Authors that match 'evil'.

Neville Chamberlain British Politician (1869-1940)
Bernard de Mandeville English Philosopher (1670-1733)
Neville Marriner English Musician (1924-)
Aaron Neville American Musician (1941-)
Gary Neville English Athlete (1975-)
Richard Neville (-)
Alexis de Tocqueville French Scientist (1805-1859)

Quotations that match 'evil'.

With God, what is terrible is that one never knows whether it's not just a trick of the devil. Jean Anouilh
[ Devil God Just Knows Never Terrible Trick Whether]
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.
[ Believe Defeated Evil Final Love Reality Right Stronger Temporarily Than Triumphant Truth Unarmed Unconditional Why Will Word]
If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided that happens otherwise if one is idle. Albrecht Durer
[ Art Avoided Devotes Evil Happens Himself Idle Man Much Otherwise]
Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him survives. Abu Bakr Death
[ Cursed Dies Done Evil Him Man Survives]
It is curious how, from time immemorial, man seems to have associated the idea of evil with beauty, shrunk from it with a sort of ghostly fear, while, at the same time drawn to it by force of its hypnotic attraction. Richard Le Gallienne
[ Associated Attraction Beauty Curious Drawn Evil Fear Force Ghostly How Hypnotic Idea Immemorial Man Same Seems Shrunk Sort Time While]
A biblical false prophet was a servant of the devil attempting to lead people away from the truth. Walter Martin
[ Attempting Away Biblical Devil False Lead Prophet Servant Truth]
A dimple on the chin, the devil within. Pope Paul VI
[ Chin Devil Within]
I don't give the devil credit for creating nothing. Little Richard
[ Creating Credit Devil Give Nothing]
We are coming out of a century that was taught that one way of looking at the world, that one form of behavior, is as valid as another. The idea of true evil has been blown away. Dean Koontz
[ Another Away Been Behavior Blown Century Coming Evil Form Idea Looking Out Taught True Valid Way World]
Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals, especially in the more thoughtful men, which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another s. Desiderius Erasmus
[ Another Dissatisfied Envious Especially Evil Hearts Lot Makes Men More Mortals Mother Nature Own Seed Several Sown Stepmother Than Their Them Thoughtful Ways Which]
Idleness among children, as among men, is the root of all evil, and leads to no other evil more certain than ill temper. Hannah More
[ Among Certain Children Evil Idleness Ill Leads Men More Other Root Temper Than]
Incendiary capitalism is carrying its out evil works more dangerously than ever, and is doing so in the increasingly dangerous neighborhood of the powder kegs that are the great European military powers. Karl Liebknecht
[ Capitalism Carrying Dangerous Dangerously Doing European Ever Evil Great Increasingly Military More Neighborhood Out Powder Powers Than Works]
I believe you can make forces of good and evil work for you, to get what you want. GG Allin
[ Believe Evil Forces Get Good Make Want Work]
I did not feel 'evil' when I wrote advertisements for Puerto Rico. They helped attract industry and tourists to a country which had been living on the edge of starvation for 400 years. David Ogilvy
[ Advertisements Attract Been Country Did Edge Evil Feel Had Helped Industry Living Puerto Rico Starvation Tourists Which Wrote Years]
The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance. Herodotus
[ Evil Good Ignorance Knowledge Only]
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? William Temple
[ Case Create Creation Did Does Evil God Omnipotent Permission Permit Problem Same Which Why]
My district includes the two urban centers of Charlotte and Fayetteville, as well as large rural areas. Obviously, these diverse segments of North Carolina require different approaches to meeting current and future transportation demands. Robin Hayes
[ Approaches Areas Carolina Centers Charlotte Current Demands Different District Diverse Future Includes Large Meeting North Obviously Require Rural Segments These Transportation Two Urban Well]
The real evil of the Russian communist state is not communism. It is the secret police and the concentration camp. John Boyd Orr
[ Camp Communism Communist Concentration Evil Police Real Russian Secret State]
I'm saying that the WMD reporting was not consciously evil. It was bad journalism, even very bad journalism. Daniel Okrent
[ Bad Consciously Even Evil Journalism Reporting Saying Very Wmd]
Only a writer who has the sense of evil can make goodness readable. E. M. Forster
[ Evil Goodness Make Only Readable Sense Writer]
In times such as these, people should recognize that evil knows no borders, knows no limits and knows no compassion. Those around the globe that value freedom must continue to persevere even in the darkest of times. Michael Burgess
[ Around Borders Compassion Continue Darkest Even Evil Freedom Globe Knows Limits Must Persevere Recognize Should Such These Those Times Value]
When good befalls a man he calls it Providence, when evil fate. Knut Hamsun
[ Befalls Calls Evil Fate Good Man Providence]
We will fight evil, but we will do it from above 15,000 feet. Pat Roberts
[ Above Evil Feet Fight Will]
Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil, no wonder, then, that the world goes backwards, that evil spreads. This can be traced back to the very beginning of the world. The gods were bored; therefore they created human beings. Soren Kierkegaard
[ Advances Back Backwards Beginning Beings Bored Boredom Created Evil Gods Goes Human Root Since Spreads Then Therefore Traced Very Were Wonder World]
Probably the worst time in a person's life is when they have to kill a family member because they are the devil. But otherwise it's been a pretty good day. Emo Philips
[ Because Been Day Devil Family Good Kill Life Member Otherwise Person Pretty Probably Time Worst]
Words can sometimes be used to confuse, but it's up to the practitioners of the study of language to apply them for good and not for evil. It is just like fire; fire can heat your house or burn it down. Frank Luntz
[ Apply Burn Confuse Down Evil Fire Good Heat House Just Language Practitioners Sometimes Study Them Up Used Words Your]
You and I are stuck with the necessity of taking the worst of two evils or none at all. So-I'm taking the immature Democrat as the best of the two. Nixon is impossible. Harry S. Truman
[ Best Democrat Evils Immature Impossible Necessity Nixon None Stuck Taking Two Worst]
Unfortunately our nation, nay, our world, is run by evil morons. Rudy Rucker
[ Evil Morons Nation Nay Our Run Unfortunately World]
In revolt against this new and very evil thing came the republicanism of the eighteenth century, inspired and directed in large measure by members of the fast perishing aristocracy of race, character and tradition. Ralph A. Cram
[ Against Aristocracy Came Century Character Directed Eighteenth Evil Fast Inspired Large Measure Members New Perishing Race Republicanism Revolt Thing Tradition Very]
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
[ Advertising Constantly Evil History Our Real See Stimulating Things Time Want Will]
Where liberty dies, evil grows. Hamid Karzai
[ Dies Evil Grows Liberty Where]
'Tis no sin to cheat the devil. Daniel Defoe
[ Cheat Devil Sin Tis]
In the world we make good as evil and evil as good. James Caviezel
[ Evil Good Make World]
So now I have a collection of poetry by Aaron Neville and I give it to people I want to share it with. I'd like to publish it someday. Aaron Neville
[ Aaron Collection Give Now Poetry Publish Share Someday Want]
American people are not evil. Given information, they will do the right thing. But they're not given the information. Tim Robbins
[ American Evil Given Information Right Thing Will]
Poverty is from the devil and that God wants all Christians prosperous. Benny Hinn
[ Christians Devil God Poverty Prosperous Wants]
Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again. Evelyn Underhill
[ Again Been Every Evil Go Good Instead Interest Might Minute Misdeeds Morbid Own Pick Refuse Shake Sorry Thinking Up Your Yourself]
I hope you're representing the devil's advocate. Charles Olson
[ Advocate Devil Hope Representing]
I really don't want to portray the Islamists as simply evil, the way it's often done in the west. Orhan Pamuk
[ Done Evil Islamists Often Portray Really Simply Want Way West]
As to the evil which results from a censorship, it is impossible to measure it, for it is impossible to tell where it ends. Jeremy Bentham
[ Censorship Ends Evil Impossible Measure Results Tell Where Which]
I think that money is the root of all evil. I've seen it happen. Kato Kaelin
[ Evil Happen Money Root Seen Think]
Societies need to have one illness which becomes identified with evil, and attaches blame to its victims. Susan Sontag
[ Attaches Becomes Blame Evil Identified Illness Need Societies Victims Which]
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which has done real evil. Voltaire
[ Books Bored Done Evil Know Many None Readers Real Their Which]
Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others. Ambrose Bierce Politics
[ Conservative Distinguished Enamored Evils Existing Liberal Others Replace Statesman Them Wishes]
And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart, till the Devil whispered behind the leaves "It's pretty, but is it Art?" Rudyard Kipling
[ Art Behind Devil First Had Heart His Joy Leaves Mighty Pretty Rude Seen Sketch Till Whispered World]
No intelligent man believes that anybody ever willingly errs or willingly does base and evil deeds; they are well aware that all who do base and evil things to them unwillingly. Protagoras
[ Anybody Aware Base Believes Deeds Does Errs Ever Evil Intelligent Man Them Things Unwillingly Well Willingly]
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil. Swami Sivananda
[ Action Desire Even Evil Force Great Greatest Mind Motive Poverty Real Spark Very]
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator. Francis Bacon Change
[ Apply Evils Expect Greatest Innovator Must New Remedies Time Will]
Any institution which does not suppose the people good, and the magistrate corruptible, is evil. Maximilien Robespierre
[ Any Does Evil Good Institution Magistrate Suppose Which]
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. Eric Butterworth
[ Against Avoid Consciousness Devil Devils Evil Force God Inadequate Itself Man Must Outgrowth Possession Spirits Thing Thinking Will Works]
Faith makes all evil good to us, and all good better; unbelief makes all good evil, and all evil worse. Faith laughs at the shaking of the spear; unbelief trembles at the shaking of a leaf. Robert Cecil
[ Better Evil Faith Good Laughs Leaf Makes Shaking Spear Trembles Unbelief Us Worse]
Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality. Lord Acton
[ Becomes Consequences Destitute Evil Injurious Man Misfortune Moral Morality Poor Property Rich Right Sacred Society Teeming]
What I fear is being in the presence of evil and doing nothing. I fear that more than death. Otilia De Koster
[ Being Death Doing Evil Fear More Nothing Presence Than]
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
[ Awareness Certain Change Constitute Departure Disturbances Evil Followed Happy Interim May Men Occasions Peace Realities Return Sadness Should Such Their]
This is the essential evil of vice, that it debases man. Edwin Hubbel Chapin
[ Debases Essential Evil Man Vice]
I do like to explore evil characters in my books. Thomas Perry
[ Books Characters Evil Explore]
What the devil is the point of surviving, going on living, when it's a drag? But you see, that's what people do. Alan Watts
[ Devil Drag Going Living Point See Surviving]
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge. Simone Weil
[ Being Evil Knowledge Mystery Pain Root]
No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death. Plato
[ After Death Either Evil Good Happen Life Man]
If the guilt of sin is so great that nothing can satisfy it but the blood of Jesus; and the filth of sin is so great that nothing can fetch out the stain thereof but the blood of Jesus, how great, how heinous, how sinful must the evil of sin be. William Throsby Bridges
[ Blood Evil Fetch Filth Great Guilt Heinous How Jesus Must Nothing Out Satisfy Sin Sinful Stain Thereof]
All punishment is mischief; all punishment in itself is evil. Jeremy Bentham
[ Evil Itself Mischief Punishment]
I see no faults in the Church, and therefore let me be resurrected with the Saints, whether I ascend to heaven or descend to hell, or go to any other place. And if we go to hell, we will turn the devils out of doors and make a heaven of it. Joseph Smith, Jr.
[ Any Ascend Church Descend Devils Doors Faults Go Heaven Hell Make Other Out Place Resurrected Saints See Therefore Turn Whether Will]
Why should the Devil have all the good tunes? Rowland Hill
[ Devil Good Should Tunes Why]
I believe that all government is evil, and that trying to improve it is largely a waste of time. H. L. Mencken
[ Believe Evil Government Improve Largely Time Trying Waste]
Right now, my favorite game is Resident Evil 2. Shane West
[ Evil Favorite Game Now Resident Right]
The old Devil gets mad when you're trying to do good. Pray that God will move the stumbling blocks. Mahalia Jackson
[ Blocks Devil Gets God Good Mad Move Old Pray Stumbling Trying Will]
Whenever you make love to someone, there should be three people involved - you, the other person, and the devil. Robert Mapplethorpe
[ Devil Involved Love Make Other Person Should Someone Three Whenever]
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
[ Addiction Conspiracy Evil Fiction Goes Mind Money Say Strength Tacit]
God and the Devil are an effort after specialization and the division of labor. Samuel Butler
[ After Devil Division Effort God Labor Specialization]
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
[ Built Emptiness Evil Greatest Hardest Hide Our Pretenses Something Thing Ugly Up Us]
Mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. Thomas Jefferson
[ Abolishing Accustomed Disposed Evils Forms Mankind More Right Suffer Than Themselves Which While]
A great book is like great evil. Callimachus
[ Book Evil Great]
Vladimir Nabokov said the two great evils of the 20th century were Marx and Freud. He was absolutely correct. Dean Koontz
[ Absolutely Century Correct Evils Freud Great Marx Said Two Were]
Imaginary evils are incurable. Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
[ Evils Imaginary Incurable]
We had better dispense with the personification of evil, because it leads, all too easily, to the most dangerous kind of war: religious war. Konrad Lorenz
[ Because Better Dangerous Dispense Easily Evil Had Kind Leads Most Personification Religious Too War]
From the world of darkness I did loose demons and devils in the power of scorpions to torment. Charles Manson
[ Darkness Demons Devils Did Loose Power Scorpions Torment World]
The world has fundamentally changed. It fundamentally changed when the Berlin Wall came down and the 'evil empire' ceased to exist. We are engaged around the world whether we like it or not. Robert Foster Bennett
[ Around Berlin Came Ceased Changed Down Empire Engaged Evil Exist Fundamentally Wall Whether World]
My favorite NBA team are the houston rockets and favorite college team are the duke blue devils. Dante Hall
[ Blue College Devils Duke Favorite Houston Nba Rockets Team]
The usual cause of evil in the world is that at any given time half the people in the world are awake. Dean Rusk
[ Any Awake Cause Evil Given Half Time Usual World]
I see in Communism the focus of the concentrated evil of our time. Whittaker Chambers
[ Communism Concentrated Evil Focus Our See Time]
I believe that ignorance is the root of all evil. And that no one knows the truth. Molly Ivins
[ Believe Evil Ignorance Knows Root Truth]
Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle. The modern industrial proletariat does not belong to the category of such classes. Vladimir Lenin
[ Belong Category Causes Classes Despair Does Evil Incapable Industrial Modern Out Proletariat See Struggle Such Those Typical Understand Way]
We may have found a cure for most evils; but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all, the apathy of human beings. Helen Keller
[ Apathy Beings Cure Evils Found Human May Most Remedy Them Worst]
How far the existence of the Academy has influenced French literature, either for good or for evil, is an extremely dubious question. Lytton Strachey
[ Academy Dubious Either Evil Existence Extremely Far French Good How Influenced Literature Question]
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before. Mae West Funny
[ Always Before Between Evils Never Pick Tried Two]
Solitude is better than the society of evil persons. Abu Bakr
[ Better Evil Persons Society Solitude Than]
Struggle is strengthening. Battling with evil gives us the power to battle evil even more. Ossie Davis
[ Battle Battling Even Evil Gives More Power Strengthening Struggle Us]
My friends, whoever has had experience of evils knows how whenever a flood of ills comes upon mortals, a man fears everything; but whenever a divine force cheers on our voyage, then we believe that the same fate will always blow fair. Aeschylus
[ Always Believe Blow Cheers Comes Divine Everything Evils Experience Fair Fate Fears Flood Force Friends Had How Ills Knows Man Mortals Our Same Then Upon Voyage Whenever Whoever Will]
If evil is inevitable, how are the wicked accountable? Nay, why do we call men wicked at all? Evil is inevitable, but is also remediable. Horace Mann
[ Accountable Also Call Evil How Inevitable Men Nay Why Wicked]
The act of exploring what the men are, and moreover the separation of the good from the evil, is visitation; and the good are then removed, and the evil are left behind. Emanuel Swedenborg
[ Act Behind Evil Exploring Good Left Men Moreover Removed Separation Then Visitation]
The Devil, can sometimes do a very gentlemanly thing. Robert Louis Stevenson
[ Devil Gentlemanly Sometimes Thing Very]
Afternoon classes - that evil invention! John Gresham Machen
[ Afternoon Classes Evil Invention]
The evils of mortals are manifold; nowhere is trouble of the same wing seen. Aeschylus
[ Evils Manifold Mortals Nowhere Same Seen Trouble Wing]
Although the particular inclination of the homosexual person is not a sin, it is more or less strong tendency ordered to an intrinsic moral evil, and thus the inclination itself must be seen as an objective disorder. Joseph Ratzinger
[ Although Disorder Evil Homosexual Inclination Intrinsic Itself Less Moral More Must Objective Ordered Particular Person Seen Sin Strong Tendency Thus]
The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Either Evil Exerts Good Humblest Individual Influence Others Some Upon]
Taxes are not good things, but if you want services, somebody's got to pay for them so they're a necessary evil. Michael Bloomberg
[ Evil Good Got Necessary Pay Services Somebody Taxes Them Things Want]
Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good. Calvin Coolidge
[ Attempting Developing Evil Good Great Hope Lies Little Made Merely Our Progress Repress]
The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness. Aristotle
[ Apt Because Brings Evil Fear Generality Men Naturally Own Punishment Rather Refrain Reverence Swayed Than]
Scientific views end in awe and mystery, lost at the edge in uncertainty, but they appear to be so deep and so impressive that the theory that it is all arranged as a stage for God to watch man's struggle for good and evil seems inadequate. Richard P. Feynman
[ Appear Arranged Awe Deep Edge End Evil God Good Impressive Inadequate Lost Man Mystery Scientific Seems Stage Struggle Theory Uncertainty Views Watch]
The youth of an art is, like the youth of anything else, its most interesting period. When it has come to the knowledge of good and evil it is stronger, but we care less about it. Samuel Butler
[ Anything Art Care Come Else Evil Good Interesting Knowledge Less Most Period Stronger Youth]
We have two evils to fight, capitalism and racism. We must destroy both racism and capitalism. Huey Newton
[ Both Capitalism Destroy Evils Fight Must Racism Two]
Money is the fruit of evil, as often as the root of it. Henry Fielding
[ Evil Fruit Money Often Root]
For a nation which has an almost evil reputation for bustle, bustle, bustle, and rush, rush, rush, we spend an enormous amount of time standing around in line in front of windows, just waiting. Robert Benchley
[ Almost Amount Around Bustle Enormous Evil Front Just Line Nation Reputation Rush Spend Standing Time Waiting Which Windows]
The power of choosing good and evil is within the reach of all. Origen
[ Choosing Evil Good Power Reach Within]
He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it, is a saint; that boasteth of it, is a devil. Thomas Fuller
[ Devil Falls Grieves Into Man Saint Sin]
Although the particular inclination of the homosexual person is not a sin, it is more or less strong tendency ordered to an intrinsic moral evil, and thus the inclination itself must be seen as an objective disorder. Pope Benedict XVI
[ Although Disorder Evil Homosexual Inclination Intrinsic Itself Less Moral More Must Objective Ordered Particular Person Seen Sin Strong Tendency Thus]
Evil always turns up in this world through some genius or other. Denis Diderot
[ Always Evil Genius Other Some Through Turns Up World]
We took this challenge before our Lord and our conscience, and it must be done, because this man, Hitler, he is the ultimate evil. Claus von Stauffenberg
[ Because Before Challenge Conscience Done Evil Hitler Lord Man Must Our Took Ultimate]
No evil is honorable: but death is honorable; therefore death is not evil. Citium Zeno
[ Death Evil Honorable Therefore]
Do Tasmanian devils really exist? Tom Cochrane
[ Devils Exist Really]
I love good and pleasure, I hate evil and pain, I want to be happy and I am not mistaken in believing, that people, angels and even demons have those same inclinations. Nicolas Malebranche
[ Am Angels Believing Demons Even Evil Good Happy Hate Inclinations Love Mistaken Pain Pleasure Same Those Want]
Evil exists to glorify the good. Evil is negative good. It is a relative term. Evil can be transmuted into good. What is evil to one at one time, becomes good at another time to somebody else. Mencius
[ Another Becomes Else Evil Exists Glorify Good Into Negative Relative Somebody Term Time Transmuted]
If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favorable reference to the devil in the House of Commons. Winston Churchill
[ Commons Devil Favorable Hell Hitler House Invaded Least Make Reference Would]
The real evil with which we have to contend is not the physical evil of the Famine, but the moral evil of the selfish, perverse and turbulent character of the people. Charles E. Trevelyan
[ Character Contend Evil Famine Moral Perverse Physical Real Selfish Turbulent Which]
Although images of perfection in people's personal lives can cause unhappiness, images of perfect societies - utopian images - can cause monstrous evil. In fact, forcefully changing society to conform to societal images was the greatest cause of evil in the twentieth century. Dennis Prager
[ Although Cause Century Changing Conform Evil Fact Forcefully Greatest Images Lives Monstrous Perfect Perfection Personal Societal Societies Society Twentieth Unhappiness Utopian]
If a man suffers ill, let it be without shame; for this is the only profit when we are dead. You will never say a good word about deeds that are evil and disgraceful. Aeschylus
[ Dead Deeds Disgraceful Evil Good Ill Man Never Only Profit Say Shame Suffers Will Without Word]
May we be saved from evil thoughts and deed of enemies of world peace who find pleasure in creating havoc and perpetrating all forms of carnage. Yahya Jammeh
[ Carnage Creating Deed Enemies Evil Find Forms Havoc May Peace Pleasure Saved Thoughts World]
When in Rome, do as you done in Milledgeville. Flannery O'Connor
[ Done Rome]
Evil is the moment when I lack the strength to be true to the Good that compels me. Alain Badiou
[ Compels Evil Good Lack Moment Strength True]
Well, religion has been passed down through the years by stories people tell around the campfire. Stories about God, stories about love. Stories about good spirits and evil spirits. Andrew Greeley
[ Around Been Campfire Down Evil God Good Love Passed Religion Spirits Stories Tell Through Well Years]
I wasn't straining at the bit to become a movie star any more than I had plotted to get out of vaudeville and into Broadway musicals. Ethel Merman
[ Any Become Bit Broadway Get Had Into More Movie Musicals Out Plotted Star Straining Than Vaudeville]
Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil. Jerry Garcia
[ Choosing Constantly Evil Evils Lesser Still Two]
Example moves the world more than doctrine. The great exemplars are the poets of action, and it makes little difference whether they be forces for good or forces for evil. Henry Miller
[ Action Difference Doctrine Evil Example Forces Good Great Little Makes More Moves Poets Than Whether World]
For among other evils caused by being disarmed, it renders you contemptible; which is one of those disgraceful things which a prince must guard against. Niccolo Machiavelli
[ Against Among Being Caused Contemptible Disarmed Disgraceful Evils Guard Must Other Prince Renders Things Those Which]
Look at Walter Huston in The Devil and Daniel Webster: It's an incredible performance. Taylor Hackford
[ Daniel Devil Incredible Look Performance Walter Webster]
The world is the devil's hunting-ground, and children are his choicest game. Anthony Comstock
[ Children Choicest Devil Game His World]
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine. Charles Darwin
[ Absorbed Am Any Become Cursed Evil Man Mine Subject]
The devil himself had probably redesigned Hell in the light of information he had gained from observing airport layouts. Anthony Price
[ Airport Devil Gained Had Hell Himself Information Light Observing Probably]
Larger deficits are necessary and proper means to mitigate unemployment as the far greater evil in terms of human welfare. William Vickrey
[ Deficits Evil Far Greater Human Larger Means Mitigate Necessary Proper Terms Unemployment Welfare]
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil. Baltasar Gracian
[ Divides Evil Friendship Good Life Multiplies]
Make movies. Don't make videos. Videos are evil. Jeff Ament
[ Evil Make Movies Videos]
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil. Voltaire
[ Ancients Devil Graces Milton Recommended Sacrifice Sacrificed Us]
Evil events from evil causes spring. Aristophanes
[ Causes Events Evil Spring]
Some people turn from God because they cannot understand how a good God can permit evil in the world. Walter Lang
[ Because Cannot Evil God Good How Permit Some Turn Understand World]
Now I am near to the getting of my crown, which shall be sure; for I bless the Lord, and desire all of you to bless Him that He hath brought me here, and makes me triumph over devils, and men, and sin: they shall wound me no more. Donald Cargill
[ Am Bless Brought Crown Desire Devils Getting Hath Here Him Lord Makes Men More Near Now Over Shall Sin Sure Triumph Which Wound]
Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance - these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible. Isaiah Berlin
[ Collective Cured Evils Fighting Goals Ignorance Incompatible Individual Injustice Live May Men Only Positive Poverty Predictable Reform Revolution Seldom Slavery Them These Times Variety Vast]
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil. Aristotle
[ Anticipation Arising Evil Fear Pain]
With what's happened in the world the last three years, it's easier to see why it's become popular again to diminish and revile Arabs and Muslims in American popular culture. Tony Shalhoub
[ Again American Arabs Become Culture Diminish Easier Happened Last Muslims Popular See Three Why World Years]
Man must vanquish himself, must do himself violence, in order to perform the slightest action untainted by evil. Emile M. Cioran
[ Action Evil Himself Man Must Order Perform Slightest Vanquish Violence]
I hold with Henry George, that at the back of every great social evil will be found a great political wrong. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Back Every Evil Found George Great Henry Hold Political Social Will Wrong]
Pious XII was too neutral to mention the gas chambers; decent people like my own family were turned into devils by crude Christianity. Lionel Blue
[ Chambers Christianity Crude Decent Devils Family Gas Into Mention Neutral Own Pious Too Turned Were]
Once you are dancing with the devil, the prettiest capers won't help you. E. T. A. Hoffmann
[ Dancing Devil Help Once Prettiest Won]
There's nothing wrong or evil about having a bad day. There's everything wrong with making others have to have it... with you. Neil Cavuto
[ Bad Day Everything Evil Having Making Nothing Others Wrong]
But he is unworthy the name of a minister of the gospel of peace, who is unwilling, not only to have his name cast out as evil, but also to die for the truths of the Lord Jesus. George Whitefield
[ Also Cast Die Evil Gospel His Jesus Lord Minister Name Only Out Peace Truths Unwilling Unworthy]
I grow daily to honour facts more and more, and theory less and less. A fact, it seems to me, is a great thing; a sentence printed, if not by God, then at least by the Devil. Thomas Carlyle
[ Daily Devil Fact Facts God Great Grow Honour Least Less More Printed Seems Sentence Then Theory Thing]
It is in his knowledge that man has found his greatness and his happiness, the high superiority which he holds over the other animals who inhabit the earth with him, and consequently no ignorance is probably without loss to him, no error without evil. James Smithson
[ Animals Consequently Earth Error Evil Found Greatness Happiness High Him His Holds Ignorance Inhabit Knowledge Loss Man Other Over Probably Superiority Which Without]
How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly! Elizabeth Gaskell
[ After Comes Easy Evil How Judge Judging Rightly Sees Wrongly]
Though an angel should write, still 'tis devils must print. Thomas Moore
[ Angel Devils Must Print Should Still Though Tis Write]
War is evil, but it is often the lesser evil. George Orwell
[ Evil Lesser Often War]
You shall always find what you created in your mind, for instance, a benevolent God or an evil Devil. Between them are countless facets. Therefore, concentrate on the depth of your consciousness and on what you consider to be positive and good. Hans Bender
[ Always Benevolent Between Concentrate Consciousness Consider Countless Created Depth Devil Evil Facets Find God Good Instance Mind Positive Shall Them Therefore Your]
Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Anticipate Before Comes Evil Expecting Foolish Madness Misfortunes Nothing Wretched]
What happens when good people are put into an evil place? Do they triumph or does the situation dominate their past history and morality? Philip Zimbardo
[ Does Dominate Evil Good Happens History Into Morality Past Place Put Situation Their Triumph]
The "Axis of Evil" was - and is - very real, as the tyrants of Iran, Iraq, and North Korea knew full well. Michael Ledeen
[ Axis Evil Full Iran Iraq Knew Korea North Real Tyrants Very Well]
More than anything, there are more images in evil. Evil is based far more on the visual, whereas good has no good images at all. Lars von Trier
[ Anything Based Evil Far Good Images More Than Visual Whereas]
Of two evils, choose neither. Charles Spurgeon
[ Choose Evils Neither Two]
I would rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils. Aeschylus
[ Evils Ignorant Knowledgeable Rather Than Would]
One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice; and it is not right to return an injury, or to do evil to any man, however much we have suffered from him. Socrates
[ Account Any Evil Him However Injured Injury Injustice Man Much Ought Return Right Suffered]
Never let a man imagine that he can pursue a good end by evil means, without sinning against his own soul. The evil effect on himself is certain. Robert Southey
[ Against Certain Effect End Evil Good Himself His Imagine Man Means Never Own Pursue Sinning Soul Without]
Any time you stop looking at evil as a black and white thing, it's helpful. So the fact that there won't be any obligatory Islamic terrorist stereotypes in movies any more, that'd be helpful. John Cusack
[ Any Black Evil Fact Helpful Islamic Looking More Movies Obligatory Stereotypes Stop Terrorist Thing Time White Won]
How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened. Thomas Jefferson
[ Cost Evils Happened How Much Never Pain Us Which]
Probably the toughest time in anyone's life is when you have to murder a loved one because they're the devil. Emo Philips
[ Anyone Because Devil Life Loved Murder Probably Time Toughest]
Our nation was created in ways that allow human potential to prosper, and it created the greatest nation for people in the history of humanity. Now Obama is dismantling it, because he has no appreciation for our greatness. In fact, he resents it. He blames this country for whatever evils he sees around the world. Rush Limbaugh
[ Allow Appreciation Around Because Blames Country Created Dismantling Evils Fact Greatest Greatness History Human Humanity Nation Now Obama Obama Our Potential Prosper Resents Sees Ways Whatever World]
For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy, those it educates to be evil in all things. Sophocles
[ Becomes Educates Evil Mother Things Those Villainy Whose Wit]
On the choice of friends, Our good or evil name depends. John Gay
[ Choice Depends Evil Friends Good Name Our]
Those who consider the Devil to be a partisan of Evil and angels to be warriors for Good accept the demagogy of the angels. Things are clearly more complicated. Milan Kundera
[ Accept Angels Clearly Complicated Consider Devil Evil Good More Partisan Things Those Warriors]
It is bitter to lose a friend to evil, before one loses him to death. Mary Renault
[ Before Bitter Death Evil Friend Him Lose Loses]
Don't speak evil of someone if you don't know for certain, and if you do know ask yourself, why am I telling it? Johann Kaspar Lavater
[ Am Ask Certain Evil Know Someone Speak Telling Why Yourself]
He fashions evil for himself who does evil to another, and an evil plan does mischief to the planner. Hesiod
[ Another Does Evil Fashions Himself Mischief Plan Planner]
For good and evil, man is a free creative spirit. This produces the very queer world we live in, a world in continuous creation and therefore continuous change and insecurity. Joyce Cary
[ Change Continuous Creation Creative Evil Free Good Insecurity Live Man Produces Queer Spirit Therefore Very World]
In both the presence of evil and the eventual triumph over evil the sweep is cosmic. It embraces the entire universe, what to man is both seen and unseen. The victory is to be accomplished through Christ. Kenneth Scott Latourette
[ Accomplished Both Christ Cosmic Embraces Entire Eventual Evil Man Over Presence Seen Sweep Through Triumph Universe Unseen Victory]
Everything understood by the term co-operation is in some sense an evil. William Godwin
[ Co-Operation Everything Evil Sense Some Term Understood]
Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no justice; but only accident here below. Judgment for an evil thing is many times delayed some day or two, some century or two, but it is sure as life, it is sure as death. Thomas Carlyle
[ Accident Because Below Century Day Death Delayed Evil Foolish Here Imagine Judgment Justice Life Many Men Only Some Sure Thing Times Two]
Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are, whether it's greedy or loving. Dan Millman
[ Already Devil Energy Form God Greedy Loving Make Money More Neither Nor Tends Us Whether]
Government is an unnecessary evil. Human beings, when accustomed to taking responsibility for their own behavior, can cooperate on a basis of mutual trust and helpfulness. Fred Woodworth Government
[ Accustomed Basis Behavior Beings Cooperate Evil Government Human Mutual Own Responsibility Taking Their Trust Unnecessary]
What characterizes a member of a minority group is that he is forced to see himself as both exceptional and insignificant, marvelous and awful, good and evil. Norman Mailer
[ Awful Both Characterizes Evil Exceptional Forced Good Group Himself Insignificant Marvelous Member Minority See]
When the devil grows old he turns hermit. Ludovico Ariosto
[ Devil Grows Hermit Old Turns]
It is too maddening. I've got to fly off, right now, to some devilish navy yard, three hours in a seasick steamer, and after being heartily sick, I'll have to speak three times, and then I'll be sick coming home. Still, who would not be sick for England? John Masefield
[ After Being Coming Devilish England Fly Got Heartily Home Hours Maddening Navy Now Off Right Seasick Sick Some Speak Still Then Three Times Too Would Yard]
An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through. William Makepeace Thackeray
[ Dirty Evil Light Never Person Shine Through Window]
Of two evils, the less is always to be chosen. Thomas Kempis
[ Always Chosen Evils Less Two]
Evil is the product of the ability of humans to make abstract that which is concrete. Jean-Paul Sartre
[ Ability Abstract Concrete Evil Humans Make Product Which]
Human nature is evil, and goodness is caused by intentional activity. Xun Zi
[ Activity Caused Evil Goodness Human Intentional Nature]
Elisha Cook was a darling, and full of the devil. A wired - up little fellow who was always busy, busy, busy. Marie Windsor
[ Always Busy Cook Darling Devil Fellow Full Little Up Wired]
This part of Brazil offered the curious spectacle of a great evil, which has been long suffered to exist and is now advancing, gradually yet surely, to that state which must entail inevitable destruction on the existing Government of the country. George Grey
[ Advancing Been Brazil Country Curious Destruction Entail Evil Exist Existing Government Gradually Great Inevitable Long Must Now Offered Part Spectacle State Suffered Surely Which Yet]
It is a power stronger than will. Could a stone escape from the laws of gravity? Impossible. Impossible, for evil to form an alliance with good. Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont
[ Alliance Could Escape Evil Form Good Gravity Impossible Laws Power Stone Stronger Than Will]
I'm not afraid to look like a big, hairy, smelly, foreign devil in Tokyo, though I do my best not to, I really do. Anthony Bourdain
[ Afraid Best Big Devil Foreign Hairy Look Really Smelly Though Tokyo]
Old age is the supreme evil, for it deprives man of all pleasures while allowing his appetites to remain, and it brings with it every possible sorrow. Yet men fear death and desire old age. Giacomo Leopardi
[ Age Allowing Appetites Brings Death Deprives Desire Every Evil Fear His Man Men Old Pleasures Possible Remain Sorrow Supreme While Yet]
Verily, we know not what an evil it is to indulge ourselves, and to make an idol of our will. Samuel Rutherford
[ Evil Idol Indulge Know Make Our Ourselves Verily Will]
The essence of morality is a questioning about morality; and the decisive move of human life is to use ceaselessly all light to look for the origin of the opposition between good and evil. Georges Bataille
[ Between Ceaselessly Decisive Essence Evil Good Human Life Light Look Morality Move Opposition Origin Questioning Use]
If you young fellows were wise, the devil couldn't do anything to you, but since you aren't wise, you need us who are old. Martin Luther
[ Anything Devil Fellows Need Old Since Us Were Wise Young]
The Holocaust was the most evil crime ever committed. Stephen Ambrose
[ Committed Crime Ever Evil Holocaust Most]
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous. Plato
[ Aim Becomes Evil Knowledge Virtuous]
Nobody thinks that they're evil or bad, they think that they're doing the right thing. Andrew McCarthy
[ Bad Doing Evil Nobody Right Thing Think Thinks]
Piety is the most solid goodness, and the vilest of what is evil is vice. Abu Bakr
[ Evil Goodness Most Piety Solid Vice Vilest]
If someone is mean, harmful, or evil, they're out of my life. I cross them out. Doris Roberts
[ Cross Evil Harmful Life Mean Out Someone Them]
There are no whole truths: all truths are half-truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays to the devil. Alfred North Whitehead
[ Devil Plays Them Treat Truths Trying Whole]
In order for a man to be truly evil, he must be a woman. Craig Bruce
[ Evil Man Must Order Truly Woman]
What is objectionable, what is dangerous about extremists, is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents. Robert Kennedy
[ Cause Dangerous Evil Extreme Extremists Intolerant Objectionable Opponents Say Their]
War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children. Jimmy Carter
[ Always Children Each Evil Good How Killing Learn Live Matter May Necessary Never Other Peace Sometimes Together War Will]
Keep what you have; the known evil is best. Titus Maccius Plautus
[ Best Evil Keep Known]
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint. Edmund Burke
[ Evils Folly Greatest Liberty Madness Possible Restraint Tuition Vice Virtue Wisdom Without]
To be free from evil thoughts is God's best gift. Aeschylus
[ Best Evil Free Gift God Thoughts]
Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which reason I have long since as good as renounced it. Thomas Carlyle
[ Devil General Good Language Long Now Reason Renounced Sarcasm See Since Which]
Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of necessary evil to the luxury of baseball, like the odor that follows an automobile. Christy Mathewson Sports
[ Automobile Baseball Evil Fans Follows Look Luxury Many Necessary Odor Sort Umpire Upon]
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
[ Birth Certainty Committing Delight Evil Found Know Lies Love Men Sensual Supreme Unique Women]
I suffered evils, but without allowing them to rob me of the freedom to expand. Gordon Parks
[ Allowing Evils Expand Freedom Rob Suffered Them Without]
He has no right to his life when his duty calls him to resign it. Other men are bound... to deprive him of life or liberty, if that should appear in any case to be indispensably necessary to prevent a greater evil. William Godwin
[ Any Appear Bound Calls Case Deprive Duty Evil Greater Him His Liberty Life Men Necessary Other Prevent Resign Right Should]
Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil. Marcus Aurelius
[ Evil Good Life Neither Only Place]
Above all we should not forget that government is an evil, a usurpation upon the private judgement and individual conscience of mankind. William Godwin
[ Above Conscience Evil Forget Government Individual Judgement Mankind Private Should Upon Usurpation]
And yet because of my attempt at sincerity I have been condemned, hooted at, reviled; filthy rumors have been circulated about me, not about my characterizations but about me personally, my private self. Erich von Stroheim
[ Attempt Because Been Circulated Condemned Filthy Personally Private Reviled Rumors Self Sincerity Yet]
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference. Richard Dawkins
[ Blind Bottom Design Evil Expect Good Indifference Nothing Observe Pitiless Precisely Properties Purpose Should Universe]
Alimony - the ransom that the happy pay to the devil. H. L. Mencken
[ Alimony Devil Happy Pay]
Evil has no substance of its own, but is only the defect, excess, perversion, or corruption of that which has substance. John Henry Newman
[ Corruption Defect Evil Excess Only Own Perversion Substance Which]
Nobody seems to know yet how television is going to affect the radio, movies, love, housekeeping or the church, but it has definitely revived vaudeville. Edgar Bergen
[ Affect Church Definitely Going Housekeeping How Know Love Movies Nobody Radio Revived Seems Television Vaudeville Yet]
The devil is a better theologian than any of us and is a devil still. Aiden Wilson Tozer
[ Any Better Devil Still Than Theologian Us]
Goodness is something that makes us serene and content; it is magnificent. Those who are not good are evil. Bhumibol Adulyadej
[ Content Evil Good Goodness Magnificent Makes Serene Something Those Us]
The Jew is upset because the nations of the world - the United Nations - lash him, brand him as racist and evil, hate him and openly demonstrate their desire to destroy him. Meir Kahane
[ Because Brand Demonstrate Desire Destroy Evil Hate Him Jew Lash Nations Openly Their United Upset World]
Anger is implanted in us as sort of sting, to make us gnash with our teeth against the devil, to make us vehement against him, not to set us in array against each other. Richard Savage
[ Against Anger Array Devil Each Him Implanted Make Other Our Set Sort Sting Teeth Us Vehement]
Firstly you must always implicitly obey orders, without attempting to form any opinion of your own regarding their propriety. Secondly, you must consider every man your enemy who speaks ill of your king; and thirdly you must hate a Frenchman as you hate the devil. Horatio Nelson
[ Always Any Attempting Consider Devil Enemy Every Firstly Form Frenchman Hate Ill Implicitly King Man Must Obey Opinion Orders Own Propriety Regarding Secondly Speaks Their Thirdly Without Your]
Nature soaks every evil with either fear or shame. Tertullian
[ Either Every Evil Fear Nature Shame]
Umpires are necessary evils. Doug Harvey
[ Evils Necessary Umpires]
Death? Why this fuss about death? Use your imagination, try to visualize a world without death! Death is the essential condition of life, not an evil. Charlotte Perkins Gilman
[ Condition Death Essential Evil Fuss Imagination Life Try Use Visualize Why Without World Your]
For Devil's Backbone I loved it but I felt very pressured but so I was neurotic on the shoot. Guillermo del Toro
[ Backbone Devil Felt Loved Neurotic Pressured Shoot Very]
I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph. Margaret Thatcher
[ Am Because Believe Between Conflict End Evil Good Politics Triumph Will]
No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expedience. Theodore Roosevelt
[ Doing Evil Expedience Ground Justified Man]
There are fully forty towers, which are lofty and well built, the largest of which has fifty steps leading to its main body, and is higher than the tower of the principal tower of the church at Seville. Hernando Cortes
[ Body Built Church Fifty Forty Fully Higher Largest Leading Lofty Main Principal Seville Steps Than Tower Towers Well Which]
I leave to others the decision as to the good or evil tendencies of my character, but such as it is it shines upon my countenance, and there it can easily be detected by any physiognomist. Giacomo Casanova
[ Any Character Countenance Decision Detected Easily Evil Good Leave Others Shines Such Tendencies Upon]
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
[ Bad Begets Ennobling Even Evil Forgetting Greek Kills Mankind More Philosophers Praise Said Than War Will]
I know why we can't have a frank discussion with our policymakers - if you're in the government or in law enforcement you cannot acknowledge that drugs are anything but inherently evil and morally wrong. Steven Soderbergh
[ Acknowledge Anything Cannot Discussion Enforcement Evil Frank Government Inherently Know Law Morally Our Policymakers Why Wrong]
An evil life is a kind of death. Ovid
[ Death Evil Kind Life]
For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel. Martin Luther
[ Also Build Built Chapel Church Devil God Where Would]
The idea that religion and politics don't mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country. Jerry Falwell
[ Christians Country Devil Idea Invented Keep Mix Own Politics Religion Running Their]
The press don't like to say nice things because nice is boring. It's much better to label me the devil. What we do is not brain surgery. We are entertainers, plain and simple, and we're responsible to bring that money back, to make a profit. Michael Bay
[ Back Because Better Boring Brain Bring Devil Entertainers Label Make Money Much Nice Plain Press Profit Responsible Say Simple Surgery Things]
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil. Francis Bacon
[ Art Evil Good Human Life Momentous Soul Thing Winning]
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. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Bewail Childish Evil Explanation Ignore Looked Must Necessary Order Part Senseless Universe Upon]
Evil, by definition, is that which endangers the good, and the good is what we perceive as a value. Konrad Lorenz
[ Definition Endangers Evil Good Perceive Value Which]
In every man sleeps a prophet, and when he wakes there is a little more evil in the world. Emile M. Cioran
[ Every Evil Little Man More Prophet Sleeps Wakes World]
The most unrealistic thing I've ever read in comics is when some group of characters calls themselves the Brotherhood of Evil or the Masters of Evil. I don't believe any character believes their goals to be truly evil. Len Wein
[ Any Believe Believes Brotherhood Calls Character Characters Comics Ever Evil Goals Group Masters Most Read Some Their Themselves Thing Truly Unrealistic]
Where evil habits are once settled, they are more easily broken than mended. Marcus Fabius Quintilian
[ Broken Easily Evil Habits Mended More Once Settled Than Where]
I have sometimes been haunted with the idea that it was an imperative duty, knowing what I know, and having seen what I have seen, to do all that lies in my power to show the dangers and the evils of this frightful institution. Fanny Kemble
[ Been Dangers Duty Evils Frightful Haunted Having Idea Imperative Institution Know Knowing Lies Power Seen Show Sometimes]
Every political good carried to the extreme must be productive of evil. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
[ Carried Every Evil Extreme Good Must Political Productive]
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
[ Being Does Even Evil Mean Necessity Out Same Thief]
Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love. Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
[ Angel Black Devil Hell Hot Love Pure Sweet]
The man who has his millions will want everything he can lay his hands on and then raise his voice against the poor devil who wants ten cents more a day. Samuel Gompers
[ Against Cents Day Devil Everything Hands His Lay Man Millions More Poor Raise Ten Then Voice Want Wants Will]
Evil and good are God's right hand and left. Horace Mann
[ Evil God Good Hand Left Right]
But what is the greatest evil? If you are going to epitomize evil, what is it? Is it the bomb? The greatest evil that one has to fight constantly, every minute of the day until one dies, is the worse part of oneself. Patrick McGoohan
[ Bomb Constantly Day Dies Every Evil Fight Going Greatest Minute Oneself Part Until Worse]
In restoring man from evil sovereignty, we must cheat. Sun Myung Moon
[ Cheat Evil Man Must Restoring Sovereignty]
Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two. John Cheever
[ Between Choose Evil Good Knowledge Strength Two Wisdom]
They that know no evil will suspect none. Ben Jonson
[ Evil Know None Suspect Will]
Almost all people have this potential for evil, which would be unleashed only under certain dangerous social circumstances. Iris Chang
[ Almost Certain Circumstances Dangerous Evil Only Potential Social Under Unleashed Which Would]
Evil is committed without effort, naturally, fatally; goodness is always the product of some art. Charles Baudelaire
[ Always Art Committed Effort Evil Fatally Goodness Naturally Product Some Without]
He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king. Saint Augustine
[ Evil Free Kind King Slave Though]
We are free, but not to be evil, not to be indifferent to human suffering, not to profit from the people, from the work created and sustained through their spirit of political association, while refusing to contribute to the political state that we profit from. Jose Marti
[ Association Contribute Created Evil Free Human Indifferent Political Profit Refusing Spirit State Suffering Sustained Their Through While Work]
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy. Christopher Dawson
[ Becomes Decide Destroy Evil Fight Good Indistinguishable Means Men Out Permitted Set Soon Their Then]
A revival does two things. First, it returns the Church from her backsliding and second, it causes the conversion of men and women; and it always includes the conviction of sin on the part of the Church. What a spell the devil seems to cast over the Church today! Billy Sunday
[ Always Cast Causes Church Conversion Conviction Devil Does First Her Includes Men Over Part Returns Revival Second Seems Sin Spell Things Today Two Women]
Mistrust the person who finds everything good, and the person who finds everything evil, and mistrust even more the person who is indifferent to everything. Johann Kaspar Lavater
[ Even Everything Evil Finds Good Indifferent Mistrust More Person]
The whole concept of the devil is a metaphor on one level. Taylor Hackford
[ Concept Devil Level Metaphor Whole]
We have seen the evil of the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors in our midst; let us try prohibition and see what this will do for us. Thomas Jordan Jarvis
[ Evil Intoxicating Liquors Manufacture Midst Our Prohibition Sale See Seen Try Us Will]
Laughter kills fear, and without fear there can be no faith. For without fear of the devil there is no need for God. Sean Connery
[ Devil Faith Fear God Kills Laughter Need Without]
The lives of the best of us are spent in choosing between evils. Junius
[ Best Between Choosing Evils Lives Spent Us]
We may draw good out of evil; we must not do evil, that good may come. Maria W. Chapman
[ Come Draw Evil Good May Must Out]
