In the Middle Ages, everything bad was the work of the devil, everything good, the work of God. Today, the French see everything in reverse and blame the Germans for it.
Does Mum, the Persil-user, still believe That there's no Devil and that youth is bliss? As certain as the sun behind the Downs And quite as plain to see, the Devil walks.
Go poor Devil, get thee gone, why should I hurt thee? — This world surely is wide enough to hold both thee and me.Laurence Sterne
I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the Devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.marilyn monroe
And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil , and Satan , which deceiveth the whole world : he was cast out into the earth , and his angels were cast out with him.
If any of you have a message for the Devil, give it to me, for I am about to meet him!
If I can but get the sulky Scottish spirit set up, the Devil won't turn them.
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
I am an Agnostic because I am not afraid to think. I am not afraid of any god in the universe who would send me or any other man or woman to hell. If there were such a being, he would not be a god; he would be a Devil.clarence darrow
Human government, the embodied effort of man to rule the world without God, ruled over by "the prince of this world," the Devil. Its mission is to execute wrath and vengeance here on earth. Human government bears the same relation to hell as the church bears to heaven.david lipscomb
Don't you know there ain't no Devil, there's just God when he's drunk.tom waits
Each for himself is still the rule We learn it when we go to school The Devil take the hindmost, O!arthur hugh clough
And when the Devil hath seen that they have set so little by him, after certain essays, made in such times as he thought most fitting, he hath given that temptation quite over. And this he doth not only because the proud spirit cannot endure to be mocked, but also lest, with much tempting the man to the sin to which he could not in conclusion bring him, he should much increase his merit.
Only the Jews had remained victorious after the dreadful days of World War I. These were the people of whom Christ said, "Its father is the Devil."julius streicher
Since all the riches of this world May be gifts from the Devil and earthly kings, I should suspect that I worshipped the Devil If I thanked my God for worldly things.william blake
The Devil hath not, in all his quiver's choice, An arrow for the heart like a sweet voice.lord byron
This, I shall say, is He, the son of the carpenter or the whore , the destroyer of the Sabbath , the Samaritan and Who had a Devil . This is He, Whom ye bought of Judas: this is He, Who was smitten with a reed and with bufferings, dishonoured with spittings, drugged with gall and vinegar. This is He, Whom the disciples stole secretly away, that it might be said that He had risen again[.]
Why should the Devil have all the good tunes?
What, man! defy the Devil: consider, he's an enemy to mankind .william shakespeare
We are commanded to have only one enemy, the Devil. With him never be reconciled! But with a brother, never be at enmity in thy heart.
Now I perceive the Devil understands Welsh; And 'tis no marvel he is so humorous.william shakespeare
Renounce the Devil and all his works, the vain pomp and glory of the world.
If a man is not rising upwards to be an angel, depend upon it, he is sinking downwards to be a Devil . He cannot stop at the beast. The most savage of men are not beasts; they are worse, a great deal worse.