Quotation Explorer - 'Wicked'

Keep five yards from a carriage, ten yards from a horse, and a hundred yards from an elephant; but the distance one should keep from a wicked man cannot be measured. - Indian Proverb
Those who mistrust their own abilities are being too wicked to themselves, discouraging themselves from doing what they should have been excelling in. If you are good at discouraging yourself, you can't be a good leader because leadership is built on inspiring others to face challenges. - Israelmore Ayivor
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
quote from Chase the Moon- Some people are just downright wicked, and sometimes evil wins - but not always. - Lynn Hubbard
The wise will hide your follies and help you learn, but the wicked ones will gossip about it with scoundrels. - Aniruddha Sastikar
All things truly wicked start from innocence. - Ernest Hemingway
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
As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular. - Oscar Wilde
It is absolutely safe to say that if you meet somebody who claims not to believe in evolution, that person is ignorant, stupid or insane (or wicked, but I'd rather not consider that). - Richard Dawkins
I was good and bad, but never wicked. - Anne Rice
Now he was nothing to her, just a lesson in time, a wicked boy-man, incapable of wealth or prestige. - Coco J. Ginger
A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example. - Niccolò Machiavelli
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
A leader that doesn't sympathize have a loose string and wicked heart. - Lendon
There the wicked cease from troubling, and there the weary be at rest. - Bible
If a person seems wicked, do not cast him away. Awaken him with your words, elevate him with your deeds, repay his injury with your kindness. Do not cast him away; cast away his wickedness. - Lao Tzu
The wicked flee when no man pursueth. - Bible
She stabbed him with her wicked pretty knife, disrupted his simple life.She's a player, a heartbreaker,and now she breaks alone. - Coco J. Ginger
To be successful is a wicked belief. - Auliq Ice
It's so easy to be wicked without knowing it, isn't it? - L. M. Montgomery
As long as war is regarded as wicked it will always have its fascinations. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular. - Oscar Wilde
He who spares the wicked injures the good. - Seneca
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles. - Charlie Chaplin
Man in general, if reduced to himself, is too wicked to be free. - Joseph de Maistre
Love is priceless,but the righteous give it for free.Hate is cheap,but the wicked purchase it at high prices. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Allow yourself to see the good in people. Not every sinister face harbors a wicked heart. - Nike Thaddeus
WITCH, n. (1) Any ugly and repulsive old woman, in a wicked league with the devil. (2) A beautiful and attractive young woman, in wickedness a league beyond the devil. - Ambrose Bierce
If all the world hated you and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved of you and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends. - Charlotte Bronte
Smile wide to receive many smiles in return. But if you want a good laugh, smirk like a wicked, little imp and watch the range of expressions you're flashed. - Richelle E. Goodrich
The good man, though a slave, is free; the wicked, though he reigns, is a slave, and not the slave of a single man, but - what is worse - the slave of as many masters as he has vices. - Rubianne Wood
For children are innocent and love justice, while most of us are wicked and naturally prefer mercy. - G.K. Chesterton
I am not a ‘wise man,’ nor . . . shall I ever be. And so require not from me that I should be equal to the best, but that I should be better than the wicked. It is enough for me if every day I reduce the number of my vices, and blame my mistakes. - Seneca
A man becomes unrighteous just because of his unholy thoughts but graduates to become a wicked by bringing his unholy thoughts into practice. - Santosh Thankachan
DIGESTION, n. The conversion of victuals into virtues. When the process is imperfect, vices are evolved instead -- a circumstance from which that wicked writer, Dr. Jeremiah Blenn, infers that the ladies are the greater sufferers from dyspepsia. - Ambrose Bierce
The wicked at heart probably know something. - Woody Allen
There's wickedness, dark as night. There are things that are wicked and if you touch them, they know you. They know where to find you now. - Knock Knock - S.P. Miskowski
One never learns how the witch became wicked, or whether that was the right choice for her- is it ever the right choice? Does the devil ever struggle to be good again, or if so is he not a devil? - Gregory Maguire
Take you example by this thing,/ And yield to each his right,/ Lest God with such like miserye/ Your wicked minds requite - Various
A leader that doesn't sympathize have a loose strings and a wicked heart. - Lendon
The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone in checking this mad, wicked folly of ``Women's Rights.'' It is a subject which makes the Queen so furious that she cannot contain herself.
