Quotation Explorer - 'Devil'

Never be a cynic, even a gentle one. Never help out a sneer, even at the devil. - Vachel Lindsay
If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil. - Henry Fielding
I trust everyone. I just don’t trust the devil inside them. - Troy Kennedy Martin
Just like the devil is against God. I think the so called love is against success. Tryna slow people's lives. - Cyc Jouzy
While you live tell truth and shame the devil. - William Shakespeare
To forsake wisdom is to seek folly,to seek folly is to seek evil,to seek evil is to be in the arms of the devil,and to be in the arms of the devil is be in the arms of death. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Wealth is a gift from God, and pride is bequeathed to us from the devil. - Douglas Wilson
Possession is not only when the devil plays hide and seek in your brain or poison your medula oblongata with negativity, but it is also when you are under the influence of the same specie as you! - Michael Bassey Johnson
If the devil cannot get you by SIN, he will seek to get you by IGNORANCE. - Abayomi Aikulola
Folly and evil are twins;the devil is their father,and wisdom is their enemy. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Every stronghold the devil builds in the minds of people through thoughts should be pulled down in prayer - Sunday Adelaja
Do not be dismayed to learn there is a bit of the devil in you. There is a bit of the devil in us all. - Arthur Byron Cover
Devil and God two sides of the same face. - Dejan Stojanovic
You're gonna have to serve somebody; well, it may be the devil, or it may be the Lord, but you're gonna have to serve somebody... - Bob Dylan
Religion is the servant of the vanishing; science, of the existence! Disappearance belongs to the chaos and the Devil; existence, to the God! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Be the Kind of Woman that when Your Feet Hit the Floor Each Morning, the Devil Says, ‘Oh Crap, She’s Up! - Anonymous
TELEPHONE n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance. - Ambrose Bierce
Be the kind of woman who, when your feet hit the floor each morning, the devil says "Oh, no! She's up. - Joanne Clancy
Truth always prevails. Both divine and devil are two sides of the same coin. Rather, devil is in the divine and divine is in the devil. It is for us to make a conscious choice, whether we want to be devil or divine. Let us choose good over evil. - Vishwas Chavan
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. - C.S. Lewis
The devil attacks you today, because you have got a future. He wants to destroy you for that very reason, because he is scared of your future acts and exploits. - Sunday Adelaja
Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil. - Henry Fielding
Patience is a complot of the Devil to immobilize the men! Mortal men should be impatient and impetuous; patience is only for the immortals! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The devil will use fear, pride,jealousy, time wasters, hurt, thoughts, disappointments to get us to turn our eyes away from Jesus. Don't give him a moment in your life. - Amanda Penland
Fear is the darkroom where the Devil develops his negatives.
There are no whole truths; all truths are half- truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil. - Alfred North Whitehead
An angel who makes you cry is better than a devil who makes you smile. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You'll become that devil overnight, if you want to become that celebrity overnight. - Michael Bassey Johnson
A perfectly evil Devil makes even less sense than a perfect God. - Anne Rice
Devil does not buy our empty soul. He waits for us to selling off that. (Diable n'achète notre âme vide. - Il attend qu'on la solde.) - Charles de Leusse
The devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape. - William Shakespeare
Don’t you ever dare judge, for who among us can say that when the devil himself offered us a deal, we refused? - Kamand Kojouri
We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell. - Oscar Wilde
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he was evil. - Edmund Carver
WHAT PEOPLE MAY THINKSome people cowerand wince and shrink,owing to fear ofwhat people may think.There is one answerto worries like these:people may thinkwhat the devil they please. - Piet Hein
He must needs go that the devil drives. - William Shakespeare
Ultimately a hero is a man who would argue with the gods, and so awakens devils to contest his vision. The more a man can achieve, the more he may be certain that the devil will inhabit a part of his creation. - Norman Mailer
If you notice that devil hinder your work or demons disturb your family etc., then address them and cast them out of your circumstances - Sunday Adelaja
A man who smiles when he falls gives the Devil a good slap! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The best way to drive out the devil, if he will not yield to texts of Scripture, is to jeer and flout him, for he cannot bear scorn. - Martin Luther
Have no fear in the devil and acknowledge the insecurities, mistakes of the past, and disappointments that you have long failed to accept as new beginnings and see the child within you begin to heal. - Forrest Curran
If a man has so much heat he burns your skin when he touches you, he's the devil. Run away - Sarah Addison Allen
The Devil pulls the strings which make us dance;We find delight in the most loathsome things;Some furtherance of Hell each new day brings,And yet we feel no horror in that rank advance. - Charles Baudelaire
It is a brave man... who dares to look the devil in the face and tell him he is a devil. - James A. Garfield
If only youcould see me as the Devil does: palatable & raw; chasing a chance blue moon - Virginia Petrucci
The good Christian should beware of mathematicians. The danger already exists that mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and confine man in the bonds of Hell. - Augustine of Hippo
It turned out keeping reality bound by mathematical laws was a useful hack preventing the Devil from existing. - Scott Alexander
While police officers who blatantly shaft the common people believe that they are God, they are the Devil to those that they wrong. - Steven Magee
There ain't no devil, only God when he's drunk. - Tom Waits
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world that he doesn't exist. - Unknown
Only the devil wishes everyone to be his friend.
Man cries, his tears dry up and run out. So he becomes a devil, reduced to a monster. - Kohta Hirano
I have more respect for a man who lets me know where he stands, even if he's wrong. Than the one who comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil. - Malcolm X
…breaking the heart of someone you still love is a rare horror, not funny to anyone, except perhaps Satan…and even his pleasure would be spoiled by not having had a hand in it, by the dumb, wasteful accident of the thing. The Devil wants meaning just like the rest of us. - Glenn Duncan
It occurs to me it is not so much the aim of the devil to lure me with evil as it is to preoccupy me with the meaningless. - Donald Miller
Never go down to the darkest room. Stay far away from the rotting coffin. If you want to live through the night, let the devil sleep. - John Verdon
Rather do what is nothing in the purpose than to be idle, that the devil may find thee doing. The bird that sits is easily shot when the fliers escape the fowler. Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all the virtues, and is the self-made sepulcher of a living man. - Francis Quarles
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: - Anonymous
Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. - Bible
The devil is an optimist if he thinks he can make people worse than they are. - Karl Kraus
I have never understood why people who can swallow the enormous improbability of a personal God boggle at a personal Devil. - Graham Greene
Where God is like the sun, the Devil is like a raindrop. There is no 'God vs. Satan' because they aren't even that close in power and authority. The former is very patient; the latter is at mercy. - Criss Jami
Worshiping the Devil is no more insane than worshiping God...It is precisely at the moment when positivism is at its high-water mark that mysticism stirs into life and the follies of occultism begin. - Joris-Karl Huysmans
The devil depends on a dark secret chance, but God does it now before your own eyes. - Michael Bassey Johnson
When God broke his deal with me, I turned to the Devil. In the end, I wasn't happy. I realized that the imagination of a perfect being was more limited than that of the imperfect one. Color me unimpressed by the Actus Purus. - Lionel Suggs
The Devil loved watching children pour down the front steps of the high school like lava from a volcano. Trolling for souls. He posed in one of his favorite guises today, a school bus driver. - Serena Schreiber
It's hard to imagine a more biblical definition of devil worship than an exaltation of the self, an exaltation of the ego, and a tearing down of that countercultural sign of the cross," Moore argued. This pride doing things our way instead of following God's plan - Russell D. Moore
I have only known two men's souls in my life, one the devil, the other the the bird's wings which picked me up and carried me back to the freedom of being. - Wendy gibbins
Beware! devil occupies your soul with forbidden desires - Muhammad Anwar Jalil
The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose. - William Shakespeare
And thus I clothe my naked villainy With old odd ends, stol'n forth of holy writ; And seem a saint, when most I play the devil. - William Shakespeare
Part time christian cannot defeat a full time devil - Steven Chuks Nwaokeke
Probably the worst time in a person's life is when they have to kill a family member because they are the devil. But otherwise it's been a pretty good day. - Emo Phillips
He that is busy is tempted by but one devil; he that is idle, by a legion. - Thomas Fuller
Nobody is responsible for your sorrows and poverty, not even the devil. It is the work of the enemies of time that lives in some men, and their names are, 'Laziness and Procrastination'. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The devil can get you through your flesh. He knows the button to press on your flesh and have a way into your mind. The flesh becomes a transport medium for evil things if not killed for God. If Christ makes a home in your mind, satan can't get there. - Israelmore Ayivor
The devil is busytrying to take from uswhat we get from God,and so God bids us hold fast. - C. Nuzum
Serenity is when you get above all this, when it doesn't matter what they think, say or want, but when you do as you are, and see God and Devil as one. - Henry Miller
I am neither good, nor bad, neither angel nor devil, I am a man, I am a vampire. - Michael Romkey
A single smile of man is a thousand defeat of the devil! - Mehmet Murat ildan
These days, the wages of sin depend on what kind of deal you make with the devil.
Alimony: the ransom the happy pay to the devil. - H. L. Mencken
O thou invisible spirit of wine, if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil! - William Shakespeare
God can allow you to pass through storms and get to your success. But what the devil loves to do is to make you not to realize it that the storm is over. He wishes to keep you in condemnation even at the time you have to feel liberated. - Israelmore Ayivor
Only a demon would prevent a person from saving lives or fulfilling their life mission. There is no reasoning with the devil. Stand with pride because your heart is filled with the goodness of helping others, while theirs is filled with helping themselves. - Shannon L. Alder
We all have thoughts that would shame the devil. - Mark Twain
Kind and lovely thought originate from God while evil and revengeful thoughts are initiated by the devil. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Dance with the Devil - Breaking Benjamin
I was going all well and then suddenly struck by this devil just out of the blue and i got paralyzed... - affan Riz
The Manifestation of your dream is probably right around the corner, that is why the devil is working overtime on you trying to make you give up. - Joe Joe Dawson
Somebody who is Christ's must love Christ, and when he loves Christ he is delivered from the Devil, from hell and from death. - Elder Porphyrios
Any magazine-cover hack can splash paint around wildly and call it a nightmare, or a witches sabbath or a portrait of the devil; but only a great painter can make such a thing really scare or ring true. That's because only a real artist knows the anatomy of the terrible, or the physiology of fear. - H.P. Lovecraft
Always behave like a duck - keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath. - Jacob Braude
Stupidity is the devil. Look in the eye of a chicken and you'll know. It's the most horrifying, cannibalistic, and nightmarish creature in this world.
When the devil wants to punish his worshippers, he uses the trick of karma. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The Devil loves it when we point fingers at Rome/ other Denominations and forget our very church. ''SELF''. while i scrutinize the Pope and his deeds. Let me trim my lamp. let me wash my robe. let me sweep my house being fully ready for my Lord's coming - Mary Tornyenyor
You never walk alone. Even the devil is the lord of flies. - Gilles Deleuze
Every criminal has a good mind conquered by the devil - Munia Khan
be a dog, be a jerk, be a devil, be a worst imaginable creature, but never be a good man, for being civilized in chaos is itself a chaos. - Abdul Mueed
God has a plan for your life and so does the devil. Whose plan will you choose to live out? - Joe Joe Dawson
The devil, darkness, and death may swagger and boast, the pangs of life will sting for a while longer, but don't worry; the forces of evil are breathing their last. Not to worry...He's risen! - Charles R. Swindoll
You have to bind the devil and command him to set these people free. - Sunday Adelaja
May you be in heaven a half hour before the devil knows your dead - unknown
Beauty is not only a terrible thing, it is also a mysterious thing. There God and the Devil strive for mastery, and the battleground is the heart of men.
Man's devilish thoughts is the devil and the devil is man. - Auliq-Ice
A slap from an angel will make you wiserthan a kiss from the devil. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The life of a writer is directed by a mad impulsive muse, that can tell them to cancel all their storyline: a creative divergent devil. - Michael Bassey Johnson
So I have 8 to 10 screenplays written and unproduced. And frankly, some of them are my favorite stories. I have a Western version of The Count Of Monte Cristo where the count has a clockwork hand. I have a screenplay called Mephisto's Bridge about a Faustian deal with the devil. I love them all. - Guillermo del Toro
I've heard many say "I'll sell my soul to the Devil"in hopes of gaining money, power or fame.Why do they think that they have that much worth over any other person?And the Devil if there is one wouldn't simply wait for them to condemn themselves on their own - Stanley Victor Paskavich
In every person, there is a doer and a devil. With every passing days, the doer dies and a devil has to rise. - Santosh Kalwar
It is so stupid of modern civilization to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it.
You have not been put on earth for the devil to torment you, you have been put on this earth to torment the devil. - Kris Vallotton
Don't call anyone a devil, because within you, you can experience hell and the devil, and the devil is nothing, but you! - Michael Bassey Johnson
Your life is a war between what is right and what is evil. Everyday you have to make the choice to be beaten down by the devil, or stand on your feet for God. - Shannon L. Alder
Raise and Praise; it keeps the devil away!Feeling down? Start praising even if it is a sacrifice of praise. You will soon start feeling better because the devil will not stick around & praise God with you! - Sandra Lott
To absent friends, lost loves, old gods, and the season of mists; and may each and every one of us always give the devil his due. - Neil Gaiman
Good and evil are both within us. And when our primitive ancestors humanized these natural qualities of the mind, they got two completely opposite supernatural characters. One was the merciful lord almighty and the other was the wicked devil. - Abhijit Naskar
People rely too much on their lifelong instincts. Their perception is divided by necessary obedience, which they themselves have become too weak to liberate themselves from. I'd let the Devil read me the bible, before I trusted the Words of God or the Mind of Man. - Lionel Suggs
The devil can be a clown of prizes in moments like these. Moments of knowing you’ve ventured too far down the wrong path and all you can do is accept more prizes ... - J.M. August
. . .but if I am the Devil's child, I will live then from the Devil. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The devil tempts us not; 'tis we who tempt him, beckoning his skill with opportunity. - George Eliot
Are your convictions so fragile that mine cannot stand in opposition to them? Is your God so illusory that the presence of my Devil reveals his insufficiency? - Marquis de Sade
You mess with my demons….you get the devil! - Peter Cimino
The real acts of a real devil you know have been made acceptable by the fictitious actions of a nonexistent devil that you do not know. - Mike Klepper
There are no whole truths; all truths are half-truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil. - Alfred North Whitehead
There is no law of progress. Our future is in our own hands, to make or to mar. It will be an uphill fight to the end, and would we have it otherwise? Let no one suppose that evolution will ever exempt us from struggles. 'You forget,' said the Devil, with a chuckle, 'that I have been evolving too.' - William Ralph Inge
It is the greatest art of the devil to convince us he does not exist. - Charles Baudelaire
We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form. - William Ralph Inge
The devil made me do it. - Flip Wilson
My Father said to me!, take the broom and brake it...i did and he said take the bondle and brake it...oh u cant try to be two and make the devil cry all day - Suprime
You only go broke when you allow the devil to steal your joy as long as you have God you are rich . - Brynelle K Brown
I was brought up in that other service; but I knew from the first that the Devil was my natural master and captain and friend. I saw that he was in the right, and that the world cringed to his conqueror only from fear. - George Bernard Shaw
Believing the phenomenon of karma is placing your destiny in the hands of the devil. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The victim mindset will have you dancing with the devil, then complaining that you're in hell. - Steve Maraboli
One never learns how the witch became wicked, or whether that was the right choice for her- is it ever the right choice? Does the devil ever struggle to be good again, or if so is he not a devil? - Gregory Maguire
Once, my enemies were those I could seeNow the devil lies deep within meBut angels still nudge me, whispering follies of sinThis war is mine, and mine alone, to win. - Sarah Brownlee
There's no shame compared to being beautiful with nothing in your brain, an ugly devil with wits is much better that the former. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world that he didn't exist.
