Those that are evil have not only the good against them, but also the bad.
Best Quotes about Evil
I am one of those who think like Nobel, than humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
Curie, Madame Marie
Some people show evil as a great racehorse shows breeding. They have the dignity of a hard chancre.
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.
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other ones invariably slink in after it.
When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before.
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.
Whoever rewards evil for good, evil will not depart from their house.
There can be no existence of evil as a force to the healthy-minded individual.
Evil is a moral entity and not a created one, an eternal and not a perishable entity: it existed before the world; it constituted the monstrous, the execrable being who was also to fashion such a hideous world. It will hence exist after the creatures which people this world.
Sade, Marquis De
Evil comes at leisure like the disease. Good comes in a hurry like the doctor.
Chesterton, Gilbert K.
Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate; good is always the product of an art.
Evil draws men together.
May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house.-
I couldn't claim that I have never felt the urge to explore evil, but when you descend into hell you have to be very careful.
The evil of the world is made possible by nothing but the sanction you give it.
As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.
There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity to extract all the good out of all the evil.
Man must vanquish himself, must do himself violence, in order to perform the slightest action untainted by evil.
Cioran, E. M.
All evil is like a nightmare; the instant you stir under it, the evil is gone.
Only among people who think no evil can Evil monstrously flourish.
Smith, Logan Pearsall
The end excuses any evil.
Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
Rousseau, Jean Jacques
Them meaning of good and bad, of better and worse, is simply helping or hurting.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
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.
The face of evil is always the face of total need.
Burroughs, William S.
Evil is obvious only in retrospect.
Submit to the present evil, lest a greater one befall you.
So far as we are human, what we do must be either evil or good: so far as we do evil or good, we are human: and it is better, in a paradoxical way, to do evil than to do nothing: at least we exist.
Eliot, T. S.
He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it.
King Jr. Martin Luther
The pious pretence that evil does not exist only makes it vague, enormous and menacing.
Evil is nourished and grows by concealment.
Do not seek evil gains; evil gains are the equivalent of disaster.
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.
Remember only the good, the bad will never forget you.
All things may corrupt when minds are prone to evil.
It is by its promise of a sense of power that evil often attracts the weak.
Nothing baffles the schemes of evil people so much as the calm composure of great souls.
Mirabeau, Gabriel Riqueti
Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals, especially in the more thoughtful men, which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another s.
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.
But evil is wrought by want of thought as well as want of heart!
To rid ourselves of our shadows -- who we are -- we must step into either total light or total darkness. Goodness and evil.
Johnson, Jeremy P.
My mother's obsession with the good scissors always scared me a bit. It implied that somewhere in the house there lurked: the evil scissors.
There must always remain something that is antagonistic to good.
Evil is something you recognize immediately you see it: it works through charm.
One soweth and another reapeth is a verity that applies to evil as well as good.
Nothing is easier than to denounce the evildoer; nothing is more difficult than to understand him.
Of two evils we must always choose the least.
Thomas a Kempis
What wisdom can there be to choose, what continence to forbear without the knowledge of evil? He that can apprehend and consider vice with all her baits and seeming pleasures, and yet abstain, and yet distinguish, and yet prefer that which is truly better, he is the true wayfaring Christian.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
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