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Wickedness Quotes

There is a method in man's wickedness; it grows up by degrees.

Author: Francis Beaumont (1584-1616)

Profession: British Dramatist

It is a statistical fact that the wicked work harder to reach hell than the righteous do to enter heaven.

Author: Josh Billings (1815-1885)

Profession: American Humorist, Lecturer

God bears with the wicked, but not forever.

Author: Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616)

Profession: Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

There is wickedness in the intention of wickedness, even though it be not perpetrated in the act.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

A wicked mortal is not the idea of God. He is little else than the expression of error. To suppose that sin, lust, hatred, envy, hypocrisy, revenge, have life abiding in them, is a terrible mistake. Life and Life's idea, Truth and Truth's idea, never make men sick, sinful, or mortal.

Author: Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910)

Profession: American Founder of the Christian Science Church

It is a fact that cannot be denied: the wickedness of others becomes our own wickedness because it kindles something evil in our own hearts.

Author: Carl Jung (1875-1961)

Profession: Swiss Psychiatrist

No wickedness proceeds on any grounds of reason.

Author: Titus Livy

Profession: Roman Historian

The world loves a spice of wickedness.

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet

Behold, my love, behold all that I simultaneously do: scandal, seduction, bad example, incest, adultery, sodomy! Oh, Satan! one and unique God of my soul, inspire thou in me something yet more, present further perversions to my smoking heart, and then shalt thou see how I shall plunge myself into them all!

Author: Marquis De Sade (1740-1814)

Profession: French Author

The sun also shines on the wicked.

Author: Seneca (4 B.C. 65 A.D.)

Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher

It is safest to be moderately base -- to be flexible in shame, and to be always ready for what is generous, good and just, when anything is to be gained by virtue.

Author: Sydney Smith (1771-1845)

Profession: British Writer, Clergyman

Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attraction of others.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

As a wicked man I am a complete failure. Why, there are lots of people who say I have never really done anything wrong in the whole course of my life. Of course they only say it behind my back.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit