200+ Best Wicked Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational wicked quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous Wicked Quotes

Then goeth he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first. — Bible Bible

For good and evil in our actions meet; wicked is not much worse than indiscreet — John Donne

What you’re paying for is technique. And the opportunity to look truly wicked. Isn’t it worth it as long as you look wicked and feel good? — John Galliano

God is that inner presence which makes us admire the beautiful and consoles us for not sharing the happiness of the wicked. — Eugene Delacroix

Here is cruel Frederick, see! / A horrid wicked boy was he. — Heinrich Hoffman

I prefer the wicked rather than the foolish. The wicked sometimes rest. — Alexandre Dumas

Expect no reward when you serve the wicked, and be thankful if you escape injury for your pain — Aesop

The crime he did was just brutal and horrible and wicked and all those things. Plus, he had three prior felonies. — Chuck Schultz

Only through Love transformation of the so called wicked ones is possible. — Sathya Baba

She grinned at me. ‘You got types?’ ‘Only you darling – lanky brunettes with wicked jaws. — Dashiell Hammett

The wicked abhor good things. One can gain more strength and energy by performing good deeds. — Rig Veda

The album takes you on a real roller-coaster ride. It’s very different from anything out there right now. It’s who Wicked Wisdom is. — Jada Smith

Your company should pay a wicked price for this. I will do my best to see that it does. — M. Thompson

It wasn’t a very good race. (The) conditions don’t favor me at all. I was hoping for a slower course. It was wicked fast. — Sarah Konrad

It’s a wicked bug, … It’s an environmental organism that’s wherever the soldiers are — in the water, in the trenches. It’s able to survive literally anywhere — in food, on human skin, and in the bowels and intestines of humans. And it has become highly antibiotic-resistant, with all sorts of enzymes that incapacitate antibiotics and a pumping mechanism that literally pumps out the medicine. — Philip Tierno

Nothing is more powerful than beauty in a wicked world. — Amos Lee

The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit. — Bible Bible

That was a wicked year. It snowed in our faces all day. — Dawn Hall

I’m as wicked as Hitler’s first born, cause of me, lot of old ladies purses gone. — Big Pun

We got off to a dreadful start with the wicked deflection for their first goal, — Tony Mowbray

Temptations make one very censorious. If you are virtuous you condemn the wicked and if you are wicked, you condemn the virtuous. — Elizabeth Bibesco

We are more wicked together than separately. If you are forced to be in a crowd, then most of all you should withdraw into yourself — Seneca

It does mix it up, because sometimes she’ll take on the role of putting frogs in Charlie’s shoes and sometimes I will, … combination of wicked wit and absolutely saintly spirit. — Diane Sawyer

If our elaborate and dominating bodies are given us to be denied at every turn, if our nature is always wrong and wicked, how ineffectual we are; like fishes not meant to swim. — Cyril Connolly

But this invites the occult mind, Cancels our physics with a sneer, And spatters all we knew of denouement,Across the expedient and wicked stones. — Karl Shapiro

We’re like the wicked witch. We promise gingerbread, then eat the little brats alive. — Orson Scott Card

Inventing and reinventing the mobile handset is our mission at Motorola. We started with RAZR and will drive forward with even more wicked designs through the recently launched SLVR, PEBL and soon to be available Q families. — Ron Garriques

Cerf is a wicked smart guy who knows the ins and outs of the internet and internet policies better than anyone, — Vinton Cerf

Don’t like to do anything half-heartedly, even if it is a wicked and self-destructive avocation like smoking cigars — Curtis LeMay

Tyler placed the ball well and he has wicked off-speed pitches and that is what fooled the batters, because Cody throws harder than Tyler. — S. Hughes

Keep five yards from a carriage, ten yards from a horse, and a hundred yards from an elephant; but the distance one should keep from a wicked man cannot be measured. — Indian Proverb

Did they look like anyone we know? For example… a cross between Pippi Longstocking and the Wicked Witch of the West would obviously give us Marcie Millar — Becca Fitzpatrick

Often we wonder in our grief what is gained by our belief? Although night, and morning we pray, still our joys are swept away. And loved ones we would keep, with the dead are called to sleep. None is wise enough to say why the wicked seem to stay, and the beautiful and good leave before we think they should. But if death seemed always just, soon in God wed cease to trust. If for evil, death were meant as a bitter punishment; should the wicked only die, then heaven we seek on high. Having none we long to see would a fearful religion be. It is only by belief we are comforted in grief; it is only by our trust that the God we love is just. That we bear divinely planned. Griefs we cannot understand. — Edgar Guest

I love the gay community. Naturally having been in this business since I was 17, I came into contact with gay people very young in my life. To me they were always the most talented, the kindest, they have the most wicked senses of humor – I always felt comfortable. I was never threatened, ever, and I just embraced them and loved them. — Florence Henderson

When I say unto the wicked, O wicked man, thou shalt surely die; if thou dost not speak to warn the wicked from his way, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand. — Bible Bible

I was trying to watch all three of them. I was focused on the 8 (First Wicked Lady) and then I glanced back because the colt was in the lead. Then I watched him go all the way to the wire. — Paul Jones

Just as riches are an impediment to virtue in the wicked, so in the good they are an aid of virtue. — English Proverbs

With caffeinated beer, you can be wicked drunk and stay awake. It can be the middle of the night and I’ll want to run laps around campus naked. — Chris Rowe

The hand of the wicked can’t stir one moment before God allows them to begin, and…one moment after God commands them to stop. — J. C. Ryle

Tea! Thou soft, thou sober, sage, and venerable liquid, thou innocent pretence for bringing the wicked of both sexes together in a morning; thou female tongue-running, smile-smoothing, heart-opening, wink-tipping cordial, to whose glorious insipidity I owe the happiest moment of my life, let me fall prostrate thus, and adore thee. — Colley Cibber

I was good and bad, but never wicked. — Anne Rice

I’ve been a wicked girl, said I: But if I can’t be sorry, why, I might as well be glad! — Vincent Millay

Fret not thyself because of evil men, neither be thou envious at the wicked: / For there shall be no reward to the evil man; the candle of the wicked shall be put out. — Bible Bible

Reese said she was really sad she didn’t get to see me do Wicked . All of our friends say we are the other. — Kristin Chenoweth

They want to have the loyalists back in the fray, so then the IRA can then say to the nationalists in the community, ‘You need us, the IRA, to protect you against these wicked people.’ But I don’t think this will happen. — Patrick Mayhew

About the time we get old enough to be as wicked as we want to be, we don’t want to be so very wicked after all. — Don Herold

A wicked way to hurt the heart of someone who loves you, is when you take advantage of their love, with lies and deception. — Francesco Cece

In this hole lives the wicked king. — David Berkowitz

Taylor made us suffer too much in this country and helped to destroy Sierra Leone just for their diamonds. Now it is time for him to face justice for all the wicked things he did. — Jerry Carter

God knew what we were before conversion – wicked, guilty, and defiled; yet He loved us. He knows what we will be after conversion – weak, erring, and frail; yet He loves us. — J. C. Ryle

The arbitrary rule of a just and enlightened prince is always bad. His virtues are the most dangerous and the surest form of seduction: they lull a people imperceptibly into the habit of loving, respecting, and serving his successor, whoever that successor may be, no matter how wicked or stupid. — Denis Diderot

not only an untrustworthy scoundrel but a fundamentally wicked person. — Pius XII

All things come alike to all; there is one event to the righteous, and to the wicked; to the good and to the clean, and to the unclean; to him that sacrificeth, and to him that sacrificeth not. — Doris Lessing

Eric Ashcroft, a gentle, kind, popular man with a wicked sense of humour, was always modest about his wartime exploits, but eventually, with much prompting from his persistent son, he told me of his terrifying experience on D-Day. — Michael Ashcroft

Accordingly, death is a harbor of peace for the just, but is believed a shipwreck for the wicked. — English Proverbs

Be afraid of a dignified man when he is hungry and a wicked man when his belly is full. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

Man in general, if reduced to himself, is too wicked to be free. — Joseph de Maistre

My expectation is Charlie will be looking for some sizable acquisitions to add onto Canon. The wicked side of me says Charlie has been angling for a job in the sun, and I’m sure he’ll fit very well in la-la land. — Richard Mead

When a man has calamity upon calamity the world generally concludes that he must be a very wicked man to deserve them. Perhaps the world is right; but it is also just possible that the world … may be wrong. — Amelia Barr

I was stoked he did well (Thursday). We always say let’s have a podium together. To do it here is wicked cool. — Tanja Frieden

I never saw a brute I hated so; / He must be wicked to deserve such pain. — Robert Browning

Democracy won’t work if we’re asleep…It’s a wicked world and we’re all in it/But that could change in a New York minute…So pray for peace until you’re hoarse/And maybe fear will run its course. — Rodney Crowell

that there are some people on earth who are so wicked and so evil that nothing can be done but to confront them. — Alexander Downer

I write unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I write unto you, little children, because ye have known the Father. — Bible Bible

I have written unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I have written unto you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one. — Bible Bible

A religion that never suffices to govern a man will never suffice to save him; that which does not sufficiently distinguish one from a wicked world will never distinguish him from a perishing world. — E. W. Howe

Well, he’s doubled his own obscenity level, … As they say in Boston, $63 million is wicked obscene. Here in New York City, we’ve got a different word to describe it. — Jen Bluestein

He was a larger-than-life figure, with a wicked sense of humor, and a great friend. — Richard Branson

In their role as celestial servants to humans on earth, Angels act variously as guardians, guides, teachers, truth-givers and comforters, protectors of the righteous, punishers of the wicked, and more. — David Connolly

This movie questions whether the tragedies and disasters that are happening are man-made or do they collectively add up to something wicked this way comes, … Fear has a tremendous power both socially and politically now. What’s more relevant than anxiety of the unknown? — Liev Schreiber

Utter the name of God; it acts like a spark, which can burn into ash a big hill of cotton! All evil thoughts, wicked plans and plots will disappear like fog before the Sun when the Name of God is remembered sincerely. — Atharva Veda

I’m always the bad guy. I tell the staff and the leaders of the team, ‘It’d be nice if some of you would take a little of that on.’ I feel like the Wicked Witch of the West all the time, but I’m not afraid of being unpopular. I worry about trying to do the right thing. — S. Walker

Fiction is the great repository of the moral sense. The wicked get punished. — Anita Brookner

You can mess up on this course if you’re not careful. If you hit your shots in the wrong places, you’re going to have pretty wicked putts. — Jesper Parnevik

You have turned that young girl, who was a perfect angel just a few days ago, into your accomplice. You are a wicked person. You are causing absolute strife in here and you’ve inveigled that young girl into your wicked spell. — George Galloway

Do not be deceived; happiness and enjoyment do not lie in wicked ways. — Isaac Watts

How wicked, my brothers, innocent milk must always seem to me now. — Anthony Burgess

A wicked person, swayed by evil motives and evil actions, is described as a demon. — Sathya Baba

By the wicked the good conduct of others is always dreaded. — Sallust

However corrupt our hearts, and however wicked our past lives, there is hope for us in the Gospel. — J. C. Ryle

God made the wicked Grocer / For a mystery and a sign, / That men might shun the awful shop/ And go to inns to dine. — G. Chesterton

Linux vs. Windows TCO studies are great business for analysts and wicked sales propaganda for companies, but I don’t think high-tech vendors or their customers should take much stock in them. — Joe Wilcox

It was wicked bad. She was screaming in my face and saying that she was going to beat the crap out of me. — Sabrina Packard

I’m a wicked ping-pong player. — David Baldacci

There is no one, however wicked, whom Mary does not save by her intercession when she wishes … He who has recourse to Mary shall be saved. — Alphonsus Liguori

I have accomplished many things in life, but hardly any of that glorified God. But now that I’ve realized how wrong I was if I could help someone change their wicked ways maybe I could accomplish something for the better. — A.J. Chilson

He was a very quiet guy, unlike the rest of the rabble, … He had a low-key, wicked sense of humor. I had no idea that he was writing anything until someone called me up and said, ‘Frank McCourt’s written this amazing book,’ which turned out to be ‘Angela’s Ashes.’ — Pete Hamill

God’s love-eye does not see essentially into the wicked rebellious apostate soul; neither also into the devil, but his anger-eye sees thereinto; that is, God, according to the property of the anger or fire of wrath, sees in the devil, and in the false soul. — Jakob Bohme

Death to a godly man is like a fair gale of wind to convey him to the heavenly country; but to a wicked man it is an east wind, a storm, a tempest, that hurries him away in confusion and amazement, to destruction. — A. Hodge

To me it seems as plain as can be that the Bible declares that all the wicked will God destroy; again, that those who, during the Millennial age when brought to a knowledge of the truth, shall prove willful sinners will be punished with everlasting destruction. — Charles Taze Russell

Transpiration can have a cooling effect on an area’s climate just like when you perspire-heat is wicked away with the water. — Todd Dawson

If it’s a broken part, replace it. If it’s a broken arm then brace it. If it’s a broken heart, then face it. — Jason Mraz

They that hate thee shall be clothed with shame; and the dwelling place of the wicked shall come to nought. — Bible Bible

This… this… ‘coyote’ is like, just another tool of this wicked administration, … I mean are we supposed to accept the fact that it’s okay for a predator like this to have nuclear weapons but it’s not okay for say, a road runner or a baby harp seal? Coyotes like Wile E. are already waging nuclear war on defenseless road runners every day. I believe the pictures taken by my undercover operatives speak for themselves. — Cindy Sheehan

The Queen is most anxious to enlist every one who can speak or write to join in checking this mad, wicked folly of ‘Woman’s Rights’, with all its attendant horrors, on which her poor feeble sex is bent . . . — Queen Victoria

If you wish to draw off the people from a bad or wicked custom, you must beat up for a march; you must make an excitement, do something that everybody will notice. — Lewis Tappan

We can talk about Manchester! I like coming here, it’s a wicked city. It’s my second favourite city in England after London. I like Liverpool too but there’s a lot more to do in Manchester. — Dave Mason

The pious instructions of my parents were often fresh in my mind, when I happened to be among wicked children, and were of use to me. — John Woolman

When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall. — Bible Bible

Praises make the wicked deaf(they can’t tolerate criticism) while people who praise become successful because of their humility. — Rig Veda

Kat!” Gabrielle hissed. “You’re going to get caught. The smile Kat flashed over her shoulder was almost wicked. “I know. — Ally Carter

I never had that wicked stepmother or evil stepfather thing at all. I’m very close to both step-parents and I consider them to be my parents, too. — Mark Ronson

Wherefore doth the wicked contemn God? he hath said in his heart, Thou wilt not require it. — Bible Bible

The appeal of the paranormal bad boy – or James Bond super-spy, as one example of male escapism – can sometimes make everyday problems seem less dire. Thus, a few hours spent immersed in the world of the wicked yet alluring hero is the equivalent of a mini-vacation. — Jeaniene Frost

To err is human; but contrition felt for the crime distinguishes the virtuous from the wicked. — Vittorio Alfieri

I start work at 5 in the morning and I have a wicked insomnia problem. — Don Winslow

There is something in age that ever, even in its own despite, must be venerable, must create respect and to have it ill treated, is to me worse, more cruel and wicked than anything on earth — Fanny Burney

‘Downton’ is one of the best jobs in the world, and I’m looking forward to the next series for Maggie Smith’s wicked sense of humour. — Samantha Bond

I’ve always thought Prince Charming in ‘Cinderella’ was the most boring role; I’d rather be the Wicked Witch. — Jude Law

I was in the original cast of ‘Wicked’, and that got a bad review in ‘The New York Times,’ and it’s the most successful thing that’s ever been put onstage. — Norbert Leo Butz

I’ve never told anyone this. But I suffer from terrible stage fright. True. You can’t tell though, can you? Unbelievable, the panic. I nearly die of fear before I go on stage. Something wicked. I can’t eat a thing the day before a gig. It’d make me vomit. — John Lydon

For a man to strike any women is most brutal, and I, as well as everyone else, think this far worse than any attempt to shoot, which, wicked as it is, is at least more comprehensible and more courageous. — Queen Victoria

