Quotes from the category Devil:
- A church debt is the devil's salary. permalink
- I will say, too, that lovemaking, if sincere, is one of the best ideas Satan put in the apple she gave to the serpent to give to Eve. The best idea in that apple, though, is making jazz. permalink
- If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil. permalink
- It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them by the force of the very passion they have suppressed and think themselves superior to. permalink
- The world is all the richer for having a devil in it, so long as we keep our foot upon his neck. permalink
- To make beads of the faults of others, and tell them over every day, is infernal. If you want to know how devils feel, you do know if you are such an one. permalink
- We are our own devils; we drive ourselves out of our Edens. permalink
- We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form. permalink
"The Idea of Progress" in Outspoken Essays; Second Series (1922)
- When a man sells eleven ounces for twelve, he makes a compact with the devil, and sells himself for the value of an ounce. permalink
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