Devil Quotes

The Eskimo, Ootah, had his own explanation. Said he: “The devil is asleep or having trouble with his wife, or we should never have come back so easily.”

It is not enough to tell me that you worked hard to get your gold. So does the devil work hard.

Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil. And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was afterward an hungred. And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread. […]

The Devil was sick – the Devil a monk would be, The Devil was well the devil a monk was he.

The devil is a better theologian than any of us and is a devil still.

Satan is inconsistent. He persuades a man not to go to synagogue on a cold morning; yet when the man does go, he follows him into it.

He that preaches war is the devil’s chaplain.

Satan hasn’t a single salaried helper; the Opposition employ a million.

There is nothing in this planet’s history, biblical or otherwise, or knowledge from any source, that remotely alludes to the possibility that the poor devil ever stole a pin or killed a living soul. In fact, he never killed a fly, or hurt a single individual, man or beast. He never lost his temper, told […]

The devil is in the details, and everything we do in the military is a detail.