Devil Quotes

O thou invisible spirit of wine! if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil

William Shakespeare

The world! It is a word capable of as diverse interpretations or misinterpretations as the thing itself a thing by various people supposed to belong to heaven, man, or the devil, or alternatively to all three.

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

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

C. S. Lewis

Ruffian or devil, black as hell or bright as angels, thenceforth he was nothing to me.

Charles Brockden Brown

I don't believe the Devil,I don't believe his book,but the truth is not the same without the lies he made up.

Paul David Hewson

If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.

Henry Fielding

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.

Thomas Carlyle

The finest trick of the devil is to persuade you that he does not exist.

Charles Baudelaire

Idleness is the badge of the gentry, the bane of body and mind, the nurse of naughtiness, the stepmother of discipline, the chief author of all mischief, one of the seven deadly sins, the cushion upon which the devil chiefly reposes, and a great cause not only of melancholy, but of many other diseases; for the mind is naturally active, and, if it is not occupied about some honest business, it rushes into mischief or sinks into melancholy.

Robert Burton

The quiet conscience is an invention of the devil.

Albert Schweitzer

He that is possessed with a prejudice is possessed with a devil, and one of the worst kinds of devils, for it shuts out the truth, and often leads to ruinous error.

Tryon Edwards

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

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

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