He will not be called by his (true) name otherwise he would have no followers. He will wear no red tights, nor vomit sulphur, nor carry a trident nor wave an arrow tail as Mephistopheles in Faust. This masquerade has helped the devil convince men that he does not exist, he knows that he is never so strong as when men believe that he does not exist. When no man recognizes him, the more power he exercises. God has defined Himself as I am Who I am and the devil as ‘I am who I am not’.

Fulton Sheen

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