Funny you should mention the Devil dog from Hell--a friend of ours made up a T-shirt for our puppy, Evan, that said "Demon Puppy from Hades". He wore it proudly till he outgrew it. Lived up to the label, too!
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."