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94+ Profound Devil Quotes: Exclusive Selection

A devil is the personification of evil as it is conceived in many and various cultures and religious traditions. Famous devil quotes will get you thinking, enrich your perspective and make you wiser.

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Devil Quotes

  • Hell is the highest reward that the devil can offer you for being a servant of his. – Billy Sunday
  • Be ever engaged, so that whenever the devil calls, he may find you occupied. – St. Jerome
  • We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell. – Oscar Wilde
  • Clever as the Devil and twice as pretty. – Holly Black
  • When you make a mistake and the devil comes and tells you ‘You’re no good,’ you don’t have to take on the guilt and condemnation he wants to put on you. No! You can immediately confess your mistake to God, thank Him for forgiving you and cleansing you with the blood of Jesus, and move forward in the victory of His grace and forgiveness. – Joyce Meyer
  • The devil doesn’t come dressed in a red cape and pointy horns. He comes as everything you’ve ever wished for. – Tucker Max
  • The devil’s finest trick is to persuade you that he does not exist. – Charles Baudelaire
  • Keep doing some kind of work, that the devil may always find you employed. – St. Jerome
  • Better the devil you know than the angel you don’t. – Hama Tuma
  • Son, the greatest trick the Devil pulled was convincing the world there was only one of him. – David Wong
  • Be careful who you trust, the devil was once an angel.
  • Someone who smiles too much with you can sometime frown too much with you at your back. – Michael Bassey Johnson
  • Fear is the dark room where the Devil develops his negatives. – Gary Busey
  • Neutral men are the devil’s allies. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin
  • I am part of that power which eternally wills evil and eternally works good. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel. – Martin Luther
  • People who cease to believe in God or goodness altogether still believe in the devil… Evil is always possible. And goodness is eternally difficult. – Anne Rice
  • Haste is of the Devil. – St. Jerome
  • The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition – George Herbert
  • Never can true reconcilement grow where wounds of deadly hate have pierced so deep… – John Milton
  • I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is to take advantage of everyone. – Camille Claudel
  • The devil takes a hand in what is done in haste. – Turkish Proverb
  • The Devil pulls the strings which make us dance; We find delight in the most loathsome things; Some furtherance of Hell each new day brings, and yet we feel no horror in that rank advance. – Charles Baudelaire
  • Honesty is of God and dishonesty of the devil; the devil was a liar from the beginning. – Joseph B. Wirthlin
  • Sometimes the Devil is a gentleman. – Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • We have never heard the devil’s side of the story; God wrote all the book. – Anatole France
  • You can hide from the devil, but he’ll always find you. – Allen Iverson
  • All the cunning of the devil is exercised in trying to tear us away from the word. – Martin Luther
  • Sunshine, if I ever disappear, please tell people that I ran after the Devil, trying to get my soul back. – April Genevieve Tucholke
  • I have more respect for a man who lets me know where he stands, even if he’s wrong, than the one who comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil. – Malcolm X
  • The devil is a better theologian than any of us and is a devil still. – Aiden Wilson Tozer
  • Lucifer spoke thus. Pride took him from heaven, though he sat at God’s right hand.’ Her voice grew faint, the hint of a whisper. ‘In the end pride is the only evil, the root of all sins.’ ‘Pride is all I have. – Mark Lawrence
  • I am the worst influence. If you can’t handle your vices, then I am the Devil. – Tori Amos
  • The Devil’s most devilish when respectable. – Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • The devil is an optimist if he thinks he can make people worse than they are. – Karl Kraus
  • It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui. – Helen Keller
  • Beauty and the devil are the same thing. – Robert Mapplethorpe
  • When you’re in hell, only a devil can point the way out. – Joe Abercrombie
  • When everything goes wrong, what a joy to test your soul and see if it has endurance and courage. An invisible and all-powerful enemy – some call him God, others the Devil, seem to rush upon us to destroy us; but we are not destroyed. – Nikos Kazantzakis
  • You must never tire fighting Satan. – Abraham Cahan
  • Because God loves us, but the devil takes an interest. – Jennifer Donnelly
  • If you’ve got faith and you believe in what you are living for, you can stand your ground when the Devil’s at your door. – John Michael Montgomery
  • The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.
  • Oh, I am an angel, though sometimes I wish I was more of a devil. – Victoria Pendleton
  • The devil’s agents may be of flesh and blood, may they not? – Arthur Conan Doyle
  • I could care less about what people think. I’m a Devil Without A Cause. – Kid Rock
  • Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin
  • I have never understood why people who can swallow the enormous improbability of a personal God boggle at a personal Devil. – Graham Greene
  • A brave man is a man who dares to look the Devil in the face and tell him he is a Devil. – James A. Garfield
  • If you don’t set the tone for the day, the devil will set it for you. – Joel Osteen
  • Don’t let people disrespect you. My mom says don’t open the door to the devil. Surround yourself with positive people. – Cuba Gooding, Jr.
  • 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
  • The devil lies brooding in the miser’s chest. – Thomas Fuller
  • Temptation is the devil looking through the keyhole. Yielding is opening the door and inviting him in. – Billy Sunday
  • The devil tempts men through their ambition, their cupidity, or their appetite, until he comes to the profane swearer, whom he clutches without any reward. – Horace Mann
