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A Quote by Samuel Butler on devil, god, and love

God is Love, I dare say. But what a mischievous devil Love is.

Samuel Butler (1612 - 1680)

Source: Notebooks, God is Love

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A Quote by Samuel Butler on apologies, books, devil, and god

An apology for the Devil: It must be remembered that we have only heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.

Samuel Butler (1612 - 1680)

Source: Notebooks, An Apology for the Devil

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A Quote by Saint Teresa of Avila on devil and fear

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I do not fear Satan half so much as I fear those who fear him.

Saint Teresa of Avila (1515 - 1582)

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A Quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo on angels, devil, humility, men, and pride

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

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

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A Quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo on christianity, danger, devil, emptiness, existence, good, hell, prophets, and spirit

The good Christian should beware of mathematicians, and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of Hell.

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

Source: DeGenesi ad Litteram, Book II, xviii, 37 [Note: mathematician = astrologer]

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A Quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo on danger, devil, existence, hell, and spirit

The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of Hell. -- St. Augustine

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on art, cleverness, and devil

But the Devil whoops, as he whooped of old: "It's clever, but is it Art?"

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: Ballads and Barrack Room Ballads, 1892-93

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A Quote by Rudyard Kipling on art and devil

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The Devil whispered behind the leaves, "It's pretty, but is it Art?"

Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Source: Ballads and Barrack Room Ballads, 1892-93

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A Quote by Rowland Hill on devil and good

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Why should the Devil have all the good tunes?

Rowland Hill (1744 - 1833)

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A Quote by Robertson Davies on attitude, cats, charm, devil, egotism, honesty, and responsibility

The great charm of cats is their rampant egotism, their devil may care attitude toward responsibility, and their disinclination to earn an honest dollar.

Robertson Davies (1913 - 1995)

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