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  Where the devil has no time to go, he sends a woman.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  Pulling the devil by the leg is a bad grip.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Better keep the devil at the door than turn him out of the house.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Though the devil is up early, God is up before him.  
 -  American proverb
  

  Where there's money, there is the devil; but where there's none, he is twice.  
 -  German proverb
  

  The devil himself doesn't know where women sharpen their knives.  
 -  Latvian proverb
  

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

  He who has once invited the devil into his house, will never be rid of him.  
 -  German proverb
  

  Tell the truth and shame the devil.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Talk of the devil and he'll appear.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Even Satan prays for protection from girls.  
 -  Punjabi proverb
  

  He that is afraid of the devil does not grow rich.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  In a time of war the devil makes more room in hell.  
 -  German proverb
  

  Idleness is the devil's workshop.  
 -  German proverb
  

  When flatterers meet, the devil goes to dinner.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The devil is civil when he is flattered.  
 -  German proverb
  

  A gossip's mouth is the devil's mailbag.  
 -  Welsh proverb
  

  The devil is good when he is pleased.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Even the devil is not as black as he is painted.  
 -  Slovakian proverb
  

  Your first wife is sent to you by God, the second by man, and the third by the devil.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  The devil tempts some, but an idle man tempts the devil.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He who lives with a devil, becomes a devil.  
 -  Jewish proverb
  

  Speak to the devil and you'll hear the clatter of his hooves.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  If you have money you can make the devil push your grindstone.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Le the devil get into the church and he will mount the altar.  
 -  German proverb
  

  Women are the whips of Satan.  
 -  Arabic proverb
  

  Even the devil knows what is right, but he will not do it.  
 -  Serbo-Croatian proverb
  

  What the devil does in one year an old woman does in an hour.  
 -  Arabic proverb
  

  A young saint may prove an old devil.  
 -  Scottish proverb
  

  Good coffee should be black like the devil, hot like hell, and sweet like a kiss.  
 -  Hungarian proverb
  

  The devil lies brooding in the miser's chest.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The devil is not always at a poor man's door.  
 -  French proverb
  

  Put another way, Satan is a person's wish to do evil.  
 -  Jewish proverb
  

  The devil will be no saint though he be baptised in ninety-nine churches.  
 -  Slovakian proverb
  

  The cunning of women is strong, and the cunning of the devil is weak.  
 -  Arabic proverb
  

  Even the devil sometimes breaks his horns.  
 -  Japanese proverb
  

  When the devil says his prayers he wants to cheat you.  
 -  Spanish proverb
  

  The devil has his martyrs among men.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  The devil is poor, he has no God.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  He who steals in order to give to God can only get advice from the devil.  
 -  Nicaraguan proverb
  

  One devil does not make hell.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Do not make two devils of one.  
 -  French proverb
  

  The devil often lurks behind the cross.  
 -  French proverb
  

  When the devil finds the door shut he goes away.  
 -  French proverb
  

  Gods, devils and men are alike in actions and thoughts.  
 -  Tibetan proverb
  

  When the devil grows poor he becomes a tax collector.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  All kinds of hellish devils rule an angry person.  
 -  Jewish proverb
  

  Everyone has his own devil, and some have two.  
 -  Swedish proverb
  

  The worst devil is the one who prays.  
 -  Polish proverb
  

  He who sups with the devil needs a long spoon.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Devils must be driven out with devils.  
 -  German proverb
  

  The quiet conscience is an invention of the devil.  
 -  Albert Schweitzer
  

  Witch, n. (1) An ugly and repulsive old woman, in a wicked league with the devil. (2) A beautiful and attractive young woman, in wickedness a league beyond the devil.  
 -  Ambrose Bierce
  

  People often ask me where I stand politically. It's not that I disagree with Bush's economic policy or his foreign policy, it's that I believe he was a child of Satan sent here to destroy the planet Earth.  
 -  Bill Hicks
  

  The road out would be treacherous, and I didn't know where it would lead but I followed it anyway. It was a strange world ahead that would unfold, a thunderhead of a world with jagged lightning edges. Many got it wrong and never did get it right. I went straight into it. It was wide open. One thing for sure, not only was it not run by God, but it wasn't run by the devil either.  
 -  Bob Dylan
  

  Overcome the devils with a thing called love.  
 -  Bob Marley
  

  If you get down and quarrel everyday, you're saying prayers to the devil, I say.  
 -  Bob Marley
  

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

  The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world that Chuck Norris was just an actor.  
 -  Chuck Norris jokes
  

  At birth the devil touched my tongue.  
 -  Dorothy Parker
  

  Probably the toughest time in anyone's life is when you have to murder a loved one because they're the devil. Other than that, though, it's been a good day.  
 -  Emo Philips
  

