If you get down and quarrel everyday, you're saying prayers to the devil, I say.
The devil loves nothing better than the intolerance of reformers.
Men keep on the path of righteousness only because the road to the Devil is not yet paved.
The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat.
The heart of man is the place the devil dwells in; I feel sometimes a hell within myself.
Yesterday the devil came here. Right here. [crosses himself] This place still smells of sulfur.
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them by the force of the very passion they have suppressed
and think themselves superior to.
If junk food is the devil, then a sweet orange is as scripture.
The Devil tempts that he may ruin and destroy; God tests that He may crown.
The quiet conscience is an invention of the devil.
Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which reason I have long since as good as renounced it.
O thou invisible spirit of wine! if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil
That winter two things happened which made me see that the world, the flesh, and the devil were going to be more powerful influences in my life after all than the chapel bell. First, I tasted champagne; second, the theater.
Every editor of newspapers pays tribute to the devil.
. he would have passed a pleasant life of it, in despite of the Devil and all his works, if his path had not been crossed by a being that causes more perplexity to mortal man than ghosts, goblins, and the whole race of witches put together, and that was--a woman.
There is a sort of Witchcrafts in those things, whereto the Temptations of the Devil would inveigle us. To worship the Devil is Witchcraft, and under that notion was our Lord urged unto sin. We are told in 1 Samuel 15:23, "Rebellion is as the sin of Witchcraft." When the Devil would have us to sin, he would have us to do the things which the forlorn Witches use to do. Perhaps there are few persons, ever allured by the Devil unto an Explicit Covenant with himself. If any among ourselves be so, my counsel is, that you hunt the Devil from you, with such words as the Psalmist had, "Be gone, Depart from me, ye evil doers, for I will keep the commandments of my God."
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.
You are permitted in time of great danger to walk with the devil until you have crossed the bridge.
The devil himself is good when he is pleased.
When the Devil quotes Scriptures, it's not, really, to deceive, but simply that the masses are so ignorant of theology that somebody has to teach them the elementary texts before he can seduce them.
QUORUM, n. A sufficient number of members of a deliberative body to have their own way and their own way of having it. In the United States Senate a quorum consists of the chairman of the Committee on Finance and a messenger from the White House; in the House of Representatives, of the Speaker and the devil.
Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies
While you are meditating revenge, the devil is meditating a recruit.
A nickname is the hardest stone that the devil can throw at a man.
He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it, is a saint; that boasts of it, is a devil.