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    devil Quotes

    We all invite our own devils, and we must exorcise our own.
    — Zilpha Keatley Snyder
    tags: devil 
    Be careful who you trust, the devil was once an angel.
    — Ziad K. Abdelnour
    tags: trust  devil  angel 
    It seemed to Alabama that, reaching her goal, she would drive the devils that had driven her - that, in proving herself, she would achieve that peace which she imagined went only in surety of one's self - that she would be able, through the medium of the dance, to command her emotions, to summon love or pity or happiness at will, having provided a channel through which they might flow. She drove herself mercilessly, and the summer dragged on.
    — Zelda Fitzgerald
    Natalie Lyalin is writing some of the best poems in the world. There is an evil in her gorgeous poem-hearts. She must have sold her heart to the devil to write like this-so beautiful, so funny and so strange. Her images stack and stack down the page without spilling, each line such a bombshell you'll start reading backward to the first line. These poems are like babies-they will pop out of trees.
    — Zachary Schomburg
    Books make dangerous devils out of women.
    — Yxta Maya Murray
    tags: women  devil  book  dangerous 
    Married to the game. If we're dancing with the devil at least teach us how to dance when the son of making dollars.
    — Young Jeezy
    tags: devil  dance  son  games 
    We comes from God, I from the Devil.
    — Yevgeny Zamyatin
    tags: devil  god 
    Then if your movie clicks with real audiences, you'll be sucked into some sort of Hollywood orbit. It's a devil of a place where the only religion that really counts is box office.
    — Yahoo Serious
    tags: devil  real  movie 
    God made the bulk; the surface was invented by the devil.
    — Wolfgang Pauli
    tags: devil  god 
    God made solids, but surfaces were the work of the devil.
    — Wolfgang Paul
    tags: work  devil  god 
    I deteriorate. I might tell you something one day and then something else another day. You fold in on yourself and that's why this whole artistry thing is the devil. It's evil. I hope I don't succumb to it.
    — Willis Earl Beal
    tags: evil  devil  hope 
    The devil may be bullied, but not the Deity.
    — William Rounseville Alger
    tags: devil 
    We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.
    — William Ralph Inge
    tags: animals  human  creation  doubt  devil 
    There is no law of progress. Our future is in our own hands, to make or to mar. It will be an uphill fight to the end, and would we have it otherwise? Let no one suppose that evolution will ever exempt us from struggles. 'You forget,' said the Devil, with a chuckle, 'that I have been evolving too.
    — William Ralph Inge
    The Devil deserves zero tolerance.
    — William Ralph Inge
    tags: devil  tolerance 
    God never talks. But the devil keeps advertising, Father. The devil does a lot of commercials.
    — William Peter Blatty
    tags: devil  god  father 
    My crime is that I will not go with the multitude to do evil. My singularity is that when I say that freedom is of God and slavery is of the devil, I mean just what I say. My fanaticism is that I insist on the American people abolishing slavery, or ceasing to prate on the rights of man.
    — William Lloyd Garrison
    God runs electromagnetics by wave theory on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and the Devil runs them by quantum theory on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
    — William Lawrence Bragg
    tags: devil  god 
    The thing that makes us know that this "latter rain" that is flooding the world with the glory of God is of the Lord, is because the devil is not in such business.
    — William J. Seymour
    tags: world  devil  god  business 
    Sometimes I have wondered whether life wouldn't be much more amusing if we were all devils, and no nonsense about angels and being good.
    — William Hurlbut
    tags: devil  angel 
    To horse and away To the heart of the fray! Fling care to the Devil for one merry day!
    — William Henry Ogilvie
    tags: heart  devil  care 
    There is no such way to be even with the devil and his instruments, for all their spite against us, as by doing what good we can wherever we be come.
    — William Gurnall
    tags: devil 
    The devil had as good have let Paul alone, for he no sooner comes into prison but he falls a preaching, at which the gates of Satan's prison fly open, and poor sinners come forth.
    — William Gurnall
    tags: alone  devil  poor  prison  satan  sinner 
    People ... have tried to evoke God or devil to justify them in what their glands insisted upon.
    — William Faulkner
    tags: people  devil  god 
    Twixt devil and deep sea, man hacks his caves; Birth, death; one, many; what is true, and seems; Earth's vast hot iron, cold space's empty waves.
    — William Empson
    tags: men  earth  true  space  devil  birth 
    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.
    — William Cowper
    tags: men  devil  god  money  honey  pride 
    You must pray with all your might. That does not mean saying your prayers, or sitting gazing about in church or chapel with eyes wide open while someone else says them for you. It means fervent, effectual, untiring wrestling with God. This kind of prayer be sure the devil and the world and your own indolent, unbelieving nature will oppose. They will pour water on this flame.
    — William Booth
    tags: nature  world  eyes  devil  saying  water  god  prayer  church  pray 
    Why should the devil have all the best tunes?
    — William Booth
    tags: devil 
    What you've got here is really a case of journalists making fun of people who believe in God and the devil.
    — William Bennett
    tags: people  believe  fun  devil  god 
    Nobody makes me do anything I don't want to do. It's my decision. So the biggest devil is me. I'm either my best friend or my worst enemy.
    — Whitney Houston
    The devil did not make me do it. I managed it all by myself.
    — Wes Fesler
    tags: devil 
    Don't blame me. The devil made me do it, and the Lord said you have to forgive.
    — Wes Fesler
    tags: devil 
    I would travel down to Hell and wrestle a film away from the devil if it was necessary.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: travel  hell  devil  film 
    If I had to climb into hell and wrestle the devil himself for one of my films, I would do it.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: hell  devil  film 
    If the devil doesn't exist... how do you explain that some people are a lot worse than they're smart enough to be?
    — Wendell Berry
    tags: smart  people  devil 
    The devil's characteristic has been to originate sin and tempt others to sin
    — Wayne Grudem
    tags: devil  sin 
    The devil abhors light and truth because these remove the ground of his working.
    — Watchman Nee
    tags: truth  devil 
    The devil tempts us to bring out the worst in us, but the Father tests us to bring out the best in us.
    — Warren W. Wiersbe
    tags: devil  father 
    It was necessary that the Devil should have a representation upon the Earth, as well as God.
    — Warren Jeffs
    tags: earth  devil  god 
    So Ham's wife that was preserved on the Ark was a Negro of the seed of Cain and there was a priestly purpose in it, that the Devil would have a representation as well as God.
    — Warren Jeffs
    tags: devil  god  wife 
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