Mankind fears an evil man but heaven does not.
It is right noble to fight with wickedness and wrong; the mistake is in supposing that spiritual evil can be overcome by physical means.
We can never be sure that the opinion we are endeavouring to stifle is a false opinion; and even if we were sure, stifling it would be an evil still.
The bad man desires arbitrary power. What moves the evil man is the love of injustice.
An evil life is a kind of death.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
Civil strife is as much a greater evil than a concerted war effort as war itself is worse than peace.
All things can corrupt when minds are prone to evil.
Truly it is an evil to be full of faults; but it is a still greater evil to be full of them and to be unwilling to recognize them, since that is to add the further fault of a voluntary illusion.