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Picture quote by Albert Einstein about evil

The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything. ⏤ Albert Einstein

Picture quote by Mary Shelley about choice

No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks. ⏤ Mary Shelley

Picture quote by Rick Warren about acceptance

A lie doesn't become truth, wrong doesn't become right, and evil doesnt' become good, just because it's accepted by a majority. ⏤ Rick Warren

Picture quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca about mind

What madness is it, to be expecting evil before it comes. ⏤ Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Picture quote by American Indian Proverbs about character

There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed. ⏤ American Indian Proverbs

Picture quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca about evil

What madness is it, to be expected evil before it comes. ⏤ Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Picture quote by Dwayne Johnson about character

Be the type of person that when your feet touch the floor in the morning the devil says, "Aww shit.... they're up" ⏤ Dwayne Johnson

Picture quote by Albert Einstein about world

The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing. ⏤ Albert Einstein

Picture quote about devil

Even the devil was once an angel

Picture quote by William Shakespeare about hell

Hell is empty and all the devils are here. ⏤ William Shakespeare

Picture quote by Soren Kierkegaard about boredom

Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself. ⏤ Soren Kierkegaard

Picture quote by Mae West about choice

Between two evils I always pick the one I never tried before. ⏤ Mae West

Picture quote by Baltasar Gracian about friends

Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil. ⏤ Baltasar Gracian

Picture quote by Henny Youngman about funny

When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading. ⏤ Henny Youngman

Picture quote about wisdom

Speak of the devil and he shall appear.

Picture quote by Edmund Burke about good

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing. When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle. ⏤ Edmund Burke

Picture quote by Mark Twain about work

Work is a necessary evil to be avoided. ⏤ Mark Twain

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What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

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

Jerry Garcia, musician

At sometime in our lives a devil dwells within us, causes heartbreaks, confusion and troubles, then dies.

Theodore Roosevelt, president

So great is human weakness, that we must reckon amongst virtuous actions abstention from the evils which we are tempted to commit.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still and quiet in a room alone.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

The devil tempts all men, but idle men tempt the devil.

Arabic Proverbs,

Of two evils, choose neither.

Charles Spurgeon, preacher

The devil has the power to assume a pleasing shape.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

The face of evil is always the face of total need.

William S. Burroughs, writer

Speak of the Devil and he appears.

Italian Proverbs,

There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.

Buddha, monk

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he doesn't exist

Charles Baudelaire, poet

Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two.

John Cheever, writer

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

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

Buddha, monk

Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil.

Marcus Aurelius, emperor

Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.

Aristotle, philosopher

There is only one good -- knowledge; and only one evil -- ignorance.

Socrates, philosopher

To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness.

Confucius, philosopher

Speak the truth and shame the devil.


You must have the devil in you to succeed in the arts.

Voltaire, writer

All things can corrupt when minds are prone to evil.

Ovid, poet

May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house.-

George Carlin, comedian

No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, author

If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

The battleline between good and evil runs through the heart of every man.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, author

By bravely enduring it, an evil which cannot be avoided is overcome


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

Herodotus, historian

A belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.

Joseph Conrad, novelist

As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.

Voltaire, writer

Where there is no imagination there is no horror.

Arthur Conan Doyle, writer

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

Edmund Burke, statesman

Evil is easy, and has infinite forms.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with a comprehensible darkness.

Carl Jung, psychiatrist

Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.

Andre Gide, novelist

There is a strange interdependence between thoughtlessness and evil.

Hannah Arendt, historian

It is by its promise of a sense of power that evil often attracts the weak.

Eric Hoffer, writer

There is a good principle which created order, light, and man, and an evil principle which created chaos, darkness, and woman.

Pythagoras, mathematician

There is hardly a man clever enough to recognize the full extent of the evil he does.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.

Aristotle, philosopher

No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from.

George Eliot, author

There can be no existence of evil as a force to the healthy-minded individual.

William James, philosopher

No evil shall happen to the just.


The love of evil is the root of all money.


Of two evils, it is always best to vote for the least hypocritical.


History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that.

Malcolm Muggeridge, journalist

Run for your life from any man who tells you that money is evil. That sentence is the leper's bell of an approaching looter.

Ayn Rand, writer

The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.

Maria Montessori, educator

It is a statistical fact that the wicked work harder to reach hell than the righteous do to enter heaven.

Josh Billings, comedian

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

Charles Darwin, naturalist

Evil comes at leisure like the disease. Good comes in a hurry like the doctor.

G. K. Chesterton, writer

Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

Evil enters like a needle and spreads like an oak tree.


Boredom is the root of all evil--the despairing refusal to be oneself.

Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher

Buddha means awareness, the awareness of body and mind that prevents evil from arising in either.

Bodhidharma, leader

To live without evil belongs only to the gods.

Sophocles, poet

When you choose the lesser of two evils, always remember that it is still an evil.

Max Lerner, journalist

Evil spelled backward is live.


The devil's most devilish when respectable.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet

No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

The world loves a spice of wickedness.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet

They that know no evil will suspect none.

Ben Jonson, poet

The devil doesn't know how to sing, only how to howl.

Francis Thompson, poet

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.'

Immanuel Kant, philosopher

Wickedness is its own punishment.

Francis Quarles, poet

Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

Evil is always possible. Goodness is a difficulty.

Anne Rice, novelist

Whoever rewards evil for good, evil will not depart from their house.


If the devil could be persuaded to write a bible, he would title it, You Only Live Once.

Sydney J. Harris, journalist

The devil is a better theologian than any of us and is a devil still.

A. W. Tozer,

The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.

Plutarch, philosopher

Overcome evil with good. St. Paul


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

Socrates, philosopher

Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.

William Cowper, poet

Man can hardly even recognize the devils of his own creation.

Albert Schweitzer, theologian

A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

John Stuart Mill, philosopher

The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the majority, or rather of that party, not always the majority, that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections.

Lord Acton, historian

Christ shared our experience; he suffered as we suffer; he died as we shall die, and for forty days in the desert he underwent the struggle between good and evil.

Basil Hume, clergyman

The devil will let a preacher prepare a sermon if it will keep him from preparing himself.

Vance Havner, clergyman

For evil to flourish, it only requires good men to do nothing.

Simon Wiesenthal, activist

Evil requires the sanction of the victim.

Ayn Rand, writer

All evils are equal when they are extreme.

Pierre Corneille, dramatist

All evil is good become cancerous.

Isaac Asimov, scientist

Evil is nourished and grows by concealment.

Virgil, poet

The sun also shines on the wicked.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

The unique and supreme voluptuousness of love lies in the certainty of committing evil. And men and women know from birth that in evil is found all sensual delight.

Charles Baudelaire, poet

Them meaning of good and bad, of better and worse, is simply helping or hurting.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

The most cogent reason for restricting the interference of government is the great evil of adding unnecessarily to its power.

John Stuart Mill, philosopher

The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good.

George Washington, president

War is good when good survives and evil is crushed. If you don't crush evil then evil will get you.

Ted Nugent, musician

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

I believe that all government is evil, and that trying to improve it is largely a waste of time.

H. L. Mencken, writer

To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one will choose the greater when he might have the less.

Plato, philosopher

Being a hooker does not mean being evil. The same with a pick-pocket, or even a thief. You do what you do out of necessity.

Samuel Fuller, director

God bears with the wicked, but not forever.

Miguel de Cervantes, novelist

Struggle is strengthening. Battling with evil gives us the power to battle evil even more.

Ossie Davis, actor

If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another.

Epicurus, philosopher

Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil - or else an absolute ignorance.

Graham Greene, playwright

There are evils that have the ability to survive identification and go on for ever... money, for instance, or war.

Saul Bellow, novelist

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