  Ladies, just because he can quote the bible, doesn't mean he's a good man. Even the devil lived in heaven at one time. Use wisdom!  
 -  Farrah Gray
  

  I think the devil doesn't exist, but man has created him, he has created him in his own image and likeness.  
 -  Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  

  The sane man knows that he has a touch of the beast, a touch of the devil, a touch of the saint, a touch of the citizen. Nay, the really sane man knows that he has a touch of the madman. But the materialist's world is quite simple and solid, just as the madman is quite sure he is sane.  
 -  G. K. Chesterton
  

  And God said: 'Let there be Satan, so people don't blame everything on me. And let there be lawyers, so people don't blame everything on Satan.'  
 -  George Burns
  

  Gossip is the Devil's radio.  
 -  George Harrison
  

  A lack of purpose will find your demons. You wanna find out if the devil exists? Just take white space, put it on a calendar, have nothing to do for two days, three days, four days. Get bored enough, get no-purpose. A lack of clarity in your life and we will find your demons, the dementia, the insanity... the evil snakes that live in your mind, because everybody's got them. But when you're busy, I don't see them. When you're producing on your purpose-line, I don't see them.  
 -  Grant Cardone
  

  The theory seems to be that so long as a man is a failure he is one of God's chillun, but that as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil.  
 -  H. L. Mencken
  

  Alimony - the ransom that the happy pay to the devil.  
 -  H. L. Mencken
  

  It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

  The devil is compromise.  
 -  Henrik Ibsen
  

  And God said: 'Let there be Satan, so people don't blame everything on me. And let there be lawyers, so people don't blame everything on Satan.'  
 -  George Burns
  

  Gossip is the Devil's radio.  
 -  George Harrison
  

  A lack of purpose will find your demons. You wanna find out if the devil exists? Just take white space, put it on a calendar, have nothing to do for two days, three days, four days. Get bored enough, get no-purpose. A lack of clarity in your life and we will find your demons, the dementia, the insanity... the evil snakes that live in your mind, because everybody's got them. But when you're busy, I don't see them. When you're producing on your purpose-line, I don't see them.  
 -  Grant Cardone
  

  The theory seems to be that so long as a man is a failure he is one of God's chillun, but that as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil.  
 -  H. L. Mencken
  

  Alimony - the ransom that the happy pay to the devil.  
 -  H. L. Mencken
  

  It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

  The devil is compromise.  
 -  Henrik Ibsen
  

  I'm just your average horny little devil.  
 -  Jack Nicholson
  

  If there be one thing upon this earth that mankind love and admire better than another, it is a brave man - it is a man who dares to look the Devil in the face and tell him he is a Devil.  
 -  James Garfield
  

  I had enough inner strength to know I could beat anyone at all, anytime, on any surface. There was always a devil inside me whom I had to fight. And the devil was fear of failure.  
 -  John McEnroe
  

  God is in my head, but the devil is in my pants.  
 -  Jonathan Winters
  

  I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  God seeks comrades and claims love, the Devil seeks slaves and claims obedience.  
 -  Rabindranath Tagore
  

  It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.  
 -  Saint Augustine
  

  God is love - I dare say. But what a mischievous devil Love is!  
 -  Samuel Butler
  

  To err is human. To repeat error is of the Devil.  
 -  Seneca
  

  All the brothers should always be intent on good works, for it is written: 'Always do something good so that the devil will find you occupied.' And again: 'Idleness is the enemy of the soul.' Therefore, the servants of God must always give themselves totally to prayer or to some good work.  
 -  St. Francis of Assisi
  

  But let everyone know that whenever or however a person dies in mortal sin without making amends when he could have done so and did not, the devil snatches up his soul out of his body with so much anguish and tribulation that no one can know it unless he has experienced it.  
 -  St. Francis of Assisi
  

  The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.  
 -  The Usual Suspects, 1995
  

  It is not a God, just and good, but a devil, under the name of God, that the Bible describes.  
 -  Thomas Paine
  

  I don't trust anyone! Even the Devil was once an Angel...  
 -  Unknown
  

  We're all in the same game ; just different levels. Dealing with the same hell ; just different devils.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I trust everyone. It's the devil inside them I dont trust.  
 -  Unknown
  

  God has a plan for your life. The Devil has a plan for your life. Be ready for both. Just be wise enough to know which one to battle and which one to embrace!  
 -  Unknown
  

  I'm so hot I make the devil sweat.  
 -  Unknown
  

  The devil is the author of Lies, refuse to read his book!  
 -  Unknown
  

  The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.  
 -  William Shakespeare, The Merchant Of Venice