Evil Quotes

Conscience is the window of our spirit, evil is the curtain.

Doug Horton

The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil.

Heywood Broun

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.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the Government's purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding

Louis Dembitz Brandeis

If your religion doesn't teach you the difference between good and evil, your religion is worse than useless.

Dennis Prager

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.

Ralph Steadman

The great evil of wine is that it first seizes the feet, it is a crafty wrestler.

Titus Maccius

Wine gives great pleasure; and every pleasure is of itself a good. It is a good, unless counterbalanced by evil.

Samuel Johnson

To die and part is a less evil; but to part and live, there, there is the torment.

George Lansdowne

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

Samuel P. Hays

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.


Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine

Charles Darwin

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.

Martin Luther King Jr

Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there

Eric Hoffer
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