  • Those who are preparing for the coming of Christ should be sober, and watch unto prayer, for our adversary, the Devil, goeth about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour; whom we are to resist steadfast in the faith. – Ellen G. White
  • The Devil, can sometimes do a very gentlemanly thing. – Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Devils can be driven out of the heart by the touch of a hand on a hand, or a mouth on a mouth. – Tennessee Williams
  • Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man. – Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Hell is empty and all the devils are here. – William Shakespeare
  • The devil’s voice is sweet to hear. – Stephen King
  • The devil hath power to assume a pleasing shape. – William Shakespeare
  • Don’t just let the devil use your mind as a garbage dump. – Joyce Meyer
  • Satan’s successes are the greatest when he appears with the name of God on his lips. – Mahatma Gandhi
  • The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil. – C. S. Lewis
  • The Devil may also make use of morality. – Karl Barth
  • Talk of the devil, and his horns appear. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Gossip is the Devil’s radio. – George Harrison
  • In every man’s heart there is a devil, but we do not know the man as bad until the devil is roused. – James Oliver Curwood
  • ‘You are no saint,’ says the devil. Well, if I am not, I am a sinner, and Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners. Sink or swim, I go to Him; other hope, I have none. – Charles Spurgeon
  • We are our own devils; we drive ourselves out of our Edens. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • The devil ain’t got no power over me. The devil come, and me shake hands with the devil. Devil have his part to play. Devil’s a good friend, too… because when you don’t know him, that’s the time he can mosh you down. – Bob Marley
  • Man can hardly even recognize the devils of his own creation. – Albert Schweitzer
  • Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love. – Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
  • It was necessary that the Devil should have a representation upon the Earth, as well as God. – Warren Jeffs
  • I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love. – Marilyn Monroe
  • When the Devil is not fishing, he is mending his nets. – Austin O’Malley
  • When a man hurries, the devil smiles. – Polish Proverb
  • When the Angels arrive, the devils leave. – Egyptian Proverb
  • The devil put before me that I could not endure the trials of the religious life, because of my delicate nurture. I defended myself against him by alleging the trials which Christ endured, and that it was not much for me to suffer something for His sake; besides, He would help me to bear it. – Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Those who consider the Devil to be a partisan of Evil and angels to be warriors for Good accept the demagogy of the angels. Things are clearly more complicated. – Milan Kundera
  • Patience doesn’t mean making a pact with the devil of denial, ignoring our emotions and aspirations. It means being wholeheartedly engaged in the process that’s unfolding, rather than ripping open a budding flower or demanding a caterpillar hurry up and get that chrysalis stage over with. – Sharon Salzberg
  • We are all acquainted with demons, aren’t we? Sometimes they are more subtle than the Devil in person. They are those things that clutch at us, strangle us, force us to obey them. They control us with great delight, and finally they own us. Demons are certainly as much around today as they were in Jesus’ day. They are more subtle, perhaps, and so we think we have outgrown them. Because we call them by other names, we have a way of missing them. But there is still a great force surrounding us that tries to push us into what is not of God. – Macrina Wiederkehr
  • To light one candle to God and another to the Devil is the principle of wisdom. – Jose Bergamin
  • If the devil went about doing a tenth of what he is accused of doing, he would be poor from paying the blacksmith for ox-shoes for his hooves. – Austin O’Malley
  • The world is all the richer for having a devil in it, so long as we keep our foot upon his neck. – William James
  • Flying into a storm, even its outer edges, did not seem like a good idea to me. And this was no ordinary tempest. Everyone on the bridge knew what it was: The Devil’s Fist, a near-eternal typhoon that migrated about the North Indian basin year-round. She was infamous and earned her name by striking airships out of the sky. – Kenneth Oppel
  • I mean, the more a man was in the Devil’s power, the less he would be aware of it, on the principle that a man is still fairly sober as long as he knows he’s drunk. – C. S. Lewis
  • God exists since mathematics is consistent, and the Devil exists since we cannot prove it. – Andre Weil
  • The world is, was, will always be filled with good and evil, because good and evil is the yin and yang of the human condition. It tells me something else. If you remember, God’s favorite angel was Lucifer. Apparently, Lucifer means “the light.” It also means “the morning star,” in some scripture. And apparently, he disobeyed God, and that’s the ultimate disobedience to authority. And when he did, Michael, the archangel, was sent to kick him out of heaven along with the other fallen angels. And so, Lucifer descends into hell, becomes Satan, becomes the devil, and the force of evil in the universe begins. – Philip Zimbardo
  • Sure, I believe in God and the Devil, but they don’t have to have pitchforks and a long white beard. – Keanu Reeves
  • It would be absurd if we did not understand both angels and devils, since we invented them. – John Steinbeck
  • It takes a man to make a devil. – Henry Ward Beecher
  • When I grew up, the Devil was a reason why I had a headache, or the Devil was the reason I got mad today. We always blamed the Devil. I think today when I say the Enemy, I like to make it broader. Sometimes the Enemy can be our own thoughts. – Joel Osteen
  • When the devil is called the God of this world, it is not because he made it, but because we serve him with our worldliness. – Thomas Aquinas

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