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Demons Quotes

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It is better to conquer yourself
than to win a thousand battles.
Then the victory is yours.
It cannot be taken from you,
not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
- The Buddha

Related topics: Values Wisdom Buddhist

Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
- Lao Tzu

An artist is a creature driven by demons.
He doesn't know why they choose him and he's usually too busy to wonder why.
- William Faulkner

I love good and pleasure, I hate evil and pain,
I want to be happy and I am not mistaken in believing,
that people, angels and even demons have those same inclinations.
- Nicolas Malebranche

 

Because of my Marxism, I was not into myths or miracles,
whether it was the virgin birth, the physical resurrection
or casting out demons from an epileptic.
- Lionel Blue

It's important to face down your demons.
- Stephan Jenkins

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

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As an actor, you want to keep your demons to some extent,
but you also have to exorcise them so you can use them
instead of them using you.
- Skeet Ulrich

From the world of darkness I did loose demons and devils
in the power of scorpions to torment.
- Charles Manson

You know, we all have our inner demons.
I, for one - I can't speak for you, but I'm on the
verge of moral collapse at any time.
It can happen by the end of the show.
- Glenn Beck

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

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

Your prodigal son has left again to exorcise some demons.
- John W. Hinckley, Jr.

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

In the last couple of years I've been facing down a
lot of the demons of the past and trying to find out,
who I am, It's something I think I'll be doing for the rest of my life.
- David Coverdale

I like writing about women, weak and strong,
pathetic and heroic.
I like writing about men, ditto.
And all the variants of men and women,
beasts and demons.
- Tanith Lee

I don't know that all the demons have been beaten,
but I'm very, very proud of those songs.
- John Fogerty

There have been times in my life that I've had a ton of vices,
and my demons have run amok for years and years and years.
- Ron White

I'm always annoyed about why black people have to bear
the brunt of everybody else's contempt.
If we are not totally understanding and smiling,
suddenly we're demons.
- Toni Morrison

On the other hand, what I like my music to do to me
is awaken the ghosts inside of me.
Not the demons, you understand, but the ghosts.
- David Bowie

Each has its lesson; for our dreams in sooth,
come they in shape of demons, gods, or elves,
are allegories with deep hearts of truth that tell
us solemn secrets of ourselves.
- Henry Timrod

It's kind of chased away a few demons for me and,
um, it's educated me a little bit more.
- Hugo Weaving

Schizophrenia demons live in my head.
- Wesley Willis

We're much more controlled now.
We were kids back then, we each had our own demons.
It was insanity.
- Peter Criss

The story of Willie Stark fascinated me because it
was tackling the story of a man who outwardly has all
the success one could possibly want and who is destroyed by his personal demons.
- Carlisle Floyd

For many centuries, suicides were treated like criminals by the society.
That is part of the terrible legacy that has come down
into society's method of handling suicide recovery.
Now we have to fight off the demons that have been
hanging around suicide for centuries.
- Judy Collins

I never thought of it as God.
I didn't know what to call it.
I don't believe in devils, but demons I do because
everyone at one time or another has some kind of a demon,
even if you call it by another name,
that drives them.
- Gene Wilder

Through music I either tame my demons or unleash them
and allow them to be what they are.
I don't want the music to be about provocation,
I want the music to bring you to a place where you feel at home.
- Michael Franti

After reading Eminem's autobiography,
which I did because I'm so interested in him as an artist,
I respect him a lot.
Even though he seems angry and mad, he's had to fight
so many demons in his life.
- Taryn Manning

And for any victim of a violent crime,
when you actually get to go in and realize and see
their faces and know that they can't hurt you any more,
there is no feeling like that.
It finally frees you from a lot of demons.
- Patty Hearst

Evil is the shadow of angel.
Just as there are angels of light, support,
guidance, healing and defense, so we have experiences of shadow angels.
And we have names for them: racism, sexism,
homophobia are all demons - but they're not out there.
- Matthew Fox

We like Batman - we understand him, we suffer with him.
On the other hand, we want to be Superman.
But they're conflicting philosophies.
Let's bring them together in one movie and see how we,
as an audience, wrestle with our inner demons.
- Wolfgang Petersen

