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Death always comes too early or too late.

At sometime in our lives a devil dwells within us, causes heartbreaks, confusion and troubles, then dies.
The devil tempts all men, but idle men tempt the devil.
Speak the truth and shame the devil.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
The devil helps his servants for a season; but when they get into a pinch; he leaves them in the lurch.
Why should the devil have all the good tunes?
The devil will let a preacher prepare a sermon if it will keep him from preparing himself.
If the devil could be persuaded to write a bible, he would title it, You Only Live Once.
Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.
But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?
I find it interesting that the meanest life, the poorest existence, is attributed to God's will, but as human beings become more affluent, as their living standard and style begin to ascend the material scale, God descends the scale of responsibility at a commensurate speed.
He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep - pain that cannot forget; Falls drop by drop upon the heart, And in our own despite, against our will, Comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
There is such a thing as a man being too proud to fight.
That is the whole secret of successful fighting. Get your enemy at a disadvantage; and never, on any account, fight him on equal terms.
The devil can site scripture for his own purpose! An evil soul producing holy witness is like a villain with a smiling cheek. [Merchant Of Venice]
The devil is a better theologian than any of us and is a devil still.
For Satan finds some mischief still For idle hands to do.
Life is a dream walking death is a going home.
Death was afraid of him because he had the heart of a lion.
If your time ain't come not even a doctor can kill you.
Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.
We say that the hour of death cannot be forecast, but when we say this we imagine that hour as placed in an obscure and distant future. It never occurs to us that it has any connection with the day already begun or that death could arrive this same afternoon, this afternoon which is so certain and which has every hour filled in advance.
There are few things more difficult than to appraise the work of a man suddenly dead in his youth; to disentangle promise from achievement; to save him from that sentimentalizing which confuses the tragedy of the interruption with the merit of the work actually performed.
Thank Heaven! the crisis --The danger, is past, and the lingering illness, is over at last --, and the fever called Living is conquered at last.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.
The surest defense against Evil is extreme individualism, originality of thinking, whimsicality, even -- if you will -- eccentricity. That is, something that can't be feigned, faked, imitated; something even a seasoned imposter couldn't be happy with.
Those that are evil have not only the good against them, but also the bad.
There are evils that have the ability to survive identification and go on for ever... money, for instance, or war.
Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate; good is always the product of an art.
No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.
Acts of kindness may soon be forgotten, but the memory of an offense remains.
He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.
I give the fight up: let there be an end, a privacy, an obscure nook for me. I want to be forgotten even by God.
You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat.
It is defeat that turns bone to flint; it is defeat that turns gristle to muscle; it is defeat that makes men invincible.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
The phoenix hope, can wing her way through the desert skies, and still defying fortune's spite; revive from ashes and rise.
There is hope for all of us. Well, anyway, if you don't die you live through it, day in, day out.
Hope is the parent of faith.
My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.
If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you. [Peter 3:15]
For verily I say unto you, that whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.
The ablest men in all walks of modern life are men of faith. Most of them have much more faith than they themselves realize.
May it not be that, just as we have to have faith in Him, God has to have faith in us and, considering the history of the human race so far, may it not be that faith is even more difficult for Him than it is for us?
Faith is a continuation of reason.
Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it.
A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
The man who wins may have been counted out several times but he didn't hear the referee.
Fighting is like champagne. It goes to the heads of cowards as quickly as of heroes. Any fool can be brave on a battlefield when it's be brave or else be killed.
He who attacks must vanquish. He who defends must merely survive.
If you are losing a tug-of-war with a tiger, give him the rope before he gets to your arm. You can always buy a new rope.
Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.
Let him that is without stone among you cast the first thing he can lay his hands on.
You cannot love a thing without wanting to fight for it.
People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.
A man is not defeated by his opponents but by himself.
Believe you are defeated, believe it long enough, and it is likely to become a fact.
Defeat doesn't finish a man -- quit does. A man is not finished when he's defeated. He's finished when he quits.
There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
We are not retreating - we are advancing in another direction.
Most human organizations that fall short of their goals do so not because of stupidity or faulty doctrines, but because of internal decay and rigidification. They grow stiff in the joints. They get in a rut. They go to seed.
Faith has to do with things that are not seen, and hope with things that are not in hand.

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