Quotes: devil

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  • Sidney J. Harris
    Sidney J. Harris
    American journalist 1917-
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    If the devil could be persuaded to write a bible, he would title it, ''You Only Live Once.''
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
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    And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.
  • A. W. Tozer
    A. W. Tozer
    American Christian pastor, preacher and author 1897-1963
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    The devil is a better theologian than any of us and is a devil still.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    A nickname is the heaviest stone that the devil can throw at a man.
    Source: Round table
  • Billy Sunday
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    A revival does two things. First, it returns the Church from her backsliding and second, it causes the conversion of men and women; and it always includes the conviction of sin on the part of the Church. What a spell the devil seems to cast over the Church today!
    Source: As quoted in ""Billy" Sunday, the man and his message: with his own words which have won thousands for Christ" by William Thomas Ellis
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Alimony - the ransom that the happy pay to the devil.
  • Jacob Braude
    Jacob Braude
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    Always behave like a duck - keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard only one side of the case; God has written all the books.
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
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    And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart, till the Devil whispered behind the leaves ''It's pretty, but is it Art?''
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    At sometime in our lives a devil dwells within us, causes heartbreaks, confusion and troubles, then dies.
  • Anthony Trollope
    Anthony Trollope
    British writer 1815-1882
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    But then in novels the most indifferent hero comes out right at last. Some god comes out of a theatrical cloud and leaves the poor devil ten thousand-a-year and a title.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    Cannons and fire-arms are cruel and damnable machines; I believe them to have been the direct suggestion of the Devil. If Adam had seen in a vision the horrible instruments his children were to invent, he would have died of grief.
  • C. J. Cherryh
    C. J. Cherryh
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    Deal with the Devil if the Devil has a constituency - and don't complain about the heat.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
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