72+ Best Evil People Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Why are some people extraordinarily selfish, manipulative, and unkind? An evil person is someone who engages in malevolent behaviors. Profoundly inspirational evil people quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Evil People Quotes

I don’t think evil people or negative people are inherently interesting all the time. People who are good people getting better at being themselves – to me, that’s something that’s really interesting to watch. – Josh Radnor

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

I just sat there looking at television, sort of dumb and thought how horrible it was. I had — the grand aspects of it did not occur to me — I had no notion of this terrorist network that existed. I knew the were a lot of people in the world who didn’t like us, but I had no idea that it was as well organized as it apparently is. That’s one of the amazing facets of this terrible event: how well they did it. Incredible. The competence of these evil people. – Andy Rooney

I believe in one thing only, the power of human will. – Joseph Stalin

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

When are we going to stop making excuses for the terrorists and saying that somebody is making them do it? No, these are simply evil people who want to kill. – Condoleezza Rice

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

Very evil people cannot really be imagined dying. – Theodor Adorno

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

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There are demons and there are evil people in the world And you post a picture like that, and some cultist gets a hold of it or a coven and they begin muttering curses against an unborn child. – Pat Robertson

I’ve made it clear, Madam President, that the war against terrorism is not a war against Muslims, nor is it a war against Arabs. It’s a war against evil people who conduct crimes against innocent people. – George W. Bush

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

I refuse to let the standards of evil people chip away at my capacity for integrity. – Stefan Molyneux

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

I have the belief that truly evil people, it’s a genetic evil. I only have the experience of exploring the landscape of some of the characters I’ve played that people have labeled as evil; I don’t think they’re evil. – Glenn Close

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

The bad thing of war is, that it makes more evil people than it can take away. – Immanuel Kant

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

Is it possible for the rose to say, I will give my fragrance to the good people who smell me, but I will withhold it from the bad? Or is it possible for the lamp to say, I will give my light to the good people in this room, but I will withhold it from the evil people? Or can a tree say, I’ll give my shade to the good people who rest under me, but I will withhold it from the bad? These are images of what love is about. – Anthony de Mello

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

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Ultimately evil is done not so much by evil people, but by good people who do not know themselves and who do not probe deeply. – Reinhold Niebuhr

Praises from wicked men are reproaches. – Thomas Fuller

If the majority is moral then why do they need to be ruled by a group of people who are power hungry and gun hungry and probably not quite so good? And evil people want two things: they want something for nothing, and to escape the consequences of their actions, which is pretty much the definition of what government is. – Stefan Molyneux

For God will bring every deed into judgment, with every secret thing, whether good or evil. – Ecclesiastes 12:14

It is enough for the evil people to succeed, for the good people to do nothing. – Jose Rizal

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

All I ask of Fate is that the people she hurls into my life, whether they are evil or good, or morally bipolar, should be amusing to one degree or another…. The problem is finding smile-inducing evil people, because the evil are the most humorless, though in the movies they frequently get some of the best lines. – Dean Koontz

Abstain from every form of evil. – 1 Thessalonians 5:22

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

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

There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death. – Proverbs 14:12

The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness. – Joseph Conrad

In a free society, it is hard for ‘good’ people to do ‘good’, but that is a small price to pay for making it hard for ‘evil’ people to do ‘evil’, especially since one man’s good is another’s evil. – Milton Friedman

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

Evil people you never forget them. And that’s the aim of any actress-never to be forgotten. – Bette Davis

Never accept the blame for what evil people do. We are all responsible for our own actions. – Patricia Briggs

God created the possibility of evil; people actualized that potentiality. The source of evil is not God’s power but mankind’s freedom. Even an all-powerful God could not have created a world in which people had genuine freedom and yet there was no potentiality for sin, because our freedom includes the possibility of sin within its own meaning. – Peter Kreeft

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

The world is not threatened by evil people, but by those who allow evil to take place. – Albert Einstein

Wickedness sucks in the greater part of its own venom and poisons itself therewith – Michel de Montaigne

Evil people naturally assume that you will use that power exactly as they would use it. – Orson Scott Card

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

While God is not the author of evil and He never prompts or condones sin, nothing occurs without His sovereign oversight. Others may choose to do evil deeds and God’s people may suffer in the short term, but He will transform the evil intentions of evil people into opportunities for the enrichment of those in His care. – Charles R. Swindoll

The people who did this act on America, and who may be planning further acts, are evil people. They don’t represent an ideology, they don’t represent a legitimate political group of people. They’re flat evil. That’s all they can think about, is evil. And as a nation of good folks, we’re going to hunt them down, and we’re going to find them, and we will bring them to justice. – George W. Bush

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

The problem with evil people is that they can see only evil in others. It is one of the worst curses of being evil, that you can no longer experience good. – Michael Gruber

Evil begins when you begin to treat people as things. – Terry Pratchett

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

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

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

Equality means nothing unless incorporated into the institutions. – Slobodan Milosevic

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

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I’m always a bit shy around evil people… – Craig Ferguson

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

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

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

To the wicked, everything serves as pretext. – Voltaire

There was no black or white. Someone who had been good her entire life could, in fact, do something evil. People were just as capable of committing murder, under the right circumstances, as any monster. – Jodi Picoult

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

There clearly are cases where evil people exist, but you don’t have to violate the privacy of every single citizen of America to find them. – Eric Schmidt

Our greatest evils flow from ourselves. – Jean Jacques Rousseau

Conquer evil people by gentle kindness, and make zealous people wonder at your goodness. Put the lover of legality to shame by your compassion. – Isaac of Nineveh

No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly. – Victoria Justice

I think the world is full of evil people. I think in some ways we’re in more danger now than before. – Dean Koontz

There is a view that jazz is ‘evil’ because it comes from evil people, but actually the greatest priests on 52nd Street and on the streets of New York City were the musicians. They were doing the greatest healing work. They knew how to punch through music that would cure and make people feel good. – Garth Hudson

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

Evil people always support each other; that is their chief strength. – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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 wicked envy and hate; it is their way of admiring. – Victor Hugo

One who has been touched by grace will no longer look on those who stray as those evil people or those poor people who need our help. Nor must we search for signs of loveworthiness. Grace teaches us that God loves because of who God is, not because of who we are. – Philip Yancey

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