73 Best Devil Sayings

In this post, you will find amazing devil sayings.

Devil Sayings


“If you don’t set the tone for the day, the devil will set it for you.” Joel Osteen


“We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.” —Oscar Wilde


“When the devil drives, needs must.” —John Heywood


“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he doesn’t exist.” —Charles Baudelaire


“The devil has his elect.” —Thomas Carlyle


“The devil is an optimist if he thinks he can make people worse than they are.” —Karl Kraus


“Man can hardly even recognize the devils of his own creation.” —Albert Schweitze


“Don’t make a deal with the devil.” —Lailah Gifty Akita


“The devil is a better theologian than any of us and is a devil still.” —Aiden Wilson Tozer


“May the devil make a ladder of your backbone – While he is picking apples in the garden of Hell.” —Irish Proverb


“The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.” —Johann Kaspar Lavater


“A woman being never at a loss… the devil always sticks by them.” —George Gordon Byron


“Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.” —C. S. Lewis


“The devil tempts all men, but idle men tempt the devil.” —Unknown


“When a man hurries, the devil smiles.” —Unknown


“What, man, defy the devil? Consider, he’s an enemy to mankind.” —William Shakespeare


“When you actually meet the devil and he offers you a deal most artists eventually negotiate.” —Marc Maron


“If there is anything the devil will want to keep you from having, it is knowledge.” —Sunday Adelaja


“Keep doing some kind of work, that the devil may always find you employed.” —St. Jerome


“Neutral men are the devil’s allies.” —Edwin Hubbel Chapin


“Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t.” —Jack Heath


“Illusion is the dust the devil throws in the eyes of the foolish.” —Minna Antrim


“Speak of the Devil and he appears.” —Unknown


“Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t.” —Jack Heath


“The Devil is an ass, I do acknowledge it.” —Ben Jonson


“I was a devil in other countries, and I was a little devil in America, too.” —Josephine Baker


“The devil has no power over us except in our area of ignorance.” —Sunday Adelaja


“Don’t be a fool for the Devil, darling.” —Anne Rice


“Keep doing some kind of work, that the devil may always find you employed.” —St. Jerome


“Logic is what the devil likes most.” —Kelly Braffet


“If you get down and quarell everyday, you’re saying prayers to the devil, I say.” —Bob Marley


“At some time in our lives a devil dwells within us, causes heartbreaks, confusion and troubles, then dies.” —Theodore Roosevelt


“The devil, my friends, is a woman just now. ‘Tis a woman that reigns in Hell.” —Lord Lytton


“If you keep knocking on the devils door, sooner or later he’ll invite you in.” —Unknown


“Thinking about the devil is worse than seeing the devil.” —Branch Rickey


“As soon as a person gives place to the devil in his life, the devil has this person hooked.” —Sunday Adelaja


“Better sit still, than rise to meet the devil.” —Michael Drayton


“Fear is the dark room where the Devil develops his negatives.” —Gary Busey


“The devil’s happy when the critics run you off.” —Criss Jami


“I hope you’re representing the devil’s advocate.” —Charles Olson


“When the Devil is not fishing he is mending his nets.” —Austin O Malley


“Someone who smiles too much with you can sometime frown too much with you at your back.” —Michael Bassey Johnson


“Even the devil was once an angel.” —Unknown


“Anything new is always considered the devil’s tool.” —Rip Torn


“An idle mind is a devil’s workshop and I am prone to renting out my mind to the first bidder.” —Anurag Shourie


“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


“You can hide from the devil, but he’ll always find you.” —Allen Iverson


“Ignorance is what is destroying us and not the devil.” —Sunday Adelaja


“Tell the truth and shame the devil.” —Francois Rabelais


“When the Angels arrive, the devils leave.” —Egypt Proverb


“What is got over the devil’s back is spent under his belly.” —John Heywood


“You knew better than to pay mind to what people and the devil say.” —Aaron Weiss


“Why should the Devil have all the good tunes?” —Rowland Hill


“The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition.” —George Herbert


“Twitter is the Devil’s playground.” —Albert Brooks


“When we live in ignorance, we live in darkness and that is where the devil rules.” —Sunday Adelaja


“Hell is the highest reward that the devil can offer you for being a servant of his.” —Billy Sunday


“Most men would gladly give their souls to the Devil, were he willing to accept them.” —Abraham Miller


“Every man for himself, his own ends, the devil for all.” —Robert Burton


“Lawyers are the devil’s ministry.” —John Milton


“One seldom recognizes the devil when he is putting his hand on your shoulder.” —Albert Speer


“The devil is ready to do anything for us not to attain our goal.” —Sunday Adelaja


“What the devil is the point of surviving, going on living, when it’s a drag? But you see, that’s what people do.” —Alan Watts


“Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.” —Henry Fielding


“Empty mind is the devil’s workshop, and busy mind kills creativity.” —Unknown


“A dimple on the chin, the devil within.” —Pope Paul VI


“Do not be dismayed to learn there is a bit of the devil in you. There is a bit of the devil in us all.” —Arthur Byron


“He will give the devil his due.” —William Shakespeare


“The devil is the author of confusion.” —Robert Burton


“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


“The devil will try and do everything possible to stop, distract us from our purpose.” —Sunday Adelaja


“Deal with the Devil if the Devil has a constituency – and don’t complain about the heat.” —C. J. Cherryh



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