Nature Of Evil Quotes

Nature Of Evil Quotes by William Shakespeare, Xunzi, Vera Farmiga, Joshua Oppenheimer, Edmund Burke, Mark Twain and many others.

Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and

Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires.
William Shakespeare
Human nature is evil, and goodness is caused by intentional activity.
The nature of evil, the nature of it, it exists. It exists and I think within us we have the tools. If we have the will, we can combat it. I think the power is within us and it lies in our own conceptualization of God and positivity and compassion and love.
Vera Farmiga
The whole tradition of cinema is dominated, really, by films about good guys versus bad guys, good versus evil. But we have very few films about the nature of evil itself.
Joshua Oppenheimer
By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes.
William Shakespeare
As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, / I must not look to have; but, in their stead, / Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, / Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not” (5.3.25-28).
William Shakespeare
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Edmund Burke
The lack of money is the root of all evil.
Mark Twain
When it comes to judging individuals, I do not like remarks such as ‘too good to be true.’ They speak as though one is rewarding the nature of evil. Yet, ironically, we still wonder where all the good people have gone.
Criss Jami
I tell myself I write because I want to say something true and original about the nature of evil. That is very ambitious – to say something about the human condition that hasn’t been written before. Probably I will never succeed but that is what I strive to do.
Jo Nesbo
Man’s nature is not essentially evil. Brute nature has been know to yield to the influence of love. You must never despair of human nature.
Mahatma Gandhi
The sick-room becomes the scene of intense convictions; and among these, none, it seems to me, is more distinct and powerful than that of the permanent nature of good, and the transient nature of evil.
Harriet Martineau change something you do not understand is the true nature of evil.
Jeanette Winterson
Yet do I fear thy nature; It is too full o’ the milk of human kindness.
William Shakespeare
The true nature of evil is that it is so very casual.
James St. James
I told you once that I was searching for the nature of evil. I think I’ve come close to defining it: a lack of empathy. It’s the one characteristic that connects all the defendants. A genuine incapacity to feel with their fellow man. Evil, I think, is the absence of empathy.
G. M Gilbert
Whoever originated the cliche that money is the root of all evil knew hardly anything about the nature of evil and very little about human beings.
Eric Hoffer