Good and Evil Quotes

Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil.

Marcus Aurelius

Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil.

Anatole France

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

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The battleline between good and evil runs through the heart of every man.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

People like to say that the conflict is between good and evil. The real conflict is between truth and lies.

Don Miguel Ruiz

One should see the world, and see himself as a scale with an equal balance of good and evil. When he does one good deed the scale is tipped to the good – he and the world is saved. When he does one evil deed the scale is tipped to the bad – he and the world is destroyed.

Maimonides

The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary and even humble individual – for it is in the solitary mind and soul of the individual that the battle between good and evil is waged and ultimately won or lost.

M. Scott Peck

Mankind is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good and evil which is independent of heaven and hell.

George Orwell

Scientific views end in awe and mystery, lost at the edge in uncertainty, but they appear to be so deep and so impressive that the theory that it is all arranged as a stage for God to watch man’s struggle for good and evil seems inadequate.

Richard P. Feynman

Compassion alone stands apart from the continuous traffic between good and evil proceeding within us.

Eric Hoffer

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.

Hermann Hesse

There is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it.

J.K. Rowling

A Native American elder once described his own inner struggles in this manner: Inside of me there are two dogs. One of the dogs is mean and evil. The other dog is good. The mean dog fights the good dog all the time. When asked which dog wins, he reflected for a moment and replied, The one I feed the most.

George Bernard Shaw

There is no denying that there is evil in this world but the light will always conquer the darkness.

Idowu Koyenikan

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

Martin Luther King Jr

No matter how hard Evil tries, it can never quite match up to the power of Good, because Evil is ultimately self-destructive. Evil may set out to corrupt others, but in the process corrupts itself.


John Connolly