The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
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.
Noncooperation with evil is the best way— without making a pretentious display of your own goodness.
Most of the evil in this world is done by people with good intentions.
Do not let us mistake necessary evils for good.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
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.
Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in others.
People swallow the bitter pill of evil because it is sugarcoated with immediate pleasure.
Evil is always possible. And goodness is eternally difficult.
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There is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it.
We all have a Monster within; the difference is in degree, not in kind.
Tolerance becomes a crime when applied to evil.
The devil's finest trick is to persuade you that he does not exist.
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Death, therefore, the most awful of evils, is nothing to us, seeing that, when we are, death is not come, and, when death is come, we are not.
The first step to loving someone else is to recognize the evil in ourselves, so we can forgive them.
Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
Most of the bad guys in the real world don't know that they are bad guys. You don't get a flashing warning sign that you're about to damn yourself. It sneaks up on you when you aren't looking.
Nothing is easier than to denounce the evildoer; nothing is more difficult than to understand him.
Remember, darkness does not always equate to evil, just as light does not always bring good.
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it.
The evil that is in the world almost always comes from ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.
Human reason can excuse any evil; that is why it's so important that we don't rely on it.
But it is the same with man as with the tree. The more he seeks to rise into the height and light, the more vigorously do his roots struggle earthword, downword, into the dark, the deep - into evil.
Why do they always teach us that it's easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It's the hardest thing in the world--to do what we want. And it takes the greatest kind of courage. I mean, what we really want.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.
Do not dispute with anyone in any matter as far as possible. For in argumentation lies much harm and its evil is greater than its benefit.
Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.
Knowledge is power. Power to do evil...or power to do good. Power itself is not evil. So knowledge itself is not evil.
Murderers are not monsters, they're men. And that's the most frightening thing about them.
We are all mistaken sometimes; sometimes we do wrong things, things that have bad consequences. But it does not mean we are evil, or that we cannot be trusted ever afterward.
There is no denying that there is evil in this world but the light will always conquer the darkness.
Evil isn't the real threat to the world. Stupid is just as destructive as Evil, maybe more so, and it's a hell of a lot more common. What we really need is a crusade against Stupid. That might actually make a difference.
Judging others makes us blind, whereas love is illuminating. By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are.
What if evil doesn't really exist? What if evil is something dreamed up by man, and there is nothing to struggle against except our own limitations? The constant battle between our will, our desires, and our choices?
A performer of good actions never meets destruction. Whether in this world or in the beyond, he falls not into evil plight
No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from.
If you permit your thoughts to dwell on evil you yourself will become ugly. Look only for the good in everything so you absorb the quality of beauty
One who looks from the cinema booth through the beam sees the villain and the hero both as pictures. When one is united with God, then and then only he sees no difference between good and evil.
Do no evil, do not let evil be done through others by your command, and do not tolerate evil by silence
Moods get their grip on your consciousness when you are in a negative or passive state of mind. The time when your mind is vacant is just the time it can become moody; and when you are moody, the devil comes and wields his influence on you
If evil had no charm, nobody would try it.
But magic is neither good nor evil. It is a tool, like a knife. Is a knife evil? Only if the wielder is evil.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
Without shadows as well as light there could be no picture. Evil is the shadow that converts the one beam of God's light into pictures or forms. Therefore, evil is the shadow of God that makes this play possible
From the very beginning evil existed to delude man and influence his free choice. How easy it is for the majority of people to be tempted materially, to languish spiritually and do the very things that will hurt themselves
There can be no images of light without contrasting shadows. Unless evil had been created, man would not know the opposite, good.
Never do anything that taints your mind. Wrong actions cause negative or evil mental vibrations that are reflected in your whole appearance and personality
Analyzing good and evil, one should try to rise above both, realizing that sin and virtue cannot affect the nondual changeless soul that is made in the image of God
The vibration of evil that mankind leaves in the ether upset the normal harmonious balance of the earth. When the earth becomes very heavy with disease & evil, these etheric disturbances cause the world to give way to earthquakes, floods, disasters
The initially pleasurable taste of the poisonous honey of evil deludes people and so causes them to indulge in harmful experiences
Everything that has happened throughout the ages is recorded in the ether. The vibrations of evil that mankind leaves in the ether upset the normal harmonious balance of the earth.
'Let's just say you may regret that second piece of cake.' Oh my God. Regret cake? Whatever was about to happen must be truly evil.
All good and evil dream-pictures are projected by the cosmic motion-picture beam. Yet these illusory dream-pictures, made manifest by God's light, do not reveal His essentiality. They cannot exist without the underlying beam of Cosmic Consciousness
Every spiritual thought you think will be your eternal friend. And every evil inclination you acquire will be your enemy for a long, long time; it will pursue you until you slay it