I have been sworn against by perjured and wicked people. — William Kidd

None of us feels the true love of God till we realize how wicked we are. But you can’t teach people that – they have to learn by experience. — Dorothy L. Sayers

I love being a woman. I love the sexiness we get to exude. But the best thing about being a woman is the power we have over men. — Eva Longoria

It’s so easy to be wicked without knowing it, isn’t it? — Lucy Maud Montgomery

There are certain wicked people in the world that you can’t deal with except by force — John Keegan

I’m not just a big-haired redhead country singer who dresses flamboyantly, has this wicked sense of humor and wears rhinestones. — Naomi Judd

The religious imagery and fairytales that formed our shared cultural references have been replaced by the cult of celebrity. Marilyn is the sex goddess, Camilla Parker Bowles is cast as the wicked witch, Che Guevara is the revolutionary. Celebrities have become visual shorthand for narratives that shape our lives. — Alison Jackson

I am sadly afraid that I must have done some wicked thing. — Antisthenes

I don’t feel there’s any reason to apologise for having a wicked imagination. I think it’s important as a maker of fantasy and of horror. — Clive Barker

On sand, you can never be sure of anything. An ordinary shot can take a wicked deflection at the last moment. — Eric Cantona

It wasn’t the greatest script in the world, but not many people can say they’ve played a wicked king in a swashbuckling Arthurian special-effects monster movie. — David Thewlis

The wicked are always surprised to find ability in the good. — Luc de Clapiers

Our nation is being led astray by ungodly judges, mayors and governors, who are given to change, defying the Constitution and substituting their own wicked agendas. — David Wilkerson

I turned from my wicked ways and embraced Jesus. The next thing I knew, good times had come my way. — Phil Robertson

I believe that Clinton is the most wicked and vile President that this nation has ever had. — Randall Terry

It is very wicked for you not to take care of your masters goods, but how much worse is it to pilfer and steal from them, whenever you think you shall not be found out. — Jupiter Hammon

But if you read Jane Austen, you know that she had a wicked sense of humor. Not only was she funny, but her early writing was very dark and had a gothic tone to it. — Seth Grahame-Smith

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

You know that murder is wicked. If you saw your master kill a man, do you suppose this would be any excuse for you, if you should commit the same crime? — Jupiter Hammon

God’s love is so great that He loves even the proud, the selfish, the arrogant, and the wicked. — Dieter F. Uchtdorf

I am sure I ought not to be, but I have great reason to tremble lest Satan and my own wicked heart get the better of me. It is no easy matter to fight such enemies as these, but with Christ strengthening me, I know I shall come off more than a conquerer. — Elijah Parish Lovejoy

Jane was my wicked stepmother: she was generous, affectionate and resourceful; she salvaged my schooling and I owe her an unknowable debt for that. One flaw: sometimes, early on, she would tell me things designed to make me think less of my mother, and I would wave her away, saying, ‘Jane, this just backfires and makes me think less of you.’ — Martin Amis

I’ve played the wicked mothers; I’ve played the serial-killer-type mothers now. They have to have an edge on them. They can’t just be everyday moms, because I never thought of myself as an everyday person in cinema – I’m an everyday person in real life, like anyone. But not in what I project out there. I want something more exciting. — Charlotte Rampling

Nobody can deny but religion is a comfort to the distressed, a cordial to the sick, and sometimes a restraint on the wicked… — Mary Wortley Montagu

When I began ‘Wicked’, I really thought of it entirely as a one-off, as the English say. There was no intention that there should ever be a follow up, because the subtitle was ‘The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West’. She was dead and gone, as the book says, at the end. — Gregory Maguire

I got heavily into the drum-and-bass scene, which is really wicked. — Ajay Naidu

What basically happens is your hormones get out of whack. Because of the stress in your life your body says, ‘I need more hormones.’ So, your hormones are trying to produce and produce and produce, and it’s even more stressful and it is this wicked cycle. — Marie Osmond

God has a most wicked sense of humor. — Maureen O’Hara

Democratic politicians, liberal activists and liberal news outlets routinely deploy incendiary rhetoric and wicked accusations to marginalize Republicans. — Gary Bauer

The good die young but not always. The wicked prevail but not consistently. I am confused by life, and I feel safe within the confines of the theatre. — Helen Hayes

I always played the ugly sister instead of Cinderella or the Wicked Witch. But those are the parts I love, and actually, to be a character actress, you have more longevity, hopefully. — Lucy Punch

I wake up every morning, and life is different. I’ve got a gig or a shoot. Flying here, flying there. Meeting wicked people. Going to amazing places. I’m relishing it. — Ella Eyre

I became a Christian at age 4. I turned from my wicked ways and decided to walk the straight and narrow – but seriously, I actually remember coming to the Lord then and starting my long walk with Him. — David A. R. White

I love witches and magic and dress-up and make-believe. — Helena Bonham Carter

Imagine how wicked society would be if the fear of God and the fear of civil law were both completely removed. — Ray Comfort

The thing that I took away as an early fan from Bob Dylan was the storytelling aspects. He can tell some wicked stories. — Ed Sheeran

GM has never been about feeding the world or tackling environmental problems. It is and has always been about control of the global food economy by a tiny handful of giant corporations. It’s not wicked to question that process. It is wicked not to. — Zac Goldsmith

The thing that made Groucho special was the way he used his body parts. He also had a wicked tongue. People didn’t realize it, but when Groucho said something, he meant it. — Sidney Sheldon

If all the world hated you, and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved you, and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends. — Charlotte Bronte

It would be wrong to say I enjoy having rows, because that would be un-Christian. If people attack me, then I respond, or if they do very wicked things. Then they must be brought to book. — Paul Johnson

The wicked leader is he who the people despise. The good leader is he who the people revere. The great leader is he who the people say, ‘We did it ourselves.’ — Lao Tzu

Agribusiness – with its wicked powerful lobby and its infiltration of top bureaucratic posts – essentially runs roughshod over the government agencies that are supposed to monitor it. It’s the rich fox guarding the filthy, overcrowded henhouse. — Jane Velez-Mitchell

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

Everyone still thinks I’m Scottish – that’s totally wicked. — Ed Sheeran

In the mean time I worship God, laying every wrong action under an interdict which I endeavour to respect, and I loathe the wicked without doing them any injury. — Giacomo Casanova

Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity. — Georg C. Lichtenberg

I remember when I first came around, the computer-generated stuff was pretty wicked. I was like, ‘Wow!’ but I feel like then for the longest time, we saw so much of it, after a while, you might as well just be watching an animated movie. — Paul Walker

Somebody with Debbie Reynolds’ features doesn’t get cast as the Wicked Witch. — Alan Rickman

We all have faults, and mine is being wicked. — James Thurber

If time were the wicked sheriff in a horse opera, I’d pay for riding lessons and take his gun away. — W. H. Auden

Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good. — Buddha

The pit of a theatre is the one place where the tears of virtuous and wicked men alike are mingled. — Denis Diderot

Most people repent their sins by thanking God they ain’t so wicked as their neighbors. — Josh Billings

I didn’t start sweating until I had children. That was one of the first things I realized when my daughter Violet was born – I started getting wicked BO. You know there’s a difference between basketball BO and stress BO? This was definitely stress BO. Like, new dad BO. — Dave Grohl

I got married and I had children because of the Second World War, as all of us did, exclaiming, ‘Oh, no, we are never going to bring a child into this wicked world,’ but we had children by the dozen and got married. — Doris Lessing

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

Nature seems at each man’s birth to have marked out the bounds of his virtues and vices, and to have determined how good or how wicked that man shall be capable of being. — Francois de La Rochefoucauld

When I was in the running for the role of Elphaba, I knew it was important to research and study as much background information as I could, so I got my head stuck into ‘Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West’ by Gregory Maguire, and I believe I lost many days, weeks, and months reading it – I was captivated! — Rachel Tucker

She was nervous about the future; it made her indelicate. She was one of the most unimportantly wicked women of her time –because she could not let her time alone, and yet could never be a part of it. She wanted to be the reason for everything and so was the cause of nothing. She had the fluency of tongue and action meted out by divine providence to those who cannot think for themselves. She was the master of the over-sweet phrase, the over-tight embrace. — Djuna Barnes

