Often an entire city has suffered because of an evil man.
Best Quotes about Evil
Submit to the present evil, lest a greater one befall you.
We must as second best...take the least of the evils.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he doesn't exist
When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before.
There is hardly a man clever enough to recognize the full extent of the evil he does.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De
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.
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.
Of two evils we must always choose the least.
Thomas a Kempis
Only among people who think no evil can Evil monstrously flourish.
Smith, Logan Pearsall
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.
Of two evils, choose neither.
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon
By bravely enduring it, an evil which cannot be avoided is overcome
Nothing in the nature around us is evil. This needs to be repeated since one of the human ways of talking oneself into inhuman acts is to cite the supposed cruelty of nature.
When you choose the lesser of two evils, always remember that it is still an evil.
Evil is nourished and grows by concealment.
Evil be to him who evil thinks.
Nothing baffles the schemes of evil people so much as the calm composure of great souls.
Mirabeau, Gabriel Riqueti
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.
No evil shall happen to the just.
All evils are equal when they are extreme.
We are tainted by modern philosophy which has taught us that all is good, whereas evil has polluted everything and in a very real sense all is evil, since nothing is in its proper place.
Maistre, Joseph De
Evil is obvious only in retrospect.
Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
Evil deeds do not prosper; the slow man catches up with the swift.
Before man is life and death, good and evil; that which he shall choose shall be given him. [Ecclesiasticus]
We may draw good out of evil; we must not do evil, that good may come.
Chapman, Maria Weston
There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity to extract all the good out of all the evil.
Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own table.
Auden, W. H.
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.
Some people show evil as a great racehorse shows breeding. They have the dignity of a hard chancre.
There must always remain something that is antagonistic to good.
Whoever rewards evil for good, evil will not depart from their house.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
The face of evil is always the face of total need.
Burroughs, William S.
I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still and quiet in a room alone.
There is no explanation for evil. It must be looked upon as a necessary part of the order of the universe. To ignore it is childish, to bewail it senseless.
Maugham, W. Somerset
The love of evil is the root of all money.
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other ones invariably slink in after it.
Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Evil enters like a needle and spreads like an oak tree.
No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble; the less favor, the less envy. Even in those cases which put us out of wits, it is not the loss itself, but the estimate of the loss that troubles us.
There are evils that have the ability to survive identification and go on for ever... money, for instance, or war.
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
If there was no moral evil upon earth, there would be no physical evil.
Maistre, Joseph De
Man must vanquish himself, must do himself violence, in order to perform the slightest action untainted by evil.
Cioran, E. M.
Nothing is easier than to denounce the evildoer; nothing is more difficult than to understand him.
No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from a religious conviction.
Evil brings men together.
May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house.-
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