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You know, it's never wise to tempt the devil" His gaze lowered to her hand, still locked in his grip, her finger glistening with pear juice. His rich voice lowered to raw huskiness "had I not this mask, I should be of a mind to suck that juice right off your fingers
God made the bulk; the surface was invented by the devil.
Be there a picnic for the devil, an orgy for the satyr, and a wedding for the bride.
Henry Ward Beecher
A church debt is the devil's salary.
The English will agree with me that there are plenty of good things for the table in America; but the old proverb says: 'God sends meat and the devil sends cooks.'
When making a deal with the Devil – Haggle.
I have seen Tasmanian devils battle over a carcass. I have seen lionesses crowding a kill, dingoes on the trail of a feral piglet, and adult croc thrashing its prey to pieces. But never, in all the animal world, have I witnessed anything to match the casual cruelty of the human being.
Children are arrows in a quiver, and they are to be trained as missionaries and shot at the Devil.
The devil has a thousand names," said Crews, voice rising, "but the name he takes the most pride in is Prince of Lies, because he is such a convincing fraud. Even God himself was fooled by Satan once, so what hope do we have to tell what's truth and what's false?
The Devil would be the best way out as an excuse for God; in that way he would be playing the same part as an agent of economic discharge as the Jew does in the world of the Aryan ideal. But even so, one can hold God responsible for the existence of the Devil just as well as for the existence of the wickedness which the Devil embodies.
Louis De Montfort
Never will anyone who says his Rosary every day become a formal heretic or be led astray by the devil.
To forsake wisdom is to seek folly, to seek folly is to seek evil, to seek evil is to be in the arms of the devil, and to be in the arms of the devil is be in the arms of death.
The universe runs on the principle that one who can exert the most evil on other creatures runs the show.
The devil is but a whetstone to sharpen the faith and patience of the saints.-
Unless we are really trusting Him, where does the praise come in? This peace the Savior gives is not an artificial one. It is so deep that even the devil can't disturb it. You can't hear things in the Spirit while you have any turmoil or fear in you. You can't take a shade of fear into the presence of God.
The less said about the putter the better. Here is an instrument of torture, designed by Tantalus and forged in the devil's own smithy.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is Lucifer, The son of mystery; And since God suffers him to be, He too, is God's minister, And labors for some good By us not understood.
I headed towards the mountain, which was an almost irresistible beacon to my storm self. It glowed with heat, pressure, and turbulence—everything a little dust devil like me could want.
Woe betides anyone getting in the way of people that keep on muddying the waters, throwing up smoke screens and clouding issues, so as to conceal their dubious motivations. ("Could the milkman be the devil?")
The devil only exists because of your belief in him; same goes for that other guy.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Fame is a devil; obscurity is an Angel! Stay away from me, Devil; Come near to me, Angel!
It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only.
Dinah Maria Murlock Craik
The world! It is a word capable of as diverse interpretations or misinterpretations as the thing itself - a thing by various people supposed to belong to heaven, man, or the devil, or alternatively to all three.
The three classic ways in which the Devil tempts us are with a threat, a promise or a seduction.
The devil will try to stop you on your path to success, He can do this through doubts and fear
I'm not a stunt man. I'm not a dare devil...I'm an explorer.
But even so, we're not devils, let alone gods. We're human. We're human!
Somebody who is Christ's must love Christ, and when he loves Christ he is delivered from the Devil, from hell and from death.
As soon as a person gives place to the devil in his life, the devil has this person hooked
Don’t be disheartened by the forces of evil. Nothing can happen that God hasn’t allowed. Even resistance is all part of grand orchestration. The devil always has you right were God wants you.
What is all this? Get him out of here, devil take me!” And that one, imagine, smiles and says: “Devil take you? That, in fact, can be done!” And—bang!
Joe R. Lansdale
It's one thing to wave at the Devil from afar, quite another to shake the bastard's hand.
Michael Bassey Johnson
The devil depends on a dark secret chance, but God does it now before your own eyes.
Truth has the eyes of an angel, lies have the horns of the devil. Reality puts on a cloak weaved by God.
It is a human thing to sin, but perseverance in sin is a thing of the devil.
But we can't alibi all our ills by just knocking the old banker. First he loaned the money, then the people all at once wanted it back, and he didn't have it. Now he's got it again, and is afraid to loan it, so the poor devil don't know what to do.
Screw the Rangers, and screw the Devils; I work for the Islanders now, and I could care less about them!
When you make a deal with the Devil, it can be Hell.
Robert Penn Warren
And what we students of history always learn is that the human being is a very complicated contraption and that they are not good or bad but are good and bad and the good comes out of the bad and the bad out of the good, and the devil take the hindmost.
The fine thing about pacts with the devil is that when you sign them you are well aware of their conditions. Otherwise, why would you be recompensed with hell?
Say the truth and shame the devil.
Why don’t I have a cool name like that. Instead of Lucifer and Beelzebub. I mean, seriously, Beelzebub? It sounds like the name of a brothel or a low life bar. Why can’t I be Lu Von Cipher? Sounds good, right?
The devil doesn't wear prada; I'm clearly in a -- white tee.
A stale mind is the devil's breadbox.
I'm a big fan of all the great movie devils, from Walter Huston to Ray Walston to Al Pacino to Jack Nicholson.
I realized that there is something else that is influencing people to behave like that, and that's the taking of the souls away from God. If you get people to sin, they get pushed further away from God and eventually God doesn't really own the soul anymore. The Devil owns the soul and that's where the danger comes in. Because in the end, there's no do-overs.
A specter is haunting the cinema: the specter of narrative. If that apparition is an Angel, we must embrace it; and if it is a Devil, then we must cast it out. But we cannot know what it is until we have met it face to face.
The fight against Jewish world Bolshevization requires a clear attitude toward Soviet Russia. You cannot drive out the Devil with Beelzebub.
I know as well as any one, [the devil] is an adversary, whom if we resist, he will fly from us--but I seldom resist him at all; from a terror, that though I may conquer, I may still get a hurt in the combat--soinstead of thinking to make him fly, I generally fly myself.
[To a priest who smoked:] What a shame for a man to dress like a saint and smell like a devil!