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More than anything, there are more images in evil. Evil is based far more on the visual, whereas good has no good images at all.
Lars von Trier
God will not damn a lunatic's soul. He knows that the powers of evil are too great for those of us with weak minds.
In searching for a rationale to go to war, Bush settled on the notion of Saddam as an incarnation of evil, basically, and convinced himself that Saddam was fundamentally Adolf Hitler reborn. I think his feelings towards Saddam were in fact quite genuine and quite legitimately hostile. He was not play acting.
When good befalls a man he calls it Providence, when evil fate.
We get jealous not because we're evil, but because we have little artists pent up inside us.
There is in the end no remedy but truth. It is the one course that cannot be evil.
Chess is so inspiring that I do not believe a good player is capable of having an evil thought during the game.
Our cautious ancestors, when yawning, blocked the way to the entrance of evil spirits by putting their hands before their mouths. We find a reason for the gesture in the delicacy of manner which forbids an indecent exposure.
George Herbert Mead
That free will was demonstrated in the placing of temptation before man with the command not to eat of the fruit of the tree which would give him a knowledge of good and evil, with the disturbing moral conflict to which that awareness would give rise.
Kenneth Scott Latourette
The way I wanted to write it, is with a hero, or sort of a pure character who was the protagonist. And the antagonists were these demonic evil children, cause when you're a kid, seven or eight years old, and you're looking at the world around you - everything seems black or white, good or bad.
So certainly, if we can tell evil stories to make people sick, we can also tell good myths that make them well.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
People in the Middle East may consider the U.S. an evil hegemony that has tainted their culture, but when I look at the growth of racial and ethnic tolerance and understanding in my generation in the U.S., and see those sentiments make it around the world, it makes me feel proud.
I think there are some very evil things about gentrification.
Into every soul, however purged and fenced, evil appears to have as much freedom of entrance as God Himself.
George A. Smith
There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity to extract all the good out of all the evil.
I'm not evil, but some people are freaked out by a living doll.
Josh Ryan Evans
I've always felt like we're all human beings and we're all basically given the tools to make whatever choices we want to make. How we treat other people. How we treat ourselves. Just the whole philosophy of that and the philosophical logic of that is that we're all capable of great acts of evil, and we're all capable of great acts of good.
Well, religion has been passed down through the years by stories people tell around the campfire. Stories about God, stories about love. Stories about good spirits and evil spirits.
In commendably seeking to protect freedom of speech, we must not lower our defences against the evil of racial and religious intolerance.
At the end of the day, I'm not some evil guy.
You may look back on your life and accept it as good or evil. But it is far, far harder to admit that you have been completely unimportant; that in the great sum of things, all a man's endless grapplings are no more significant than the scuttlings of a cockroach.
What 'True Blood' does really well is that it balances on the line between good and evil - you blur the distinction between the two.
It is curious how, from time immemorial, man seems to have associated the idea of evil with beauty, shrunk from it with a sort of ghostly fear, while, at the same time drawn to it by force of its hypnotic attraction.
Richard Le Gallienne
We have seen the evil of the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors in our midst; let us try prohibition and see what this will do for us.
Thomas Jordan Jarvis
It's very juicy to twirl your mustache and figure out why people do the horrible things that they do. It's not just because they are evil, but because that's how they somehow explain the world to themselves and justify themselves. It's always interesting figuring out how that happens.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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