Quotes tagged with evil (763 quotes found)

Mahatma Gandhi
When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always.
Gregory Maguire
People who claim that they're evil are usually no worse than the rest of us... It's people who claim that they're good, or any way better than the rest of us, that you have to be wary of.
good  evil  # 924
Albert Einstein
The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
world  people  evil  dangerous  # 1767
Mae West
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
evil  temptation  # 1800
Edmund Burke
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
evil  # 2363
Baltasar Gracián
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it.
strategy  choice  evil  invitation  # 2831
Edward Abbey
Our 'neoconservatives' are neither new nor conservative, but old as Bablyon and evil as Hell.
evil  hell  Nor  # 3253
Gary Ackerman
You can compromise between good, better, and best, and you can compromise between bad and worse and terrible. But you can't compromise between good and evil. And now people look at the other side as a completely different kind of animal and say, 'They are taking the country down the road to purgatory.' It's complete intolerance.
good  best  evil  # 4698
Lord Acton
The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the majority, or rather of that party, not always the majority, that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections.
Rather  evil  democracy  # 5040
Lord Acton
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.
society  evil  Poor  # 5043
Bhumibol Adulyadej
Goodness is something that makes us serene and content; it is magnificent. Those who are not good are evil.
good  evil  Content  # 6498
Ben Affleck
You know George M. Steinbrenner III is the center of all evil in the universe.
evil  universe  Center  # 6697
Aesop
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
evil  Grow  Destroy  # 6784
Aeschylus
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.
good  Word  evil  # 6947
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
I think everyone must settle for what is in the parameter of their own rights. No one must have an evil intention toward the territorial benefit or integrity of other nations.
evil  integrity  rights  # 7503
Louisa May Alcott
Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes.
money  Cannot  evil  # 8564