St. John of Damascus (8th cent.): “… it depends upon ourselves whether we are to persevere in virtue and be guided by God who invites us to practice it; or whether we are to abandon virtue, which is to become attached to vice and be guided by the Devil, who, without forcing us, is inviting us to practice vice.” (On The Orthodox Faith, Book 2, Chap. 30)
St. John of Damascus (8th cent.): “For evil is nothing else but the absence of good, precisely as darkness is the absence of light.” (On The Orthodox Faith, Book 2, Chap. 30)
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