Quotes / Evil Is Easy

"It's so easy when you're evil."
When You're Evil, Voltaire

"Evil is easy, and has infinite forms."
Blaise Pascal, French mathematician and Trope Namer

Snow White: I did something terrible.
Emma: You did that because you had to!
Snow: I did it because it was easy.

"In some ways, it was far easier to be bad than good.
When you're bad, you don't care what happens to anyone other than yourself.
When you're trying to do good, you have to worry about everyone."

"It's easier to lose yourself in drugs than it is to cope with life. It's easier to steal what you want than it is to earn it. It's easier to beat a child than it is to raise it."
Somerset, Se7en

Billy Batson: "Be good and good will follow." That's what my parents used to always tell me. But, you know, Mr. Kent, I was good before they were taken from me. I was good at the foster home. And I was good fifteen minutes ago. I'm starting to think being good isn't good for me.
Clark Kent: It seems that way sometimes, doesn't it? But that's because good is hard. Bad is always easy.