Sinister Sayings and Quotes

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


To recognize that there are sinister elements who are using their protest to attack the security forces.     

Mo Mowlam

Those that set in motion the forces of evil cannot always control them afterwards.     

Charles W. Chesnutt

The sinister, the terrible never deceive: the state in which they leave us is always one of enlightenment. And only this condition of vicious insight allows us a full grasp of the world, all things considered, just as a frigid melancholy grants us full possession of ourselves. We may hide from horror only in the heart of horror.     

Thomas Ligotti

When a sinister person means to be your enemy, they always start by trying to become your friend.     

William Blake

Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.     

Mark Twain

People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest. It was a scandal that a breed of fearless and sinister people ran around freely, so they attached a nickname and a myth to these people to get even with them, to make up for the many times they had felt afraid.     

Hermann Hesse