He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it.
Best Quotes about Evil
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.
To do no evil is good, to intend none better.
Some people show evil as a great racehorse shows breeding. They have the dignity of a hard chancre.
Those that are evil have not only the good against them, but also the bad.
There is only one good -- knowledge; and only one evil -- ignorance.
Evil comes at leisure like the disease. Good comes in a hurry like the doctor.
Chesterton, Gilbert K.
There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity to extract all the good out of all the evil.
But evil is wrought by want of thought as well as want of heart!
The pious pretence that evil does not exist only makes it vague, enormous and menacing.
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other ones invariably slink in after it.
They that know no evil will suspect none.
Whoever rewards evil for good, evil will not depart from their house.
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.
Evil is obvious only in retrospect.
We may draw good out of evil; we must not do evil, that good may come.
Chapman, Maria Weston
No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.
Wicked is not much worse than indiscreet.
By bravely enduring it, an evil which cannot be avoided is overcome
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.
All things may corrupt when minds are prone to evil.
Remember only the good, the bad will never forget you.
Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
The love of evil is the root of all money.
Submit to the present evil, lest a greater one befall you.
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness.
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.
Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil but as a necessity, or even a duty.
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.
We must as second best...take the least of the evils.
Nothing baffles the schemes of evil people so much as the calm composure of great souls.
Mirabeau, Gabriel Riqueti
There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.
Evil be to him who evil thinks.
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.
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 brings men together.
Of two evils we must always choose the least.
Thomas a Kempis
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine.
Darwin, Charles R.
When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before.
As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.
The evil of the world is made possible by nothing but the sanction you give it.
Don't let us make imaginary evils, when you know we have so many real ones to encounter.
Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
Rousseau, Jean Jacques
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
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.
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
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
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.
Daily Inspirational Quotes on
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by Motivational Quotes.
Quotes on Ability
Acting and actors
Quotes on Advertising
Age and aging
Alcohol and alcoholism
Quotes on Ambition
Quotes on Argument
Quotes on Belief
Books - reading
Bores and boredom
Quotes on Business
Quotes on Choice
Christians and christianity
Colleges and universities
Quotes on Commitment
Communism and socialism
Quotes on Complaints and complaining
Quotes on Contentment
Quotes on Creativity
Crime and criminals
Quotes on Education
Quotes on Evil
Quotes on Experience
Quotes on Family
Quotes on Fiction
Food and eating
Fools and foolishness
Quotes on Forgiveness
Friends and friendship
Quotes on Giving
Quotes on Government
Quotes on Habit
Quotes on Heroes and heroism
History and historians
Quotes on Honor
Quotes on Ideas
Quotes on Intelligence and intellectuals
Journalism and journalists
Judgment and judges
Quotes on Justice
Quotes on Law and lawyers
Quotes on Lies and lying
Quotes on Losers and losing
Quotes on Marriage
Quotes on Mind
Quotes on Motivation
Quotes on Opinions
Parents and parenting
Quotes on Passion
Quotes on People
Philosophers and philosophy
Quotes on Photography
Poetry and poets
Quotes on Possibilities
Poverty and the poor
Quotes on Prayer
Quotes on Procrastination
Quotes on Reality
Quotes on Respectability
Quotes on Secrets
Quotes on Simplicity
Quotes on Speakers and speaking
Quotes on Talent
Taxes and taxation
Quotes on Things and little things
Thoughts and thinking
Quotes on Truth
Quotes on Vision
Winners and winning
Quotes on Wives
Quotes on Worry
Writers and writing
Test your English Language
Rules to play Yoga
Famous Logos That Have A Hidden Message
Saffron Or Kesar Get Beautiful Skin
Rules to play Bull Fighting
Things That Define Your Personality
Amazing Treehouses From Around The World
Top Cricket Batsman in the World
Tips to succeed in Business
Foods That Are So Much Better Fried
Most Beautiful Black Roses
Easy Vastu tips for your home
Count Your Roses to Decode Your Valentines Hidden Message
Bollywood Bridal Mehndi Designs
Biggest Man Made Environmental Disasters
Biggest things in the World