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Famous Demon Quotes

Demons run when a good man goes to war.
Night will fall and drown the sun,
When a good man goes to war.
Friendship dies and true love lies,
Night will fall and the dark will rise,
When a good man goes to war.
Demons run, but count the cost.
The battle’s won but the child is lost. — Steven Moffat

If you don’t deal with your demons, they will deal with you, and it’s gonna hurt. — Nikki Sixx

I have my own demons and dark moods. It’s weird. — Chris Rock

Our inner demons are what we call the devil.

I feel that people are basically trying to do their best in the world. Even when you see people making mistakes, you understand why they’re making a mistake. Everybody has flaws, everybody has demons, everybody has ghosts, but I think you watch people and you see everybody trying to do their best. — Jason Katims

I’ve got many, many demons that affect me on many, many levels… — Ozzy Osbourne

Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. — August Wilson

There have been discussions of doing ‘The Demon Cycle’ on both large and small screen scale, and while there is no project currently in development, I think the series has both the big imagery and complex character development to have legs either as a TV series or film franchise. — Peter V. Brett

Everyone fears and courts his own demon. — Mason Cooley

Face your inner demons; own your responsibility.

Unconditional good heart toward others is not even a possibility unless we attend to our own demons. — Pema Chodron

Ego is a demon bigger than anything in this world.

In two words, said Alan quietly, there is nothing I love half as much as you. — Sarah Rees Brennan

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As for the anger of the volcano, we leave it up to the local populations who create their demons, their gods and their divine punishment. — Werner Herzog

Some on commission, some for the love of learning, some because they have nothing better to do or because they hope these walls of books will deaden the drumming of the demon in their ears. — Louis MacNeice

The German decision to fight is implacable. Even if they were given more than they ask, they would attack just the same, because they are possessed by the demon of destruction. — Galeazzo Ciano

I’m just a demon that means well. Freelance for God, but do the work of Satan. — Ab-Soul

It’s an unfortunate consequence of American history. Gambling is exactly like demon rum was 75 years ago when the temperance movement was agitating. Once you demonize something, it becomes difficult to look at it in any rational way. — Eugene Christiansen

Sometimes those demons are frightening and sometimes they’re beautiful. — Tori Amos

Everywhere I looked, demons of the future [were] on the battlegrounds of one’s emotional plane. — David Bowie

I’ve never met anyone who’s left a comment on anything. It’s just demons who live in basements. — Robert Pattinson

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The truth is you don’t need some external demon to take control of you to turn you into a raging, money-obsessed sociopath, you only need to let loose the demons you already have inside of you. — Jay-

Do you know that every unbeliever is filled with a demon spirit? — Benny Hinn

Music, I think, is best when it honestly explores personal demons, and it stirs around in the silt of the psyche to find out what’s really there. — Tom Morello

Something stirred beneath my skin, some being inside I’d only suspected existed, demon or angel, I couldn’t say. — Ellen Hopkins

We are not at war (except with our own demons). — Jeffrey Sachs

In any dispute, each side thinks it’s in the right and the other side is demons. — Steven Pinker

The development of self-confidence starts with the elimination of this demon called fear. — Napoleon Hill

I am a demon hunter. Clearly, I am not afraid of the dark. — Cassandra Clare

People quote lines to me all the time. I’m always surprised – everybody has a favorite movie, and they’re always different. I’m always shocked. People stop me on the street and throw lines at me from ‘Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight’ and ‘Deep Space Nine.’ ‘Shawshank’ happens a lot because they play it so much on TV. — William Sadler

Shut up, already. Just once, could I get a demon with no vocal cords? (Anonymous) At least they’re not puking on us this time. (Wynter) Small favor that. (Anonymous) — Sherrilyn Kenyon

inspirational demon quotes

But it was for your own good.” – Nick “So’s the spanking I’m about to give you.” – Cherise “I’m too big to spank.” – Nick “Fine, you’re grounded until your grandkids are old.” – Cherise “Kind of hard to do. How am I supposed to have grandkids if I’m grounded?” – Nick “Precisely my point, you demon spawn. You’re never going to get off restriction.” – Cherise — Sherrilyn Kenyon

