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Definition of Demon

Demon

  1. A spirit, or immaterial being, holding a middle place between men and deities in pagan mythology.
  2. One's genius; a tutelary spirit or internal voice; as, the demon of Socrates.
  3. An evil spirit; a devil.

Demon Quotations

Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.
Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

Everything is my demon muse. I have a muse which whispers in my ear and says, 'Do this, do that,' but it's my demon who provokes me.
Ray Bradbury
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Demon Translations

demon in Dutch is demon, duivel
demon in Italian is demonio
demon in Spanish is demonio
demon in Swedish is demon, ond ande

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