Deal With The Devil Quotes

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Lawrence Hill
“Sometimes a deal with the devil is better than no deal at all.”
Lawrence Hill, Someone Knows My Name

Daniel Nayeri
“You obviously don't have my soul or you wouldn't be trying to make deals.”
Daniel Nayeri, Another Faust

James          Anderson
“In all those stories about people who sold their souls to the devil, I never quite understood why the devil was the bad guy, or why it was okay to screw him out of his soul. They got what they wanted: fame, money, love, whatever—though usually it turned out not to be what they really wanted or expected. Was that the devil's fault? I never thought so. Like John Wayne said, "Life's tough. It's even tougher when you're stupid.”
James Anderson, The Never-Open Desert Diner

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“By Fortune's adverse buffets overborne
To solitude I fled, to wilds forlorn,
And not in utter loneliness to live,
Myself at last did to the Devil give!”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust

Alexei Maxim Russell
“The one plus side to demonic infestation is that children cannot be harmed by a demon. The sanctified aura of a child somehow repels the demon and they can only oppress them if the parent makes a contract allowing them to do so. Because they can be very clever in tricking people into agreeing to additional contracts, it is important to never converse with a demon. Either call in a priest or move out as soon as possible.”
Alexei Maxim Russell, The New Homeowner's Guide to House Spirits

Jason Jack Miller
“We're all Hitler inside. We're all Christ inside. I'm not keen on the idea, but it's true, isn't it? We've all got a little bit of the devil in us.”
Jason Jack Miller, The Devil and Preston Black

Jason Jack Miller
“Here's how I'll tell you what I think—if you see white smoke then you know I picked a new pope. And if I'm drinking a Snapple then you know I don't give a shit.”
Jason Jack Miller, The Devil and Preston Black

“Don't make a deal with the devil, if you do you will lose something important that you once had.”
Karen Dang

Ali Vali
“most people interpret silence as rejection!”
ali vali

Jason Jack Miller
“Preston Black couldn't sleep the whole night through, Preston Black couldn't sleep the whole night through. He'd lay in bed 'til the morning came, but the devil'd visit him just the same. Preston Black couldn't sleep the whole night through.”
Jason Jack Miller, The Devil and Preston Black

Brent Weeks
“They made a deal and they liked the deal, until they had to pay the price.”
Brent Weeks, The Black Prism

Jason Jack Miller
“You are not a handgun. More like a pellet gun. Maybe even a slingshot.”
Jason Jack Miller, The Devil and Preston Black

“Many years later after the sell-outs, betrayals, and hatred which would tear us apart, when our brotherhood had been destroyed, I’d always look back and remember that night. That fucking wild night at the KeyClub, when the smoke stung my eyes but my world was full of nothing but blind hope. When life was not a mockery, but a very real fire which flamed through my veins like the most incredible drug... the night when Kelly-Lee Obann, drunk, high and barely 20 the time, looked out through his hair with a terrible nakedness and said to me;
“We’re not gonna make it out of this alive. You know that, right?”
H. Alazhar, City of Paradise

Jason Jack Miller
“I'm sure you have drawers overflowing with panties the ladies throw at the stage. We saw you guys play down at Mon Brewing a few times. Way to keep the Nineties alive.”
Jason Jack Miller, The Devil and Preston Black

“I felt the back of my neck crawl. The crawling reached around to the corners of my jaw, then up to my temple, and across my cheeks.

I reached up to touch it. Splinters, small fingers, hooks. Scraping at my fingertips, gouging. Slowly reaching for my eyes, reaching for my remaining flesh.

Tiny, like the legs of spiders, pincers, fish hooks, they stabbed and set themselves into the flesh that remained, around my mouth, near my eyes, at my forehead. Then they stopped. Waited.

Asking. Offering. A deal with the devil, metaphorically speaking.

Give up your face if you truly want wings. Give up your eyes.

I could hear the dragon screech, not all that far away. This crisis I faced was removed from a very large, very real crisis that threatened people and Others I cared a great deal about.

Do it, and you can fly. Fly, and you might be able to do something to save them.”

Jason Jack Miller
“Music lets you write your own checks. Don't ever forget that.”
Jason Jack Miller, The Devil and Preston Black

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“O full and splendid Moon, whom I
Have, from this desk, seen climb the sky
So many a midnight,—would thy glow
For the last time beheld my woe!
Ever thine eye, most mournful friend,
O'er books and papers saw me bend;
But would that I, on mountains grand,
Amid thy blessed light could stand,
With spirits through mountain-caverns hover,
Float in thy twilight the meadows over,
And, freed from the fumes of lore that swathe me,
To health in thy dewy fountains bathe me!

Ah, me! this dungeon still I see.
This drear, accursed masonry,
Where even the welcome daylight strains
But duskly through the painted panes.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust

V.E. Schwab
“You can have my soul when I don't want it anymore.”
V.E. Schwab, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue Sneak Peek

T.J. Kirk
“And even if there were souls, and there was a devil, he's not going around granting fame and fortune just for your soul in return. If he is, he's a fucking idiot. According to the standards of the Bible, most people are Hellbound anyway, so it ain't like Satan would be hurting for more souls, he's already got a shit-ton of souls. Satan going around granting fame and fortune just for Kanye West's soul would be like an apple farmer paying ten million dollars for a fucking apple.”
T.J. Kirk

Lamine Pearlheart
“Vagueness is the kingdom of the devil and it is as such on purpose." - On Vagueness”
Lamine Pearlheart

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“And do I ask, wherefore my heart
Falters, oppressed with unknown needs?
Why some inexplicable smart
All movement of my life impedes?
Alas! in living Nature’s stead,
Where God His human creature set,
In smoke and mould the fleshless dead
And bones of beasts surround me yet!”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust