Without followers, evil cannot spread. ~ Spock, "And The Children Shall Lead", Star Trek
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction. ~ Blaise Pascal, Pensées, 894, in W.F. Trotter's (misleading) translation
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks. ~ Mary Wollstonecraft
When good people in any country cease their vigilance and struggle, then evil men prevail. ~ Pearl S. Buck
The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it. ~ Albert Einstein
Evil unchecked grows, evil tolerated poisons the whole system. ~ Jawaharlal Nehru
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil. ~ Cicero
But goodness alone is never enough. A hard cold wisdom is required, too, for goodness to accomplish good. Goodness without wisdom invariably accomplishes evil. ~ Robert Heinlein
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. ~ Edmund Burke
The evil doer is ever anxious. ~ Anonymous
Yield not to evils, but attack all the more boldly. ~ Virgil
- Kira: "That's what's so frightening. People can find a way to justify any action, no matter how evil"
- Ziyal:"You think my father's evil?"
- Kira: "I think... You can't judge people by what they think or say, only by what they do" ~ Star Trek: Deep Space Nine By inferno's light
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