A Collection of carefully selected Evil Quotes and Quotations by Famous People.
The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the party that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections. by Lord Acton
All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy. Stay away from easy. by Scott Alexander
There is nothing evil save that which perverts the mind and shackles the conscience. by Saint Ambrose
All evil comes from the old.They grow fat on ideas and young men die of them. by Jean Anouilh
Evil events from evil causes spring. by Aristophanes
Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own table. by W. H. Auden
The greatest evil is physical pain. by Saint Augustine
Evil is the interruption of a truth by the pressure of particular or individual interests. by Alain Badiou
Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners. by Benjamin Banneker
Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate; good is always the product of an art. by Charles Baudelaire
Active Evil is better than Passive Good. by William Blake
No evil can result from its inhibition more pernicious than its toleration. by Martin Van Buren
Evil is like water, it abounds, is cheap, soon fouls, but runs itself clear of taint. by Samuel Butler
Evil, and evil spirits, devils and devil possession, are the outgrowth of man's inadequate consciousness of God. We must avoid thinking of evil as a thing in itself-a force that works against man or, against God, if you will. by Eric Butterworth
Evil borders upon good, and vices are confounded with virtues; as the report of good qualities is delightful to a well-disposed mind, so the relation of the contrary should not be offensive. by Giraldus Cambrensis
The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding. by Albert Camus
Evil hiding among us is an ancient theme. by Agatha Christie
Evil prospers when good men do nothing. by John Philpot Curran
Evil always turns up in this world through some genius or other.
by Denis Diderot
No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from. by George Eliot
Evil is the shadow of angel. Just as there are angels of light, support, guidance, healing and defense, so we have experiences of shadow angels. And we have names for them: racism, sexism, homophobia are all demons - but they're not out there. by Matthew Fox
Evil is, good or truth misplaced. by Mohandas Gandhi
Evil be to him who evil thinks. by Edward II
Evil societies always kill their consciences. by James L. Farmer, Jr.
Evil can be a teacher, if you look at the wisdom of its negative power. by Tom Brown, Jr.