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.
Best Quotes about Evil
Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not seek evil gains; evil gains are the equivalent of disaster.
If there was no moral evil upon earth, there would be no physical evil.
Maistre, Joseph De
Evil to him who evil thinks. (Honi Soit Qui Mal Pense)
King Edward the Third
Truly has it been said; that all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from a religious conviction.
Those that are evil have not only the good against them, but also the bad.
Only among people who think no evil can Evil monstrously flourish.
Smith, Logan Pearsall
No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency.
We may draw good out of evil; we must not do evil, that good may come.
Chapman, Maria Weston
Remember only the good, the bad will never forget you.
Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate; good is always the product of an art.
There is only one good -- knowledge; and only one evil -- ignorance.
Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil but as a necessity, or even a duty.
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.
By bravely enduring it, an evil which cannot be avoided is overcome
Evil is something you recognize immediately you see it: it works through charm.
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.
Evil deeds do not prosper; the slow man catches up with the swift.
Some people show evil as a great racehorse shows breeding. They have the dignity of a hard chancre.
Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own table.
Auden, W. H.
Must I do all the evil I can before I learn to shun it? Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it? If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.
Them meaning of good and bad, of better and worse, is simply helping or hurting.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Often an entire city has suffered because of an evil man.
Evil spelled backward is live.
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
Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
The end excuses any evil.
When you choose the lesser of two evils, always remember that it is still an evil.
Evil is neither suffering nor sin; it is both at the same time, it is something common to them both. For they are linked together; sin makes us suffer and suffering makes us evil, and this indissoluble complex of suffering and sin is the evil in which we are submerged against our will, and to our horror.
Of two evils, it is always best to vote for the least hypocritical.
Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
Rousseau, Jean Jacques
When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before.
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 pious pretence that evil does not exist only makes it vague, enormous and menacing.
No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.
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.
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.
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
What is worse than evil? The inability to bear it.
Weber, C. J.
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.
The evil that we know is best.
Titus Maccius Plautus
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.
There are evils that have the ability to survive identification and go on for ever... money, for instance, or war.
Submit to the present evil, lest a greater one befall you.
Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil.
Don't let us make imaginary evils, when you know we have so many real ones to encounter.
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.
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.
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