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Marry, he must have a long spoon that must eat with the devil. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The bane of all that dread the Devil! (Quote by - William Wordsworth)

What is got over the devil's back is spent under his belly. (Quote by - John Heywood)

Every man for himself, his own ends, the devil for all. (Quote by - Robert Burton)

The Devil himself, which is the author of confusion and lies. (Quote by - Robert Burton)

Bid the Devil take the slowest. (Quote by - Matthew Prior)

Swings the scaly horror of his folded tail. (Quote by - John Milton)

Illusion is the dust the devil throws in the eyes of the foolish. (Quote by - Minna Thomas Antrim)

The lunatic, the lover, and the poet Are of imagination all compact. One sees more devils than vast hell can hold; That is the madman. The lover, all as frantic, Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt. The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven; And as imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet's pen Turns them to shapes, and gives to airy nothing A local habitation and a name. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The prince of darkness is a gentleman. Modo he's called, and Mahu. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

From his brimstone bed, at break of day, A-walking the Devil is gone, To look at his little snug farm of the world, And see how his stock went on. (Quote by - Robert Southey and Samuel T. Coleridge)

I call'd the devil, and he came, And with wonder his form did I closely scan; He is not ugly, and is not lame, But really a handsome and charming man. A man in the prime of life is the devil, Obliging, a man of the world, and civil; A diplomatist too, well skill'd in debate, He talks quite glibly of church and state. (Quote by - Heinrich Heine)

Nick Machiavel had ne'er a trick Though he gave his name to our Old Nick. (Quote by - Samuel Butler (1))

His form had yet not lost All his original brightness, not appear'd Less than arch-angel ruined, and th' excess Of glory obscured. (Quote by - John Milton)

Nay then, let the devil wear black, for I'll have a suit of sables. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Abashed the Devil stood, And felt how awful goodness is, and saw Virtue in her own shape how lovely; saw And pined his loss. (Quote by - John Milton)

Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

This is a devil, and no monster. I will leave him; I have no long spoon. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The devil's most devilish when respectable. (Quote by - Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

Tell your master that if there were as many devils at Worms as tiles on its roofs, I would enter. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

The devil takes a hand in what is done in haste. (Quote by - Kurdish Proverb)

Satan exalted sat, by merit raised To that bad eminence. (Quote by - John Milton)

From morn To moon he fell, from noon to dewy eve, A summer's day; and with the setting sun Dropt from the zenith like a falling star. (Quote by - John Milton)

Whenever science makes a discovery, the devil grabs it while the angels are debating the best way to use it. (Quote by - Alan Valentine)

No, no! The devil is an egotist, And is not apt, without why or wherefore, "For God's sake," others to assist. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)


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