May the devil make a ladder of your backbone - While he is picking apples in the garden of Hell.

Old Irish Toast

When the Devil quotes Scriptures, it's not, really, to deceive, but simply that the masses are so ignorant of theology that somebody has to teach them the elementary texts before he can seduce them.

Paul Goodman

Somehow our devils are never quite what we expect when we meet them face to face.

Nelson Demille

He that is busy is tempted by but one devil; he that is idle, by a legion.

Dr. Thomas Fuller

The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.

William Shakespeare

The devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape.

William Shakespeare

An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.

Samuel Butler

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.

C. S. Lewis

It's very easy to convince people that the devil you know is better than the devil you don't.

Rick Mayes

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

Hyman George Rickover

Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.

Henry Fielding

The devil doesn't know how to sing, only how to howl.

Francis Thompson

The devil is in the details.

Carolyn Brown

Never be a cynic, even a gentle one. Never help out a sneer, even at the devil.

Vachel Lindsay

You are permitted, in time of great danger, to walk with the devil until you have crossed the bridge.

Bulgarian Proverb

Old Devil Moon.

Robert Norton

We call her the Tasmanian devil. She's everywhere. She's like a little pit bull.

Natalie Williams

It is the greatest art of the devil to convince us he does not exist.

Charles Baudelaire

Perhaps God and the Devil danced hand in hand around every single electron.

Patricia Highsmith

Shout at the Devil.

Motley Crue

Alimony: the ransom the happy pay to the devil.

H. L. Mencken

We all have thoughts that would shame the devil.

Mark Twain

The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition.

George Herbert

He doesn't care to discuss the Devil Rays' situation.

Howard Rubenstein

Don't you know there ain't no devil, it's just god when he's drunk.

Tom Waits

The devil turned precisian!

Philip Massinger

. . .but if I am the Devil's child, I will live then from the Devil.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You must hate a Frenchman as you do the devil.

Horatio Nelson

The devil is in the detail.

Wendy Sherman

Roy Keane is Damien, the devil incarnate. He's evil. Even in training.

Ryan Giggs

As is often the case with these things the devil is in the details, and when we dug into some of the divisional performances we did see some weakness.

David Halliday

From the author of lies. The devil.

Matthew Pinto

He did not see any reason why the devil should have all the good tunes.

Rowland Hill

The good news is there's no devil. The bad news is there's no heaven. There's nothing.

Kerry Packer

The devil made me do it.

Flip Wilson

All these deals right now are about dancing with the devil. This is a very fast-moving space.

George Bell

We're the devil, and they want us out.

Brian Bahn

The devil is compromise.

Henrik Ibsen

'Tis no sin to cheat the devil.

Daniel Defoe

You have to be a true baseball fan to be a Devil Ray fan.

Carol Dennis

If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.

Henry Fielding

All that the Devil asks is acquiescence.

Suzanne Massie

Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.


We applaud the decision to remove plutonium from Livermore lab even as we realize the devil will be in the details.

Marylia Kelley

These conversions are simple notionally, but there is a lot of devil in the detail.

Jonathan Lamy

If they have to pay out of pocket, will they? It's so trite to say the devil is in the details, but a lot of questions remain.

Lori Berry

Heaven sends us good meat, but the Devil sends cooks.

David Garrick

I have the devil in me!

Lee Lewis

He was a devil in sheep's clothing.

Gerald Archibald

The conception of the idea is there, but the devil is going to be in the details.

Jerry Flanagan

Speak of the Devil.

Black Sabbath

'Shut De Door on the Devil' is one of our favorites, but we have others.

Florence Evans

If it wasn't for the devil, we wouldn't be here, would we?

Brad Dourif

I said, 'Yes, you do.' But he says, 'What will the devil do to me?' I said to him, 'You command the devil to go if he's there. In the name of the church, as archbishop, I command you to go and do it.'

Henry D'souza

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

A. W. Tozer

As for the Devil - that is somebody our religion tried to do without for a long time.

Kerry Thornley

What the devil does the plot signify, except to bring in fine things?

George Villiers

There is an awful lot of crap on TV, but it's not the devil incarnate. Actually, certain shows, watched in moderation, can be beneficial.

Richard Milich

I didn't know whether I should pray to the devil or to God.

Armin Meiwes

[But] from an operational perspective, the devil is in the details, ... sustainable.

Transport Canada

Why should the devil have all the good tunes?

Rowland Hill

Poverty is from the devil and that God wants all Christians prosperous.

Benny Hinn

I'm not your executioner. I'm not your devil and I'm not your God. I'm Charles Manson.

Charles Manson

We're really appreciative that the Devil Rays are able to help us out in our time of need.

Jeff Parrill

Fear is the dark room where the Devil develops his negatives.

Gary Busey

Black as the Devil, sweet as a stolen kiss.

Polish Proverb

Now that I'm on TV, I can't gluttonize as much as I would like. Even the devil has to watch his weight.

John Glover

Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies.

Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Why doesn't that Devil take me with him? It would be much better with him than it is here.

Eva Braun