We left Dayton, September 23, and arrived at our camp at Kill Devil Hill on Friday, the 25th. Orville Wright
[ Arrived Camp Dayton Devil Friday Hill Kill Left Our September]
Dr. Evil got shortchanged in the first one. The family dynamic between Scott and Dr. Evil - the adventures of being an evil single parent - needed to be explored. Mike Myers
[ Adventures Being Between Dr Dynamic Evil Explored Family First Got Needed Parent Scott Single]
Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man. Fyodor Dostoevsky
[ Battlefield Beauty Devil Fighting God Heart Man Mysterious Terrible Well]
Chess is so inspiring that I do not believe a good player is capable of having an evil thought during the game. Wilhelm Steinitz
[ Believe Capable Chess During Evil Game Good Having Inspiring Player Thought]
Well one of the times I did a stunt was in the devil's snare room and they lifted me up on a harness and a safety rope really, really high, and they just dropped me down into the devil's snare. Rupert Grint
[ Devil Did Down Dropped Harness High Into Just Lifted Really Room Rope Safety Snare Stunt Times Up Well]
It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen. Herodotus
[ Anticipate Being Better Boldness Cowardly Evils Fear Half Happen Might Noble Remain Risk Run Subject Than]
Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous people for friends, have for friends the best of men. George Santayana
[ Best Friends Low Men Virtuous]
Dawn was written well before 9/11. People speak a lot today about the banality of evil, but not all evil is banal. Some of it is carefully structured and well-thought-out. That's where the real danger lies. Alan Dean Foster
[ Banal Banality Before Carefully Danger Dawn Evil Lies Lot Real Some Speak Structured Today Well Where Written]
To rest satisfied with existing evils, as if we could do nothing, is not obedience; but neither is it obedience to imitate the actions of the apostles. John Nelson Darby
[ Actions Apostles Could Evils Existing Imitate Neither Nothing Obedience Rest Satisfied]
I had a very bad time with acid. I did that classic thing of looking in the mirror by mistake and seeing the devil. But I took it several times, because you always think that next time you might have the wonderful time that everyone else is having. Robbie Coltrane
[ Acid Always Bad Because Classic Devil Did Else Everyone Had Having Looking Might Mirror Mistake Next Seeing Several Thing Think Time Times Took Very Wonderful]
Evil counsel travels fast. Sophocles
[ Counsel Evil Fast Travels]
When an action is once done, it is right or wrong for ever; no accidental failure of its good or evil fruits can possibly alter that. William Kingdon Clifford
[ Accidental Action Alter Done Ever Evil Failure Fruits Good Once Possibly Right Wrong]
Yea, though I walk through the valley of death I will fear no evil, for I am the meanest son of a bitch in the valley. Joel Rosenberg
[ Am Death Evil Fear Meanest Son Though Through Valley Walk Will Yea]
The most important and urgent problems of the technology of today are no longer the satisfactions of the primary needs or of archetypal wishes, but the reparation of the evils and damages by the technology of yesterday. Dennis Gabor Technology
[ Archetypal Damages Evils Important Longer Most Needs Primary Problems Satisfactions Technology Today Urgent Wishes Yesterday]
I know nothing of God or the Devil. I have never seen a vision nor learned a secret that would damn or save my soul. Anne Rice
[ Damn Devil God Know Learned Never Nor Nothing Save Secret Seen Soul Vision Would]
A national evil requires a national remedy; let not this any longer be delayed: let your minds expand, free from every narrow principle, and let the public good become the sole object of your united Christian efforts. Joseph Lancaster
[ Any Become Christian Delayed Efforts Every Evil Expand Free Good Longer Minds Narrow National Object Principle Public Remedy Requires Sole United Your]
Our enemies are our evil deeds and their memories, our pride, our selfishness, our malice, our passions, which by conscience or by habit pursue us with a relentlessness past the power of figure to express. George A. Smith
[ Conscience Deeds Enemies Evil Express Figure Habit Malice Memories Our Passions Past Power Pride Pursue Selfishness Their Us Which]
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. Edmund Burke
[ Evil Good Men Necessary Nothing Triumph]
While time lasts there will always be a future, and that future will hold both good and evil, since the world is made to that mingled pattern. Dorothy L. Sayers
[ Always Both Evil Future Good Hold Lasts Made Mingled Pattern Since Time While Will World]
I've learned a lot about good and evil. They are not always what they appear to be. Charles Van Doren
[ Always Appear Evil Good Learned Lot]
I couldn't claim that I have never felt the urge to explore evil, but when you descend into hell you have to be very careful. Kathleen Raine
[ Careful Claim Descend Evil Explore Felt Hell Into Never Urge Very]
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil. Maria Montessori
[ Acquire Between Child Difference Evil First Good Idea Must]
A baseball manager is a necessary evil. Sparky Anderson
[ Baseball Evil Manager Necessary]
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. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Attention Behold Brave Conflict Direct Equal Evil Fortune Gaze God His Man Matched May Own Sight Thing Turning Which Work Worthy]
Religion as a human phenomenon is as riddled through with potential for both good and evil as any other phenomenon. Richard John Neuhaus
[ Any Both Evil Good Human Other Phenomenon Potential Religion Riddled Through]
I got involved in improv comedy. It settled me down when I was getting wild. I was sort of an evil teenager smashing up my cars and drinking and driving, let's just say, a lot. Bruce McCulloch
[ Cars Comedy Down Drinking Driving Evil Getting Got Improv Involved Just Lot Say Settled Smashing Sort Teenager Up Wild]
The Jew is a devil in human form. It is fitting that he be exterminated root and branch. Julius Streicher
[ Branch Devil Exterminated Fitting Form Human Jew Root]
Ultimately a hero is a man who would argue with the gods, and so awakens devils to contest his vision. The more a man can achieve, the more he may be certain that the devil will inhabit a part of his creation. Norman Mailer
[ Achieve Argue Awakens Certain Contest Creation Devil Devils Gods Hero His Inhabit Man May More Part Ultimately Vision Will Would]
It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels. Saint Augustine
[ Angels Changed Devils Humility Into Makes Men Pride]
When evil acts in the world it always manages to find instruments who believe that what they do is not evil but honorable. Max Lerner
[ Acts Always Believe Evil Find Honorable Instruments Manages World]
Every child was taught from his cradle that money was Mammon, the chief agent of the flesh and the devil. Rebecca H. Davis
[ Agent Chief Child Cradle Devil Every Flesh His Mammon Money Taught]
Boldness and decision command, often even in evil, the respect and concurrence of mankind. Robert Dale Owen
[ Boldness Command Concurrence Decision Even Evil Mankind Often Respect]
It is an invention of the devil, an infernal falsity for the destruction of all Christianity. Michael Servetus
[ Christianity Destruction Devil Falsity Infernal Invention]
Tolerating evil leads only to more evil. And when good people stand by and do nothing while wickedness reigns, their communities will be consumed. Bob Riley
[ Communities Consumed Evil Good Leads More Nothing Only Reigns Stand Their Tolerating While Wickedness Will]
Whatever evil a man may think of women, there is no woman but thinks more. Nicolas de Chamfort
[ Evil Man May More Think Thinks Whatever Woman Women]
Black frost. The ground is hard, the air tastes bitter. Your stars cluster in evil signs. Georg Trakl
[ Air Bitter Black Cluster Evil Frost Ground Hard Signs Stars Tastes Your]
Evil is whatever distracts. Franz Kafka
[ Distracts Evil Whatever]
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means. Sallust
[ Defeat Defeated Evil Good Injustice Man Means Prefer Than Would]
Although war is evil, it is occasionally the lesser of two evils. McGeorge Bundy
[ Although Evil Evils Lesser Occasionally Two War]
No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye. Aristotle
[ Evil Eye Increases Little Notice Strikes Taken]
Two urns on Jove's high throne have ever stood, the source of evil one, and one of good; from thence the cup of mortal man he fills, blessings to these, to those distributes ills; to most he mingles both. Homer
[ Blessings Both Cup Distributes Ever Evil Fills Good High Ills Man Mortal Most Source Stood Thence These Those Throne Two]
There is nothing besides a spiritual world; what we call the world of the senses is the Evil in the spiritual world, and what we call Evil is only the necessity of a moment in our eternal evolution. Franz Kafka
[ Besides Call Eternal Evil Evolution Moment Necessity Nothing Only Our Senses Spiritual World]
Only among people who think no evil can Evil monstrously flourish. Logan Pearsall Smith
[ Among Evil Flourish Only Think]
There is nothing that makes us feel so good as the idea that someone else is an evil-doer. Robert Lynd
[ Else Feel Good Idea Makes Nothing Someone Us]
We are all born marked for evil. Charles Baudelaire
[ Born Evil Marked]
The devil is compromise. Henrik Ibsen
[ Compromise Devil]
You often feel that your prayers scarcely reach the ceiling; but, oh, get into this humble spirit by considering how good the Lord is, and how evil you all are, and then prayer will mount on wings of faith to heaven. Charles Simeon
[ Ceiling Considering Evil Faith Feel Get Good Heaven How Humble Into Lord Mount Often Oh Prayer Prayers Reach Scarcely Spirit Then Will Wings Your]
Worldly wealth is the Devil's bait; and those whose minds feed upon riches recede, in general, from real happiness, in proportion as their stores increase, as the moon, when she is fullest, is farthest from the sun. Robert Burton
[ Bait Devil Farthest Feed Fullest General Happiness Increase Minds Moon Proportion Real Recede Riches She Stores Sun Their Those Upon Wealth Whose Worldly]
Another great evil arising from this desire to be thought rich; or rather, from the desire not to be thought poor, is the destructive thing which has been honored by the name of "speculation"; but which ought to be called Gambling. William Cobbett
[ Another Arising Been Called Desire Destructive Evil Gambling Great Honored Name Ought Poor Rather Rich Speculation Thing Thought Which]
With these kinds of proposals, the devil is in the details. We're going to examine this realignment closely. We will fight any measure that compromises our needs - now or in the future. John B. Larson
[ Any Closely Compromises Details Devil Examine Fight Future Going Kinds Measure Needs Now Our Proposals These Will]
The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good. John Locke
[ Actions Dread Evil Forcible Good Human More Much Principle Prospect Than]
You've got to use your celebrity for good stuff, not evil. I think it's lame when people act as if they're better than everyone! Rachel Bilson
[ Act Better Celebrity Everyone Evil Good Got Lame Stuff Than Think Use Your]
You bet I arrived overnight. Over a few hundred nights in the Catskills, in vaudeville, in clubs and on Broadway. Danny Kaye
[ Arrived Bet Broadway Clubs Few Hundred Nights Over Overnight Vaudeville]
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils. Daniel Webster
[ Currency Disordered Evils Greatest Political]
But when we place God on our side of things, that we are now ridding the world of evil - that's very dangerous, that one nation has this role to rid the world of evil. What about the evil we have committed, that we are complicit in? Jim Wallis
[ Committed Complicit Dangerous Evil God Nation Now Our Place Rid Ridding Role Side Things Very World]
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by providence as an evil to mankind. Jonathan Swift
[ Anything Been Death Designed Ever Evil Impossible Mankind Natural Necessary Providence Should Universal]
Marketing is the devil. Billy Bob Thornton
[ Devil Marketing]
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better. Swami Vivekananda
[ Better Evil Good Got Help Man Mass Money Others Rid Simply Some Sooner Value]
Whatever diminishes life is evil, and whatever enhances life is good. John Shelby Spong
[ Diminishes Enhances Evil Good Life Whatever]
Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil. Anatole France
[ Between Distinction Evil Good Makes Nature Principles She]
I never thought of it as God. I didn't know what to call it. I don't believe in devils, but demons I do because everyone at one time or another has some kind of a demon, even if you call it by another name, that drives them. Gene Wilder
[ Another Because Believe Call Demon Demons Devils Drives Even Everyone God Kind Know Name Never Some Them Thought Time]
Only lies and evil come from letting people off. Iris Murdoch
[ Come Evil Letting Lies Off Only]
The chief beginning of evil is goodness in excess. Menander
[ Beginning Chief Evil Excess Goodness]
Apart altogether from our own vital interests, we cannot and must not desert those other nations who have already gone through so much tragedy and suffering to defeat the evil designs of the Axis powers. Stafford Cripps
[ Already Altogether Apart Axis Cannot Defeat Desert Designs Evil Gone Interests Much Must Nations Other Our Own Powers Suffering Those Through Tragedy Vital]
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil. Niccolo Machiavelli
[ Evil Gained Good Hatred Much Works]
Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners. Benjamin Banneker
[ Bad Communication Corrects Corrupts Evil Good Hear Hope Live Manners]
There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity to extract all the good out of all the evil. Benjamin Haydon
[ Evil Extract Good Human Inherent Nature Out Propensity Surely]
Little evil would be done in the world if evil never could be done in the name of good. Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
[ Could Done Evil Good Little Name Never World Would]
It is not a God, just and good, but a devil, under the name of God, that the Bible describes. Thomas Paine
[ Bible Describes Devil God Good Just Name Under]
It is necessary for him who lays out a state and arranges laws for it to presuppose that all men are evil and that they are always going to act according to the wickedness of their spirits whenever they have free scope. Niccolo Machiavelli
[ According Act Always Arranges Evil Free Going Him Laws Lays Men Necessary Out Presuppose Scope Spirits State Their Whenever Wickedness]
Here is Mike Wallace, who is visible to the public, and I have been watching him since the early '50s. Smoking up a storm and insulting his guests and being absolutely wonderfully evil and charming too. Christopher Plummer
[ Absolutely Been Being Charming Early Evil Guests Here Him His Insulting Mike Public Since Smoking Storm Too Up Visible Wallace Watching Wonderfully]
I often remembered also that I had been told, that we shall have as many devils biting us, if we go to hell, as we have unconfessed sins on our consciences. Maria Monk
[ Also Been Biting Consciences Devils Go Had Hell Many Often Our Remembered Shall Sins Told Us]
God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist. Saint Augustine
[ Better Bring Evil Exist God Good Judged Out Suffer Than]
Imaginary evils soon become real one by indulging our reflections on them. John Ruskin
[ Become Evils Imaginary Indulging Our Real Reflections Soon Them]
This is the very worst wickedness, that we refuse to acknowledge the passionate evil that is in us. This makes us secret and rotten. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Acknowledge Evil Makes Passionate Refuse Rotten Secret Us Very Wickedness Worst]
I believe that dogma is often evil. Pat Buckley
[ Believe Dogma Evil Often]
The delicate thing about the university is that it has a mixed character, that it is suspended between its position in the eternal world, with all its corruption and evils and cruelties, and the splendid world of our imagination. Richard Hofstadter
[ Between Character Corruption Delicate Eternal Evils Imagination Mixed Our Position Splendid Suspended Thing University World]
Krishna children were taught that in the spiritual world there were no parents, only souls and hence this justified their being kept out of view from others, cloistered in separate buildings and sheltered from the evil material world. Mary Garden Religion
[ Being Buildings Children Evil Hence Justified Kept Krishna Material Only Others Out Parents Separate Sheltered Souls Spiritual Taught Their View Were World]
The existence of any evil anywhere at any time absolutely ruins a total optimism. George Santayana
[ Absolutely Any Anywhere Evil Existence Optimism Ruins Time Total]
The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition. George Herbert
[ Atheism Between Devil Divides Superstition World]
We all say, 'You don't have to run around playing all these tournaments and trying to conquer the world like Dr. Evil.' Stuart Appleby
[ Around Conquer Dr Evil Playing Run Say These Tournaments Trying World]
I always end up being the evil one, and I wouldn't hurt a fly. Eli Wallach
[ Always Being End Evil Fly Hurt Up]
I don't really believe in the Devil, but if the Devil is the Father of Lies, then he certainly invented the Internet. Ken MacLeod
[ Believe Certainly Devil Father Internet Invented Lies Really Then]
Evil requires the sanction of the victim. Ayn Rand
[ Evil Requires Sanction Victim]
Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case. John Rawls
[ Animals Capable Capacity Case Certainly Clearly Compassion Cruel Destruction Duties Evil Feelings Form Great Humanity Impose Life Pain Pleasure Species Their Which Whole Wrong]
A great philosopher has stated that the worst evil of poverty is, that it makes folks ridiculous; by which, I hope, he only means that, as in the above case, it places them in incongruous positions. James Payn
[ Above Case Evil Folks Great Hope Incongruous Makes Means Only Philosopher Places Positions Poverty Ridiculous Stated Them Which Worst]
Though all afflictions are evils in themselves, yet they are good for us, because they discover to us our disease and tend to our cure. David Viscott
[ Afflictions Because Cure Discover Disease Evils Good Our Tend Themselves Though Us Yet]
The greatest evil which fortune can inflict on men is to endow them with small talents and great ambition. Marquis De Vauvenargues
[ Ambition Endow Evil Fortune Great Greatest Inflict Men Small Talents Them Which]
We are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners. There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition in which our women have to live. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
[ Against Anywhere Condition Crime Customs Deplorable Evil Four Houses Humanity Live Our Prisoners Sanction Shut Up Victims Walls Which Within Women]
Oh, you know, driving around, coming to a stop sign and an entire family, from 8 to 80, will be looking at me with that Dr. Evil look - pinkie on the mouth. Mike Myers
[ Around Coming Dr Driving Entire Evil Family Know Look Looking Mouth Oh Sign Stop Will]
Where there is mystery, it is generally suspected there must also be evil. Lord Byron
[ Also Evil Generally Must Mystery Suspected Where]
The pious pretense that evil does not exist only makes it vague, enormous and menacing. Aleister Crowley
[ Does Enormous Evil Exist Makes Menacing Only Pious Pretense Vague]
I think that Americans should gradually begin to adopt positive behavior rather than doing evil. They should not expect an immediate reaction in return for their positive measures. It will take time. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
[ Adopt Americans Begin Behavior Doing Evil Expect Gradually Immediate Measures Positive Rather Reaction Return Should Take Than Their Think Time Will]
A benevolent mind, and the face assumes the patterns of benevolence. An evil mind, then an evil face. Jimmy Sangster
[ Assumes Benevolence Benevolent Evil Face Mind Patterns Then]
My evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to tarry 'til a more convenient season. Mary Todd Lincoln
[ Convenient Evil Genius More Procrastination Season Tarry Til Whispered]
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself. Soren Kierkegaard
[ Boredom Despairing Evil Oneself Refusal Root]
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.
