Devil Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old devil quotes, devil sayings, and devil proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Hell is the highest reward that the devil can offer you for being a servant of his.     

Billy Sunday

We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.     

Oscar Wilde

The devil doesn't come dressed in a red cape and pointy horns. He comes as everything you've ever wished for.     

Tucker Max

Better the devil you know than the angel you don't.     

Hama Tuma

Be careful who you trust, the devil was once an angel.     


Neutral men are the devil's allies.     

Edwin Hubbel Chapin

For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel.     

Martin Luther

The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition     

George Herbert

The devil takes a hand in what is done in haste.     

Turkish Proverb

Sometimes The Devil is a gentleman.     

Percy Bysshe Shelley

All the cunning of the devil is exercised in trying to tear us away from the word.     

Martin Luther

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

Aiden Wilson Tozer

The Devil's most devilish when respectable.     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Beauty and the devil are the same thing.     

Robert Mapplethorpe

You must never tire fighting Satan.     

Abraham Cahan

If you've got faith and you believe in what you are living for, you can stand your ground when the Devil's at your door.     

John Michael Montgomery

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.     


When you're in hell, only a devil can point the way out.     

Joe Abercrombie

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

Edwin Hubbel Chapin

If you don't set the tone for the day, the devil will set it for you.     

Joel Osteen

The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in our health, or we suffer in our soul, or we get fat.     

Albert Einstein

The devil lies brooding in the miser's chest.     

Thomas Fuller

The devil tempts men through their ambition, their cupidity, or their appetite, until he comes to the profane swearer, whom he clutches without any reward.     

Horace Mann

The Devil, can sometimes do a very gentlemanly thing.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

Devils can be driven out of the heart by the touch of a hand on a hand, or a mouth on a mouth.     

Tennessee Williams

Hell is empty and all the devils are here.     

William Shakespeare

The devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape.     

William Shakespeare

Satan's successes are the greatest when he appears with the name of God on his lips.     

Mahatma Ghandhi

The Devil may also make use of morality.     

Karl Barth

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

In every man's heart there is a devil, but we do not know the man as bad until the devil is roused.     

James Oliver Curwood

We are our own devils; we drive ourselves out of our Edens.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Man can hardly even recognize the devils of his own creation.     

Albert Schweitzer

It was necessary that the Devil should have a representation upon the Earth, as well as God.     

Warren Jeffs

The devil is an optimist if he thinks he can make people worse than they are.     

Karl Kraus