Got it. Demon. Death. Doom. — Kami Garcia

What would demons, she said, want with our microwave? — Cassandra Clare

Short Demon Quotes

Vicious habits are so odious and degrading that they transform the individual who practices them into an incarnate demon. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

Man tells his aspiration in his God; but in his demon he shows his depth of experience. — Margaret Fuller

You are not human,” the demon announced. “You have no soul.” “Thank you for the obvious. Did you know you have horns on your head? — Sherrilyn Kenyon

The demon of pride was born with us; and it will not die one hour before us. — Charles Spurgeon

Demon pox,’ said Will with the satisfaction of the truly vindicated. — Cassandra Clare

I attempt to connect with my muse and go on demon rides. — Keanu Reeves

You struggle with your demons and you conquer them. — Kinky Friedman

All diseases of Christians are to be ascribed to demons; chiefly do they torment freshly-baptized Christians, yea, even the guiltless new-born infants. — Saint Augustine

The steam-engine I call fire-demon and great; but it is nothing to the invention of fire. — Thomas Carlyle

It kept him alive, he was certain; even more, it kept his darkest of his demons at bay. — Tina St. John

For all its flaws, ‘The Hands of Orlac’ really is a seminal film, and if you’re partial to that particular B-movie subgenre of Demon Body Parts, you really ought to see it. — Kage Baker

There’s a demon in me, and he’s still around. Without the dope, we have a bit more of a chat these days. — Keith Richards

Hope is a demon worse than your Pain. — Gena Showalter

The passions are like those demons with which Afrasahiab sailed down the Orus. Our only safety consists in keeping them asleep. If they we are lost. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I’ve always been kind of a speed demon. — Sammy Hagar

Man is a demon, man is a god. Both true. — Elizabeth Gilbert

A comedian is not funny unless he is taking his demons out for a walk. — Cynthia Heimel

Songwriting is about getting the demon out of me. It’s like being possessed. — John Lennon

Your demons may have been ejected from the building, but they’re out in the parking lot, doing push-ups.”) — Dan Harris

The only way to meet the modern demon-stration of the powers of darkness is by a demonstration of the power of God. — Vance Havner

best demon quotes

It seemed his demon couldn’t tell the physical difference between when he was in danger and when he was in Danger. — Sherrilyn Kenyon

You have to search the absolute demons of your soul to make a great record. — Billie Joe Armstrong

Remember your personal demons should be afraid of you, because you are their home, their food, and as you heal, their executioner. — Laurell K. Hamilton

Every religion has demons…. Nothing like a real, live demon to give you some of that old-time religion. — Laurell K. Hamilton

This world would have been much better off had your mother aborted your demon soul. — Jeffrey Davis

But maybe you carried your demons with you everywhere, the way you carried your shadow. — Lauren Oliver

There was a demon named ‘Vala’ whom Indra had killed. Indra was able to kill this dreaded demon only because he had attained divine powers by practicing self- restraint. — Sam Veda

I didn’t kill her. The demon inside me killed that girl.’ … Those are the words of that man. — Mike McDaniel

Since I found the Company of the Holy and met the Guru, the demon of pride has departed. — Granth Sahib

Demons are like obedient dogs; they come when they are called. — Remy de Gourmont

These shows are the demon children of the 24-hour cable-news cycle, — Stephen Colbert

Deep Demon Quotes

If we really think about it, God exists for any single individual who puts his trust in Him, not for the whole of humanity, with its laws, its organizations, and its violence. Humanity is the demon which God does not succeed in destroying. — Salvatore Satta

This time, they want to keep rates low to fight deflation — a demon that may have vanished already. They might be successful again, but something else might build up, some other unintended consequence, including some inflation. — Anthony Crescenzi

