Rice
no doubt that evil is more contagious than good, therefore, it's more powerful. - Anonymous
But remember, great Good will, more often than not, lead to great Evil. - Amish Tripathi
Say "No Evil", do no evil. - Deyth Banger
If you know the North, you know where the South is; if you know the darkness, you know where the light is! Evil is an excellent compass to find the good! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Never underestimate the power of good but never ignore evil lurking in the hearts of men.Rose of Life - Sonia Rumzi
Only a writer who has the sense of evil can make goodness readable. - E.M. Forster
There are 10,000 explanations for why evil exist, but only one that I agree with, " And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not. - R.A.Delmonico
All concerns of men go wrong when they wish to cure evil with evil. - Sophocles
It occurs to me it is not so much the aim of the devil to lure me with evil as it is to preoccupy me with the meaningless. - Donald Miller
The acknowledgement of having suffered evil is the greatest step forward in mental health. - Stefan Molyneux
Purge me from every sinful blot;My idols all be cast aside: Cleanse me from every evil thought,From all the filth of self and pride.The hatred of the carnal mind Out of my flesh at once remove:Give me a tender heart, resigned, And pure, and full of faith and love. - John Wesley
We ought always to deal justly, not only with those who are just to us, but likewise to those who endeavor to injure us; and this, for fear lest by rendering them evil for evil, we should fall into the same vice. - Hierocles
Complacency delivered us into the hands of evil greedy men like Cheney. - Sonia Rumzi
If you disclose your alms, even then it is well done, but if you keep them secret, and give them to the poor, then that is better still for you; and this wipes off from you some of your evil deeds.
When evil altars are invoked, great destinies are altered - Steven Chuks Nwaokeke
Now I understand that this passion for pain, even in the torture of martyrdom, represents the haste and impatience to no longer be interrupted and disturbed by the evil that can come from this side (meaning this life). - Lou Andreas-Salomé
The 2016 USA presidential election race clarified how an evil Nazi dictator like Adolf Hitler was able to come to power in global politics. - Steven Magee
Why do they always teach us that it's easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It's the hardest thing in the world--to do what we want. And it takes the greatest kind of courage. I mean, what we really want. - Ayn Rand
We learn that there are in creation, Beings - perhaps very numerous - both good and evil. - Richard Whatley
He clung to the story as to a vow whose abandonment might bring down on his head all kinds of grief and misfortune. He felt very alone, on an interminable day full of evil omens, and the story, though resistant to some of his intentions, was at least a testimony to reality and coherence - José María Merino
Real life's nasty. It's cruel. It doesn't care about heroes and happy endings and the way things should be. In real life, bad things happen. People die. Fights are lost. Evil often wins. - Darren Shan
You are good in countless ways, and you are not evil when you are not good, you are only loitering and sluggard. - Kahlil Gibran
Bring wings to the weak and bring grace to the strongMay all evil stumble as it flies in the worldAll the tribes comes and the mighty will crumbleWe must brave this night and have faith in love - Janelle Monáe
You see, evil men, the likes of whom have sought to enslave their fellow man since the dawn of creation, took America not by might or strength of arms, but by deception and guile. - Eric J. Martindale
Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of combating the forces of evil... prayer, fasting, good works and so on. Up until Doom, no one seemed to have thought about the double-barrel shotgun. Eat leaden death, demon... - Terry Pratchett
The condemned man’s voice is laced with dark promise as he continues. Remember Father, evil is simply ‘live’ spelt backwards." Hellbound - David McCaffrey
Such evil deeds could religion prompt. - Lucretius
That which is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil. - Friedrich Nietzsche
There's no such thing as an evil race, just evil circumstances that make people do evil things. - Stuart Hill
Where there is mystery, it is generally supposed there must be evil. - George Gordon Byron
We often do good in order that we may do evil with impunity. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Record what you can, pursue your passions, connect with the world, fight the good fight, defy evil, shine incandescently as best you can. And it doesn't matter what field it's in but, it does matter that we leave something that accumulates over time. - Stefan Molyneux
Like sin itself, Satan appeals to the senses. He originated and perfected the art of disguising evil as good. - Charles R. Swindoll
The good man is free, even if he is a slave. The evil man is a slave, even if he is a king. - Augustine of Hippo
We cannot perceive what we are not vibrationally a part of. We cannot be affected by an experience of evil, when we are focused on peace, harmony and love. - Raphael Zernoff
With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion. - Steven Weinberg
To forsake wisdom is to seek folly,to seek folly is to seek evil,to seek evil is to be in the arms of the devil,and to be in the arms of the devil is be in the arms of death. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Evil does not exist; once you have crossed the threshold, all is good. Once in another world, you must hold your tongue. - Franz Kafka
