Winds, storms, tempests, thunders, lightnings, raging flames, dissolving elements, the archangel's trump smiting the silence of the tomb, the universal air blazing with disastrous splendors, "the tribes of the earth mourning and beating their breasts," the wicked calling on rocks and hills to fall upon them and cover them, the shouts of the saved, the howlings of the damned – all, all will then utter one voice, all will pierce our very souls with their tones; all will repeat these words, "God alone is great, and God's salvation alone deserved the cares, toils, sacrifices of an immortal spirit."
I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.oscar wilde
I think, Some shrewd man first, a man in judgment wise, Found for mortals the fear of gods, Thereby to frighten the wicked should they Even act or speak or scheme in secret.Euripides
I think, Some shrewd man first, a man in judgment wise, Found for mortals the fear of gods, Thereby to frighten the wicked should they Even act or speak or scheme in secret.
I never saw a brute I hated so; He must be wicked to deserve such pain.Robert Browning
I know heisa devil, but hehassomethingoftheangel yet undefaced in him, which makes him so charming and agreeable that I must love him, be he never so wicked.Sir George Etherege
Miss Twye was soaping her breasts in the bathWhen she heard behind her a meaning laughAnd to her amazement she discoveredA wicked man in the bathroom cupboard.gavin ewart
I will be a sham, but not a snob. I will let every man, woman, or child, no matter how greedy or wicked, claim to have a personal relationship with me. In other words, I will be as arbitrary, inconsistent, ignorant, pushy, and common as humans are, and what more have they ever wanted in a god?sheri s. tepper
'Once upon a time there was a lady. She had no children, and no happiness either. And at first she cried for a long time, but then she became wicked . . .'mikhail bulgakov
But the greatest menace to our civilization today is the conflict between giant organized systems of self-righteousness each system only too delighted to find that the other is wicked each only too glad that the sins give it the pretext for still deeper hatred and animosity.herbert butterfield
Most accursed, wicked, barbarous, cruel, unnatural, unjust and diabolical.
Wickedness proceedeth from the wicked.
The end result of positively reinforcing bad behavior is that you get more of it. The culmination of a failure to punish predators is a debased, dissolute, slum-dog society in which, by legal decree, the righteous suffer and the wicked prosper.
A brother in the Lord could never get a young lady to think about eternity until he quoted this text: "The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God." That word forget seemed to haunt her. May it haunt you, dear reader.
The gods do nothing until they have blinded the minds of the wicked.
As long as war is regarded as wicked it will always have its fascinations. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.oscar wilde
The wicked leader is he who the people despise. The good leader is he who the people revere . The great leader is he who the people say, 'We did it ourselves.'