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.
Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout with some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.
Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon.
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.
The love of power is the demon of mankind.
Thanks to words, we have been able to rise above the brutes; and thanks to words, we have often sunk to the level of the demons.
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.
You struggle with your demons and you conquer them.
Do you know that every unbeliever is filled with a demon spirit?
...It would be more consistent that we call [the Bible] the work of a demon than the word of God. It is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind.
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.
Man tells his aspiration in his God; but in his demon he shows his depth of experience.
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.
It's important to face down your demons.
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.
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.
Schizophrenia demons live in my head.
The creative urge is the demon that will not accept anything second rate.
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.
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.
Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
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.
When you are dining with a demon, you got to have a long spoon.
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.
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.
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