The Holocaust was the most evil crime ever committed.
The root of the evil... lay not in corruption but in the system which bred it, the alliance between industrialists and politicians which produced benefits in the form of tariffs, public lands, and federal subsidies
Wine gives great pleasure; and every pleasure is of itself a good. It is a good, unless counterbalanced by evil.
The great evil of wine is that it first seizes the feet, it is a crafty wrestler.
There is nothing good or evil save in the will
Moral authority has been laid to rest, world opinion is no more than a game show and the difference between good and evil is about as relevant as changing channels.
If your religion doesn't teach you the difference between good and evil, your religion is worse than useless.
Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim.
Buddha means awareness, the awareness of body and mind that prevents evil from arising in either.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion, the value of rest.
The problem of evil... Why does God permit it? Or, if God is omnipotent, in which case permission and creation are the same, why did God create it?
For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy, those it educates to be evil in all things.
Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.
There is no explanation for evil. It must be looked upon as a necessary part of the order of the universe. To ignore it is childish, to bewail it senseless.
I am convinced that the teaching of the church is in theory a crafty and evil lie, and in practice a concoction of gross superstition and witchcraft
And he caused his children to pass through the fire in the valley of the son of Hinnom: also he observed times, and used enchantments, and used witchcraft, and dealt with a familiar spirit, and with wizards: he wrought much evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.
Evil is always possible. Goodness is a difficulty.
Natives who beat drums to drive off evil spirits are objects of scorn to smart Americans who blow horns to break up traffic jams.
“Evil report carries further than any applause”
Good fortune and evil fortune come to all things alike in this world of time.
When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.
The potentiality of perfection outweighs actual contradictions... Existence in itself is here to prove that it cannot be an evil.
Men fear death, as if unquestionably the greatest evil, and yet no man knows that it may not be the greatest good.
The blind fanaticism of one foolish honest man may cause more evil than the united efforts of twenty rogues.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.