[ Accepts Against Cooperating Evil Helps Involved Much Passively Perpetrate Protesting Really Without]
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents. H. L. Mencken
[ Children Conscience Evil Parents Penance Prison School Sunday Their Which]
There's good and evil going on. We have cops. We have robbers. Joe Mantegna
[ Cops Evil Going Good Robbers]
Self is the root, the tree, and the branches of all the evils of our fallen state. William Law
[ Branches Evils Fallen Our Root Self State Tree]
It is the eve of St. George's Day. Do you not know that tonight, when the clock strikes midnight, all the evil things in the world will have full sway? Bram Stoker
[ Clock Day Eve Evil Full George Know Midnight St Strikes Sway Things Tonight Will World]
Dialogue is a necessary evil. Fred Zinnemann
[ Dialogue Evil Necessary]
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind. Buddha Friendship
[ Beast Body Evil Feared Friend Insincere May Mind More Than Wild Will Wound Your]
Our cautious ancestors, when yawning, blocked the way to the entrance of evil spirits by putting their hands before their mouths. We find a reason for the gesture in the delicacy of manner which forbids an indecent exposure. George H. Mead
[ Ancestors Before Blocked Cautious Delicacy Entrance Evil Exposure Find Forbids Gesture Hands Indecent Manner Mouths Our Putting Reason Spirits Their Way Which Yawning]
I don't count that relationship with Ricky. It's just like a blip at this point. I had to fall in love with the devil himself to get this sweet angel, Jack. Christie Brinkley
[ Angel Count Devil Fall Get Had Himself Jack Just Love Point Relationship Ricky Sweet]
Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own table. W. H. Auden
[ Always Bed Eats Evil Human Our Own Shares Table]
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Between Discriminate Evil Function Good Wisdom]
When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before. Mae West
[ Always Before Between Choosing Evils Never Tried Try Two]
There is a soul of truth in error; there is a soul of good in evil. Richard Whately
[ Error Evil Good Soul Truth]
Heaven sends us good meat, but the Devil sends cooks. David Garrick
[ Cooks Devil Good Heaven Meat Sends Us]
So much of motion, is so much of life, and so much of joy, and to stand still, or get on but slowly, is death and the devil. Laurence Sterne
[ Death Devil Get Joy Life Motion Much Slowly Stand Still]
It will never do to plead sin as an excuse for sin, or to attempt to justify sinful acts by pleading that we have an evil heart. This instead of being a valid apology, is the very ground of our condemnation. Archibald Alexander
[ Acts Apology Attempt Being Condemnation Evil Excuse Ground Heart Instead Justify Never Our Plead Pleading Sin Sinful Valid Very Will]
There is another thing about a kid, if we all remember, that you have an attraction to evil. Evil is exciting and evil is interesting, and plenty of kids have a fascination for it. Thomas Foran
[ Another Attraction Evil Exciting Fascination Interesting Kid Kids Plenty Remember Thing]
At some point we must make a decision not to allow the mere threat of charges of cultural or religious insensitivity to stop us from dealing with this evil. Armstrong Williams
[ Allow Charges Cultural Dealing Decision Evil Insensitivity Make Mere Must Point Religious Some Stop Threat Us]
It may be necessary temporarily to accept a lesser evil, but one must never label a necessary evil as good. Margaret Mead
[ Accept Evil Good Label Lesser May Must Necessary Never Temporarily]
Evil changes everybody! Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Changes Everybody Evil]
Europe and America must act together in the face of evil. It's high time for Americans and Europeans to restore that unity and be able to take actions collectively together. Wesley Clark
[ Able Act Actions America Americans Collectively Europe Europeans Evil Face High Must Restore Take Time Together Unity]
I'm very interested in good and evil and the moral natures of people. Antonia Fraser
[ Evil Good Interested Moral Natures Very]
We take nothing to the grave with us, but a good or evil conscience... It is true, terrors of conscience cast us down; and yet without terrors of conscience we cannot be raised up again. Samuel Rutherford
[ Again Cannot Cast Conscience Down Evil Good Grave Nothing Raised Take Terrors True Up Us Without Yet]
As covetousness is the root of all evil, so poverty is the worst of all snares. Daniel Defoe
[ Covetousness Evil Poverty Root Snares Worst]
The great and important duty which is incumbent on Christians, is to guard against all appearance of evil; to watch against the first risings in the heart to evil; and to have a guard upon our actions, that they may not be sinful, or so much as seem to be so. George Whitefield
[ Actions Against Appearance Christians Duty Evil First Great Guard Heart Important Incumbent May Much Our Seem Sinful Upon Watch Which]
One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation. Thomas Reed
[ Cured Delusions Evils Greatest Hope Legislation World]
If vaudeville had died, television was the box they put it in. Larry Gelbart
[ Box Died Had Put Television Vaudeville]
Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil. Plato
[ Evil Ignorance Root Stem]
Active Evil is better than Passive Good. William Blake
[ Active Better Evil Good Passive Than]
Neutral men are the devil's allies. Edwin Hubbel Chapin
[ Allies Devil Men Neutral]
Money is not the root of all evil, not understanding the meaning of money is. Christian H F Riley Business
[ freedom liberty money]
They actually bought me for Daredevil 2, but they have to exercise the option. Joe Pantoliano
[ Actually Bought Daredevil Exercise Option]
One should fight like the devil the temptation to think well of editors. They are all, without exception - at least some of the time, incompetent or crazy. John Gardner
[ Crazy Devil Editors Exception Fight Incompetent Least Should Some Temptation Think Time Well Without]
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword. R. Buckminster Fuller
[ Brought Degrees Devil His Play Sword Those Toys Wield Will]
I believe that, as long as there is plenty, poverty is evil. Robert Kennedy
[ Believe Evil Long Plenty Poverty]
Government is an evil; it is only the thoughtlessness and vices of men that make it a necessary evil. When all men are good and wise, government will of itself decay. Percy Bysshe Shelley
[ Decay Evil Good Government Itself Make Men Necessary Only Thoughtlessness Vices Will Wise]
The evil that we know is best. Titus Maccius Plautus
[ Best Evil Know]
It is a beautiful trait in the lover's character, that they think no evil of the object loved. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Beautiful Character Evil Loved Lover Object Think Trait]
Tell the truth and shame the devil. Francois Rabelais
[ Devil Shame Tell Truth]
TV - a clever contraction derived from the words Terrible Vaudeville. However, it is our latest medium - we call it a medium because nothing's well done. Goodman Ace
[ Because Call Clever Contraction Derived Done However Latest Medium Nothing Our Terrible Tv Vaudeville Well Words]
If you get down and quarell everyday, you're saying prayers to the devil, I say. Bob Marley
[ Devil Down Everyday Get Prayers Say Saying]
If it wasn't for the devil, we wouldn't be here, would we? Brad Dourif
[ Devil Here Would]
I love Daredevil. I thought it was enjoyable. Okay? There were critical issues with it, and that's why I wear black, some people wear red - we are entitled to our opinions. Avi Arad
[ Black Critical Daredevil Enjoyable Entitled Issues Love Okay Opinions Our Red Some Thought Wear Were Why]
Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change. Andre Gide
[ Accept Change Evil Never Struggle Work]
I spent my first three weeks there on a wing with 21 murderers. I met some very evil people there but also some men who'd had no upbringing, no chance in life. Jeffrey Archer
[ Also Chance Evil First Had Life Men Met Murderers Some Spent Three Upbringing Very Weeks Wing]
It's better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost. Stephen King
[ Achieves Better Cost Evil Good Goodness Terrific Than]
I do not concern myself with gods and spirits either good or evil nor do I serve any. Lao Tzu
[ Any Concern Either Evil Gods Good Myself Nor Serve Spirits]
The Divine wisdom has given us prayer, not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth, but as a means whereby we learn to do without them; not as a means whereby we escape evil, but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it. Frederick William Robertson
[ Become Divine Earth Escape Evil Given Good Learn Means Meet Obtain Prayer Strong Them Things Us Whereby Wisdom Without]
We can never know for certain where our prayers are likely to go, nor from whom the answers will come. Just when we think we are at our nearest to God, we could be assisting the Devil. Norman Mailer
[ Answers Assisting Certain Come Could Devil Go God Just Know Likely Nearest Never Nor Our Prayers Think Where Whom Will]
Logarithmic plots are a device of the devil. Charles Francis Richter
[ Device Devil Logarithmic Plots]
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no conception of good and evil. Baruch Spinoza
[ Born Conception Evil Form Free Good Long Men Remained Were Would]
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for enough good men to do nothing. Edmund Burke
[ Enough Evil Forces Good Men Necessary Nothing Win World]
Black people are inferior to Caucasians. Blacks constitute a totally distinct group; they overshadow the country with the germ... of evil. David Wilmot
[ Black Blacks Constitute Country Distinct Evil Germ Group Inferior Totally]
The devil's voice is sweet to hear. Stephen King
[ Devil Hear Sweet Voice]
Sometimes the way you respond to horrific, evil deeds is the measure of one's self as a man, as a nation, as people, as a community. James Woods
[ Community Deeds Evil Horrific Man Measure Nation Respond Self Sometimes Way]
Knavery seems to be so much a the striking feature of its inhabitants that it may not in the end be an evil that they will become aliens to this kingdom. George III
[ Aliens Become End Evil Feature Inhabitants Kingdom Knavery May Much Seems Striking Will]
The notion of making money by popular work, and then retiring to do good work, is the most familiar of all the devil's traps for artists. Logan Pearsall Smith
[ Artists Devil Familiar Good Making Money Most Notion Popular Retiring Then Traps Work]
The root of the evil is not the construction of new, more dreadful weapons. It is the spirit of conquest. Ludwig von Mises
[ Conquest Construction Dreadful Evil More New Root Spirit Weapons]
It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways. Buddha
[ Enemy Evil Foe Him His Lures Man Mind Own Ways]
It is so stupid of modern civilisation to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it. Ronald Knox
[ Believing Civilisation Devil Explanation Given Modern Only Stupid Up]
Evil is not something superhuman, it's something less than human. Agatha Christie
[ Evil Human Less Something Superhuman Than]
There is something mean in human nature that prefers to think evil, that gives a willing ear and a ready welcome to calumny, a sort of jealousy of goodness and greatness and things of good report. Richard Le Gallienne
[ Calumny Ear Evil Gives Good Goodness Greatness Human Jealousy Mean Nature Prefers Ready Report Something Sort Things Think Welcome Willing]
Far from idleness being the root of all evil, it is rather the only true good. Soren Kierkegaard
[ Being Evil Far Good Idleness Only Rather Root True]
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune. Plato
[ Accompanied Bad Cleverness Evil Excessive Great Greater Greatest Ignorance Learning Misfortune Much Neither Nor Terrible Things Training Yet]
The devil take me, if I think anything but love to be the object of love. Henry Fielding
[ Anything Devil Love Object Take Think]
Every Christian will allow that sin is an evil, and that it is our duty not to commit sin. John Nelson Darby
[ Allow Christian Commit Duty Every Evil Our Sin Will]
If your religion doesn't teach you the difference between good and evil, your religion is worse than useless. Dennis Prager
[ Between Difference Evil Good Religion Teach Than Useless Worse Your]
Augustine does not disagree with this when he teaches that it is a faculty of the reason and the will to choose good with the assistance of grace; evil, when grace is absent. John Calvin
[ Absent Assistance Augustine Choose Disagree Does Evil Faculty Good Grace Reason Teaches Will]
I venture to prophesy that there lies before us a bitter and an evil time. Auberon Herbert
[ Before Bitter Evil Lies Prophesy Time Us Venture]
A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth. Charles Spurgeon
[ Altogether Easy Evil Generally Little Men Old Shoe Temper Vigorous Worth]
The greatest evil is physical pain. Saint Augustine
[ Evil Greatest Pain Physical]
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. Matthew Fox
[ Angel Angels Defense Demons Evil Experiences Guidance Healing Homophobia Just Light Names Out Racism Sexism Shadow Support Them]
Let the devil catch you but by a single hair, and you are his forever. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
[ Catch Devil Forever Hair His Single]
It's taken us 10 years, and it was constant excitement. I was constantly shocked by how evil he could be. Mao was very, very shrewd but he didn't have human feeling. Jung Chang
[ Constant Constantly Could Evil Excitement Feeling How Human Mao Shocked Shrewd Taken Us Very Years]
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them by the force of the very passion they have suppressed and think themselves superior to. George Santayana
[ Devil Force Passion Revenge Sometimes Superior Suppressed Takes Them Themselves Think Upon Very Virtuous]
There's so much saint in the worst of them, and so much devil in the best of them, that a woman who's married to one of them, has nothing to learn of the rest of them. Helen Rowland
[ Best Devil Learn Married Much Nothing Rest Saint Them Woman Worst]
Of two evils choose the prettier. Carolyn Wells
[ Choose Evils Prettier Two]
I never play a villain that I don't have something I can either do or say so the audience sees there is something redeemable about them. In other words, I don't want to do evil for evil's sake. I don't want to do Jason slasher movies. There's no point in that. Brion James
[ Audience Either Evil Jason Movies Never Other Play Point Sake Say Sees Slasher Something Them Villain Want Words]
The world is all the richer for having a devil in it, so long as we keep our foot upon his neck. William James
[ Devil Foot Having His Keep Long Neck Our Richer Upon World]
I do not believe a good player is capable of having an evil thought during the game. Wilhelm Steinitz
[ Believe Capable During Evil Game Good Having Player Thought]
The mediation by the serpent was necessary. Evil can seduce man, but cannot become man. Franz Kafka
[ Become Cannot Evil Man Mediation Necessary Seduce Serpent]
Everyone spends their lives trying to balance their world between good and evil. Laurell K. Hamilton
[ Balance Between Everyone Evil Good Lives Spends Their Trying World]
In all systems of theology the devil figures as a male person. Yes, it is women who keep the church going. Don Marquis
[ Church Devil Figures Going Keep Male Person Systems Theology Women Yes]
What would I have done if I'd been put to the test? Would I have risked my own life for people I hardly knew? Probably, I would have looked the other way at best or become another apologist for evil at worst. Lionel Blue
[ Another Become Been Best Done Evil Hardly Knew Life Looked Other Own Probably Put Risked Test Way Worst Would]
Let us not paralyze our capacity for good by brooding of man's capacity for evil. David Sarnoff
[ Brooding Capacity Evil Good Man Our Paralyze Us]
Then if your movie clicks with real audiences, you'll be sucked into some sort of Hollywood orbit. It's a devil of a place where the only religion that really counts is box office. Yahoo Serious
[ Audiences Box Clicks Counts Devil Hollywood Into Movie Office Only Orbit Place Real Really Religion Some Sort Sucked Then Where Your]
But what of black women?... I most sincerely doubt if any other race of women could have brought its fineness up through so devilish a fire. W. E. B. Du Bois
[ Any Black Brought Could Devilish Doubt Fire Most Other Race Sincerely Through Up Women]
You seem to think that the only genuine existence evil can have is conscious existence - that no one is evil unless he admits it to himself. I disagree. Gene Wolfe
[ Admits Conscious Disagree Evil Existence Genuine Himself Only Seem Think Unless]
Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with a comprehensible darkness. Carl Jung
[ Comprehensible Cope Cure Darkness Definite Does Evil Help Inasmuch Understanding]
It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only. William Blake
[ Angels Another Because Devils Expect God Holier Holiness Makes Men Only Than Them]
Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil - or else an absolute ignorance. Graham Greene
[ Absolute Egotism Either Else Evil Happy Ignorance Man Out Point Selfishness Will]
Let us never forget that terrorism at its heart, at its evil heart, is a psychological war. It endeavors to break the spirit and the resolve of those it attacks by creating a lose-lose situation. Norm Coleman
[ Attacks Break Creating Endeavors Evil Forget Heart Never Psychological Resolve Situation Spirit Terrorism Those Us War]
