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Wickedness Proverbs

Sayings about Wickedness

You don’t need a teacher of wickedness.~ German Proverbs

No man ever became wicked all at once. ~ Latin Proverbs

Golden hands, but a wicked mouth. ~ Russian Proverbs

A wicked book cannot repent. ~ Traditional Proverb

Wicked cows have short horns. ~ Dutch Proverbs

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 Proverbs

As saith the proverb of the ancients, Wickedness proceedeth from the wicked: but mine hand shall not be upon thee. ~ Bible

All wickedness is but little to the wickedness of a woman. ~ Bible

Loose tongues are worse than wicked hands. ~ Jewish Proverbs

The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.~ Bible

Even as I have seen, they that plough iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same. ~ Bible

If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked. ~ Bible

The wicked work harder to preach hell than the righteous do to get to heaven. ~ American Proverbs

Quotations about Wickedness

Wickedness, is generally considered a synonym for evil or sinfulness. Among theologians and philosophers, it has the more specific meaning of evil committed consciously and of free will. It can also be considered the quality or state of being wicked. ~ More about Wickedness

The world loves a spice of wickedness. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

There is wickedness in the intention of wickedness, even though it be not perpetrated in the act. ~ Marcus T. Cicero

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

Few are so wicked as to take delight in crimes unprofitable. ~ John Dryden

Wickedness is a wonderfully diligent architect of misery, of shame, accompanied with terror, and commotion, and remorse, and endless perturbation. ~ Plutarch

We can never be grieved for their miseries who are thoroughly wicked, and have thereby justly called their calamities on themselves. ~ John Dryden

There are wicked people who would be much less dangerous if they were totally without goodness. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness; our wickedness from thinking on wickedness. We too are the victims of our own contemplation. ~ John Jay Chapman

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

This is the very worst wickedness, that we refuse to acknowledge the passionate evil that is in us. This makes us secret and rotten.~ David Herbert Lawrence

What is their potential for evil; what is their potential for wickedness? That’s the only time that those characters become interesting to watch.~ Jennifer Beals

Hint at the existence of wickedness in a light, easy, and agreeable manner, so that nobody’s fine feelings may be offended. ~ William Makepeace Thackeray

Tolerating evil leads only to more evil. And when good people stand by and do nothing while wickedness reigns, their communities will be consumed.~ Bob Riley

No wickedness proceeds on any grounds of reason. ~ Titus Livy

Doubtless the world is wicked enough; but it will not be improved by the extension of a spirit which self-righteously sees more to reform outside of itself than in itself. ~ Josiah Gilbert Holland

It is a statistical fact that the wicked work harder to reach hell than the righteous do to enter heaven. ~ Henry Wheeler Shaw

You may be as orthodox as the devil and as wicked. ~ John Wesley

The wicked are always surprised to find that the good can be clever. ~ Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

Peace and wickedness are far asunder. ~ Benjamin Stillingfleet

The proposition that we should encourage wickedness and violence by exposing one side of the face to blows because we have been beaten on the other is too great an absurdity. ~ Thomas Mellon

The wickedness of the few makes the calamity of the many. ~ Publilius Syrus

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

It is no sin to be tempted; the wickedness lies in being overcome. ~ Honore de Balzac

The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

The disposition to do a bad deed is the most terrible punishment of the deed it does. ~ Charles Arundell St. John-Mildmay

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

Human blunders usually do more to shape history than human wickedness.~ A. J. P. Taylor

God has sometimes converted wickedness into madness; and it is to the credit of human reason that men who are not in some degree mad are never capable of being in the highest degree wicked. ~ Edmund Burke

Melancholy and sadness are the start of doubt… doubt is the beginning of despair; despair is the cruel beginning of the differing degrees of wickedness. ~ Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

Wickedness resides in the very hesitation about an act, even though it be not perpetrated. ~ Cicero

One man’s wickedness may easily become all men’s curse. ~ Publilius Syrus

The majority is wicked. ~ Bias of Priene

For never, never wicked man was wise. ~ Alexander Pope

What rein can bold licentious wickedness, when down the hill he holds his fierce career? ~ William Shakespeare

In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil. ~ Anna Jameson

Such are the heights of wickedness to which men are driven by religion. ~ Lucretius

War contains so much folly, as well as wickedness, that much is to be hoped from the progress of reason. ~ James Madison

Wickedness may well b compared to a bottomless pit, into which it is easier to keep one’s self from falling, then, being fallen, to give one’s self any stay from falling infinitely. ~ Sir Philip Sidney

Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attraction of others. ~ Oscar Wilde

Wickedness is its own punishment. ~ Francis Quarles

Wickedness is a kind of voluntary frenzy, and a chosen distraction. ~ John Tillotson

Was ever any wicked man free from the stings of a guilty conscience? ~ John Tillotson

In wickedness of pride is lost the light to understand how little grace is earned and how much given. ~ Robert Hunter

There’s a method in man’s wickedness; it grows up by degrees. ~ Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher

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

It is right noble to fight with wickedness and wrong; the mistake is in supposing that spiritual evil can be overcome by physical means.~ Lydia M. Child

Foolishness is indeed the sister of wickedness. ~ Sophocles

The sun also shines on the wicked. ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

God bears with the wicked, but not forever. ~ Miguel De Cervantes

Wickedness may prosper for a while. ~ Sir Roger L’Estrange

There is no dignity in wickedness, whether in purple or rags; and hell is a democracy of devils, where all are equals. ~ Herman Melville

It is a fact that cannot be denied: the wickedness of others becomes our own wickedness because it kindles something evil in our own hearts. ~ Carl Jung

Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness. ~ Stephen Fry

Great God, have pity on the wicked, for thou didst everything for the good, when thou madest them good! ~ Moslih Eddin

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