Quotes by wickedness

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  • John Jay Chapman
    John Jay Chapman
    American author 1862-1933
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    Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness; our wickedness from thinking on wickedness. We too are the victims of our own contemplation.
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
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    For mortal men there is but one hell, and that is the folly and wickedness and spite of his fellows; but once his life is over, there's an end to it: his annihilation is final and entire, of him nothing survives.
  • A. J. P. Taylor
    A. J. P. Taylor
    British historian 1906-1990
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    Human blunders usually do more to shape history than human wickedness.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    I hate civilization. It poisoned me; I was defiled. And then," he added in a lower tone, "I ate my own wickedness.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    If you wouldn't live long, live well; for folly and wickedness shorten life.
  • Anna Jameson
    Anna Jameson
    Anglo-Irish art historian 1794-1860
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    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.
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
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    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.
  • Comte de Lautréamont
    Comte de Lautréamont
    French poet born in Uruguay 1846-1870
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    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.
  • Most of us rather like our cats to have a streak of wickedness. I should not feel quite easy in the company of any cat that walked about the house with a saintly expression.
  • Titus Livy
    Titus Livy
    Roman historian, fully named Titus Livius Patavinus 64BC-12AD
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    No wickedness proceeds on any grounds of reason.
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
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    The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    The world loves a spice of wickedness.
  • Francis Beaumont
    Francis Beaumont
    English writer and poet 1584-1616
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    There is a method in man's wickedness; it grows up by degrees.
  • Francis Beaumont
    Francis Beaumont
    English writer and poet 1584-1616
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    There is method in man's wickedness, it grows up by degrees,
    Source: A King and No King 5, 4
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