256 Greatest Quotes About Evil
It is by disease that health is pleasant; by evil that good is pleasant; by hunger, satiety; by weariness, rest.
Abortion isn't a lesser evil, it's a crime. Taking one life to save another, that's what the Mafia does. It's a crime. It's an absolute evil.
Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil.
The mediation by the serpent was necessary. Evil can seduce man, but cannot become man.
Remember that all through history, there have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they seem invincible. But in the end, they always fall. Always.
I want you to know that everything I did, I did for my country.
Negro Slavery is an evil of Colossal magnitude and I am utterly averse to the admission of Slavery into the Missouri Territories.
The sum of evil, Pascal remarked, would be much diminished if men could only learn to sit quietly in their rooms.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.
Republicans stand for raw, unbridled evil and greed and ignorance smothered in balloons and ribbons.
The pious pretense that evil does not exist only makes it vague, enormous and menacing.
We may not be able to stop evil in the world, but how we treat one another is entirely up to us.
The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good.
If we have Senators and Congressmen there that can't protect themselves against the evil temptations of lobbyists, we don't need to change our lobbies, we need to change our representatives.
Faith is one of the world's great evils, comparable to the smallpox virus but harder to eradicate.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
It is our choice of good or evil that determines our character, not our opinion about good or evil.
Do not wish evil for others. Do not speak ill of others. Do not obstruct anyones activities.
Even philosophers will praise war as ennobling mankind, forgetting the Greek who said: 'War is bad in that it begets more evil than it kills.'.
There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil.
Evil in general does not sleep, and therefore doesn't see why anyone else should.
Read. Read anything. Read the things they say are good for you, and the things they claim are junk. You'll find what you need to find. Just read.
He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king.
Nothing is easier than to denounce the evildoer; nothing is more difficult than to understand him.
I simply want to live; to cause no evil to anyone but myself.
I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room.
If I were to give liberty to the press, my power could not last three days.
May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house.
Money is not good or evil. It has no morals or intentions on its own. Money reflects the character of the user.
How can I protect something so perfect without evil.
I would rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils.
There is but one evil, ignorance.
One cannot use an evil action with reference to a good intention.
All things can corrupt when minds are prone to evil.
I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.
Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.
Only lies and evil come from letting people off.
So you see, Good and Evil have the same face; it all depends on when they cross the path of each individual human being.
What’s true of all the evils in the world is true of plague as well. It helps men to rise above themselves.
Riches cannot be gathered without sin and evil means.
The chief beginning of evil is goodness in excess.