Paranoia is a weakness, so is seeking revenge above all else.
The quote you drew from the satanic bible is something very profound, and while perhaps not intentional its the way I came to understand magic the most.
"you should not care if your enemy lives or dies".
"Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one."
Charles Mackay - 1814-1889
Scottish poet, journalist, and song writer.