39 Quotes About Good Triumphing Over Evil


There is a whole psychology surrounding the forces and behavior of good versus evil. From the graphic unseen photos collected from crime scenes to a look at how nice people can turn bad, here is a look at some amazing quotes about good triumphing over evil.

“All human beings are commingled out of good and evil.”

“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.”

“Behind the man is the Tree of Life, bearing twelve fruits, and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil is behind the woman; the serpent is twining round it.”

“Christ shared our experience; he suffered as we suffer; he died as we shall die, and for forty days in the desert he underwent the struggle between good and evil.”

“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.”

“Each of us has a vision of good and of evil. We have to encourage people to move towards what they think is good… Everyone has his own idea of good and evil and must choose to follow the good and fight evil as he conceives them.”

“Even the crudest, most derivative novel is an expression of the author’s hopes and fears and ideas about good and evil.”

“Evil is always possible. And goodness is eternally difficult.”

“Good and Evil are very hard to explain or understand. I’m sure that evil exists, but it is hard to isolate. Good and evil are intertwined and impossible to separate. They are not completely opposites and in fact are often one and the same.”

“Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.”

“Goodness is the only investment which never fails.”

“He who chases monsters must see that he not become a monster himself.”

“Humans are born with a hard-wired morality: a sense of good and evil is bred in the bone. I know this claim might sound outlandish, but it’s supported now by research in several laboratories.”

“I experience for the American officers and soldiers that friendship which arises from having shared with them for a length of time dangers, sufferings, and both good and evil fortune.”

“I suspect that here theists and atheists would agree: Human beings have within them the ability to choose evil or good. We wake up each day facing the age-old struggle of good and evil. In some situations, mental illness clouds our judgment.”

“In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit.”

“In many cases, it is very hard to fix the bounds of Good and Evil, because these part, as Day and Night, which are separated by Twilight.”

“Inside each of us, there is the seed of both good and evil. It’s a constant struggle as to which one will win. And one cannot exist without the other.”

“It has been rightly said that nothing is unimportant, nothing powerless in the universe; a single atom can dissolve everything, and save everything! What terror! There lies the eternal distinction between good and evil.”

“Let no man be sorry he has done good, because others have done evil.”

“Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil.”

“Men who believe in good and evil, and who believe that good should win, should watch for those moments when it is possible to play God.”

“Nature, in her indifference, makes no distinction between good and evil.”

“One should see the world, and see himself as a scale with an equal balance of good and evil. When he does one good deed the scale is tipped to the good – he and the world is saved. When he does one evil deed the scale is tipped to the bad – he and the world is destroyed.”

“One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.”

“People like to say that the conflict is between good and evil. The real conflict is between truth and lies.”

“Rather than dividing the world between good and evil, the Left divided the world in terms of economics. Economic classes, not moral values, explained human behavior. Therefore, to cite a common example, poverty, not one’s moral value system, or lack of it, caused crime.”

“Scientific views end in awe and mystery, lost at the edge in uncertainty, but they appear to be so deep and so impressive that the theory that it is all arranged as a stage for God to watch man’s struggle for good and evil seems inadequate.”

“The battleline between good and evil runs through the heart of every man.”

“The essence of morality is a questioning about morality; and the decisive move of human life is to use ceaselessly all light to look for the origin of the opposition between good and evil.”

“The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.”

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”

“The power of choosing good and evil is within the reach of all.”

“There is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it.”

“There’s good and evil going on. We have cops. We have robbers.”

“To see evil and call it good, mocks God. Worse, it makes goodness meaningless. A word without meaning is an abomination, for when the word passes beyond understanding the very thing the word stands for passes out of the world and cannot be recalled.”

“What characterizes a member of a minority group is that he is forced to see himself as both exceptional and insignificant, marvelous and awful, good and evil.”

“Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil.”

“Words – so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.”

There are many instances where evil triumphs good. Finding a way to keep goodness alive is an important part of keeping humanity balanced.