Evil Quotes

The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.

Diogenes Laertius

The only thing needed for evil to prosper is for good men to do nothing.

Edmund Burke

The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.

Hannah Arendt

Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.

Jerry Garcia

Hypocrisy, the only evil that walks invisible, except to God alone.

John Milton

All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently to be a great evil.

Samuel Johnson

By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.

Winston Churchill

Compassion alone stands apart from the continuous traffic between good and evil proceeding within us.

Eric Hoffer

Far from idleness being the root of all evil, it is rather the only true good.

Soren Kierkegaard

Evil thoughts often come from idleness.

Gaelic Proverb

The world is a dangerous place. Not because of the people who are evil; but because of the people who don't do anything about it.

Albert Einstein

Gossip needn't be false to be evil - there's a lot of truth that shouldn't be passed around.

Frank A. Clark

Money doesn't mind if we say it's evil, it goes from strength to strength. It's a fiction, an addiction, and a tacit conspiracy.

Martin Amis

Vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness.

Edmund Burke

... true manhood, and that, if brought in from without, it may be cast out again. And the temptation had a personal source. There are beings who desire to draw men away from God. The serpent, by its poison and its loathly form, is the natural symbol of such an enemy of man. The insinuating slyness of the suggestions of evil is like the sinuous gliding of the snake, and truly represents the process by which temptation found its way into the hearts of the first pair, and of all their descendants. For ...

Alexander Maclaren
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