For wicked people to do evil requires money, and good people superstition. Combining these elements gives us organized religion, but to achieve the worst of all evil conflate politics to the compound and the tragedies are endless. - Sean Kamali
What is life but being conscious? And good and evil are manifestations of consciousness. If you reject one, you're not getting the whole thing that's there to be had. - Jerry Garcia
Religion is an insult to human dignity. Without it you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things.But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion. - Steven Weinberg
Knowledge is power, power corrupts. Study hard, be evil. - Anonymous
There is a deep and undeniable sadness in all this: whenever we see the dawn of an eternal good that will never be overcome by evil an evil that is itself eternal but will never succeed in overcoming good whenever we see this dawn, the blood of old people and children is always shed. - Vasily Grossman
Almost all arguments for skepticism make reference to seemingly ridiculous possibilities—we are being deceived by an evil demon, life is just a dream, we are brains in vats. You might propose psychoanalysis, rather than philosophical reflection, for anyone who worries about these possibilities. - Richard Feldman
True evil is unlikely to receive an invitation from us, so it clothes itself in just enough truth to make itself look appealing and then it looks to unpeel us. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I write because I always want good to win over evil - Anamika Mishra
Do good, reap good; do evil, reap evil. - Chinese Proverb
Ah, what a sign it is of evil life, where death's approach is seen so terrible! - William Shakespeare
Ingratitude is a crime more despicable than revenge, which is only returning evil for evil, while ingratitude returns evil for good. - William George Jordan
Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good. - Bible
Your life is a war between what is right and what is evil. Everyday you have to make the choice to be beaten down by the devil, or stand on your feet for God. - Shannon L. Alder
Goth was sort of the melancholy cousin of punk that says: there's a lot of evil in this world, there's a lot of very mean spirited people and that makes me sad. - Aurelio Voltaire Hernández
Justice, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. Some see an innocent victim. Others will see evil incarnate getting exactly what's deserved. - Emily Thorne
Wisdom is more faithful than a woman,and knowledge is more faithful than a friend.Folly is more oppressive than a tyrant,and evil more overwhelming than fury. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Never tell evil of a man, if you do not know it for certainty, and if you know it for a certainty, then ask yourself, 'Why should I tell it?' - Johann K. Lavater
By evil report and good report. - Bible
The greatest obstacle to liberty is not the existence of evil rulers, but the belief in the existence of good rulers. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
Medicine directly to the disease doesn't work, rather, the root cause needs to be diagnosed! Similarly the evil deeds of Man can never be fixed unless the evil heart behind it, is fixed at the first place! - Ajay Chandan
When your friend becomes a king, treat him first as a king, then let him choose you as a friend. Acting otherwise is suicidal. Familiarity is evil. - Tylor Ilori
The Lord is calling us to turn from evil. And return to Him in repentance. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I refuse to let the standards of evil people chip away at my capacity for integrity. - Stefan Molyneux
One impulse from a vernal wood May teach you more of man, Of moral evil and of good, Than all the sages can. - William Wordsworth
All good and evil, whether in the body or in human nature, originates in the soul, and overflows from thence, as if from the head into the eyes. - Plato
A devil on being caught for his evil thought and wrong doings gets the help sought of his buddies asking them to go into public with a mask of a civil to rebuke him first virulently and later on revoke all allegations and aspersions cast on him to give him a clean chit. - Anuj Somany
The symbol of peace cannot be daunted by evil. I smile to show the pressure of heroes and to trick the fear inside of me. - Kouhei Horikoshi
Everythings a choice. Nobody's born good. Nobody's born evil. It's always a choice. - Tom Hiddleston
Why is there evil in the world? Because sometimes you just wanna fuckin have it, and you don’t care who gets hurt. - Joe Hill
Death was a quiet evil, unavoidable like the dark night and defenseless sleep and tearful sorrows. It had hunted her down and slithered close, wanting only to smother every last flicker of life."—from "My Aquarius - Richelle E. Goodrich
The more you conquer fear, the more you become stronger.., For that don't let the More Evil in. - Sharath Nazre
The fact that we see something as evil may not necessarily make that thing evil. Evil cannot contest good; succeed and persist - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
People with evil ideas will think and do as they have learned, but those people with good ideas have the responsibility to show them the way of love, way of truth, and the way of peace. - Debasish Mridha
Evil is relatively rare; ignorance is epidemic. - Jon Stewart
Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. - Edmund Burke
The reason for evil in the world is that people are not able to tell their stories. - C.G. Jung
The road to evil is paved with socialist intentions. - A.E. Samaan
There is no worse discriminator than envy. No worse traitor than envy. Even those who are seemingly righteous, are brought down low by their envy. A true man will be known by his absence of envy. An evil man will be known by the presence of envy within him. - C. JoyBell C.