God gave you purpose, the devil can’t stop it, so the person in the mirror must choose success or failure. Choose success! - DeWayne Owens
I am an Agnostic because I am not afraid to think. I am not afraid of any god in the universe who would send me or any other man or woman to hell. If there were such a being, he would not be a god; he would be a devil. - Clarence Darrow
God sends meat and the devil sends cooks. - Thomas Deloney
The playing field isn't level. All just beautiful bitches with a hint of the devil. - Anya Herdeg
...but God fears woman even more than He fears the devil -and is right to. She, with her power to bring life into the world, was truly made in the image of the Creator, not man... - Joe Hill
Suicide carried off many. Drink and the devil took care of the rest - Robert Louis Stevenson
The choice is very obvious if you have to choose between the devil and the angel! If the choice is not obvious in your mind, then you have some badnesses inside you! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about seeking whom he may devour. - Bible
He will give the devil his due. - William Shakespeare
A devil on being caught for his evil thought and wrong doings gets the help sought of his buddies asking them to go into public with a mask of a civil to rebuke him first virulently and later on revoke all allegations and aspersions cast on him to give him a clean chit. - Anuj Somany
Fulfilling our destiny and realizing our potential all begins in our mind. That's why the devil tries to bombard our thinking. - Christine Caine
Better an honest devil than a lying angel... - Larry Bonner
There Is A Fine Line Between A Man of God And One Who Serves The Devil. - Chris Mentillo
IDLENESS, n. A model farm where the devil experiments with seeds of new sins and promotes the growth of staple vices. - Ambrose Bierce
WITCH, n. (1) Any ugly and repulsive old woman, in a wicked league with the devil. (2) A beautiful and attractive young woman, in wickedness a league beyond the devil. - Ambrose Bierce
this is the weakness of most 'edifying' or 'propaganda' literature. There is no diversity...You cannot, in fact, give God His due without giving the devil his due also. - Dorothy L. Sayers
Memory is a sly devil that pretends to wear the cloak of truth, but deceives us both in our youth and our age. - Harley King
Tolerating a wrong attitude toward another person causes you to follow the spirit of the devil, no matter how saintly you are. - Oswald Chambers
Doubt births negative confessions; it hinders God’s promises and it spurs thedevil into action! Don’t give the devil any propelling force against your life!God is able in all situations; only when you believe! - Ayobola Olusegun-Emmanuel
Was he he handsome?" she asked with a sly smirk."Very. He is still, I think.""The devil, they say, goes about in finery.""And if you believe Beelzebub is as cunning as he is attractive, then I think we have found him. - Nancy E. Turner
["The Devil in the Dark"] impressed me because it presented the idea, unusual in science fiction then and now, that something weird, and even dangerous, need not be malevolent. That is a lesson that many of today's politicians have yet to learn. - Arthur C. Clarke
If only a horrible storm can demolish the castle of the devil, then let the storm be victorious! It is not uncommon that heaven comes after hell! - Mehmet Murat ildan
All the cunning of the devil is exercised in trying to tear us away from the word. - Martin Luther
I'm tired of people calling me a devil worshipper. It's kind of pointless you know. Because if the Devil did exist, he'd be worshipping me, because I'm more successful than he is. - Marilyn Manson
oh, oh GreenHollyWood says with a smile and even and angry sounds like devil who comes from hell... says not to lie and now he lies... so clever and such a smart ass. (Isn't he?!??!) - Deyth Banger
If a person is outside the sin zone, the devil is powerless against him. - Sunday Adelaja
Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. (1 Peter 5:8) - Bible. New International Version
When the poor give to the rich, the devil laughs. - Benvenuto Cellini
Time to dance with the devil.... - Devon McKay
The visual of Satan isn’t one of a big red devil with horns. Even worse, it’s the picture of something good, twisted enough to be compelling. - Todd Stocker
It did not last: the devil howling "Ho! Let Einstein be!" restored the status quo.
The devil is the most stubborn verisimilitude on earth! - Stefan Emunds
The ability to control the devil in you, defines the strength of your conscience! - Gunbir Singh
The power of the Blood of Jesus, the Word of God & the name of Jesus are the believers weapons of defense against the Devil. - Pazaria Smith
The devil lives in our mistakes, the lord lives in our rights. Who lives in our ignorance, and who wins after all? - Maya Angelou
God runs electromagnetics by wave theory on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and the Devil runs them by quantum theory on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. - Sir William Bragg
You can't keep dancing with the devil and ask why you're still in hell. - Kynna Claire
What have I done to her?" Gabriel muttered to himself as he crossed the room to crank open a window. Cool air washed over his skin. "What the devil did she do to me? - Olivia Parker
I am not being able to figure out what is your type.slowly you changed and became a devil or you were just hiding your real face since the very beginning. - Mnzu magar
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