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Best 40 Quotes About Selling Your Soul

People have been selling their souls for centuries. The most famous of these is the Devil’s pact with Dr. Faustus, but there are many other tales and myths about people who sell their soul to bring wealth and success to themselves and their families. After all, it is said that “the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil.

Paying for success in life has never been an easy task; but these quotes about selling your soul are much more than just words. Selling your soul has long been considered to be the ultimate act of desperation when the person is willing to do anything to make it in this world, even if that means meeting someone’s demands in return for success.

Best 40 Quotes About Selling Your Soul

1. “Always be yourself despite what others think. If you’re not selling the real you to people, you’re selling yourself short.” – Ritu Ghatourey

2. “The philosopher’s soul dwells in his head, the poet’s soul is in his heart; the singer’s soul lingers about his throat, but the soul of the dancer abides in all her body.” – Kahlil Gibran

4. “People sell their soul in such small quantities – a seemingly trivial compromise here, a rationalization of a minor evil there – that they don’t realize what they’re doing until it is too late.” – Mike Klepper

5. “A soul you say? Give my pocket watch to a savage and he’ll think it has a soul.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

6. “If you stay true to your principles, you have confidence, conviction, purpose, values – in other words, you have a future.” – Mike Klepper

7. “If you sell your soul to get ahead it will cost more than you bargained for. When you earn your success and never take something for nothing, no one can lay claim to what’s rightfully yours. My biggest investors, now deceased, ask nothing of me. They are the only ones I owe for a debt I can never repay; but it’s the only kind that will ever be worth carrying.” – Carlos Wallace

8. “I asked about the price of the guitars, reminding him that if he expected me to man the cash register, I’d need to know what to charge. He told me, ‘There ain’t no set price on these babies. Take what the customer offers you. Even if it’s his soul.” – Brenda Sutton Rose

9. “I have my throne, I have my sword, I have an empire. But I have . . . no-one.” – Steven Erikson

10. “Doesn’t everyone sell his soul? I tell you, sir: the devil does not exist, there is no devil, yet I sold him my soul. That is what I am afraid of. To whom did I sell it? That is what I am afraid of, my dear sir: we sell our souls, only there is no buyer.” – João Guimarães Rosa

11. “The immediate result of abandoned idealism is an embittered and drained man, whether he realizes it or not, whether he likes it or not. He is capable of acting in his own interest, but only to the extent that those interests coincide with those of the lowest animals.” – Mike Klepper

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12. “There are no artists! They all sell their works.” – Ljupka Cvetanova

13. To purchase things, or to sustain pride…” – Neelam Saxena Chandra

14. “People say – popular culture advocates – government demands that we sell our souls, for nothing but the cheapest of baubles and bling, if even that. If you do sell, the result is a gray, cheerless, and dreary existence.” – Mike Klepper

15. “If you’re selling your soul, you may as well do it asynchronously.” – Unknown

16. “People always act like selling your soul is a huge deal. I have never once needed it for anything.” – Unknown

17. “Selling your soul feels like letting someone borrow your phone with your consent and yet you still instinctively check your pocket for it.” – Unknown

18. “In selling your mind, body, and soul to Vince McMahon.. Stone Cold.. you’ve achieved the impossible…” – Chris Jericho

19. “Our theory is, if you need the user to tell you what you’re selling, then you don’t know what you’re selling, and it’s probably not going to be a good experience.” – Marissa Mayer

20. “All money is not good money, so when selling your soul for success becomes the option you will lose the true blessing that God has given you.” – Unknown

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21. “A brave man is a man who dares to look the Devil in the face and tell him he is a Devil.” – James A. Garfield

22. “If he lived by a simple code of ethics, it was not an end in itself, but a way to get something done without selling his soul or destroying his reputation. It was a tool to be wielded like a shovel or a stick of dynamite.” – Neal Stephenson

23. “From the moment I went to Hollywood for the first time, I was accused by various people of selling out. So I feel I’ve done my sell-out films already. I’ve sold everything! I’ve sold every piece of soul I ever had!” – Beeban Kidron