Which comes first: Good or Evil? Usually evil. Good counters. - Steve Chapman
If half the onion is black with rot it is a rotten onion. A man is good, or he is evil. - George R. R. Martin, Clash of Kings
A kiss without a moustache, they said then, is like an egg without salt; I will add to it: and it is like Good without Evil. - Jean-Paul Sartre
Republicans stand for raw, unbridled evil and greed and ignorance smothered in balloons and ribbons. - Frank Zappa
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no conception of good and evil. - Baruch Spinoza
Folly and evil are twins;the devil is their father,and wisdom is their enemy. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shores our bed and eats at our own table. - Herman Melville
O God! I ask You for the means to do good, to avoid evil and to love the poor.
Say no only when it really matters. Wear a bright red shirt with bright orange shorts? Sure. Put water in the toy tea set? Okay. Sleep with your head at the foot of the bed? Fine. Samuel Johnson said, All severity that does not tend to increase good, or prevent evil, is idle. - Gretchen Rubin
The Y Chromosome, organized religion and money are the roots of all evil. - William Hageman
That's why Credit card companies are evil. Are they sponsoring the show tonight? ... They are Evil. - Craig Ferguson
Evil things are easy things: for they are natural to our fallen nature. Right things are rare flowers that need cultivation. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I am haunted by the clear knowledge that, in the end, evil always triumphs. - Glen Cook
The thinnest thing in the world is the border between good and evil... my next The Opposite Of Magic. - Ivan Stoikov
Good and evil, reward and punishment, are the only motives to a rational creature: these are the spur and reins whereby all mankind are set on work, and guided. - John Locke
The contest is not between Us and Them, but between Good and Evil, and if those who would fight Evil adopt the ways of Evil, Evil wins. - Thomas Jefferson
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he was evil. - Edmund Carver
Evil is appealing, evil is attractive, evil is stylish. However, evil is still evil and it deserves to be treated just like that. - Lakshya Bharadwaj
For the first time in my life I began to realize that it is not evil and brutality, but nearly always weakness, that is to blame for the worst things that happen in this world. - Stefan Zweig
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks. - Mary Shelley
It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. The want of money is so quite as truly. - Samuel Butler
Money, so they say, is the root of all evil today. But if you ask for a raise it's no surprise that they're giving none away.
Whatever your objective in life may be, never use violence to get it! Violence belongs to the Land of Evil; once you enter there, your face and your heart is forever sealed with the devilish ugliness of the violence! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Without memories,there can be no good or evil. It will exist only indifference! - N.M.
Evil has to exist along with good, in order that moral choice may operate. - Anthony Burgess
All human beings, as we meet them, are commingled out of good and evil. - Robert Louis Stevenson
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Love, when spelled backwards and read phonetically, reads evil - Eminem
Evil exists in us all, Torak. Some fight it. Some feed it. That's how it's always been. - Michelle Paver
Some things you cannot see or explain, but they are there, lurking.Some things dwell in the dark: waiting…watching…haunting.Sometimes evil takes on many forms, many faces.And silence is the last thing you hear, when it’s already too late.THE SILENCE - Barry Brickey
Maybe they want us to feel uneasy. Maybe they think we’ll make a mistake if they’re constantly breathing down our necks.’ I shivered violently, as if I really could feel the hot, hungry breath of evil intentions panting just behind me. - Rosie Pugh
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent. - Mahatma Gandhi
In the hearts of men lies both good and evil. The two coexist. Some men become good, and others become evil. It is the way of this world.-Kikyo - Rumiko Takahashi
Of all the evil man can do, the greatest is doing nothing. - Jury Nel
They say money is the rude of all evil, however I know poor people that can quite fit the bill. - Anthony Liccione
Did you feel it? Did you feel the darkness in their souls and their countless evil deeds? Their fate was to die in my grasp, beneath the sting of my bite. - Demetri Bithanos from the Dragon Queen Series
When we make mistakes they call it evil. When God makes mistakes they call it Nature!
My evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to tarry 'til a more convenient season. - Mary Todd Lincoln
World is beautiful but it is dangerous place to live, there is so much evil behind a normal person. - John Art
The height of humanity should give birth to greater good. We should be in desperation of "CHANGE" but not in spawning evil, because by doing so, humanity remains shackled. - Henry Johnson Jr
A man, who does not commit an evil act either, has no opportunity or the stomach. - M.F. Moonzajer
Take therefore no thought for the morrow; for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. - Bible
Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners. - Bible
If literature stays away from evil, it rapidly becomes boring. - Georges Bataille
A perfectly evil Devil makes even less sense than a perfect God. - Anne Rice
Media has the ability to make good seem evil and evil seem good. - Duncan William Gibbons
Evil to him who evil thinks. (Honi Soit Qui Mal Pense) - King Edward the Third
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury. - John Stuart Mill
Good wins in the end because evil is a self-destructive, cannibalistic force that Inevitably engorges upon itself. - Ken Poirot
Truth leads to good deeds, and good deeds lead to Paradise. Falsehood leads to evil deeds, and evil deeds lead to the Fire. - Anonymous
The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men. - Plato
If I had the power to burn evil over 6 billion people wouldn't be alive today. - Daniel Marques
The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.
The evil should end one for all. - Deyth Banger
Epicurus's old questions are still unanswered: Is he (God) willing to prevent evil, but not able? then he is impotent. Is he able, but not willing? then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? then whence evil? - David Hume
Religion became the evil of our society when it started to teach resentment and hate instead of unconditional love and wisdom. - Debasish Mridha
I detest audiences - not in their individual components, but en masse I detest audiences. I think they're a force of evil. It seems to me rule of mob law. - Glenn Gould
Mankind's first sin gave us the ability to know both good and evil. Our subsequent sins make us increasingly unable to tell the difference. - Ron Brackin
When we prepare not our hearts for the things of God, evil things take over. - Sunday Adelaja
Secret of man's Mortality; Man has transformed from immortal to become a mere mortal being all because of our mental love for sex and evil. - Auliq Ice
Evil draws men together. - Aristotle
Thinking evil is making evil. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Evil can't be scientifically defined: it's an illusory moral concept that doesn't exist in nature. Its origins and connotations have been inextricably been linked to religion and mythology. - Spencer Reid
Good can exist without evil,but evil cannot exist without good.The former is eternal,the latter is temporal. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Evil brings men together. - Aristotle
While I was an honorable man in her eyes, she did not love me. But the minute she understood what I was, when she breathed the true and foul odor of my soul, love was born in her for she does love me! Well, well! There is nothing real, then, except evil. - Octave Mirbeau
May the Saviour set us free from every evil spirit. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Your neighbors are not all sheep. Your political opponents are not all evil or fools. Try talking to those you despise. They are your fellow citizens. And together, we are not lesser than any "greatest generation.". - David Brin
Sometimes I think evil is a tangible thing--with wave lengths, just as sound and light have. An evil place can, so to speak, broadcast vibrations of evil. - Richard Connell
Everyone knows that evil should be avoided wherever possible; few actually know where it is possible. - Raheel Farooq
There aren't any GOOD guys. You realize that, don't you? I mean: there aren't EVIL guys, and INNOCENT guys. It's just - it's just... It's just a bunch of guys. - Jake Kasdan
As you begin to look deeply into the mystery of your own evolution, in place of good and evil you will find only stories, finished or unfinished. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
When a person wants nothing, it's evil to tempt them with something. - Marty Rubin
May no portent of evil be attached to the words I say. - Anonymous
