„Evil is no faceless stranger, living in a distant neighborhood. Evil has a wholesome, hometown face, with merry eyes and an open smile. Evil walks among us, wearing a mask which looks like all our faces.“

Dean Koontz Foto
Dean Koontz
US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller (1945- ) 1945
Werbung

Ähnliche Zitate

Werbung
 Menander Foto

„Marriage, if one will face the truth, is an evil, but a necessary evil.“

—  Menander Athenian playwright of New Comedy -342 - -291 v.Chr
Unidentified fragment 651.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer Foto

„Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.“

—  Dietrich Bonhoeffer German Lutheran pastor, theologian, dissident anti-Nazi 1906 - 1945
Misattributed, Attributed to Bonhoeffer on the Internet, and supposedly from Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy http://books.google.com/books?id=aG0q3X8TVpsC&pg=PA486#v=onepage (2010) by Eric Metaxas; however, there is no actual reference in that book. However, in advertising the book Metaxas does state on his site that the quote is from Bonhoeffer. http://ericmetaxas.com/books/bonhoeffer-pastor-martyr-prophet-spy/ First attributed to Bonhoeffer in Explorations 12:1 (1998), p. 3, as referenced by James Cone (2004) Theology's Great Sin: Silence in the Face of White Supremacy, Black Theology, 2:2, 139-152, footnote 1 http://dx.doi.org/10.1558/blth.2.2.139.36027 Compare "Not to Act, is to Act!" by Francis W. McPeek http://www.ergo-sum.net/pics/McPeek.jpg, The Missionary Herald at Home and Abroad, v.141-142 (1945-1946), "Missionary herald, 1945 - Congregational churches," pp.34-35 (We must realize that church inaction is a form of political action, and it is altogether negative. “Not to act, is to act.”)

„Is there worse evil than that which goes in the mask of good?“

—  Lloyd Alexander, book The High King
The Chronicles of Prydain (1964–1968), Book V : The High King (1968), Chapter 11 (p. 142)

Edith Hamilton Foto
Henry Miller Foto
Jacopo Sannazaro Foto

„Translation: Envy, my son, wears herself away, and droops like a lamb under the influence of the evil eye.“

—  Jacopo Sannazaro Italian writer 1456 - 1530
L'invidia, figliuol mio, se stessa macera, E si dilegua come agnel per fascino. Ecloga Octava; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), "Envy".

Thomas Merton Foto
Theodore Dreiser Foto
Rick Riordan Foto
Bill Bailey Foto
Yann Martel Foto
Christopher Paolini Foto
James Branch Cabell Foto

„Good and evil keep very exact accounts… and the face of every man is their ledger.“

—  James Branch Cabell American author 1879 - 1958
Jurgen (1919), Ch. 5 : Requirements of Bread and Butter http://xroads.virginia.edu/~HYPER/CABELL/ch05.htm

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“