Mephistopheles Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 31 Quotes About Mephistopheles

#1. I am not omniscient, but I know a lot. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#2. ROMEO: I have night's cloak to hide me from their sight;
And but thou love me, let them find me here:
My life were better ended by their hate,
Than death prorogued, wanting of thy love. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#3. I was interested in theatre and media and came to Mumbai to get a job. I imagined that the film industry would be a white building with producers sitting in different rooms, and you could walk in and meet them, and they would interview you and select you. - Author: Imtiaz Ali
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#4. Hast thou, then, nothing more to mention? Com'st ever, thus, with ill intention? Find'st nothing right on earth, eternally? MEPHISTOPHELES No, Lord! I find things, there, still bad as they can be. Man's misery even to pity moves my nature; I've scarce the heart to plague the wretched creature. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#5. I left Mephistopheles, the angels, and the remnants of our handmade world, saying, I choose Earth. - Author: Patti Smith
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#6. All theory is gray, my friend. But forever green is the tree of life. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#7. I sit here like a monarch on his throne
I've got my sceptre, but no crown to call my own
-Mephistopheles - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Geothe
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#8. How do you get rid of the trash? It's out there in society, it's going on every day [ ... ] You can educate children an awful lot easier than you can get rid of the trash. - Author: Joycelyn Elders
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#9. Hannibal at eighteen was rooting for Mephistopheles and contemptuous of Faust, but he only half-listened to the climax. He was watching and breathing Lady Murasaki ... - Author: Thomas Harris
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#10. [The Devil] Mephistopheles, when he comes to Faust, testifies of himself that he desires evil, yet does only good. Well, let him do as he likes, it's quite the opposite with me. I am perhaps the only man in all of nature who loves the truth and sincerely desires good. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#11. There is in all of a strong disposition to believe that anything lawful is also legitimate. This belief is so widespread that many persons have erroneously held that things are "just" because the law makes them so. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#12. Heed not Mephistopheles, my children, lest you suffer eternal damnation. When he whispers in your ear, turn away your head and hearken instead to the angel on your shoulder. - Author: Harry Segall
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#13. Mephistopheles, the machine man, can provide us with all the means, and is thus likely to determine the aims of life as well. But of course the characteristic of Faust, which makes him eligible to be saved, is that he seeks aims that are not those of the machine. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#14. I am part of the part that once was everything,
Part of the darkness which gave birth to light ...
Mephistopheles, from Faust. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#15. Men grieve [Mephistopheles] so with the days of their lamenting, [he] even hate[s] to plague them with [his] torments. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#16. One [Big Data] challenge is how we can understand and use big data when it comes in an unstructured format. - Author: Steven McDonnell
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#17. A stronger focus on quality public policymaking and less distraction of personalities would be a sufficient and important contribution I can make. - Author: Jay Weatherill
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#18. Why did thee call that hell-goat Mephistopheles? asked McTavish one day. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#19. - Maybe you're a succubus who hunts for my flesh? Or Mephistopheles, who hunts for my soul?
- Oh, no! I am much worse: succubus wants body, Mephistopheles wants soul, but I want you all, with your flesh and soul! - Author: Bryanna Reid
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#20. Don't prepare. Begin. Our enemy is not lack of preparation. The enemy is resistance, our chattering brain producing excuses. Start before you are ready. - Author: Steven Pressfield
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#21. For the commission to do a great building, I would have sold my soul like Faust. Now I had found my Mephistopheles. He seemed no less engaging than Goethe's. - Author: Albert Speer
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#22. Mephistopheles: Why, this is hell, nor am I out of it.
Think'st thou that I, who saw the face of God
And tasted the eternal joys of heaven,
Am not tormented with ten thousand hells
In being deprived of everlasting bliss? - Author: Christopher Marlowe
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#23. Faustus: Stay, Mephistopheles, and tell me, what good will
my soul do thy lord?
Mephistopheles: Enlarge his kingdom.
Faustus: Is that the reason he tempts us thus?
Mephistopheles: Solamen miseris socios habuisse doloris.
(It is a comfort to the wretched to have companions in misery) - Author: Christopher Marlowe
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#24. Had I as many souls as there be stars, I'd give them all for Mephistopheles! - Author: Christopher Marlowe
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#25. When the war begins, talking is insanity , Just take your weapon and kill humanity! - Author: Arash Pakravesh
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#26. Dust shall he eat, and greedily,
like my celebrated serpent-cousin - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#27. When someone offers you lines like that, he must be Mephistopheles and you must be Faust. You know you shouldn't succumb to such language, but you succumb. - Author: William Logan
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#28. Say what you will about the sweet miracle of unquestioning faith, I consider a capacity for it terrifying and absolutely vile. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#29. I am the spirit of perpetual negation. (Mephistopheles) - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#30. Things had certainly come down a long way since the great days of Faust and Mephistopheles, when a man could gain all the knowledge of the universe, achieve all the ambitions of his mind and all the pleasures of the flesh for the price of his soul. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#31. Mephistopheles: Over! A stupid word. How so over? Over and pure nothing: completely the same thing! "It's over now!" What's that supposed to mean? It's as good as if it never was. - Author: Jonathan Franzen
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