24. “We live in a culture that has replaced the soul with self. This reduction turns people into either problems or consumers. Insofar as we acquiesce in that replacement, we gradually but surely regress in our identity, for we end up thinking of ourselves and dealing with others in marketplace terms: everyone we meet is either a potential recruit to join our enterprise or a potential consumer for what we are selling, or we ourselves are the potential recruits and consumers. Neither we nor our friends have any dignity just as we are, only in terms of how we or they can be used.” – Eugene H. Peterson

25. “Scottish golf is a more public game. It is more reasonably priced and they play faster. It isn’t carted golf. The only reason resorts force you into carts is for the money. They are selling off the soul of the game for a few dollars.” – Daniel J. King

26. “Moaning, delirious with my own pleasure. I know that I’m selling my soul to him at this very moment.” – Ella Frank

27. “When selling your soul it’s important to remember that there is no buy-back clause in the contract.” – Dean Cavanagh

28. “If you sell your soul to get ahead it will cost more than you bargained for. When you earn your success and never take something for nothing, no one can lay claim to what’s rightfully yours. My biggest investors, now deceased, ask nothing of me. They are the only ones I owe for a debt I can never repay, but it’s the only kind that will ever be worth carrying.” – Carlos Wallace

29. “All you ladies that are selling your souls, you need to put your hooker vibes on hold.” – LL Cool J

30. “He’d told her that the phrase deal with the Devil came from him; Ellie felt like she was on the verge of selling her soul.” – Kresley Cole

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31. “Selling my soul would be a lot easier if I could just find it.” – Nikki Sixx

32. “Crash’ came from personal experience. I saw things inside me from living in L.A. that made me uncomfortable. I saw horrible things in people and saw terrible things in myself. I saw a black director completely humiliated, but the three people around me just thought it was funny. ‘No,’ I said, ‘that is selling your soul.” – Paul Haggis

33. “I’m selling my soul to Hollywood Records. I love you like a love song baby, a sinful, miracle, lyrical. He ate my soul. It’s Lucifer. I’m torn I’m selling my soul to the rhythm because I’m become so possessed with the music he plays. I chose a path and I’m not looking back.” – Selena Gomez

34. “Walking away from you with a broken heart is easier to handle than selling my soul to make love with you. I’m sorry, Adrian. I might be lonely, and naive, and all the things you think about me. But I’m also true to myself, and I won’t denigrate my feelings for you. They’re much too precious in a world that offers so little love.” – Shelby Reed

35. “You’re so hungry for success, more. I can almost feel the crossroads looming… Do you know there’s a legend that certain musicians sold their souls to the devil for their skill? Johnson. Paganini.” Luiz laughed at the shift of Michael’s hips, the grind of Michael’s cock into his hand, released him to add, “And certain metal bands for money and fame.” – Jae T. Jaggart

36. “Once we start worrying too often or too deeply about what certain individuals and what certain groups think about us, then we might start selling our souls for the sake of expediency. I suggest if that day ever comes, then the press has had it.” – Otis Chandler

37. “Satan seemed to wink at her. She supposed he would know her soul. She couldn’t remember selling it, least she wasn’t rich, but perhaps it wasn’t worth much.” – Ursley Kempe

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38. “Selling my soul for student loans and an education.” – Shareca Cole

39. “I went there anyway-knowingly, willingly-because I wanted a number one hit. I wanted what Metallica had, even if it meant selling a piece of my soul to the devil.” – Dave Mustaine

40. “Business executives need to start by spelling out and communicating their values. Then they need to lead by example. This means getting rid of the bad apples and declining opportunities that bring instant wealth at the cost of selling one’s soul.” – Vivek Wadhwa

“Poverty has a way of taking the edge off principles. Hunger can blunt them altogether.” – Paula Brackston

“Never dare to sell your soul for money, because no amount of wealth would buy you an air conditioner in hell.” – Edmond Mbiaka

“My pop always said poverty fucks with you… makes you think you can do things you really can’t and start selling your soul for things that are priceless.” – J.J. McAvoy

Finally, there are many philosophies about selling your soul. It’s up to you to decide what’s worth the price tag.

These Quotes About Selling Your Soul will help you to form your own opinion on selling your soul, discover the benefits and consequences of selling your soul, and understand not only the implication of doing so but also how to go about the process. As always, there are pros and cons to making any decision, but it is ultimately up to you as an individual what is important to you.

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