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.
A witch is a person who hath conference with the Devil to consult with him or to do some act.edward coke
There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised emotions both of rage and fear.lord byron
Surely I have a Devil who seizes me(also: who comes to me), so if i become angry stay away from me.
From his brimstone bed, at break of day, A-walking the Devil is gone, To look at his little snug farm of the world, And see how his stock went on.
The idea that religion and politics don't mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country.
Tell us, pray, what Devil This melancholy is, which can transform Men into monsters.John Ford
"a misfit, a wolf in shepherd’s clothing and one of the end-time agents of the Devil sent to lead astray those who would have believed in God."peter jasper (archbishop) akinola
Some readers will no doubt say that a Devil is inside me; and though my faith is a bit like Magic FM in the Chilterns, in that the signal comes and goes, I can only hope that isn't so.Boris Johnson
One may not give one's soul to a Devil of hate — and remain forever scatheless.Eugene O'Neill
O, would the deed were good! For now the Devil, that told me I did well, Says that this deed is chronicled in hell.william shakespeare
Jim was most ruined for a servant, because he got stuck up on account of having seen the Devil and been rode by witches.mark twain
Oh, woman , perfect woman! what distraction Was meant to mankind when thou wast made a Devil! What an inviting hell invented.
Death and the Devil, what are these to him? His being accuses him and yet his face is firm In resolution, in absolute persistence; The folds of smiling do for steadiness; The face is its own fate a man does what he must And the body underneath it says: I am.Randall Jarrell
It's past parsons to console us: No, nor no doctor fetch for me: I can die without my bolus; Two of a trade, lass, never agree! Parson and Doctor!--don't they love rarely Fighting the Devil in other men's fields! Stand up yourself and match him fairly: Then see how the rascal yields!George Meredith
Oh, shame to men! Devil with Devil damn'd Firm concord holds, men only disagree Of creatures rational.john milton
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.
Speak boldly, and speak truly, shame the Devil.
"Very astonishing indeed! strange thing!" (Turning the Dumpling round, rejoined the King), "'Tis most extraordinary, then, all this is; It beats Penetti's conjuring all to pieces; Strange I should never of a Dumpling dream! But, Goody, tell me where, where, where's the Seam?" "Sire, there's no Seam," quoth she; "I never knew That folks did Apple-Dumplings sew." "No!" cried the staring Monarch with a grin; "How, how the Devil got the Apple in?"john wolcot
One is always wrong to open a conversation with the Devil, for, however he goes about it, he always insists on having the last word.
Let me say "amen" betimes, lest the Devil cross my prayer.william shakespeare
God made bees, and bees made honey, God made man, and man made money, Pride made the Devil, and the Devil made sin; So God made a cole-pit to put the Devil in.
Inspiring bold John Barleycorn, What dangers thou canst make us scorn! Wi' tippenny, we fear nae evil; Wi' usquebae, we'll face the Devil!Robert Burns
You ain't a man at all! You're some kind of Devil!
But how the Devil do you think this could harm me?