50+ Devil Quotes to Aid Your Victory Over Evil

“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

“If you will do what God tells you to do, there’s no person on Earth and no devil in Hell that can keep you from having what God wants you to have.” 

– Joyce Meyer

“When you’re in hell, only a devil can point the way out.”

 – Joe Abercrombie

“If you don’t set the tone for the day, the devil will set it for you.” 

– Joel Osteen

“The devil ain’t got no power over me. The devil come, and me shake hands with the devil. Devil have his part to play. Devil’s a good friend, too… because when you don’t know him, that’s the time he can mosh you down.”

 – Bob Marley

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

– Unknown

“Be ever engaged, so that whenever the devil calls he may find you occupied.” 

– St. Jerome

“If you get down and quarrel everyday, you’re saying prayers to the devil, I say.” 

– Bob Marley

“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

“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

“Hell is empty and all the devils are here.” 

– William Shakespeare

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

 – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The world is all the richer for having a devil in it, so long as we keep our foot upon his neck.”

 – William James

“Neutral men are the devil’s allies.” 

– Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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

 – Oscar Wilde   

“Gossip is the Devil’s radio.” 

– George Harrison

“I have more respect for a man who lets me know where he stands, even if he’s wrong, than the one who comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil.” 

– Malcolm X

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

– Karl Kraus

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

– Albert Schweitzer

 “If you young fellows were wise, the devil couldn’t do anything to you, but since you aren’t wise, you need us who are old.” 

– Martin Luther

“Those who play with the devil’s toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.” 

– R. Buckminster Fuller

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

– Martin Luther

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

– Martin Luther

“We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.” 

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

– Aiden Wilson Tozer

“I never resist temptation, because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me.” 

– George Bernard Shaw

“Sometimes The Devil is a gentleman.” 

– Percy Bysshe Shelley  

“I like to talk to myself ahead of time so when temptation comes, I’ve already made up my mind that I have the victory.” 

– Joyce Meyer


“There has always been discouragement, negativism, and temptation in the world because of Lucifer.” 

– Joseph B. Wirthlin

“Knowledge of God’s Word is a bulwark against deception, temptation, accusation, even persecution.” 

– Edwin Louis Cole

“Temptation is a woman’s weapon and man’s excuse.”

 – H.L. Mencken

“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

“Resist the temptation to subject yourself only to that which re-affirms what you already think.” 

– Jake Tapper

 “Ever notice that the whisper of temptation can be heard farther than the loudest call to duty.” 

– Earl Wilson

“Often the work of the Lord itself may be a temptation to keep us from that communion with Him which is so essential to the benefit of our own souls.” 

– George Muller

“The biggest temptation I believe is to feel comfortable, to feel like you’ve worked through all of that here on Earth, and are satisfied with this life.”

 – Nick Vujicic

“All men are tempted. There is no man that lives that can’t be broken down, provided it is the right temptation, put in the right spot.” 

– Henry Ward Beecher

“Temptation has been here ever since the Garden of Eden.” 

– Jerry Falwell

“We usually know what we can do, but temptation shows us who we are.” 

– Thomas a Kempis

“Temptation is the devil looking through the keyhole. Yielding is opening the door and inviting him in.”

 – Billy Sunday

“Beauty and the devil are the same thing.” 

– Robert Mapplethorpe

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

– Albert Einstein

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

– Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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

 – Tucker Max

“The devil is a peace stealer, and he works hard to set us up to get upset. But we can learn how to change our approach so we don’t live upset all of the time. And Jesus gives us the best example to follow.” 

– Joyce Meyer

“The Devil’s most devilish when respectable.”

 – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“The devil’s voice is sweet to hear.” 

– Stephen King

“The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition.” 

– George Herbert

“The devil’s name is dullness.” 

– Robert E. Lee

“Better the devil you know than the angel you don’t.” 

– Hama Tuma

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

Oscar Wilde

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


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