Evil People Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old evil people quotes, evil people sayings, and evil people proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Not all poison was bitter. Some of the deadliest poisons in the world tasted sweet; they were that much more dangerous because of it.     

Nenia Campbell

There are many good seeds in you. Therefore you must avoid every bad soil in the world.     

Israelmore Ayivor

Evil influence is like a nicotine patch, you cannot help but absorb what sticks to you.     

E.A. Bucchianeri

There are people whose souls have just withered, people who are willing to go along with anything evil - anything so as not to be suspected of disagreeing with whoever is in power.     

Vasily Grossman

O how can wicked men seem so steady and untouched with such black hearts, while poor innocents stand like malefactors before them!     

Samuel Richardson

The soul that has conceived one wickedness can nurse no good thereafter.     

Sophocles

In every man's heart there is a devil, but we do not know the man as bad until the devil is roused.     

James Oliver Curwood

Even an evil man can have principles he can be true to his own evil, which is not always so easy.     

Norman Mailer

By the fruit the tree is to be known. An evil tree cannot bring forth good fruit.     

Abraham Lincoln

The Lord is known by his justice; the wicked are ensnared by the work of their hands.     

Psalm 9:16

Even the gates of Hell shall stay closed when Ted Bundy and Charles Manson come a knocking, for even Satan fears they would glory themselves above him.     

Bishop R. Baits

Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it conscientiously.     

Pascal

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

Joseph Conrad

The man who does evil to another does evil to himself, and the evil counsel is most evil for him who counsels it.     

Hesiod

Praises from wicked men are reproaches.     

Thomas Fuller

For God will bring every deed into judgment, with every secret thing, whether good or evil.     

Ecclesiastes 12:14

Woe to those who devise wickedness and work evil on their beds! When the morning dawns, they perform it, because it is in the power of their hand.     

Micah 2:1

Abstain from every form of evil.     

1 Thessalonians 5:22

You shall not murder.     

Exodus 20:13

There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.     

Proverbs 14:12

The evil men do lives after them. The good is oft interred with their bones,     

Julius Caesar

Never trust thine enemy: for like as iron rusteth, so is his wickedness.     

Bible

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

Joseph Conrad

Wickedness sucks in the greater part of its own venom and poisons itself therewith     

Michel de Montaigne

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

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Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live.     

Socrates

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.     

Plato

I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not ashamed.     

Jonathan Swift

As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.     

Voltaire

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

Emil Cioran

I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still and quiet in a room alone.     

Blaise Pascal

Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.     

Jean Jacques Rousseau

There's small choice in rotten apples.     

William Shakespeare

All things truly wicked start from innocence.     

Ernest Hemingway

There is poison in the fang of the serpent, in the mouth of the fly and in the sting of a scorpion; but the wicked man is saturated with it.     

Chanakya

The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it.     

George Washington

The wicked envy and hate; it is their way of admiring.     

Victor Hugo

Wicked thoughts and worthless efforts gradually set their mark on the face, especially the eyes.     

Arthur Schopenhauer

The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.     

Bible

Oh, the blind counsels of the guilty! Oh, how cowardly is wickedness always!     

Statius

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

Josh Billings

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

Confucius

God bears with the wicked, but not forever.     

Miguel de Cervantes

They say the best revenge is living well. I say it's acid in the face who will love them now      

Mindy Kaling

An eye for an eye is never enough. Never, never, never.     

Adrian Phoenix

Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.     

Augustine

To the wicked, everything serves as pretext.     

Voltaire

The wicked are always surprised to find ability in the good.     

Luc De Clapiers

Wicked is not much worse than indiscreet.     

J. P. Donleavy

No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.     

Victoria Justice