I know the type of demons they have to fight and I am going to help them,
because it's the only way I can keep them from getting to my family.
I have to clean up my friends because they are around my boys.
It's upsetting.
- Michael Irvin

There are parts of me that I keep secret even from myself.
I have demons and I'd love to be able to healthily
look at the demons and still be a wonderful actor and
not feel I need them to create.
- John Glover

Writing and singing does give me some kind of release
from the demons of my past,
it is a therapy of sorts, but to be honest,
my marriage played a more important role in the acceptance
of myself than performance has ever done.
- Michelle Shocked

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

But when alcohol comes in, start running.
Because there's a demon there, and it goes back to her childhood.
- David Gest

I am not a demon.
I am a lizard, a shark, a heat-seeking panther.
I want to be Bob Denver on acid playing the accordion.
- Nicolas Cage

One hearty laugh together will bring enemies into a
closer communion of heart than hours spent on both
sides in inward wrestling with the mental demon of uncharitable feeling.
- William James

Uncertainty!
fell demon of our fears!
The human soul that can support despair,
supports not thee.
- David Mallet

I think the media is a real demon.
- George Michael

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

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

When you are dining with a demon, you got to have a long spoon.
- Navjot Singh Sidhu

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

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

Blanche is written with a terrible authority,
the authority that comes from artistic necessity when
the writer is compelled to write by his demon,
rather than by his agent or promoter.
- Paul Bailey

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

Whenever a thing is done for the first time,
it releases a little demon.
- Emily Dickinson

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

The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions
in a temporary state of reservation,
the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease.
The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon,
but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom.
- George MacDonald

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

Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of
combating the forces of evil...
prayer, fasting, good works and so on.
Up until Doom, no one seemed to have thought about
the double-barrel shotgun.
Eat leaden death, demon.
- Terry Prachett

If you have this enormous talent, it's got you by the balls,
it's a demon.
You can't be a family man and a husband and a caring
person and be that animal.
Dickens wasn't that nice a guy.
- Dustin Hoffman

When a person doesn't have gratitude,
something is missing in his or her humanity.
A person can almost be defined by
his or her attitude toward gratitude.
- Elie Wiesel

The boldness of endurance is
the underline to almost every success.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

For those who are bored with life,
the path to happiness almost always comes
through service to the less-fortunate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man can succeed at almost anything
for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
- Charles M. Schwab

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

My experience has been that work is
almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Almost always, the creative dedicated minority
has made the world better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You can conquer almost any fear
if you will only make up your mind to do so.
For remember, fear doesn't exist
anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking.
There is an almost universal quest
for easy answers and half-baked solutions.
Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Consider being more acceptive of your partner's behaviors.
It is unlikely that they are intentionally aggravating you.
Almost always, they are just doing what they think they should do.
Try setting aside your own rules for how they should behave,
and adopt a live-and-let-live attitude.
Your relationship will become stronger and happier if you do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Almost nothing you worry about today
will matter in a hundred years.
Think carefully about what you can focus on today.
Choose tasks that will actually make a positive difference
to your great-grandchildren.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you think you are beaten, you are.
If you think you dare not, you don't.
If you'd like to win, but think you can't
It's almost a cinch you won't.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man;
But soon or late the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
- Anonymous

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not;
nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not;
unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not;
the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
- Calvin Coolidge

So long as we are loved by others,
I would almost say that we are indispensable;
and no man is useless while he has a friend.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Do you not know that there comes a midnight hour
when every one has to throw off his mask?
Do you believe that life will always let itself be mocked?
Do you think you can slip away a little before midnight
in order to avoid this? Or are you not terrified by it?
I have seen men in real life who so long deceived others
that at last their true nature could not reveal itself;...
In every man there is something which to a certain degree
prevents him from becoming perfectly transparent to himself;
and this may be the case in so high a degree,
he may be so inexplicably woven into relationships of life
which extend far beyond himself that he almost cannot reveal himself.
But he who cannot reveal himself cannot love,
and he who cannot love is the most unhappy man of all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind
and proving that there is no need to do so,
almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
- John Kenneth Galbraith


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