Paul Rudnick is a champion of truth (and love and great wicked humor) whom we ignore at our peril. — David Sedaris

The rapt pupil will be forgiven for assuming the Tsar of Death to be wicked and the Tsar of Life to be virtuous. Let the truth be told: There is no virtue anywhere. Life is sly and unscrupulous, a blackguard, wolfish, severe. In service to itself, it will commit any offense. So, too, is Death possessed of infinite strategies and a gaunt nature- but also mercy, also grace and tenderness. In his own country, Death can be kind. — Catherynne M. Valente

There is no such thing as a people who are all wicked or even all good. Everyone chooses. But even they, even they looked at people and saw only tools. No one is a cup for another to drink from. — Catherynne M. Valente

I used to be a wicked disco guy. — Bill O’Reilly

It would not be wicked to love me. It would to obey you. — Charlotte Bronte

A great deal; you are good to those who are good to you. It is all I ever desire to be. If people were always kind and obedient to those who are cruel and unjust, the wicked people would have it all their own way; they would never feel afraid, and so they would never alter, but would grow worse and worse. When we are struck at without a reason, we should strike back again very hard; I am sure we should – so hard as to teach the person who struck us never to do it again. — Charlotte Bronte

Nothing can be more contrary to nature, to reason, to religion, than cruelty; hence as inhuman man is generally considered as a monster; such monsters, however, have existed; and the heart almost bleeds at the recital of the cruel acts such have been guilty of; it teaches us, however, what human nature is when left to itself; not only treacherous, but desperately wicked. — Charles Buck

Angelic Sookie, vision of love and beauty, I am prostrate that the wicked evil maenad violated your smooth and voluptuous body, in an attempt to deliver a message to me. -Eric — Charlaine Harris

It must be less wicked to love the wrong person than not to love anybody at all. — Edith Wharton

Heaven never defaults. The wicked are sure of their wages, sooner or later. — Edwin Hubbel Chapin

August is a wicked month. — Edna O’Brien

One things there’s no getting by, I’ve been a wicked girl, Says I… But, if I can’t be sorry I might as well be glad ! — Edna St. Vincent Millay

Howl has been very kind to me. And this was true, Sophie realized. Howl showed his kindness rather strangely, but, considering all Sophie did to annoy him, he had been very good to her indeed. Do listen. He’s not wicked at all! There was a bit of a fizz from the grate at this, where Calcifer was watching with some interest.  He isn’t! Sophie said, to Calcifer as much as to Fanny.. — Diana Wynne Jones

It is very difficult to make one’s way in this world without being wicked at one time or another, when the world’s way is so wicked to being with. — Daniel Handler

Wicked people never have time for reading. It’s one of the reasons for their wickedness. — Daniel Handler

There is no God’, the wicked saith, ‘And truly it’s a blessing, For what he might have done with us It’s better only guessing. — Arthur Hugh Clough

No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly. — Juvenal

No man ever became very wicked all at once. — Juvenal

Censure pardons the ravens but rebukes the doves. [The innocent are punished and the wicked escape.] — Juvenal

No wicked man knows happiness, and least of all the seducer of others. — Juvenal

And pictures of perfection, as you know, make me sick and wicked. — Jane Austen

Good intentions are wicked! As far as I can see, all they lead to are lies and delusions. — Jane Smiley

I do not want Mormonism to become popular; I would not, if I could, make it as popular as the Roman Catholic Church is in Italy, or as the Church of England is in England, because the wicked and ungodly would crowd into it in their sins. — Brigham Young

An insult directed at the wicked is not to be censured; on the contrary, the honest man, if he has sense, can only applaud. — Aristophanes

It is right that the good should be happy, that the wicked and the impious on the other hand, should be miserable; that is a truth, I believe, which no one will gainsay. — Aristophanes

Laws directed against opinions affect the generous-minded rather than the wicked, and are adapted less for coercing criminals than for irritating the upright. — Baruch Spinoza

Pray over every truth; for though the renewed heart is not desperately wicked, it is quite deceitful enough to become so, if God be forgotten a moment. — Charles Kingsley

The wicked flee when none pursueth. — Charles Portis

Glenda Adams has written a wicked and witty novel. — Diane Johnson

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