[Religion is] a fantasy [and is] completely empty of any explanatory content. It is also evil. - Peter Atkins
The world we suggest is a new wild west. A sensuous evil world. Strange and haunting, the path of the sun… - Jim Morrison
Overcome evil with good and hate with love. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society. - Benjamin Franklin
There are many things evil people can take from you. However, they can never steal your ability to laugh and laugh loud. - Shannon L. Alder
Speak no evil of an absent friend. (Non male loquare absenti amico) - Titus Maccius Plautus
If that which we have found is the corruption of solitude, then what can men wish for save corruption? If this is the great evil of being alone, than what is good and what is evil? - Ayn Rand
Things which are accidentally the causes either of hope or fear are called good or evil omens. - Baruch Spinoza
I near felt bad he choose to be so evil to me. I am a forgiving woman, but my pen... oh my wicked wicked hormonal she-pen. - Coco J. Ginger
If I remove your eyes or make you in such way that to don't see... in reality you don't see the evil... you don't see me... so do whatever I don't give a fuck... that's wonderful... I like to play games... so run!... and welcome home!? - Deyth Banger
Be careful of fake faces, the most honest the most evil. - M.F. Moonzajer
In a war between evils, only evil wins. - Marty Rubin
If you look into the face of evil, evil's gonna look right back at you - American Horror Story
People must understand that science is inherently neither a potential for good nor for evil. It is a potential to be harnessed by man to do his bidding. - Glenn T. Seaborg
Hope always comes after evil has done its work. We cannot keep living on hope, though. (Box of Pandora) - Erik Pevernagie
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from a religious conviction. - Blaise Pascal
If you see oppression, violence, injustice and evil deeds, unzip your silence and uncaring indifference, do something and act against all these unethical instances." ~ , an excerpt from my novel, If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
You can see the evil, the evil is everywhere. As Far as I can tell I can build a town full of horror. - Deyth Banger
Nietzche started a nonsensical idea that men had once sought as good what we now call evil; if it were so, we could not talk of surpassing or even falling short of them.
Men's evil manners live in brass; their virtues we write in water. - William Shakespeare
They call good evil and evil good. There are those who are so easily offended that they lose their ability to ever discern any truth, and this is often derived from a sort of frenzy by way of their own masked prejudice. - Criss Jami
Evil is boring. Cynicism is pointless. Fear is a bad habit. Despair is lazy. Hopelessness is self-indulgent. On the other hand: Joy is fascinating. Love is an act of heroic genius. Pleasure is our birthright. Chronic ecstasy is a learnable skill. - Rob Brezsny
The wise man avoids evil by anticipating it. - Publilius Syrus
It was the forest’s fault. Those two handsome woodcutters. An evil place, the forest, everyone knew it, full of temptations and imps... - Tanith Lee
The evil of the world is made possible by nothing but the sanction you give it. - Ayn Ranc
I am not sure how evil religion by nature is, but I have no doubt of its stupidity and insanity in practice. - M.F. Moonzajer
The concept of portraying evil and then destroying it - I know this is considered mainstream, but I think it is rotten. This idea that whenever something evil happens someone particular can be blamed and punished for it, in life and in politics is hopeless. - Hayao Miyazaki
We are all mistaken sometimes; sometimes we do wrong things, things that have bad consequences. But it does not mean we are evil, or that we cannot be trusted ever afterward. - Alison Croggon
The true axis of evil in America is the brilliance of our marketing combined with the stupidity of our people. - Bill Maher
Evil is ancient, unchanging, and with us always. The more postmodern the West becomes affluent, leisured, nursed on moral equivalence, utopian pacifism, and multicultural relativism the more premodern the evil among us seems to arise in nihilistic response. - Victor Davis Hanson
Evil things you do to others show your personality and thus identify you, and the good ones come back to you too… - - - Cocoy McCoy
Many things are worse than defeat,and compromise with evil is one of them.
