Quotations About / On: EVIL

  • 1.
    'If you hear no evil, see no evil, and think no evil, then chances are you'll never write a best-selling novel! '
    (Though humourous, unfortunately there's too much truth in that. Probably why I stick to writing poetry. My aim is not become rich, just to pass along goodness and encouragement to make the world a brighter, more unified place!)
  • 2.
    He fashions evil for himself who does evil to another, and an evil plan does mischief to the planner.
    (Hesiod (c. 8th century B.C.), Greek didactic poet. Works and Days, 265.)
  • 3.
    Evil brings pain! ! Evil like the Devil!
  • 4.
    Only among people who think no evil can Evil monstrously flourish.
    (Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946), U.S. essayist, aphorist. "Other People," Afterthoughts (1931).)
  • 5.
    If there was no moral evil upon earth, there would be no physical evil.
    (Joseph De Maistre (1753-1821), French diplomat, philosopher. repr. In The Works of Joseph de Maistre, ed. Jack Lively (1965). The Count, in "First Dialogue," Les Soirées de Saint-Pétersbourg (1821).)
  • 6.
    We may draw good out of evil; we must not do evil, that good may come.
    (Maria Weston Chapman (1806-1885), U.S. abolitionist. Speech, 1855, New York. "How Can I Help to Abolish Slavery.")
  • 7.
    Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.
    (Jerry Garcia (1942-1995), U.S. rock musician. Rolling Stone (New York, Nov. 30, 1989).)
  • 8.
    All a man's affairs become diseased when he wishes to cure evils by evils.
    (Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 98.)
  • 9.
    The LORD made me to understand that the word 'devil' is formed by a process called blending: do+ evil= devil.This follows that he who does evil a devil.
    (It is attributed to the Holy Spirit for His divine inspiration.)
  • 10.
    Refrain your tongue from evil! ! No evil works! Only righteous works.
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