Man tells his aspiration in his God; but in his demon he shows his depth of experience; and casts light into the cavern through which he worked his cause up to the cheerful day.
Here I swear, and as I break my oath may Infinity Eternity blast me, here I swear that never will I forgive Christianity! It is the only point on which I allow myself to encourage revenge... Oh, how I wish I were the Antichrist, that it were mine to crush the Demon, to hurl him to his native Hell never to rise again I expect to gratify some of this insatiable feeling in Poetry.Percy Bysshe Shelley
But nature is always more subtle, more intricate, more elegant than what we are able to imagine.carl sagan
Paranoid? Probably. But just because you're paranoid doesn't mean that there isn't an invisible Demon about to eat your face.jim butcher
Hitler had the willpower of a Demon and he needed it. If he didn't have such a strong willpower he couldn't have achieved anything. Don't forget, if Hitler had not lost the war, if he did not have to fight against the combination of big powers like England, America, and Russia — each one he could have conquered individually — these defendants and these generals would now be saying, 'Heil Hitler,' and would not be so damn critical.hermann göring
Here's what I'm going to have to say to all of you. If some of you have demons in your head who talk to you in profanity or whatever, don't let your Demon shoot down your rock music, don't let your Demon keep you off the joy bus. So like I say, Rock music pays off.wesley willis
“Ponyets! They sent you?” “Pure chance,” said Ponyets, bitterly, “or the work of my own personal malevolent Demon.”Isaac Asimov
What Demon is our god? What name subsumes That act external to our sleeping selves? Not pleasure it is much too broad and narrow , Not sex, not for the moment love, but pride, And not in prowess, but pride undefined, Autonomous in its unthought demands, A bit of vanity, but mostly pride.j. v. cunningham
It came to me in the very horror of the immediate presence that the act would be, seeing and facing what I saw and faced, to keep the boy himself unaware. The inspiration I can call it by no other name was that I felt how voluntarily, how transcendently, I might . It was like fighting with a Demon for a human soul, and when I had fairly so appraised it I saw how the human soul held out, in the tremor of my hands, at arm's length had a perfect dew of sweat on a lovely childish forehead.Henry James
Psychoanalysis provides truth in an infantile, that is, a schoolboy fashion: we learn from it, roughly and hurriedly, things that scandalize us and thereby command our attention. It sometimes happens, and such is the case here, that a simplification touching upon the truth, but cheaply, is of no more value than a lie. Once again we are shown the Demon and the angel, the beast and the god locked in Manichean embrace, and once again man has been pronounced, by himself, not culpable.stanisław lem
Violence is the daimonic gone awry. It is "Demon possession" in its starkest form. Our age is one of transition, in which the normal channels for utilizing the daimonic are denied; and such ages tend to be times when the daimonic is expressed in its most destructive form.rollo may
It [Daman] is said to be the place where Lord Vishnu left his Sudarshan chakra after killing the Demon Jallandhar. The hill and the surrounding areas and landscape have been beautifully illuminated.
The name Mysore dates back the days of emperor Ashoka. However, it is widely held that Mysore is an Anglicized version of ‘Mahishsurana Uru’ which in Kannada means the village or town of Mahishasura, the Buffalo-headed Demon .
-...the buffalo headed Demon king of Hindu mythology, Mahishasura, whom once lived here and was vanquished in battle by the goddess Chamundeshwari. The goddess is worshipped even today, atop the Chamundi Hills where she is said to reside.
Within five hours these small somewhat bandy and rather tired men were to transform themselves into awe-inspiring and terrible gods. .. The actors lay down upon the floor and soon seem to be asleep, breathing heavily and deeply…But this, it is said is the time that the inner transformation into god or Demon will get underway …The actors are wakened:;; gait and gesture have been changed; the look in the eyes has become intimidating
A Demon holds a book, in which are written the sins of a particular man; an Angel drops on it from a phial, a tear which the sinner had shed in doing a good action, and his sins are washed out.
Some on commission, some for the love of learning, Some because they have nothing better to do Or because they hope these walls of books will deaden The drumming of the Demon in their ears.
He was the father of the Indian cyclic astronomy which resulted in the planetary theory that determines more accurately the true positions and distances of the planets (including the Sun and the Moon )...was also the first to produce celestial latitudes...proposed the scientific cause of eclipses as against the mythological Demon Rahu [Moon's node]. His ideas resulted in the new school of Indian Astronomy – the Aryapasha ((Aryabhata School) based on the text of Aryabhatiya.
Conquer the Demon of jealousy , that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.
You who build these altars now to sacrifice these children , you must not do it anymore. A scheme is not a vision and you never have been tempted by a Demon or a god .
Ryu, you are a man now. My destiny is tied to the Demon statue. Ryu, good luck...
What exile from himself can flee? To zones, though more and more remote, Still, still pursues, where'er I be, The blight of life the Demon Thought.lord byron
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