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Evil, and evil spirits, devils and devil possession, are the outgrowth of man's inadequate consciousness of God. We must avoid thinking of evil as a thing in itself-a force that works against man or, against God, if you will.

Author: Eric Butterworth


May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house.-

Author: George Carlin

Profession: American Stage and Television

All evil is like a nightmare; the instant you stir under it, the evil is gone.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

We may draw good out of evil; we must not do evil, that good may come.

Author: Maria Weston Chapman


Man must vanquish himself, must do himself violence, in order to perform the slightest action untainted by evil.

Author: E. M. Cioran (1911)

Profession: Rumanian-born French Philosopher

To do no evil is good, to intend none better.

Author: Claudius (10 BC-AD 54)

Profession: Roman Emperor

The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.

Author: Joseph Conrad (1857-1924)

Profession: Polish-born British Novelist

All evils are equal when they are extreme.

Author: Pierre Corneille (1606-1684)

Profession: French Dramatist

The pious pretence that evil does not exist only makes it vague, enormous and menacing.

Author: Aleister Crowley (1875-1947)

Profession: British Occultist

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

Author: Madame Marie Curie (1867-1934)

Profession: Polish-born French Physicist

It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine.

Author: Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

Profession: British Naturalist

Wicked is not much worse than indiscreet.

Author: John Donne (1572-1632)

Profession: British Metaphysical Poet

Evil be to him who evil thinks.

Author: Edward II


No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from.

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist

One soweth and another reapeth is a verity that applies to evil as well as good.

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist