According to the Sutras, evil deeds result in hardships and good deeds result in blessings.
- Life is neither a good nor an evil: it is a field for good and evil. - Seneca
- Ill deeds are doubled with an evil word. - William Shakespeare
- Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, and though a late, a sure reward succeeds. - William Congreve
- The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be either good or evil. - Hannah Arendt
- By the good fortune of good deeds done in the past, you have come, and now you perform actions to determine your future. - Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji