Good & Evil

Falsehood is never so false as when it is very nearly true.  – G.K. Chesterton

The Devil hath power to assume a pleasing shape. – Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

Who is the man who desires life and loves length of days that he may see good? Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking deceit.  Depart from evil, and do Good.  Seek peace and pursue it.  – Mi Ha-ish, Psalm 34

If Hitler invaded Hell, I should at least make a favorable reference to the Devil in the House of Commons.  –  Winston Churchill

My words fly up, my thoughts remain below: Words without thoughts never to heaven go. –  King, Hamlet Prince of Denmark

The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be either good or evil. –  Hannah Arendt

Good and evil both increase at compound interest.  That is why the little decisions you and I make every day are of such infinite importance. – C.S. Lewis

The Devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.  An evil soul, producing holy witness is like a villain with a smiling cheek, a goodly apple rotten at the heart. O, what a goodly outside falsehood hath!  – The Merchant of Venice

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet.  We all breathe the same air.  We all cherish our children’s futures.  And we are all mortal. – John F. Kennedy

The Divil cursed outrageous, but Noah said umbrageous: — “To what am I indebted for this tenant-right invasion?” An’ the Divil gave for answer: — “Evict me if you can, sir, For I came in wid the Donkey — on Your Honour’s invitation.” –  Rudyard Kipling