Devil Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old devil quotes, devil sayings, and devil proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Hell is the highest reward that the devil can offer you for being a servant of his. Billy Sunday
We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell. Oscar Wilde
The devil doesn't come dressed in a red cape and pointy horns. He comes as everything you've ever wished for. Tucker Max
Better the devil you know than the angel you don't. Hama Tuma
Be careful who you trust, the devil was once an angel. Anonymous
Neutral men are the devil's allies. Edwin Hubbel Chapin
For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel. Martin Luther
The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition George Herbert
The devil takes a hand in what is done in haste. Turkish Proverb
Sometimes The Devil is a gentleman. Percy Bysshe Shelley
All the cunning of the devil is exercised in trying to tear us away from the word. Martin Luther
The devil is a better theologian than any of us and is a devil still. Aiden Wilson Tozer
The Devil's most devilish when respectable. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Beauty and the devil are the same thing. Robert Mapplethorpe
You must never tire fighting Satan. Abraham Cahan
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. Anonymous
When you're in hell, only a devil can point the way out. Joe Abercrombie
Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies. Edwin Hubbel Chapin
If you don't set the tone for the day, the devil will set it for you. Joel Osteen
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
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
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
Hell is empty and all the devils are here. William Shakespeare
The devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape. William Shakespeare
Satan's successes are the greatest when he appears with the name of God on his lips. Mahatma Ghandhi
The Devil may also make use of morality. Karl Barth
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
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
We are our own devils; we drive ourselves out of our Edens. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Man can hardly even recognize the devils of his own creation. Albert Schweitzer
It was necessary that the Devil should have a representation upon the Earth, as well as God. Warren Jeffs
The devil is an optimist if he thinks he can make people worse than they are. Karl Kraus
Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love. Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
Don't be a fool for the Devil, darling. Anne Rice
The devil is more interesting than God. Christopher Plummer
If my devils are to leave me, I'm afraid my angels will take flight as well. Rainer Maria Rilke
The devil's name is dullness. Robert E. Lee
We must live like angels and produce like the devil! Luis Munoz Marin
Illusion is the dust the devil throws in the eyes of the foolish. Minna Antrim
Fear is the dark room where the Devil develops his negatives. Gary Busey
We are not angels. Nor are we the devils you have made us out to be. Slobodan Milosević
Perfectionists are their own devils. Jack Kirby
Love is familiar. Love is a devil. There is no evil angel but Love. William Shakespeare
Better sit still, than rise to meet the devil. Michael Drayton
Don't you know there ain't no devil, it's just god when he's drunk. Tom Waits
The world is the devil's hunting-ground, and children are his choicest game. Anthony Comstock
No man means evil but the devil, and we shall know him by his horns. William Shakespeare
Thinking about the devil is worse than seeing the devil. Branch Rickey
The devil says I'm out, but the Lord says I'm safe. Billy Sunday
The Devil is an Ass , I do acknowledge it. Ben Jonson
Needs must when the devil drives. John Heywood
Talk to the devil, and his horns appear. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I think the devil doesn't exist, but man has created him, he has created him in his own image and likeness. Fyodor Dostoevsky
With God, what is terrible is that one never knows whether it's not just a trick of the devil. Jean Anouilh
In all systems of theology, the devil figures as a male person. Don Herold
If the devil could be persuaded to write a bible, he would title it, "You Only Live Once." Sydney J. Harris
The quiet conscience is an invention of the devil. Albert Schweitzer
The devil can cite scripture for his purpose. William Shakespeare
I don't really believe in the Devil, but if the Devil is the Father of Lies, then he certainly invented the Internet. Ken MacLeod
Somehow our devils are never quite what we expect when we meet them face to face. Nelson DeMille
The Devil fears the word of God, He can't bite it, it breaks his teeth. Martin Luther
Gossip is the Devil's radio. George Harrison
The meanest thing in the world is the devil. Henry Ward Beecher