We all know people who are just simply mean.

They’re the ones who always have something negative to say, they’re never happy for anyone else, and they always have to be in control.

You might even call them “evil.” But what exactly does that mean?

Evil people are characterized by their lack of empathy and compassion.

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They don’t care about other people’s feelings and they’ll do whatever it takes to get what they want. They’re often selfish, manipulative, and dishonest.

If you want to be happy and successful in life, it’s important to stay away from evil people.

They’ll only bring negativity into your life and make you feel bad about yourself.

Instead, surround yourself with positive people who will support you and make you feel good about yourself.

I have curated some of the best ‘Evil People’ quotes, sayings and captions for you to read and share with others.


Best Evil People Quotes

The evil that men do makes them eligible for nomination to office. ~ Evan Esar.

I would rather be a little nobody than to be an evil somebody. ~ Abraham Lincoln.

People’s character is their behavior – we’re all capable of good and evil. ~ Bertie Carvel.

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People are not evil; they are schlemiels. ~ Abraham Maslow.

The good thing about evil people is you can always trust them to do something, well, evil. ~ Cruella De Vil.

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People do evil simply because they do not know. ~ Cheng Yi.

‘Indifference to evil is equal to evil’ because it strengthens people. ~ Elie Wiesel.

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There are people who are dangerous, and evil is real. ~ Shane Claiborne.

In every man’s heart there is a devil, but we do not know the man as bad until the devil is roused. ~ James Oliver Curwood.

It’s a well-known fact that tall people are evil. ~ Kevin Hart.

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As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities. ~ Voltaire.

There are many good seeds in you. Therefore you must avoid every bad soil in the world. ~ Israelmore Ayivor.

Famous Evil People Quotes

God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist. ~ Augustine.

For God will bring every deed into judgment, with every secret thing, whether good or evil. ~ Ecclesiastes 12:14.

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Evil prevails when good people do nothing. ~ Erin Gruwell.

The joy of seeing another person in pain, frustrated or angry is a delicacy only for the most wicked. ~ Robin Sacredfire.

Even an evil man can have principles he can be true to his own evil, which is not always so easy. ~ Norman Mailer.

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Usually people who are evil don’t see themselves as evil. ~ Jim Caviezel.

The soul that has conceived one wickedness can nurse no good thereafter. ~ Sophocles.

Evil begins when you begin to treat people as things. ~ Terry Pratchett.

All things truly wicked start from innocence. ~ Ernest Hemingway.

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Evil people always support each other; that is their chief strength. ~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.

There is no denying that there is evil in this world but the light will always conquer the darkness. ~ Idowu Koyenikan.

Top Evil People Quotes

Weakness arouses evil. The American people know this. ~ Mike Pence.

Evil influence is like a nicotine patch, you cannot help but absorb what sticks to you. ~ E.A. Bucchianeri.

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There are evil people, and I don’t even want to hear those guys speak. ~ Zinedine Zidane.

Make sure everyone in your boat is rowing and not drilling holes when you’re not looking. Know your circle. ~ Unknown.

All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. ~ Edmund Burke.

Evil is fundamentally a privation of the good of being. ~ James Dawes.

Only lies and evil come from letting people off. ~ Iris Murdoch.

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Well-read people are less likely to be evil. ~ Daniel Handler.

For good people to do evil things, it takes religion. ~ Steven Weinberg.

The evil men do lives after them. The good is oft interred with their bones. ~ Julius Caesar.

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The most rabidly religious people are the most rabidly evil. ~ Juliana Hatfield.

When good people in any country cease their vigilance and struggle, then evil men prevail. ~ Pearl S. Buck.

We all have a monster within; the difference is in degree, not in kind. ~ Douglas Preston.

Popular Evil People Quotes

That’s the nice thing about insanity: evil people kill you, but crazy ones try to make you understand. ~ Mira Grant.

The Lord is known by his justice; the wicked are ensnared by the work of their hands. ~ Psalm 9:16.

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Praises from wicked men are reproaches. ~ Thomas Fuller.

Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live. ~ Socrates.

The problem with evil people is that they can see only evil in others. It is one of the worst curses of being evil, that you can no longer experience good. ~ Michael Gruber.

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It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways. ~ Buddha.

Evil is a miscellaneous collection of nasty things that nasty people do. ~ Richard Dawkins.

Thoughtful Evil People Quotes

Not all private equity people are evil. Only some. ~ Paul Krugman.

By the fruit the tree is to be known. An evil tree cannot bring forth good fruit. ~ Abraham Lincoln.

Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it conscientiously. ~ Pascal.

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Don’t be evil – apparently people like it better than “Be good”. ~ Larry Page.

It is double pleasure to deceive the deceiver. ~ Niccolo Machiavelli.

Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid. ~ Ronald Reagan.

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Our greatest evils flow from ourselves. ~ Jean Jacques Rousseau.

Evil will win if good people do nothing. ~ P. C. Cast.

Interesting Evil People Quotes

For the evil man has no future; the lamp of the wicked will be put out. ~ Proverbs 24:20.

We cannot control the evil tongues of others; but a good life enables us to disregard them. ~ Cato the Elder.

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An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through. ~ William Makepeace.

Ignore evil people. ~ Adrienne Posey.

I’m always a bit shy around evil people… ~ Craig Ferguson.

Evil people you never forget them. And that’s the aim of any actress-never to be forgotten. ~ Better Davis.


So these were the 63 famous quotes about Evil People.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other popular blog posts on the topics of Jack of All Trades quotes and Servant Leadership quotes.

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