It's important that someone celebrate our existence... People are the only mirror we have to see ourselves in. The domain of all meaning. All virtue, all evil, are contained only in people. There is none in the universe at large. Solitary confinement is a punishment in every human culture. - Lois McMaster Bujold
An evil man is a saint of the future. See good in everything. Destroy the evil-finding quality. Develop the good-finding quality. Rise above good and evil. - Sivananda Saraswati
Remember, never to fear the power of evil more than your trust in the power and love of God. - Hermas one of the Seventy
I would far rather be ignorant than wise in the foreboding of evil. - Aeschylus
How do we still believe that human nature is not evil when 60 years old men rape 3 years innocent girls? - M.F. Moonzajer
He who does not seek advice is a fool. His folly blinds him to Truth and makes him evil, stubborn, and a danger to his fellow men. - Kahlil Gibran
If one evil thought, if one evil word, if one evil action, deserves eternal damnation, how many hells, my friends, do every one of us deserve, whose whole lives have been one continued rebellion against God! - George Whitefield
Being the evil undead wasn't fun anymore. For one thing, it was increasingly hard to get a library card. - Sharon Ashwood
I do love you but I hate the evil inside of you - Farid F. Ibrahim
The evil that is in the world almost always comes from ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding. - Albert Camus
Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Remember that the evil which is now in the world will only get more powerful, and that it is not evil which conquers evil, but only love.
If money is the root of all evil, then why do we have to have jobs? - Matt Groening
Evil is unspectacular and always human, And shares our bed and eats at our own table. - W. H. Auden
What would your good do if evil didn't exist, and what would the earth look like if all the shadows disappeared? - Mikhail Bulgakov
Most of the evil in this world is done by people with good intentions. - T.S. Eliot
Beware of altruism. It is based on self-deception, the root of all evil.
The way of truth is like a great road. It is not difficult to know it. The evil is only that men will not seek it. - Mencius
The balance of this world is not upset by accident. It is not upset by those who blunder accidentally into wrong. Evil comes when those who know better, who have seen the pain they cause, nevertheless cause more pain. - Michael Grant
America, it is said, is suffering from intolerance it is not. It is suffering from tolerance. Tolerance of right and wrong, truth and error, virtue and evil, Christ and chaos. Our country is not nearly so overrun with the bigoted as it is overrun with the broadminded. - Fulton J. Sheen
I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room. - Blaise Pascal
I got a good heart but my attitude gat people thinking I'm evil - Genereux Philip
We must clean our national psyche from all manifestation of evil, be it kidnapping, militancy, insurgency, murders or assassinations. - Sunday Adelaja
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing. - Edmund Burke
what? shall we receive good at the hand of God and shall we not receive evil? - Job 2:10
Shunning evil is wisdom; loving God is the highest wisdom. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I'm not a political Christian; for the most part I allow people even their vain, earthly rights. And I certainly don't see anti-Christians as bad or evil (as if they actually have the power to pose any kind of threat against God Almighty), but rather complete idiots I was commanded to love. - Criss Jami
I romanticized him until he was the perfect being. A soul so beautiful, but so immensely evil too. - Dominic Riccitello
And He watched over me before I knew Him and before I learned sense or even distinguished between good and evil. - St. Patrick
Meddling is the evil, not indifference. - Marty Rubin
Unless a man becomes the enemy of an evil, he will not even become its slave but rather its champion. - G.K. Chesterton
No credit--no debt. Credit leads a man into temptation. Cash down is the only thing that will deliver him from evil. - Solomon Northup
Some people say that cats are sneaky, evil, and cruel. True, and they have many other fine qualities as well.