Gossip is the Devil's radio. George Harrison
[ Devil Gossip Radio]
There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses. Andrew Jackson
[ Abuses Evils Exist Government Necessary Only]
It's pretty sad when you have to choose between the lesser of two evils. Meg White
[ Between Choose Evils Lesser Pretty Sad Two]
The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion. Bodhidharma
[ Afflictions Anger Delusion Evils Greed Ignorant Infinite Mind Passions Poisons Rooted Three]
Guns are evil! And very little good comes from the availability of a bullet designed to kill human beings! Mackenzie Astin
[ Availability Beings Bullet Comes Designed Evil Good Guns Human Kill Little Very]
If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and to raise the dead with tears, then gold would be a less valuable thing than weeping. Sophocles
[ Cure Dead Evils Gold Lamentation Less Possible Raise Tears Than Then Thing Valuable Weeping Were Would]
The Word of fire burns today On the lips of our prophets in an evil age. Margaret Walker
[ Age Burns Evil Fire Lips Our Prophets Today Word]
This opinion, however, is held by most, that the devil was an angel, and that, having become an apostate, he induced as many of the angels as possible to fall away with himself, and these up to the present time are called his angels. Origen
[ Angel Angels Away Become Called Devil Fall Having Held Himself His However Induced Many Most Opinion Possible Present These Time Up]
Dull would be the man who should merely tolerate this plan of social industry. Weak would be the position of him who should take an apologetic tone in defending it, or present its claims in a merely negative way, by exposing the evils and perils of the socialistic plan. John Bates Clark
[ Apologetic Claims Defending Dull Evils Exposing Him Industry Man Merely Negative Perils Plan Position Present Should Social Socialistic Take Tolerate Tone Way Weak Would]
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 C. Hume
[ Between Christ Days Desert Die Died Evil Experience Forty Good Our Shall Shared Struggle Suffer Suffered Underwent]
Memnoch the Devil happen to be my favorite of all The Vampire Chronicles. Anne Rice
[ Chronicles Devil Favorite Happen Vampire]
Whatever one thinks of President George W. Bush and his unilateralist crew, most of the people laughing at us do not think we are evil. What they think is that we are naive and incompetent. Richard Reeves
[ Bush Crew Evil George His Incompetent Laughing Most Naive President Think Thinks Us Whatever]
Civil strife is as much a greater evil than a concerted war effort as war itself is worse than peace. Herodotus
[ Civil Concerted Effort Evil Greater Itself Much Peace Strife Than War Worse]
To steal from a brother or sister is evil. To not steal from the institutions that are the pillars of the Pig Empire is equally immoral. Abbie Hoffman
[ Brother Empire Equally Evil Immoral Institutions Pig Pillars Sister Steal]
The difference being that in films, unlike in life, good does always win over evil in the end. Ajay Devgan
[ Always Being Difference Does End Evil Films Good Life Over Unlike Win]
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors. Francis Bacon
[ Devil Discovered Fool Neighbors]
There is such a thing as doing good that evil may come. Samuel Butler
[ Come Doing Evil Good May Such Thing]
Haste is of the Devil. St. Jerome
[ Devil Haste]
Every war results from the struggle for markets and spheres of influence, and every war is sold to the public by professional liars and totally sincere religious maniacs, as a Holy Crusade to save God and Goodness from Satan and Evil. Robert Anton Wilson
[ Crusade Every Evil God Goodness Holy Influence Liars Maniacs Markets Professional Public Religious Results Satan Save Sincere Sold Spheres Struggle Totally War]
I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is to take advantage of everyone. Camille Claudel
[ Advantage Am Any Character Crafty Deceived Devil Everyone False Greatest Longer Mood Pleasure Take Whose]
Transportation made sublimation literal. It conveyed evil to another world. Robert Hughes
[ Another Conveyed Evil Literal Made Transportation World]
This discourse, and the present frame of my mind, lead me rather to speak to those, who by feeling Satan's fiery darts, know assuredly that there is a devil. George Whitefield
[ Assuredly Darts Devil Discourse Feeling Fiery Frame Know Lead Mind Present Rather Satan Speak Those]
But then in novels the most indifferent hero comes out right at last. Some god comes out of a theatrical cloud and leaves the poor devil ten thousand-a-year and a title. Anthony Trollope
[ Cloud Comes Devil God Hero Indifferent Last Leaves Most Novels Out Poor Right Some Ten Theatrical Then Title]
What is their potential for evil; what is their potential for wickedness? That's the only time that those characters become interesting to watch. Jennifer Beals
[ Become Characters Evil Interesting Only Potential Their Those Time Watch Wickedness]
There is only one evil, one crime, one sin: lack of heart. Multatuli
[ Crime Evil Heart Lack Only Sin]
Evil, when we are in its power, is not felt as evil, but as a necessity, even a duty. Simone Weil
[ Duty Even Evil Felt Necessity Power]
The line between good and evil is permeable and almost anyone can be induced to cross it when pressured by situational forces. Philip Zimbardo
[ Almost Anyone Between Cross Evil Forces Good Induced Line Pressured Situational]
Bush sees the evil as out there in the wider world, residing in people who 'hate freedom'. Look at his immediate response to the pictures of prisoner abuse; this is not what Americans do, these are not our values. Peter Singer
[ Abuse Americans Bush Evil Freedom Hate His Immediate Look Our Out Pictures Prisoner Residing Response Sees These Values Wider World]
People who cease to believe in God or goodness altogether still believe in the devil. I don't know why. No, I do indeed know why. Evil is always possible. And goodness is eternally difficult. Anne Rice
[ Altogether Always Believe Cease Devil Difficult Eternally Evil God Goodness Indeed Know Possible Still Why]
None speak of the bravery, the might, or the intellect of Jesus; but the devil is always imagined as a being of acute intellect, political cunning, and the fiercest courage. These universal and instinctive tendencies of the human mind reveal much. Lydia M. Child
[ Acute Always Being Bravery Courage Cunning Devil Fiercest Human Imagined Instinctive Intellect Jesus Might Mind Much None Political Reveal Speak Tendencies These Universal]
Familiarity with evil breeds not contempt but acceptance. Roy Hattersley
[ Acceptance Breeds Contempt Evil Familiarity]
It is a governing principle of nature, that the agency which can produce most good, when perverted from its proper aim, is most productive of evil. James F. Cooper
[ Agency Aim Evil Good Governing Most Nature Perverted Principle Produce Productive Proper Which]
The tree of knowledge is not the tree of life! And yet can we cast out of our spirits all the good or evil poured into them by so many learned generations? Ignorance cannot be learned. Gerard De Nerval
[ Cannot Cast Evil Generations Good Ignorance Into Knowledge Learned Life Many Our Out Poured Spirits Them Tree Yet]
Race prejudice is not only a shadow over the colored it is a shadow over all of us, and the shadow is darkest over those who feel it least and allow its evil effects to go on. Pearl S. Buck
[ Allow Colored Darkest Effects Evil Feel Go Least Only Over Prejudice Race Shadow Those Us]
This is the devilish thing about foreign affairs: they are foreign and will not always conform to our whim. James Reston
[ Affairs Always Conform Devilish Foreign Our Thing Whim Will]
I remember I was like five or six years old; I played the devil. That was my first role. Raul Julia
[ Devil First Five Old Played Remember Role Six Years]
Your best friend and worst enemy are both in this room right now. It's not your neighbor right or left - and it's not God or the devil - it's you. Edwin Louis Cole
[ Best Both Devil Enemy Friend God Left Neighbor Now Right Room Worst Your]
The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible. Thomas Hardy
[ Advanced Avoid Avoidance Evil Far Framed Impossible Make Resolution Seldom Till]
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. Buddha
[ Acts Evil Follows Happiness Him Leaves Man Never Pain Pure Result Shadow Speaks Thought]
Into every soul, however purged and fenced, evil appears to have as much freedom of entrance as God Himself. George A. Smith
[ Appears Entrance Every Evil Freedom God Himself However Into Much Purged Soul]
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction. Blaise Pascal
[ Cheerfully Completely Conviction Evil Men Never Religious]
The devil will let a preacher prepare a sermon if it will keep him from preparing himself. Vance Havner
[ Devil Him Himself Keep Preacher Prepare Preparing Sermon Will]
So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money? Ayn Rand Money
[ Asked Ever Evil Money Root Think]
Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens. William Beveridge
[ Afford Among Citizens Cultivate Democracy Dictators Dupes Evil Ignorance May Their Weed Which]
I'm just deeply disappointed that once again we may have to settle for the lesser of two evils. Howard Dean
[ Again Deeply Disappointed Evils Just Lesser May Once Settle Two]
He who is in evil, is also in the punishment of evil. Emanuel Swedenborg
[ Also Evil Punishment]
The bad man desires arbitrary power. What moves the evil man is the love of injustice. John Rawls
[ Arbitrary Bad Desires Evil Injustice Love Man Moves Power]
It is a great evil, as well as a misfortune, to be unable to utter a prompt and decided 'no'. Charles Simmons
[ Decided Evil Great Misfortune Prompt Unable Utter Well]
One has got to choose between the two evils, also between the lesser of the two evils in the matter of food, and therefore vegetarian food has got to he taken by man in order to sustain human life. Morarji Desai
[ Also Between Choose Evils Food Got Human Lesser Life Man Matter Order Sustain Taken Therefore Two Vegetarian]
The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works. Saint Augustine
[ Beginning Confession Evil First Good Works]
You know George M. Steinbrenner III is the center of all evil in the universe. Ben Affleck
[ Center Evil George Iii Know Steinbrenner Universe]
Magazines and advertising are flogging the idea that you have to keep changing things and get something new. I think that's balls - evil. But obviously that's your livelihood. Robin Day
[ Advertising Balls Changing Evil Get Idea Keep Livelihood Magazines New Obviously Something Things Think Your]
If men were basically evil, who would bother to improve the world instead of giving it up as a bad job at the outset? Van Wyck Brooks
[ Bad Basically Bother Evil Giving Improve Instead Job Men Outset Up Were World Would]
I love devils. Mary MacLane
[ Devils Love]
Good can imagine Evil; but Evil cannot imagine Good. W. H. Auden
[ Cannot Evil Good Imagine]
Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two. John Cheever
[ Between Choose Evil Good Know Knowledge Strength Two Wisdom]
World War II is the greatest drama in human history, the biggest war ever and a true battle of good and evil. I imagine writers will continue to get stories from it, and readers will continue to love them, for many more years. Ken Follett
[ Battle Biggest Continue Drama Ever Evil Get Good Greatest History Human Ii Imagine Love Many More Readers Stories Them True War Will World Writers Years]
Riches and the things that are necessary in life are not evil in themselves. And all of us face cares and troubles in this life. The sin comes in the time and energy we spend in pursuing these things, at the expense of neglecting Christ. David Wilkerson
[ Cares Christ Comes Energy Evil Expense Face Life Necessary Neglecting Pursuing Riches Sin Spend Themselves These Things Time Troubles Us]
All human evil comes from a single cause, man's inability to sit still in a room. Blaise Pascal
[ Cause Comes Evil Human Inability Man Room Single Sit Still]
If you can get some of the devil's money to use for the Lord's work, if you have to borrow it, it is all right and carry on the work. John Harvey Kellogg
[ Borrow Carry Devil Get Lord Money Right Some Use Work]
The devil doesn't know how to sing, only how to howl. Francis Thompson
[ Devil How Howl Know Only Sing]
No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from. George Eliot
[ Continue Desire Effort Escape Evil Except Hopelessly Love Make Us]
Here is true immorality: ignorance and stupidity; the devil is nothing but this. His name is Legion. Gustave Flaubert
[ Devil Here His Ignorance Immorality Legion Name Nothing Stupidity True]
What I have learned from my work up to now, is to try to be open, but also protect myself by not letting the good and the evil get too much importance. Jane Campion
[ Also Evil Get Good Importance Learned Letting Much Myself Now Open Protect Too Try Up Work]
Conscience is the window of our spirit, evil is the curtain. Douglas Horton
[ Conscience Curtain Evil Our Spirit Window]
Evil is only good perverted. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Evil Good Only Perverted]
The evils of tyranny are rarely seen but by him who resists it. John Hay
[ Evils Him Rarely Resists Seen Tyranny]
In the Christian world... it is believed that angels were created at the beginning, and that heaven was formed of them; and that the Devil or Satan was an angel of light, who, becoming rebellions, was cast down with his crew, and that this was the origin of hell. Emanuel Swedenborg
[ Angel Angels Becoming Beginning Believed Cast Christian Created Crew Devil Down Formed Heaven Hell His Light Origin Rebellions Satan Them Were World]
Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil, but who have done evil to thee. And those will be thy best friends, not to whom thou hast done good, but who have done good to thee. Tacitus History
[ Assured Best Done Enemies Evil Friends Good Hast Thee Those Thou Thy Whom Will Worst]
Evil is like water, it abounds, is cheap, soon fouls, but runs itself clear of taint. Samuel Butler
[ Abounds Cheap Clear Evil Fouls Itself Runs Soon Water]
Getting back to the point, a guy like Jerry, he deals with the business, and he doesn't see it as being evil or ugly, it's what you have to do, and I mean I know there's some really ugly parts to it and parts which drive me nuts, but not in the same way as music business. Trevor Rabin
[ Back Being Business Deals Drive Evil Getting Guy Jerry Know Mean Music Nuts Parts Point Really Same See Some Ugly Way Which]
With devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil himself. Thomas Fuller
[ Action Devil Devotion Er Himself Pious Sugar]
There is no greater evil than anarchy. Sophocles
[ Anarchy Evil Greater Than]
I tend to think of action movies as exuberant morality plays in which good triumphs over evil. Sylvester Stallone
[ Action Evil Exuberant Good Morality Movies Over Plays Tend Think Triumphs Which]
You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil; buy it, by compromise with evil. John Ruskin
[ Buy Compromise Either Evil May Peace Resistance Win Your]
A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible. Thomas Hardy
[ Advanced Avoid Avoidance Evil Far Framed Impossible Make Resolution Seldom Till]
There are gods, but there is no God; and all gods become devils eventually. Robert Anton Wilson
[ Become Devils Eventually God Gods]
You always fall for the rascal or the guy who's got a little bit of the devil in him. You can't help it. Debbie Harry
[ Always Bit Devil Fall Got Guy Help Him Little Rascal]
A politician is the devil's quilted anvil; He fashions all sins on him, and the blows are never heard. John Webster
[ Anvil Blows Devil Fashions Heard Him Never Politician Sins]
Even papists could not see that a moral evil was detained in the soul through its physical connection with the body; and that it required the dissolution of this physical connection before the moral contagion could be removed. Adam Clarke
[ Before Body Connection Contagion Could Detained Dissolution Even Evil Moral Physical Removed Required See Soul Through]
A bad book is the worse that it cannot repent. It has not been the devil's policy to keep the masses of mankind in ignorance; but finding that they will read, he is doing all in his power to poison their books. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Bad Been Book Books Cannot Devil Doing Finding His Ignorance Keep Mankind Masses Poison Policy Power Read Repent Their Will Worse]
Wilde is the greatest force for evil that has appeared in Europe during the last 350 years. Lord Alfred Douglas
[ Appeared During Europe Evil Force Greatest Last Wilde Years]
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil. Socrates
[ Evil False Infect Only Soul Themselves Words]
To do nothing evil is good; to wish nothing evil is better. Claudius
[ Better Evil Good Nothing Wish]
Evil be to him who evil thinks. Edward II
[ Evil Him Thinks]
Whenever you are angry, be assured that it is not only a present evil, but that you have increased a habit. Epictetus
[ Angry Assured Evil Habit Increased Only Present Whenever]
The only objects of practical reason are therefore those of good and evil. For by the former is meant an object necessarily desired according to a principle of reason; by the latter one necessarily shunned, also according to a principle of reason. Immanuel Kant
