Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil.
Best Quotes about Evil
They that know no evil will suspect none.
Evil is obvious only in retrospect.
Evil, and evil spirits, devils and devil possession, are the outgrowth of man's inadequate consciousness of God. We must avoid thinking of evil as a thing in itself-a force that works against man or, against God, if you will.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine.
Darwin, Charles R.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.
The love of evil is the root of all money.
But what is the greatest evil? If you are going to epitomize evil, what is it? Is it the bomb? The greatest evil that one has to fight constantly, every minute of the day until one dies, is the worse part of oneself.
The evil of the world is made possible by nothing but the sanction you give it.
May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house.-
All histories do show, and wise politicians do hold it necessary that, for the well-governing of every Commonweal, it behoveth man to presuppose that all men are evil, and will declare themselves so to be when occasion is offered.
Raleigh, Sir Walter
Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil.
There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity to extract all the good out of all the evil.
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.
Man must vanquish himself, must do himself violence, in order to perform the slightest action untainted by evil.
Cioran, E. M.
We may draw good out of evil; we must not do evil, that good may come.
Chapman, Maria Weston
It is a power stronger than will. Could a stone escape from the laws of gravity? Impossible. Impossible, for evil to form an alliance with good.
Lautreamont, Isidore Ducasse, Comte De
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.
When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before.
If there was no moral evil upon earth, there would be no physical evil.
Maistre, Joseph De
There must always remain something that is antagonistic to good.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from a religious conviction.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he doesn't exist
Those that are evil have not only the good against them, but also the bad.
Often an entire city has suffered because of an evil man.
Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
The surest defense against Evil is extreme individualism, originality of thinking, whimsicality, even -- if you will -- eccentricity. That is, something that can't be feigned, faked, imitated; something even a seasoned imposter couldn't be happy with.
Do not seek evil gains; evil gains are the equivalent of disaster.
Whoever rewards evil for good, evil will not depart from their house.
The Supreme end of education is expert discernment in all things -- the power to tell the good from the bad, the genuine from the counterfeit, and to prefer the good and the genuine to the bad and the counterfeit.
Evil deeds do not prosper; the slow man catches up with the swift.
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other ones invariably slink in after it.
There is only one good -- knowledge; and only one evil -- ignorance.
All evil is like a nightmare; the instant you stir under it, the evil is gone.
We must as second best...take the least of the evils.
The evil that we know is best.
Titus Maccius Plautus
By bravely enduring it, an evil which cannot be avoided is overcome
The trouble with Eichmann was precisely that so many were like him, and that the many were neither perverted nor sadistic, that they were, and still are, terribly and terrifyingly normal. From the viewpoint of our legal institutions and of our moral standards of judgment, this normality was much more terrifying than all the atrocities put together.
Before man is life and death, good and evil; that which he shall choose shall be given him. [Ecclesiasticus]
Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate; good is always the product of an art.
Evil be to him who evil thinks.
Overcome evil with good. [St. Paul]]
When you choose the lesser of two evils, always remember that it is still an evil.
Evil enters like a needle and spreads like an oak tree.
But evil is wrought by want of thought as well as want of heart!
Don't let us make imaginary evils, when you know we have so many real ones to encounter.
Evil spelled backward is live.
No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency.
The face of evil is always the face of total need.
Burroughs, William S.
Of two evils, choose neither.
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon
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