I do love my wine. I’d opt to drink my calories rather than eat them every time, so I cut out the breads, potatoes, pastas, cheeses and desserts in an effort to get my healthy angel and unhealthy demon to compromise. — Rachel Nichols

I’m getting all warm and fuzzy inside at the prospect of these demon things roaming the street, preying on us. (Tate) — Sherrilyn Kenyon

I thought it’d be something cooler, like a van with ‘Death to Demons’ painted on the outside. — Cassandra Clare

A demon in the market decided to punish us on the last session of the year. — Ned Riley

After all a book can be represented as a conversation with one’s demon. — Patrick O’Brian

We tried to preach it all week, to not think about any of the games down the road. But that’s our first ACC game, … That’s like a demon entering our minds. — Ray Henderson

I think he genuinely meant it. I think he really wants to do the right things to escape this demon that’s got him. — Gary Sheffield

A demon, in a way, is a test of your faith. Because if you’re doing God’s work, there’s no reason for any demon to do anything to you. — Troy Polamalu

Ma’am, Magnus said, advancing. I must counsel you not to exit the carriage while a demon-slaying is in progress. — Cassandra Clare

It’s a dark, ugly subject. We’re facing the demon straight in its face. If we can just create more and more awareness, then we can take over the streets and have (possible sex offenders) looking over their shoulders, instead of us looking over ours. — S. Walker

Maybe that’s all demons ever are. People like us, doing things without even knowing what we’re doing. — Orson Scott Card

To be a poet did not occur to me. It was indeed a threshold guarded by demons. — Harold Bloom

The poem is much more about pure good versus pure evil. Whereas the movie, Beowulf goes to take on this troll who they all perceive as a demon and filthy and ignorant and sadistic, only to discover that that’s not actually the case. — Gerard Butler

Never trust a demon. He has a hundred motives for anything he does … Ninety-nine of them, at least, are malevolent. — Neil Gaiman

The easy demon is Vancouver stole all our work. We have a different perspective: let’s not sweat that; let’s build an indigenous film community. — Michael Seiwerath

Be careful when you cast out your demons that you don’t throw away the best of yourself. — Friedrich Nietzsche

He literally was demon possessed with the bottle, … In that regard, he’s not like ‘Nuke’ LaLoosh. — Ron Shelton

We tolerate, even promote, many things we once regarded as evil, wrong, or immoral. And then we seek explanations for an act that seems beyond comprehension. Remove societal restraints on some evils and one can expect the demons to be freed to conduct other evil acts. — Cal Thomas

I admit, I am a demon at nintendo. — Nick Carter

Writers are the exorcists of their own demons. — Mario Vargas Llosa

Sometimes I feel like I’m possessed with a multitude of demons. — Johnny Depp

My food demons are Chinese food, sugar, butter. — Kirstie Alley

Love, having become a god, becomes a demon. — C. S. Lewis

By making himself a priest made himself a demon. — Victor Hugo

Since the beginning of time, spirituality and religion have been called to fill in the gaps that science did not understand. — Dan Brown

If I got rid of my demons, I’d lose my angels. — Tennessee Williams

And you work for that demon, right? The one who looks like Matthew Broderick?” “John Cusack,” I corrected. “He looks like John Cusack.” “Whatever. — Richelle Mead

What exile from himself can flee? To zones, though more and more remote, Still, still pursues, where’er I be, The blight of life–the demon Thought. — Lord Byron

Foul and magical fumes bubbled out of the kettle, like the flatulence of a dragon on a demon-only diet. — Christopher Moore

Of course, they (i. e., demons) had always been observed with some regularity, but that could usually be ascribed to an overabundance of piety or wine or imagination. Take your pick. — Jack McDevitt

People shouldn’t call for demons unless they really mean what they say. — C. S. Lewis

Time is fluid here’, said the Demon. — Neil Gaiman

Chase away the demons, and they will take the angels with them. — Joni Mitchell

Demon pox. There’s always demon pox. — Cassandra Clare

Demons may be either good or bad, like any other class of beings. — L. Frank Baum