[ According Also Desired Evil Former Good Latter Meant Necessarily Object Objects Only Practical Principle Reason Shunned Therefore Those]
Marriage, if one will face the truth, is an evil, but a necessary evil. Menander
[ Evil Face Marriage Necessary Truth Will]
In politics the choice is constantly between two evils. John Morley
[ Between Choice Constantly Evils Politics Two]
The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil. Plutarch
[ Commission Evil Good Less Omission Reprehensible Than]
Forcible ways make not an end of evil, but leave hatred and malice behind them. Thomas Browne
[ Behind End Evil Forcible Hatred Leave Make Malice Them Ways]
The values by which we are to survive are not rules for just and unjust conduct, but are those deeper illuminations in whose light justice and injustice, good and evil, means and ends are seen in fearful sharpness of outline. Jacob Bronowski
[ Conduct Deeper Ends Evil Fearful Good Injustice Just Justice Light Means Outline Rules Seen Sharpness Survive Those Unjust Values Which Whose]
Hell is the highest reward that the devil can offer you for being a servant of his. Billy Sunday
[ Being Devil Hell Highest His Offer Reward Servant]
Evil is the interruption of a truth by the pressure of particular or individual interests. Alain Badiou
[ Evil Individual Interests Interruption Particular Pressure Truth]
At the same time, as you know, unless you are a comic book reader, Daredevil is not a known thing. Avi Arad
[ Book Comic Daredevil Know Known Reader Same Thing Time Unless]
That government is not a necessary good but an unavoidable evil. Lyn Nofziger
[ Evil Good Government Necessary Unavoidable]
Mankind fears an evil man but heaven does not. Mencius
[ Does Evil Fears Heaven Man Mankind]
Willing or preferring is the same with respect to good and evil, that judging is with respect to truth or falsehood. Anthony Collins
[ Evil Falsehood Good Judging Preferring Respect Same Truth Willing]
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
[ Away Evil Good Labor Passes Pleasure Pursue Remains]
The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil. C. S. Lewis
[ Adversity Campaigning Devil Dull Excellent Long Middle-Aged Monotonous Prosperity Weather Years]
Our bodies must always be wherever that struggle and the moment we forget that, the moment we become lazy, the moment we sit back, then then the evil ones do their ordained tasks to us. William Kunstler
[ Always Back Become Bodies Evil Forget Lazy Moment Must Ones Ordained Our Sit Struggle Tasks Their Then Us Wherever]
Young people are threatened... by the evil use of advertising techniques that stimulate the natural inclination to avoid hard work by promising the immediate satisfaction of every desire. Pope John Paul II
[ Advertising Avoid Desire Every Evil Hard Immediate Inclination Natural Promising Satisfaction Stimulate Techniques Threatened Use Work Young]
It seems that the most important thing about Reagan was his anti-Communism and his reputation as a hawk who saw the Soviet Union as an 'evil empire.' Mikhail Gorbachev
[ Empire Evil Hawk His Important Most Reagan Reputation Saw Seems Soviet Thing Union]
The way I understand it, the Russians are sort of a combination of evil and incompetence... sort of like the Post Office with tanks. Emo Philips
[ Combination Evil Incompetence Office Post Russians Sort Tanks Understand Way]
Those who forget good and evil and seek only to know the facts are more likely to achieve good than those who view the world through the distorting medium of their own desires. Bertrand Russell
[ Achieve Desires Distorting Evil Facts Forget Good Know Likely Medium More Only Own Seek Than Their Those Through View World]
That's why I called my record Devil Without a Cause - I'm a white boy who's so sick of hearing that white kids are going to steal rap. Kid Rock
[ Boy Called Cause Devil Going Hearing Kids Rap Record Sick Steal White Why Without]
There is no evil in the world without a remedy. Jacopo Sannazaro
[ Evil Remedy Without World]
I think that episode in the third season was great. I'm really glad that we did that. He got to sleep with Sydney and kill Evil Francie and go on a mission and pretend he's a rock star. Bradley Cooper
[ Did Episode Evil Glad Go Got Great Kill Mission Pretend Really Rock Season Sleep Star Sydney Think Third]
However, without considering this connection, there is no doubt but that more good than evil, more delight than sorrow, arises from compassion itself; there being so many things which balance the sorrow of it. Joseph Butler
[ Arises Balance Being Compassion Connection Considering Delight Doubt Evil Good However Itself Many More Sorrow Than Things Which Without]
There is in the end no remedy but truth. It is the one course that cannot be evil. Ellis Peters
[ Cannot Course End Evil Remedy Truth]
So potent was religion in persuading to evil deeds. Lucretius
[ Deeds Evil Persuading Potent Religion]
I've never seen the devil create music. Little Richard
[ Create Devil Music Never Seen]
Al Jazeera aired a new tape of Osama bin Laden. It was the usual stuff, he called Bush evil, the Great Satan, called him a war monger. Basically, the same thing you heard at last night's Democratic debate. Jay Leno
[ Aired Al Basically Bin Bush Called Debate Democratic Evil Great Heard Him Laden Last New Night Osama Same Satan Stuff Tape Thing Usual War]
As for the Devil - that is somebody our religion tried to do without for a long time. Kerry Thornley
[ Devil Long Our Religion Somebody Time Tried Without]
Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse. Adlai E. Stevenson
[ Corrupt Evil Just Mind Public Purse Steal Those]
Good courage in a bad affair is half of the evil overcome. Titus Maccius Plautus
[ Affair Bad Courage Evil Good Half Overcome]
Religion and education are no match for evil without the grace of God. B. R. Hayden
[ Education Evil God Grace Match Religion Without]
I am perhaps a late follower of Zoroaster and I believe that the foundation of life is built upon the struggle between the two opposing forces of Good and Evil. Eugenio Montale
[ Am Believe Between Built Evil Follower Forces Foundation Good Late Life Opposing Perhaps Struggle Two Upon]
However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue. Wilhelm von Humboldt
[ Arrive Beneficial Consequences Evil Extremes Forget Great However Immorality May Men Middle Must Only Path Through Virtue Wisdom Without]
Death is not evil, for it frees man from all ills and takes away his desires along with desire's rewards. Giacomo Leopardi
[ Along Away Death Desire Desires Evil Frees His Ills Man Rewards Takes]
To place oneself in the position of God is painful: being God is equivalent to being tortured. For being God means that one is in harmony with all that is, including the worst. The existence of the worst evils is unimaginable unless God willed them. Georges Bataille
[ Being Equivalent Evils Existence God Harmony Including Means Oneself Painful Place Position Them Tortured Unimaginable Unless Willed Worst]
There is no greater evil for men than the constraint of fortune. Sophocles
[ Constraint Evil Fortune Greater Men Than]
The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he is one of God's children, but that as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil. H. L. Mencken
[ Children Devil Failure God Long Man Over Seems Soon Succeeds Taken Theory]
The current health crisis, however, is a little more the work of the evil empire. We were told, we were assured, that the more meat and dairy and poultry we ate, the healthier we'd be. Mark Bittman
[ Assured Ate Crisis Current Dairy Empire Evil Health Healthier However Little Meat More Poultry Told Were Work]
The best form of government is that which is most likely to prevent the greatest sum of evil. James Monroe
[ Best Evil Form Government Greatest Likely Most Prevent Sum Which]
I profess accurately to describe native Africa - Africa in those places where it has not received the slightest impulse, whether for good or evil, from European civilisation. John H. Speke
[ Accurately Africa Civilisation Describe European Evil Good Impulse Native Places Profess Received Slightest Those Where Whether]
We are tainted by modern philosophy which has taught us that all is good, whereas evil has polluted everything and in a very real sense all is evil, since nothing is in its proper place. Joseph de Maistre
[ Everything Evil Good Modern Nothing Philosophy Place Polluted Proper Real Sense Since Tainted Taught Us Very Whereas Which]
Perfectionists are their own devils. Jack Kirby
[ Devils Own Their]
No evil can result from its inhibition more pernicious than its toleration. Martin Van Buren
[ Evil Inhibition More Pernicious Result Than Toleration]
However things may seem, no evil thing is success and no good thing is failure. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Evil Failure Good However May Seem Success Thing Things]
I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room. Blaise Pascal
[ Being Comes Discovered Evil Human Man Room Sit Still Unable]
God exists since mathematics is consistent, and the Devil exists since we cannot prove it. Andre Weil
[ Cannot Consistent Devil Exists God Mathematics Prove Since]
If power made one evil, then God would be the Devil. Jonah Goldberg
[ Devil Evil God Made Power Then Would]
The most painful moral struggles are not those between good and evil, but between the good and the lesser good. Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
[ Between Evil Good Lesser Moral Most Painful Struggles Those]
They give themselves to God when the Devil will no longer have them. Sophie Arnould
[ Devil Give God Longer Them Themselves Will]
The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good. George Washington
[ Anywhere Atmosphere Deserve Everywhere Evil Firearms Good Honor Interference Place Restrains Very]
Cocaine is like really evil coffee. Courtney Love
[ Coffee Evil Really]
It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui. Helen Keller Religion
[ Amount Devil Die Energy Ennui Expend Fellow Fighting Good His How Loving Men Much Only Own Same Spend Their Time Tracks Wonderful Would]
Be good to others, that will protect you against evil. Abu Bakr
[ Against Evil Good Others Protect Will]
The ugly is very appealing to man. It's instinct. One shrinks from the ugly, yet wants to look at it. There's a devilish fascination in it. We extract pleasure from horror. Sonya Levien
[ Appealing Devilish Extract Fascination Horror Instinct Look Man Pleasure Shrinks Ugly Very Wants Yet]
Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too late and the game finished, that the stage belongs to the rising generations. The true evil is not the weakening of the body, but the indifference of the soul. Andre Maurois
[ Age Belongs Body Evil Far Feeling Finished Game Generations Hair Indifference Late More Old Rising Soul Stage Than Too True Weakening White Wrinkles]
Idleness is a constant sin, and labor is a duty. Idleness is the devil's home for temptation and for unprofitable, distracting musings; while labor profit others and ourselves. Anne Baxter
[ Constant Devil Distracting Duty Home Idleness Labor Musings Others Ourselves Profit Sin Temptation Unprofitable While]
The violence or the vaudeville style of comedy is a technique all by itself. You get up there, and you are a comedian, and you're doing one thing. That is, you're going to make the audience laugh. Leslie Nielsen
[ Audience Comedian Comedy Doing Get Going Itself Laugh Make Style Technique Thing Up Vaudeville Violence]
A man can look upon his life and accept it as good or evil; it is far, far harder for him to confess that it has been unimportant in the sum of things. Murray Kempton
[ Accept Been Confess Evil Far Good Harder Him His Life Look Man Sum Things Unimportant Upon]
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day. Thomas Jefferson
[ Body Dawn Day Enlighten Evil Generally Mind Oppressions Spirits Tyranny Vanish Will]
Despite my emphasis on technology, I do not view laws as inherently evil. My goals are political ones, even if my techniques are not. The only way to fundamentally succeed is by changing existing laws. If I rejected all help from the political arena I would inevitably fail. Bram Cohen
[ Arena Changing Despite Emphasis Even Evil Existing Fail Fundamentally Goals Help Inevitably Inherently Laws Ones Only Political Rejected Succeed Techniques Technology View Way Would]
I can pretty much get in touch with my evil side pretty easily. Kelly Hu
[ Easily Evil Get Much Pretty Side Touch]
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil. Jean Jacques Rousseau
[ Although Begins Children Evil Knowledge Man Modesty Natural Only]
Onstage, I am a devil. But I'm hardly a social reject. Freddie Mercury
[ Am Devil Hardly Onstage Reject Social]
Be good. Do good. The devil wields no power over a good man. Harry Segall
[ Devil Good Man Over Power Wields]
To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full of injustice, is the last and worst of all the evils. Plato
[ Below Evils Full Go Having Injustice Last Soul Vessel Which World Worst]
You can put in all the difficulties, jumps, runs, and any other devilish complexities you like, except octave spans and similar features which do not suit the formation of hands. Johann Nepomuk Hummel
[ Any Complexities Devilish Difficulties Except Features Formation Hands Jumps Octave Other Put Runs Similar Spans Suit Which]
Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate; good is always the product of an art. Charles Baudelaire
[ Always Art Done Effort Evil Fate Good Naturally Product Without Working]
No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Discipline Evil Heart Human May Powerful Propensity Subdued]
Every book has some real life in it. I was never pursued by an evil twin clone, but everything else in MR. MURDER was pretty much out of my own life. Dean Koontz
[ Book Clone Else Every Everything Evil Life Mr Much Murder Never Out Own Pretty Pursued Real Some Twin]
Of what use is the memory of facts, if not to serve as an example of good or of evil? Alfred de Vigny
[ Evil Example Facts Good Memory Serve Use]
Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of combating the forces of evil... prayer, fasting, good works and so on. Up until Doom, no one seemed to have thought about the double-barrel shotgun. Eat leaden death, demon. Terry Prachett
[ Centuries Combating Death Demon Doom Eat Evil Fasting Forces Good Leaden Mankind Many Over Prayer Seemed Shotgun Thought Tried Until Up Ways Works]
Terrorism is an evil that threatens all the countries in Europe. Vigorous cooperation in the European Union and worldwide is crucial in order to meet this evil head on. Jan Peter Balkenende
[ Cooperation Countries Crucial Europe European Evil Head Meet Order Terrorism Threatens Union Vigorous Worldwide]
Leisure is the handmaiden of the devil. Branch Rickey
[ Devil Handmaiden Leisure]
First there was the theatre of people and animals, then of people and the devil. Now we need the theatre of people and people. Edward Bond
[ Animals Devil First Need Now Theatre Then]
All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently to be a great evil. Samuel Johnson
[ Arguments Brought Evidently Evil Great Poverty Represent Show Which]
Between two evils, choose neither; between two goods, choose both. Tryon Edwards
[ Between Both Choose Evils Goods Neither Two]
It has always been a great wrong that these men and their families should be held in bondage. We of the North have hitherto acquiesced in it, lest, in the endeavor to redress it in violation of the Constitution, greater evils might ensue. Jay Alan Sekulow
[ Acquiesced Always Been Bondage Constitution Endeavor Ensue Evils Families Great Greater Held Hitherto Lest Men Might North Redress Should Their These Violation Wrong]
It is a fact that cannot be denied: the wickedness of others becomes our own wickedness because it kindles something evil in our own hearts. Carl Jung
[ Because Becomes Cannot Denied Evil Fact Hearts Kindles Others Our Own Something Wickedness]
I have asked myself once or twice lately what was my natural bent. I have no doubt at all: It is to look at each day for the evil of that day and have a go at it, and that is why I have never failed to have an acute interest in each morning's letters. Geoffrey Fisher
[ Acute Asked Bent Day Doubt Each Evil Failed Go Interest Lately Letters Look Morning Myself Natural Never Once Twice Why]
Sometimes I have wondered whether life wouldn't be much more amusing if we were all devils, and no nonsense about angels and being good. William Hurlbut
[ Amusing Angels Being Devils Good Life More Much Nonsense Sometimes Were Whether Wondered]
Nothing in the nature around us is evil. This needs to be repeated since one of the human ways of talking oneself into inhuman acts is to cite the supposed cruelty of nature. John Berger
[ Acts Around Cite Cruelty Evil Human Inhuman Into Nature Needs Nothing Oneself Repeated Since Supposed Talking Us Ways]
I can not think of any circumstances in which advertising would not be an evil. Arnold J. Toynbee
[ Advertising Any Circumstances Evil Think Which Would]
Behind the man is the Tree of Life, bearing twelve fruits, and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil is behind the woman; the serpent is twining round it. Arthur E. Waite
[ Bearing Behind Evil Fruits Good Knowledge Life Man Round Serpent Tree Twelve Woman]
All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible. Noah Webster
[ Ambition Bible Contained Crime Evils Injustice Men Miseries Neglecting Oppression Precepts Proceed Slavery Suffer Their Vice War Which]
