Devil Quotes

The Devil tempts that he may ruin and destroy; God tests that He may crown.

St. Ambrose

The profession of a prostitute is the only career in which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice. It is the one calling in which at the beginning the only exertion is that of self-indulgence; all the prizes are at the commencement. It is the ever-new embodiment of the old fable of the sale of the soul to the Devil. The tempter offers wealth, comfort, excitement, but in return the victim must sell her soul, nor does the other party forget to exact his due to the uttermost farthing.

William Booth

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.

C. S. Lewis

God seeks comrades and claims love, the Devil seeks slaves and claims obedience.

Rabindranath Tagore

While you are meditating revenge, the devil is meditating a recruit.

Francois de Malherbe

He says NO! in thunder; but the Devil himself cannot make him say yes.

Herman Melville

Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are, whether it's greedy or loving.

Dan Millman

All magic, all witchcraft, depends on the Devil, and is fundamentally evil.

MONTAGUE SUMMERS

Obey something, and you will have a chance to learn what is best to obey. But if you begin by obeying nothing, you will end by obeying the devil and all his invited friends.

John Ruskin

If a man is not rising upwards to be an angel, depend upon it, he is sinking downwards to be a devil.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

There is a devil in every berry of the grape.

The Koran

If junk food is the devil, then a sweet orange is as scripture.

Audrey Foris

A religion can no more afford to degrade its Devil than to degrade its God.

Havelock Ellis

There can be no higher law in journalism than to tell the truth and to shame the devil - remain detached from the great

Walter Lippmann

Leisure is the handmaiden of the devil.

Branch Rickey

How do the angels get to sleep when the devil leaves the porch light on?

Tom Waits

He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it, is a saint; that boasts of it, is a devil.

Thomas Fuller

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.

George Santayana

A nickname is the hardest stone that the devil can throw at a man.

William Hazlitt

Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies

Edwin Hubbel Chapin

For the Devil, the presence of learned one is by far more painful than a thousand worshipers.

Ali al-Rida

The good Christian should beware the mathematician and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of hell.

St. Augustine of Hippo

I hated the devil and was sick with his temptations and tortures; and I could not tell why the voice in his departing words was so sweet that when he returned often and offered himself to me, it was with sorrow I refused him. Then I discovered it was Krishna at His tricks and my hate was changed into laughter.

Sri Aurobindo

Germany could not win this war because it was in league with the devil. This war would not have ended without revolution.

Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski

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