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Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own table.

For Satan finds some mischief still For idle hands to do.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
I know nothing more mocking than a devil that despairs.
In hell, the Devil is God.
Them meaning of good and bad, of better and worse, is simply helping or hurting.
Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
Of two evils, it is always best to vote for the least hypocritical.
My mother's obsession with the good scissors always scared me a bit. It implied that somewhere in the house there lurked: the evil scissors.
There is hardly a man clever enough to recognize the full extent of the evil he does.
Whoever rewards evil for good, evil will not depart from their house.
There are evils that have the ability to survive identification and go on for ever... money, for instance, or war.
The devil doesn't know how to sing, only how to howl.
Speak of the Devil and he appears.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
The devil's most devilish when respectable.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
To rid ourselves of our shadows -- who we are -- we must step into either total light or total darkness. Goodness and evil.
No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble; the less favor, the less envy. Even in those cases which put us out of wits, it is not the loss itself, but the estimate of the loss that troubles us.
The love of evil is the root of all money.
There must always remain something that is antagonistic to good.
Evil is easy, and has infinite forms.
Nothing baffles the schemes of evil people so much as the calm composure of great souls.
There is no explanation for evil. It must be looked upon as a necessary part of the order of the universe. To ignore it is childish, to bewail it senseless.
This is the very worst wickedness, that we refuse to acknowledge the passionate evil that is in us. This makes us secret and rotten.
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other ones invariably slink in after it.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, than humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
The pious pretence that evil does not exist only makes it vague, enormous and menacing.
Evil, and evil spirits, devils and devil possession, are the outgrowth of man's inadequate consciousness of God. We must avoid thinking of evil as a thing in itself-a force that works against man or, against God, if you will.
Those that are evil have not only the good against them, but also the bad.
No evil shall happen to the just.
Why should the devil have all the good tunes?
The devil helps his servants for a season; but when they get into a pinch; he leaves them in the lurch.
Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.
The Supreme end of education is expert discernment in all things -- the power to tell the good from the bad, the genuine from the counterfeit, and to prefer the good and the genuine to the bad and the counterfeit.
Remember only the good, the bad will never forget you.
There is no bad in good.

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