Good And Evil Quotes by Leo Tolstoy, John Steinbeck, Jean Paul, Bertrand Russell, William J. Mitchell, Sengcan and many others.
All governments are in equal measure good and evil. The best ideal is anarchy.
We have only one story. All novels, all poetry, are built on the neverending contest in ourselves of good and evil. And it occurs to me that evil must constantly respawn, while good, while virtue, is immortal. Vice has always a new fresh young face, while virtue is venerable as nothing else in the world is.
The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.
Those who forget good and evil and seek only to know the facts are more likely to achieve good than those who view the world through the distorting medium of their own desires.
What we need is a critique of visual culture that is alert to the power of images for good and evil and that is capable of discriminating the variety and historical specificity of their uses.
If you want to realize the truth, don’t be for or against. The struggle between good and evil is the primal disease of the mind.
Mankind is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good and evil which is independent of heaven and hell.
If time is not real, then the dividing line between this world and eternity, between suffering and bliss, between good and evil, is also an illusion.
You are the makers of your own fortunes. You make yourselves suffer, you make good and evil, and it is you who put your hands before your eyes and say it is dark. Take your hands away and see the light.
People desire to separate their worlds into polarities of dark and light, ugly and beautiful, good and evil, right and wrong, inside and outside. Polarities serve us in our learning and growth, but as souls we are all.
He felt that there is a loose balance of good and evil, and that the art of living consists in getting the greatest good out of the greatest evil.
The tree of Knowledge is a Tree of Knowledge of good and evil.
I want to show people how there are variations and different interpretations of good and evil.
Good and evil are merely opposite sides of a coin. Get tossed in the air enough, it’s easy to come down on the wrong side.
Conservatives divide the world in terms of good and evil while liberals do it in terms of the rich and poor.
You want to believe in black and white, good and evil, heroes that are truly heroic, villains that are just plain bad, but I’ve learned in the past year that things are rarely so simple. The good guys can do some truly awful things, and the bad guys can sometimes surprise the heck out of you.
We are what we are. Nothing more, nothing less. There is good and evil among every kind of people. It’s the evil among us who rule now.