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.
Witch-hunts are always spooked by women's horrifying sexuality awakened by the superstud Devil.Arthur Miller
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
He was a manWho stole the livery of the court of HeavenTo serve the Devil in.robert pollok
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
Resist the Devil, and he will flee from you.
Out into the street I ran uproarious The Devil dancing in me glorious.John Edward Masefield
I was a rebellious child, a rebellious lover, a rebellious couturière — a real Devil.coco chanel
Good at a fight, but better at a play;Godlike in giving, but the Devil to pay.thomas moore
It did not last: the Devil, shouting "Ho.Let Einstein be," restored the status quo.
If you sup with the Devil, use a long spoon.
The Devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in our health, or we suffer in our soul, or we get fat.Albert Einstein
In wretched outcomes, the Devil is in the details.jane jacobs
To understand a saint , you must hear the Devil 's advocate; and the same is true of the artist .George Bernard Shaw
Tell truth and shame the Devil. If thou have power to raise him, bring him hither, And I'll be sworn I have power to shame him hence.william shakespeare
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
I like ejaculatory prayer; it reaches heaven before the Devil can get a shot at it.
Heaven sends us good meat, but the Devil sends us cooks.David Garrick
The Devil, you see, is that friend who never stays with us to the end.Georges Bernanos
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.
If you make money your god, it will plague you like the Devil.
We are oft to blame in this. 'Tis too much proved that with devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the Devil himself.'
The most extraordinary of all the things called miracles, related in the New Testament, is that of the Devil flying away with Jesus Christ, and carrying him to the top of a high mountain; and to the top of the highest pinnacle of the temple, and showing him and promising to him all the kingdoms of the world . How happened it that he did not discover America? or is it only with kingdoms that his sooty highness has any interest.thomas paine