Demon slayers take the subway? — Cassandra Clare

Inspirational Demon Quotes

Maybe some days he actually believes he was an angel of mercy. Let us correct that: He was a demon from the lowest depths of hell. Burn in hell, Mr. Cullen, for all eternity. — Dolores Stasienko

I do put a lot of God in my music, but not because I’m super religious. There are a lot of demons in my music, too. I acknowledge both. — J. Cole

Demons are demons, and if you have them, you can either put them away, exorcize them, or carry them with you. — Jill Flint

Movie people are possessed by demons, but a very low form of demons. — Edna O’Brien

It is the image of God reflected in you that so enrages hell; it is this at which the demons hurl their mightiest weapons. — William Gurnall

Anything done for the first time unleashes a demon. — Dave Sim

There is nothing more to controlling demons than to do good and fear nothing. — Eliphas Levi

Stress is the demon in our society, stalking the cities and the countryside, striking down young and old and growing in strength daily. — Srikumar Rao

But even her demons she invested with inordinate beauty, consecrated them with the dignity of her attention. — Pat Conroy

But as with Maxwell’s Demon, so now. Either she could not communicate, or he did not exist. — Thomas Pynchon

There’s no room for demons when you’re self-possessed. — Carrie Fisher

Everything is possible, from angels to demons to economists and politicians. — Paulo Coelho

There is the most bizarre-looking demon I have ever seen on the Greek temple part… It was a complete mystery. — Matt Lake

It did not feel like something that was going to take over my life and destroy it. It felt like a subtle flower instead of a manipulative demon. That’s the mystery of heroin. — Corey Feldman

A vegetarian? Are you insane? That’s worse than bein’ a quarter demon! — Kami Garcia

It was like every day, a different demon would reappear. There were terrible memories there. I drove by the house I grew up in. They took my mother away in an ambulance and she died in front of that house. I drove by the church where I had to go and eat at the soup kitchen because I was out on the street at 16. — Johnny Rzeznik

What demon possessed me that I behaved so well? — Henry David Thoreau

My demons and I are not compatible. We never have been and never will be. — GG Allin

Demon, angel, all the same thing if you go back far enough, or cut deep enough. — Kelley Armstrong

The creative person is overpowered, captive of and driven by a demon… They become our legendary heroes. — Carl Jung

When demons are required someone will always be found to supply the part, and whether you step forward or are pushed is all the same in the end. — Margaret Atwood

Judgments that constrain your giving are the very demons that are keeping you from receiving. — Martha Beck

I believe in possibility, but I’m not sure I believe in demons. — Jennifer Carpenter

When I hear alcoholics talk about having their demons, I think that they’re probably absolutely literally correct. — Alan Moore

If I let them take away my demons, I’ll have to give up what I’ve found. — Jeanette Winterson

You gotta be crazy to open your windows, invite the demons in. — Ellen Hopkins

Mysticism and the supernatural are embedded in the show – it’s called ‘Da Vinci’s Demons’ for a reason, and it’s not just metaphorical. — David S. Goyer

Our capital system is haunted by the demon of error: error in determining guilt and error in determining who among the guilty deserves to die. What effect was race having? What effect was poverty having? — George Ryan

The demons were scary, but girls – Well, girls are really terrifying — Darren Shan

The music is so euphoric,as a way of battling the words. It’s like an exorcism, beating it out with drums, shake this demon out, it’s so visceral because the melancholy has to be drummed out. I can’t let it sit inside me. — Florence Welch

I know who the demon thief is – it’s me! — Darren Shan

Only by confronting your demons can you ever hope to conquer them. — Ellen Hopkins

if i repent of anything, it is very likely to be my good behavior. what demon possessed me that i behaved so well? — Henry David Thoreau

We can outrun the wind and the storm, but we cannot outrun the demon of hurry. — John Burroughs

All actors are on the run from some demon or other. — Julian Sands

Kill off all my demons and my angels might die too. — Tennessee Williams

It’s important to face down your demons. — Stephan Jenkins

Aimee-If someone’s possessed by a demon, how do you get the demon out? Xedrix-Call a priest. — Sherrilyn Kenyon

The love of power is the demon of mankind. — Friedrich Nietzsche

You rang, Mino- well, you’re not really the Minor Master anymore, are you? What should I call you? (Asmodeus) Think of a polite term, demon. (Jericho) Mister Master it is. What can I do for you? (Asmodeus) — Sherrilyn Kenyon

They have demons on Antarctica?” “Yeah,” Ash breathed. “It wasn’t always covered by ice, that was just a precaution when they buried them. — Sherrilyn Kenyon

Rachel, you summon demons. You’re good at it. Get over it, then find a way to make it work for you. It’s not going to go away. — Kim Harrison

Drift is the demon of democracy. — Anthony Eden

I try not to put my purse on the floor – demons will get into it. — Nina Arianda

The killing of everyone was the easy part, the most difficult part was lathering them up and shaving them, that’s the part that freaked me out the most in [Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street ]. — Johnny Depp

Let us correct him. He was a demon from the lowest depths of hell. — Dolores Stasienko

The demons were protecting me. I had nothing to fear from the police. — David Berkowitz

Keeping demons from this world is your mandate, a mandate from heaven. And a mandate from heaven isn’t something you can just ignore. — Cassandra Clare

Every artist has to face his own demons and evolve his own method of working. — Steven Pressfield

And so what? I just killed a demon in my own house, and you’re going to be a dickhead about it because I’m not some spoiled-rotten rich brat like you and your sister? Alec looked astonished. What did you call me? — Cassandra Clare

My demon’s a girl? Gideon said, astonished. — Gena Showalter

Upon the demon-ridden pilgrimage of human life, what next I wonder. — Iris Murdoch

Be careful, lest in casting out your demon you exorcise the best thing in you. — Friedrich Nietzsche

We’re going to knock those demons out and slay them with the power of Jesus. Hallelujah, can I get an amen?- Timmie — Jeaniene Frost

For lack of a better word, acting is therapeutic. You really are breaking down barriers, exorcising demons and finding more out about yourself. — Charlie Bewley

A savage place! as holy and enchanted / As e’er beneath a waning moon was haunted / By woman wailing for her demon lover! — Samuel Coleridge

The demon that you can swallow gives you its power, and the greater lifes pain, the greater lifes reply. — Joseph Campbell

We intend to do a massive world tour with Demon Days, but I won’t be involved with it. It’ll be all animation and big sound systems and stuff. — Damon Albarn

Perspective [is] a luxury when your head [is] constantly buzzing with a swarm of demons. — Khaled Hosseini

After I watched ‘The Exorcist’ I refused to watch any other movie that had anything to do with ghosts or demons. I didn’t even watch ‘Ghostbusters’ until I was much older. — Oren Peli

I knuckle down with my demons, and with my weaknesses. — Carlos Santana

Got demons on both shoulders. — Busta Rhymes

Demons are former celebrities who prey on their own insecurities. — Chuck Palahniuk

Men who fear demons see demons everywhere. — Brom

I have always had the ability to attach my demons to my chariot. — Ingmar Bergman

With artificial intelligence we are summoning the demon. — Elon Musk

Astriola. That IS demon pox. You had evidence that demon pox existed and you didnt mention it to me! Et tu, Brute!’ He rolled up the paper and hit Jem over the head with it. — Cassandra Clare

Apparently, there’s a little red demon dwarf that haunts the city, and before every major bad thing that’s happened, it’s appeared to somebody. Last time, he appeared in a Cadillac. — Meg White

You get to the point where your demons, which are terrifying, get smaller and smaller and you get bigger and bigger. — August Wilson

I have demons you can’t even imagine. — David Fincher

It’s almost as if a demon might have passed from one host to another. — John Forbes Nash, Jr.

