When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always.
People who claim that they're evil are usually no worse than the rest of us... It's people who claim that they're good, or any way better than the rest of us, that you have to be wary of.
May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house.
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.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Man is the cruelest animal.
The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
My evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to tarry 'til a more convenient season.
Neither love nor evil conquers all, but evil cheats more.
I told him I was going to betray you, and betray Lyra, and he believed me because I was corrupt and full of wickedness; he looked so deep I felt sure he'd see the truth. But I lied too well. I was lying with every nerve and fiber and everything I'd ever done...I wanted him to find no good in me, and he didn't. There is none.
Buy a gift for a dog, and you'll be amazed at the way it will dance and swerve its tail, but if don't have anything to offer to it, it won't even recognize your arrival; such are the attributes of fake friends.
What had human beings become? Did war make us evil or just activate an evil already lurking within us?
All evil is good become cancerous.
It strikes me profoundly that the world is more often than not a bad and cruel place.
When people see some things as beautiful, other things become ugly. When people see some things as good, other things become bad.
There are only two forces at work in this world- black and white. Only people are grey.
Well, that's an evil smile...
Don't ever call me mad, Mycroft. I'm not mad. I'm just ... well, differently moraled, that's all.
You know how confusing the whole good-evil concept is for me.