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" A bad book is the worse that it cannot repent. It has not been the devil's policy to keep the masses of mankind in ignorance; but finding that they will read, he is doing all in his power to poison their books. "
John Kenneth Galbraith
" A biblical false prophet was a servant of the devil attempting to lead people away from the truth. "
" 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
" A church debt is the devil's salary. "
Henry Ward Beecher
" A dimple on the chin, the devil within. "
Pope Paul VI
" Afghans long ago resigned themselves to this sort of thing. Compromises must be made. Deals with the devil are better than ceaseless butchery. In the exigencies of post-conflict bygones, against the threat of collapse into more terrible bloodletting, the ugliness of realpolitik is the lesser evil. "
" Alimony - the ransom that the happy pay to the devil. "
H. L. Mencken
" And, Mr. Speaker, if the Governor and Council don't see fit to fall in with us, I say let the general duty law, and all, go to the devil, sir, and go about our business. "
" And so it is, that both the Devil and the angelic Spirit present us with objects of desire to awaken our power of choice. "
" And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart, till the Devil whispered behind the leaves 'It's pretty, but is it Art?' "
" Anger is implanted in us as sort of sting, to make us gnash with our teeth against the devil, to make us vehement against him, not to set us in array against each other. "
" A nickname is the heaviest stone that the devil can throw at a man. It is a bugbear to the imagination, and, though we do not believe in it, it still haunts our apprehensions. "
" An unlocked door means that, occasionally, you might get a devil come in, but a locked door means you have thousands of angels just walk by. "
" Anything new is always considered the devil's tool. "
" Anytime there's a God, there has to be a devil. And anytime there's good, there has to be evil. And the evil sometimes is the best! "
" Any well-read man knows that the moral difference between the condition of the world before Christianity was planted and since Christianity took root is the difference between night and day, the kingdom of heaven and the kingdom of the devil. "
J. C. Ryle
" A politician is the devil's quilted anvil; He fashions all sins on him, and the blows are never heard. "
" A revival does two things. First, it returns the Church from her backsliding and second, it causes the conversion of men and women; and it always includes the conviction of sin on the part of the Church. What a spell the devil seems to cast over the Church today! "
" As a craftsman, I bust my butt as much for 'Blade 2' as I do for 'Devil's Backbone.' "
Guillermo del Toro
" As for the Devil - that is somebody our religion tried to do without for a long time. "
" Aside from bringing back extinct species, reanimation could help living ones by restoring lost genetic diversity. The Tasmanian devil (aka Sarcophilus harrisii) is so inbred at this point that most species members can exchange tumor cells without rejection. "
George M. Church
" As someone who's run for office five times, if the Devil called me and said he wanted to set up a meeting to give me opposition research on my opponent, I'd be on the first trolley to Hell to get it. And any politician who tells you otherwise is a bald-faced liar. "
" At Vienna, one of the audience affirmed publicly that my performance was not surprising, for he had distinctly seen, while I was playing my variations, the devil at my elbow, directing my arm and guiding my bow. My resemblance to the devil was a proof of my origin. "
" Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man. "
" Be ever engaged, so that whenever the devil calls he may find you occupied. "
" Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love. "
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
" Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil! "
" But I think we are seeing a resurgence of the graphic ghost story like The Others, Devil's Backbone and The Sixth Sense. It is a return to more gothic atmospheric ghost storytelling. "
Guillermo del Toro
" But then in novels the most indifferent hero comes out right at last. Some god comes out of a theatrical cloud and leaves the poor devil ten thousand-a-year and a title. "
" Cancer is the ugliest, scariest, most dreaded word in the English language. My credentials for saying so? Head-to-head, firsthand close encounters with different versions of the fiendish devil. "
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