Demon or not, it didn’t matter, suffering was everywhere he looked. — Brom

The creative urge is the demon that will not accept anything second rate. — Agnes de Mille

You do what you have to do or a bigger demon eats out your liver and uses your spine to pick its teeth. (Caleb) — Sherrilyn Kenyon

I play the Demon myself — no puppets involved. — Elizabeth Kenny

I have always thought that the place where you sleep or the place you share with your partner should be separate from the place where you write. The domestic rituals and details somehow kill the imagination. They kill the demon in me. — Orhan Pamuk

Schizophrenia demons live in my head. — Wesley Willis

We have a Daimon walk into the bar in broad daylight, and now a demon sliming Dev. I don´t know about you, but that doesn´t seem coincidental to me.” “I agree. Snot funny. — Sherrilyn Kenyon

We tolerate, even promote, many things we once regarded as evil, wrong, or immoral. And then we seek “explanations” for an act that seems beyond comprehension. Remove societal restraints on some evils and one can expect the demons to be freed to conduct other evil acts. — Cal Thomas

I was hell bent on destruction… it was like being possessed by a demon. — Anthony Hopkins

We’ve just got this demon hanging over our head, and it’s a zero. — Phil Garner

Death is only a byproduct of terrorism. — Dan Brown

I still have to work on my weight and some of my other demons. — Chris Farley

I believe my own demons would have caught up with me regardless of my race and regardless of whether I worked at ‘The Times. — Jayson Blair

He walks in daylight. But, like a demon, he’s weaker then. He seems to have the powers of a god, but no followers. What would you call him? (Xypher) I wouldn’t call him anything that didn’t make him deliriously happy. (Simone) — Sherrilyn Kenyon

I knuckle down with my demons, and with my weaknesses. — Carlos Santana

We have to try really hard to not accidentally summon a demon. — Peyton Manning

I too have my own demons, and I have struggled. I’ve made my own mistakes, and I’m not proud of them. — Michael Bergin

I’m not this dark, twisted person. Yes, I have my demons and this is my way of exorcising them. It gets them out – and better out than in. — Naomi Watts

Demons are former celebrities who prey on their own insecurities. — Chuck Palahniuk

You do have demons throughout the week; every coach does. — Brian McDermott

In the name of God! You, demon, born in the dark! I seal you here! Checkmate! — Arina Tanemura

Bhuta ia, dewa ia. (Bali expression meaning Man is a demon, man is a god.) — Elizabeth Gilbert

Paranoid? Probably. But just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean there isn’t an invisible demon about to eat your face. — Jim Butcher

Your city is under attack, he said. ‘The wards are down, adn the streets area full of demons. And you want to know why I haven’t called you? Magnus to Alec — Cassandra Clare

For lack of a better word, acting is therapeutic. You really are breaking down barriers, exorcising demons and finding more out about yourself. — Charlie Bewley

It did not feel like something that was going to take over my life and destroy it. It felt like a subtle flower instead of a manipulative demon. That’s the mystery of heroin. — Corey Feldman

I’m gonna abandon my spirit to them, which is actually what I attempt to do. You work yourself up into that state and you fall in supplication of the demon gods. — David Lee Roth

The University has done the best they can to help out especially with the recent budget cuts and have been extremely supportive of the sport. They provided transportation by the Demon Shuttle to and from matches for all players. — David Burroughs

In the very depths of Hell, do not demons love one another? — Anne Rice

They were tricky, those demons. Could they be trusted? Of course they could be trusted. She’d created them. She owned them. They wouldn’t lead her astray. — Rachel Cohn

Do you know that every unbeliever is filled with a demon spirit? — Benny Hinn

Minias smiled. Great. Another charming demon. I sort of prefer the insane ones. — Kim Harrison

You’re always searching for the thing to heal you, and I thought therapy would give me that. But it didn’t – it just helps you recognize your demons. — Rick Springfield