There is a concept which corrupts and upsets all others. I refer not to Evil, whose limited realm is that of ethics; I refer to the infinite. - Jorge Luis Borges
For My people are foolish, They know Me not; They are stupid children And have no understanding. They are shrewd to do evil, But to do good they do not know. - Jeremiah 4 22
Thus, every entity, even if it is a defective one, in so far as it is an entity, is good. In so far as it is defective, it is evil. - Augustine of Hippo
The greater evil who is in-When both in wayward paths are straying? The poor sinner for the painOr he who pays for the sin? - Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
We do what we enjoy, even if it is act of evil. - M.F. Moonzajer
He that doth not as other men do, but endeavoureth that which ought to be done, shall thereby rather incur peril than preservation; for whoso laboureth to be sincerely perfect and good shall necessarily perish, living among men that are generally evil. - Walter Raleigh
The kosmos works by harmony of tensions, like lyre and bow. Good and evil are one. On the one hand God sees all as well, fair, and good; on the other hand a human being sees injustice here, justice there. Justice in our minds is strife. We cannot help but see war makes us as we are. - Heraclitus
If evil destroyed evil there would be no good left. - Vanshika Dhyani
That's what Ender has to understand. There really is evil in the world, and wickedness, and every brand of stupidity. There's meanness and heartlessness and... I don't even know which of them is me." - Hyrum Graff - Orson Scott Card
In order to do good, you may have to engage in evil - Robert S. McNamara
Evil is committed without effort, naturally, fatally; goodness is always the product of some art. - Charles Baudelaire
I am one of those who think, like , that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries. Marie Curie - Nobel
Evil is obvious only in retrospect. - Gloria Steinem
All evil is good become cancerous. - Isaac Asimov
No evil ever came from a woman’s womb that wasn’t placed there first by a man.’... Tantie Neptune, Lucifer's Key by , due 2013 - Charles A. Cornell
Evil is an ungodly master;wisdom is a heavenly liberator. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune. - Plato
It has beeen said that the love of money is the root of all evil. The want of money is so quite as truly. - Samuel Butler
What a time experiences as evil, is usually an untimely echo of what was formerly experienced as good--the atavism of a more ancient ideal. - Friedrich Nietzsche
An apparent misfortune of man is that neither good nor evil is an agency itself; both are equally passive choices. Man himself is the ultimate agency. He has the power to realize and activate the dead options. Only then, that is, by the action of Will, good results in good and evil in evil. - Raheel Farooq
The world should have balance between evil and good, positive and negative. If one is missed there isn't balance. - Deyth Banger
And the victim must have been broken and must remain so, so that the externalization of evil is possible. The victim who refuses to assume this role contradicts society's simplistic view. Nobody wants to see it. People would have to take a look at themselves. - Natascha Kampusch
Without haters, you can't see the level of your progress, that shows you that haters are necessary evil. - Michael Bassey Johnson
In spite of its alluring name, the welfare state stands or falls by compulsion. It is compulsion imposed upon us with the state’s power to punish noncompliance. Once this is clear, it is equally clear that the welfare state is an evil the same as every restriction of freedom. - Wilhelm Röpke
We often confuse determination with its evil twin: fixation. While determination is our ability to stand our ground while pursuing our goals. Fixation, on the other hand, is an unhealthy attachment to an ideal. - Venugopal Gupta
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. - Jimmy Carter
Anyone who claims good or evil isn't one or either, they're just a liar... the worst kind of liar... the liar that doesn't even know they're lying. We're human. We're good during the day and evil at night, half the time those roles are reversed, that's what it's all about. - Hubert Martin
I do not concern myself with gods and spirits either good or evil nor do I serve any. - Lao Tzu
The evil that is in the world always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence, if they lack understanding. On the whole, men are more good than bad; that, however, isn't the real point. But they are more or less ignorant, and it is this that we call vice or virtue; - Albert Camus
It is romantic, yes,’ agreed Hercule Poirot. ‘It is peaceful. The sun shines. The sea is blue. But you forget, Miss Brewster, there is evil everywhere under the sun’. - Agatha Christie
Evil is the starry sky of the Good. - Franz Kafka
In each of us, two natures are at war the good and the evil. All our lives the fight goes on between them, and one of them must conquer. But in our own hands lies the power to choose what we want most to be we are. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Do not imagine that the good you intend will balance the evil you perform - Norman Mac Donald
Natives who beat drums to drive off evil spirits are objects of scorn to smart Americans who blow horns to break up traffic jams.
There is an old illusion. It is called good and evil. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Though I walk through the valley of death I will fear no evil, for I am the evilest motherfucker in the valley - Alex Garland
Evil surrounding can destroy a Good soul. - Udayveer Singh
Evil forges a tornado.But goodness battles in a straight line. - Caris Roane
A viler evil than to murder a man, is to sell him suicide as an act of virtue. A viler evil than to throw a man into a sacrificial furnace, is to demand that he leap in, of his own will, and that he build the furnace, besides. - Ayn Rand
Questions of absolute good and evil are much better not opened to public debate these days, when so few people are sure of their absolutes - Sidney Howard
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. - Thomas Carlyle
To harken to evil conversation is the road to wickedness.. (Pravis Assuescere Sermonibus Est Via Ad Rem Ipsam) - Anonymous
All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying,losing, cheating, and mediocrity are easy. Stay away from easy.
