evil quotes

No, the quotes themselves are not evil at all; they are actually pretty well-behaved in the company of good quote-loving people who pay them attention. See for yourself. 

“Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good”

 The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.

“Wisdom born of experience should tell us that war is obsolete. There may have been a time when war served as a negative good by preventing the spread and growth of an evil force... If we assume that life is worth living, if we assume that mankind has the right to survive, then we must find an alternative to war.”

“If it turns out that there is a God, I don't think that he's evil. But the worst that you can say about him is that basically he's an underachiever.”

“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.”

“No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.”

“When the people of the world all know beauty as beauty,
There arises the recognition of ugliness.
When they all know the good as good,
There arises the recognition of evil.

“Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.”

“I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.”

“When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.”

“Evil is not something superhuman, it's something less than human.”

“Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.”

“Obviously one must hold oneself responsible for the evil impulses of one's dreams. In what other way can one deal with them? Unless the content of the dream rightly understood is inspired by alien spirits, it is part of my own being. ”

“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.”

“It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.”

“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.”

“There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.”

“I'm pretty, but I'm not beautiful. I'm sin, but I'm not the devil. I'm good, but I'm not an angel. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.”

“I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.”

“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.”

“The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.”

“Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.”

“I cannot help thinking that the menace of Hell makes as many devils as the severe penal codes of inhuman humanity make villains.”

“Where there is mystery, it is generally suspected there must also be evil”

“No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.”

“Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil which does not produce its like. ”

“There are heroes in evil as well as in good.”

“Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present are commonly too hard for it.”

“All a man's affairs become diseased when he wishes to cure evils by evils.”

“There is no greater evil than anarchy. ”