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.
Starting in a hollowed log of wood — some thousand miles up a river, with an infinitesimal prospect of returning! I ask myself 'Why?' and the only echo is 'damned fool!... the Devil drives'.sir richard francis burton
Sometimes I can tell the greatness of my mission with God by the resistance I am met with by the Devil.steve maraboli
And so it goes, it's the Devil I suppose But it doesn't matter much to me.aaron weiss
Renounce the Devil and all his works.
I finally met him! The one the nosey guy talked about... the Devil!
There can be no higher law in journalism than to tell the truth and shame the Devil. See Shakespeare 742:17.walter lippmann
Good at a fight, but better at a play;Godlike in giving, but the Devil to pay.thomas moore
Spiritual pride is the worst of all pride, if it is not the worst snare of the Devil. The heart is peculiarly deceitful on just this one thing.ichabod spencer
Better the Devil you know (than the one you don't.) (Speake, 2009)Give the Devil his due.
Mass movements can rise and spread without belief in a God , but never without belief in a Devil .Eric Hoffer
...You could take up the line that some of the gnostics took up – a line which I often thought was a very plausible one – that as a matter of fact this world that we know was made by the Devil at a moment when God was not looking. There is a good deal to be said for that, and I am not concerned to refute it.bertrand russell
"So computers are tools of the Devil?" thought Newt. He had no problem believing it. Computers had to be the tools of somebody , and all he knew for certain was that it definitely wasn't him.
Pretty! in amber to observe the forms Of hairs, of straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms! The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the Devil they got there.Alexander Pope
Ejaculations are short prayers darted up to God on emergent occasions. They are the artillery of devotion, and their principal use is against the fiery darts of the Devil.thomas fuller
Alimony the ransom that the happy pay to the Devil.
The Devil, you see, is that friend who never stays with us to the end.Georges Bernanos
Nay, then, let the Devil wear black, for I'll have a suit of sables.william shakespeare
The heart of man is the place the Devil dwells in; I feel sometimes a hell dwells within myself.
The most powerful weapon to conquer the Devil is humility. For, as he does not know at all how to employ it, neither does he know how to defend himself from it.
I say, Libanus, what a poor Devil a chap in love is!