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Wickedness is a wonderfully diligent architect of misery, of shame, accompanied with terror, and commotion, and remorse, and endless perturbation. (Quote by - Plutarch)

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. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

What rein can bold licentious wickedness, when down the hill he holds his fierce career? (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not ashamed. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)

Mental stains can not be removed by time, nor washed away by any waters. (Quote by - Cicero)

There is no man suddenly either excellently good or extremely evil, but grows either as he holds himself up in virtue or lets himself slide to viciousness. (Quote by - Sir Philip Sidney)

For good or evil must in our actions meet; Wicked is not much worse than indiscreet. (Quote by - Dr. John Donne)

A wicked mortal is not the idea of God. He is little else than the expression of error. To suppose that sin, lust, hatred, envy, hypocrisy, revenge, have life abiding in them, is a terrible mistake. Life and Life's idea, Truth and Truth's idea, never make men sick, sinful, or mortal. (Quote by - Mary Baker Eddy)

Wickedness is weakness. (Quote by - John Milton)

Foolishness is indeed the sister of wickedness. (Quote by - Sophocles)

For never, never wicked man was wise. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Wickedness may prosper for a while. (Quote by - Sir Roger L'Estrange)

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

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. (Quote by - Sir Philip Sidney)

The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness. (Quote by - Joseph Conrad)

To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness. (Quote by - Confucius)

Oh, how cowardly is wickedness always! (Quote by - Statius)

One man's wickedness may easily become all men's curse. (Quote by - Syrus)

Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attraction of others. (Quote by - Gideon Wurdz)

Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness; our wickedness from thinking on wickedness. We too are the victims of our own contemplation. (Quote by - John Jay Chapman)

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. (Quote by - Josiah Gilbert Holland)

Do not be deceived; happiness and enjoyment do not lie in wicked ways. (Quote by - Isaac Watts)

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. (Quote by - Anna Jameson)

No man ever became very wicked all at once. (Quote by - Juvenal)

As a wicked man I am a complete failure. Why, there are lots of people who say I have never really done anything wrong in the whole course of my life. Of course they only say it behind my back. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)


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