OBLIVION, n. The state or condition in which the wicked cease from struggling and the dreary are at rest. Fame's eternal dumping ground. Cold storage for high hopes. A place where ambitious authors meet their works without pride and their betters without envy. A dormitory without an alarm clock. - Ambrose Bierce
By the pricking of my thumbs,Something wicked this way comes. Open, locks, Whoever knocks! - William Shakespeare
The honourable are moved, by the nobility of another's sacrifice. The wicked are moved only by causing it. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world, not even our troubles. - Charlie Chaplin
When we share those stories we've been scared to share, voicelessness loses it's wicked grasp. - Jo Ann Fore
Waves crack with wicked fury against me ship's hull while ocean currents rage as the full moon rises o're the sea." (Cutthroat's Omen: A Crimson Dawn) - John Phillips
Congress may carry on the most wicked and pernicious of schemes under the dark veil of secrecy. The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them. - Patrick Henry
Then Anu and Bel called by name me, Hammurabi, the exalted prince, who feared God, to bring about the rule of righteousness in the land, to destroy the wicked and the evil-doers; so that the strong should not harm the weak. - Code of Hammurabi 1772 B.C.
It’s better to live in hell with the wise than in heaven with the wicked. - Debasish Mridha
Neither every rich person is noble nor miser.Neither every poor person is humble nor wicked. - Salsabeel
All my happiness seems caught up in one of your smiles. - Jered Mandeville, 'Upon a Wicked Time - Karen Ranney
And pictures of perfection, as you know, make me sick and wicked. - Jane Austen
UN-AMERICAN, adj. Wicked, intolerable, heathenish. - Ambrose Bierce
In the part of this universe that we know there is great injustice, and often the good suffer, and often the wicked prosper, and one hardly knows which of those is the more annoying. - Bertrand Russell
A karate practitioner should possess two things : wicked hands, and Buddha's heart - Soke Behzad Ahmadi
Most men are not wicked... They are sleep-walkers, not evil evildoers. - Franz Kafka
There once were four sistersWho were exceptionally ordinary,But desired more than a maiden should desireRavaged by their shameful wantsTheir loving hearts never bloomedInstead four wicked bramblesGrew in their placeEach taintedWith poisonous magic - Elissa Sussman
The giving of riches and honors to a wicked man is like giving strong wine to him that hath a fever. - Plutarch
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
The wisest of the wicked schemes are actually foolish. - Steven Chopade
I am a daydreamer.. I daydream a lot, and thus is when my wicked imagination emerges to bleed upon my paper... - Jamie Edson
God exists. He has one wicked sense of humor, and right now he’s having a grand old time punking the planet. - Forrest Carr
KORAN, n. A book which the Mohammedans foolishly believe to have been written by divine inspiration, but which Christians know to be a wicked imposture, contradictory to the Holy Scriptures. - Ambrose Bierce
It has been my fate, and one's fate one accepts. It's a dreadful thing to have to say, in so wicked a world. - Henry James
The victim is always morally superior to the master; that is the victim's ambivalent triumph. That is why there have been so few notoriously wicked women in comparison to the number of notoriously wicked men; our victim status ensures that we rarely have the opportunity. - Angela Carter
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
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
If librarianship is the connecting of people to ideas and I believe that is the truest definition of what we do it is crucial to remember that we must keep and make available, not just good ideas and noble ideas, but bad ideas, silly ideas, and yes, even dangerous or wicked ideas. - Graceanne A. Decandido
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