I am not an angel and do not pretend to be. That is not one of my roles. But I am not the devil either. I am a woman and a serious artist, and I would like so to be judged. Maria Callas
[ Am Angel Artist Devil Either Judged Pretend Roles Serious Woman Would]
Mankind is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good and evil which is independent of heaven and hell. George Orwell
[ Civilization Evil Evolve Good Heaven Hell Independent Likely Mankind Salvage System Unless Which]
Rude contact with facts chased my visions and dreams quickly away, and in their stead I beheld the horrors, the corruption, the evils and hypocrisy of society, and as I stood among them, a young wife, a great wail of agony went out from my soul. Victoria Woodhull
[ Agony Among Away Beheld Chased Contact Corruption Dreams Evils Facts Great Horrors Hypocrisy Out Quickly Rude Society Soul Stead Stood Their Them Visions Wail Went Wife Young]
Beauty and the devil are the same thing. Robert Mapplethorpe
[ Beauty Devil Same Thing]
I wouldn't say jamie is an evil genius. I'm not sure he's evil and I'm not sure he's a genius. Adam Savage
[ Evil Genius Jamie Say Sure]
There is a good principle which created order, light, and man, and an evil principle which created chaos, darkness, and woman. Pythagoras
[ Chaos Created Darkness Evil Good Light Man Order Principle Which Woman]
What the devil does the plot signify, except to bring in fine things? George Villiers
[ Bring Devil Does Except Fine Plot Signify Things]
Whenever I'm caught between two evils, I take the one I've never tried. Mae West
[ Between Caught Evils Never Take Tried Two Whenever]
You can make yourself feel better about yourself if you project your shadow side, if you project your own potential for evil onto someone else. By annihilating them and, therefore, your shadow, you bring yourself into some state of purity or reformation. Jennifer Beals
[ Annihilating Better Bring Else Evil Feel Into Make Onto Own Potential Project Purity Reformation Shadow Side Some Someone State Them Therefore Your Yourself]
Analysis brings no curative powers in its train; it merely makes us conscious of the existence of an evil, which, oddly enough, is consciousness. Henry Miller
[ Analysis Brings Conscious Consciousness Curative Enough Evil Existence Makes Merely Oddly Powers Train Us Which]
The most rabidly religious people are the most rabidly evil. Juliana Hatfield
[ Evil Most Religious]
I praticed making faces in the mirror and it would drive my mother crazy. She used to scare me by saying that I was going to see the devil if I kept looking in the mirror. That fascinated me even more, of course. Jim Carrey
[ Course Crazy Devil Drive Even Faces Fascinated Going Kept Looking Making Mirror More Mother Saying Scare See She Used Would]
Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies. Edwin Hubbel Chapin
[ Devil Father Lies Master Pride Sin]
There are two kinds of people; those who are always well and those who are always sick. Most of the evils of the world come from the first sort and most of the achievement from the second. Louis Dudek
[ Achievement Always Come Evils First Kinds Most Second Sick Sort Those Two Well World]
Some of the evil of my tale may have been inherent in our circumstances. For years we lived anyhow with one another in the naked desert, under the indifferent heaven. T. E. Lawrence
[ Another Anyhow Been Circumstances Desert Evil Heaven Indifferent Inherent Lived May Naked Our Some Tale Under Years]
That in man which cannot be domesticated is not his evil but his goodness. Antonio Porchia
[ Cannot Domesticated Evil Goodness His Man Which]
There is nothing evil save that which perverts the mind and shackles the conscience. Saint Ambrose
[ Conscience Evil Mind Nothing Save Shackles Which]
The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed for it. Chester A. Arthur
[ Evil Expenditure Extravagant Measured Money Public Taxed Value]
I have seen and endured the sufferings of the troops, and I can no longer be a party to prolong these sufferings for ends which I believe to be evil and unjust. Siegfried Sassoon
[ Believe Ends Endured Evil Longer Party Prolong Seen Sufferings These Troops Unjust Which]
It's not that Good doesn't triumph over Evil, it's that the point spread is too small. Bob Thaves
[ Evil Good Over Point Small Spread Too Triumph]
We're at war against the ultimate evil in the world, and We're going to win. Johnny Isakson
[ Against Evil Going Ultimate War Win World]
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. Buddha
[ Appreciates Dislike Evil Fear Feeling Feelings Feels Finds Free Good Listening Pleasure Teachings Them These Tranquil]
If there is a God, whence proceed so many evils? If there is no God, whence cometh any good? Boethius
[ Any Cometh Evils God Good Many Proceed Whence]
A rude nature is worse than a brute nature by so much more as man is better than a beast: and those that are of civil natures and genteel dispositions are as much nearer to celestial creatures as those that are rude and cruel are to devils. Margaret Cavendish
[ Beast Better Brute Celestial Civil Creatures Cruel Devils Dispositions Genteel Man More Much Nature Natures Nearer Rude Than Those Worse]
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
[ Authority Been Between Changing Channels Difference Evil Game Good Laid Moral More Opinion Relevant Rest Show Than World]
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks. Mary Wollstonecraft
[ Because Chooses Evil Good Happiness Man Mistakes Only Seeks]
When leading evangelicals say terrible things about Islam, evil things about Islam, terrible things about Muhammad, they ought to be ashamed of themselves. Tony Campolo
[ Ashamed Evangelicals Evil Islam Leading Muhammad Ought Say Terrible Themselves Things]
If religion cannot restrain evil, it cannot claim effective power for good. Morris Raphael Cohen
[ Cannot Claim Effective Evil Good Power Religion Restrain]
Buddha means awareness, the awareness of body and mind that prevents evil from arising in either. Bodhidharma
[ Arising Awareness Body Buddha Either Evil Means Mind Prevents]
If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it. Epictetus
[ Correct Evil Laugh Lie Spoken True Yourself]
He uses his good powers for evil, and that's when it gets to the dangerous side of it. Rosario Dawson
[ Dangerous Evil Gets Good His Powers Side Uses]
God will not damn a lunatic's soul. He knows that the powers of evil are too great for those of us with weak minds. Garrett Fort
[ Damn Evil God Great Knows Lunatic Minds Powers Soul Those Too Us Weak Will]
Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them. Paul Gauguin
[ Apart Apply Build Evil Good How Knows Least Life Limit Lives Meaning Nothing Order Something Takes Their Them True Unless Until Virtue Will Win Words]
It is right noble to fight with wickedness and wrong; the mistake is in supposing that spiritual evil can be overcome by physical means. Lydia M. Child
[ Evil Fight Means Mistake Noble Overcome Physical Right Spiritual Supposing Wickedness Wrong]
Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil. Elie Wiesel
[ Epitome Evil Indifference]
Evil hiding among us is an ancient theme. John Carpenter
[ Among Ancient Evil Hiding Theme Us]
The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of using evil means in order to carry out his promises, and is already on the road to perdition. Carl Jung
[ Already Carry Danger Everyone Everything Evil Fulfil His Man Means Much Nothing Order Out Perdition Promises Road Sure Too Using]
There are necessary evils. Money is an important thing in terms of representing freedom in our world. And now I have a daughter to think about. It's really the first time I've thought about the future and what it could be. Johnny Depp
[ Could Daughter Evils First Freedom Future Important Money Necessary Now Our Really Representing Terms Thing Think Thought Time World]
For evil to flourish, it only requires good men to do nothing. Simon Wiesenthal
[ Evil Flourish Good Men Nothing Only Requires]
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. C. S. Lewis
[ Clever Devil Education Make Man More Rather Seems Useful Values Without]
So many people are working in vaudeville today that I looked for three weeks to book enough acts for an hour bill and didn't have them until the night before we opened in Buffalo and money was no object! Edgar Bergen
[ Acts Before Bill Book Buffalo Enough Hour Looked Many Money Night Object Opened Them Three Today Until Vaudeville Weeks Working]
There is no good or evil: only power and those too weak to seak it. J. K. Rowling
[ Evil Good Only Power Those Too Weak]
I do not consider divorce an evil by any means. It is just as much a refuge for women married to brutal men as Canada was to the slaves of brutal masters. Susan B. Anthony
[ Any Brutal Canada Consider Divorce Evil Just Married Masters Means Men Much Refuge Slaves Women]
Much that we call evil is really good in disguises; and we should not quarrel rashly with adversities not yet understood, nor overlook the mercies often bound up in them. Horace Mann
[ Adversities Bound Call Disguises Evil Good Mercies Much Nor Often Overlook Quarrel Really Should Them Understood Up Yet]
When you locate good in yourself, approve of it with determination. When you locate evil in yourself, despise it as something detestable. Xun Zi
[ Approve Despise Determination Detestable Evil Good Locate Something Yourself]
God Almighty never intended that the devil should triumph over the Church. He never intended that the saloons should walk rough-shod over Christianity. Billy Sunday
[ Almighty Christianity Church Devil God Intended Never Over Saloons Should Triumph Walk]
Advertising is only evil when it advertises evil things. David Ogilvy
[ Advertises Advertising Evil Only Things]
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
[ Accountable Actions Case Cause Either Evil His Inaction Injury Justly May Only Others Person Them]
Truly it is an evil to be full of faults; but it is a still greater evil to be full of them and to be unwilling to recognize them, since that is to add the further fault of a voluntary illusion. Blaise Pascal
[ Add Evil Fault Faults Full Further Greater Illusion Recognize Since Still Them Truly Unwilling Voluntary]
Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another. Joseph Addison
[ Adding Aggravating Another Calamity Common Condition Continually Cruel Enough Evils Grief Had Humanity Innumerable Life Man Nature Our Pains Sorrows Sown Subject Treatment Very Yet]
I think that generally music should be a positive thing, I like Bob Marley's attitude: he said that his goal in life was to single handedly fight all the evil in the world with nothing but music, and when he went to a place he didn't go to play, he went to conquer. Jon Fishman
[ Attitude Bob Conquer Evil Fight Generally Go Goal His Life Marley Music Nothing Place Play Positive Said Should Single Thing Think Went World]
Passion is the evil in adultery. If a man has no opportunity of living with another man's wife, but if it is obvious for some reason that he would like to do so, and would do so if he could, he is no less guilty than if he was caught in the act. Saint Augustine
[ Act Adultery Another Caught Could Evil Guilty Less Living Man Obvious Opportunity Passion Reason Some Than Wife Would]
Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good. Plato
[ Death Evil Fear Good Greatest Know Knows May Whether Which]
There's too much tendency to attribute to God the evils that man does of his own free will. Agatha Christie
[ Attribute Does Evils Free God His Man Much Own Tendency Too Will]
If there were a clear prospect that such evils were part of a barbarian past, then at least we might find a small crumb of comfort. No such prospect exists: no scientific analysis can even remotely answer or account for past and present horrors of human behaviour. Simon Conway Morris
[ Account Analysis Answer Barbarian Behaviour Clear Comfort Crumb Even Evils Exists Find Horrors Human Least Might Part Past Present Prospect Remotely Scientific Small Such Then Were]
I was not content to believe in a personal devil and serve him, in the ordinary sense of the word. I wanted to get hold of him personally and become his chief of staff. Aleister Crowley
[ Become Believe Chief Content Devil Get Him His Hold Ordinary Personal Personally Sense Serve Staff Wanted Word]
One of the darkest evils of our world is surely the unteachable wildness of the Good. H. G. Wells
[ Darkest Evils Good Our Surely Wildness World]
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. Edmund Burke
[ Evil Good Men Necessary Nothing Only Thing Triumph]
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance. Ambrose Bierce Technology
[ Advantages Devil Disagreeable Distance His Invention Keep Making Person Some Telephone Which]
Temptation is the devil looking through the keyhole. Yielding is opening the door and inviting him in. Billy Sunday
[ Devil Door Him Inviting Keyhole Looking Opening Temptation Through Yielding]
Treat every Frenchman as if he was the devil himself. Lord Nelson
[ Devil Every Frenchman Himself Treat]
The want of money is the root of all evil. Samuel Butler
[ Evil Money Root Want]
One impulse from a vernal wood May teach you more of man, Of moral evil and of good, Than all the sages can. William Wordsworth
[ Evil Good Impulse Man May Moral More Sages Teach Than Wood]
Deal with the Devil if the Devil has a constituency - and don't complain about the heat. C. J. Cherryh
[ Complain Constituency Deal Devil Heat]
I am not a pessimist; to perceive evil where it exists is, in my opinion, a form of optimism. Roberto Rossellini
[ Am Evil Exists Form Opinion Optimism Perceive Pessimist Where]
Torture is an impermissible evil. Except under two circumstances. The first is the ticking time bomb. An innocent's life is at stake. The bad guy you have captured possesses information that could save this life. He refuses to divulge. In such a case, the choice is easy. Charles Krauthammer
[ Bad Bomb Captured Case Choice Circumstances Could Easy Evil Except First Guy Information Innocent Life Possesses Refuses Save Stake Such Ticking Time Torture Two Under]
We can never be sure that the opinion we are endeavouring to stifle is a false opinion; and even if we were sure, stifling it would be an evil still. John Stuart Mill
[ Even Evil False Never Opinion Stifle Stifling Still Sure Were Would]
That's another reason I did Daredevil: I didn't get killed off in it. Joe Pantoliano
[ Another Daredevil Did Get Killed Off Reason]
Let us believe neither half of the good people tell us of ourselves, nor half the evil they say of others. John Petit-Senn
[ Believe Evil Good Half Neither Nor Others Ourselves Say Tell Us]
Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false. Richard Cecil Beauty
[ Attention Beautiful Best Convinced Dwell Every Evil False Fix Good Grow Life Little More Our Possible Wisest Year]
I will begin with this confession: whatever I have done in the course of my life, whether it be good or evil, has been done freely; I am a free agent. Giacomo Casanova
[ Agent Am Been Begin Confession Course Done Evil Free Freely Good Life Whatever Whether Will]
One should see the world, and see himself as a scale with an equal balance of good and evil. When he does one good deed the scale is tipped to the good - he and the world is saved. When he does one evil deed the scale is tipped to the bad - he and the world is destroyed. Maimonides
[ Bad Balance Deed Destroyed Does Equal Evil Good Himself Saved Scale See Should Tipped World]
Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil. Henry Fielding
[ Devil God Make Money Plague Will Your]
It is very necessary to have markers of beauty left in a world seemingly bent on making the most evil ugliness. Thornton Wilder
[ Beauty Bent Evil Left Making Markers Most Necessary Seemingly Ugliness Very World]
The belief that there is only one truth, and that oneself is in possession of it, is the root of all evil in the world. Max Born
[ Belief Evil Oneself Only Possession Root Truth World]
It has been rightly said that nothing is unimportant, nothing powerless in the universe; a single atom can dissolve everything, and save everything! What terror! There lies the eternal distinction between good and evil. Gerard De Nerval
[ Atom Been Between Dissolve Distinction Eternal Everything Evil Good Lies Nothing Powerless Rightly Said Save Single Terror Unimportant Universe]
There is no possible source of evil except good. Saint Augustine
[ Evil Except Good Possible Source]
I'd like to do more Shakespeare. I'd like to do Iago in Othello. I look so benign. It would be interesting to see that black evil come out of my soul. Kyle MacLachlan
[ Benign Black Come Evil Interesting Look More Othello Out See Shakespeare Soul Would]
If somebody plans to carry out a series of murders... then this is obviously an evil and pre-meditated attack and in that case, there could be a deterrent effect. David Davis
[ Attack Carry Case Could Deterrent Effect Evil Murders Obviously Out Plans Series Somebody Then]
There is no evil in the atom; only in men's souls. Adlai Stevenson
[ Atom Evil Men Only Souls]
No doubt one may quote history to support any cause, as the devil quotes scripture. Learned Hand
[ Any Cause Devil Doubt History May Quote Quotes Scripture Support]
I've done made a deal with the devil. He said he's going to give me an air-conditioned place when I go down there, if I go there, so I won't put all the fires out. Red Adair
[ Deal Devil Done Down Fires Give Go Going Made Out Place Put Said Won]