Evil Quotes, Quotations & Sayings
Evil be to him who evil thinks.
The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.
If your heart acquires strength, you will be able to remove blemishes from others without thinking evil of them.
Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas K. Gandhi)
We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.
Bible: II Timothy
There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity to extract all the good out of all the evil.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
The survival of democracy depends on the renunciation of violence and the development of nonviolent means to combat evil and advance the good.
A. J. Muste
For the sake of one good action a hundred evil ones should be forgotten.
Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all — the apathy of human beings.
The lack of money is the root of all evil.
George Bernard Shaw
The disease of an evil conscience is beyond the practice of all the physicians of all the countries in the world.
William E. Gladstone
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
Evil is always possible. Goodness is a difficulty.
In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit.
And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
Life is neither a good nor an evil: it is a field for good and evil.
It is a sin to believe evil of others, but it is seldom a mistake.
H. L. Mencken
Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil, no wonder, then, that the world goes backwards, that evil spreads. This can be traced back to the very beginning of the world. The gods were bored; therefore they created human beings.
Evil brings men together.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
When good people in any country cease their vigilance and struggle, then evil men prevail.
Pearl S. Buck
But goodness alone is never enough. A hard cold wisdom is required, too, for goodness to accomplish good. Goodness without wisdom invariably accomplishes evil.
It takes a certain courage and a certain greatness even to be truly base.
The sun also shines on the wicked.
Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it, you’d have good people doing good things and evil people doing bad things, but for good people to do bad things, it takes religion.
He harms himself who does harm to another, and the evil plan is most harmful to the planner.
I believe that ignorance is the root of all evil. And that no one knows the truth.