Good and evil are both within us. And when our primitive ancestors humanized these natural qualities of the mind, they got two completely opposite supernatural characters. One was the merciful lord almighty and the other was the wicked devil. - Abhijit Naskar
Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens. - William Beveridge
For she could not really know how profound had become my mistrust of a world in which wars could still come into evil flower, and in which individuals could play with and brutally alter the myriad personal fates of whole nations of men and women. - Kenneth MacKenzie
In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry of idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe.
The major abscess in the mind is a lack of acknowledgement of evil. - Stefan Molyneux
The greatest evil in our country today is...ignorance...We need to be taught to study rather than to believe. - Septima Poinsette Clark
We are determined to answer evil with GOOD, slavery with FREEDOM, rape with hope!We are against slavery, rape, beheading, torture, violations of human rights, corruption and misuse of religion! - Widad Akreyi
Yes, we need to pray for Orlando/Britain/this election/the World, but we also need to act upon it and band together to oppose Evil. - Rowan Blanchard
What I learned in Rwanda was that God is not absent when great evil is unleashed. Whether that evil is man-made or helped along by darker forces, God is right there, saving those who respond to His urgings and trying to heal the rest. - James Riordan
Give up your relentless moralizing, the continual pinpricks which pierce the skin of your fellows. The distinction between good and evil is the sickness of the mind. Give up your morals, and the people will regain a love of their fellows.
All the habits of Man are evil. And above all, no animal must ever tyrannise over his own kind. Weak or strong, clever or simple, we are all brothers. No animal must ever kill any other animal. All animals are equal. - George Orwell
There are a lot of myths which make the human race cruel and barbarous and unkind. Good and Evil, Sin and Crime, Free Will and the like delusions made to excuse God for damning men and to excuse men for crucifying each other. - Clarence Darrow
Ignorance, when voluntary, is criminal, and a man may be properly charged with that evil which he neglected or refused to learn how to prevent.
The evil that we know is best. - Titus Maccius Plautus
You know, I preferred you as an evil monk. Would have made killing you a whole lot easier. - Chris d'Lacey
People sell their soul in such small quantities - a seemingly trivial compromise here, a rationalization of a minor evil there - that they don't realize what they're doing until it is too late. - Mike Klepper
Society wants to believe it can identify evil people, or bad or harmful people, but it's not practical. There are no stereotypes. - Ted Bundy
The love of money is the root of all evil, therefore selfishness must be the seed. - M.D. Birmingham
The best way to protect evil, to deny it existence. - VicDo
Always do good when you're tempted to do evil. The reward in doing good is priceless. - Kemi Sogunle
The devil can get you through your flesh. He knows the button to press on your flesh and have a way into your mind. The flesh becomes a transport medium for evil things if not killed for God. If Christ makes a home in your mind, satan can't get there. - Israelmore Ayivor
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil. - Baltasar Gracián
When the wolf howls and the moon dimshope fades with the waning light. Evil lurks at every turn as shadows waltz across the ebony night. Behold the midnight hour where all of reason takes flight. - Grace Willows
Peace without truth is nothing but an illusion a deceptive misguidance which generates opportunities and problems to chew the sweet and bitter tastes of evil respectively. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
I don't want to say Monsanto is evil right off the bat, but why is Monsanto so evil? - Bill Maher
A rat is neither good nor evil. It just does what a rat is suppose to do. From Phantom - Jo Nesbø
Let education kindle only those which are truly beneficialto the human species; let it favour those alone which are really necessary to the maintenance of society. The passions of man are dangerous, only because every thing conspires to give them an evil direction. - Paul Henri Thiry d'Holbach
The world needs more anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn't angry enough. - Bede Jarrett
A good End cannot sanctifie evil Means; nor must we ever do Evil, that Good may come of it. - William Penn
Evil isn't born...Neither is purity. Because even as newborns, there is something wrong inside of all of us bound to spring up and activate itself within us. - A Girl From Mars
Goodness without wisdom always accomplishes evil. - Robert A. Heinlein
jace's clothes had been clean,stylish,ordinary. Sebastian had been wearing a long black wool trench coat that had looked expensive. Like an evil Burbeery ad, Simon said when she was done. - Cassandra Clare
Half of my life passed searching for the evil that makes me to do wrong things, until I found innocent evils trapped in me. - M.F. Moonzajer
Ill deeds are doubled with an evil word. - William Shakespeare
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
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