, pub-0418880821635173, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 World of Proverbs: Devil (076-100)

Devil (076-100)

One devil is like another.
— English

One devil does not scratch out another devil's eyes.
— Serbo-Croatian

Pulling the devil by the tail does not lead far young or old.
— French

Rosary in hand, the devil at heart.
— Portuguese

Set a beggar on horseback and he'll ride to the devil.
— English

She devils are hard to tame.
— English

Sloth is the devil's pillow.
— English

Suspicion generates dark devils.
— Japanese

Talk of the devil and he'll appear.
— English

Talk of the devil and you hear his bones rattle.
— Dutch

Tell the truth and shame the devil.
— English

Tell a woman she's a beauty,
and the devil will tell her so ten times.
— English

The devil is civil when he is flattered.
— German

The devil is a knave.
— English

The devil is dead.
— English

The devil is poor, he has no God.
— Russian

The devil wipes his tail with the poor man's pride.
— English

The devil will take his own.
— English

The devil will be no saint though he be baptised
in ninety-nine churches.
— Slovak

The devil was sick, the devil a monk would be;
the devil was well, the devil a monk was he.
— English

The devil is fond of his own.
— Spanish

The devil has no power over a drunkard.
— English

The devil has his martyrs among men.
— Dutch

The devil has a chapel
wherever God has a church.
— English

The devil gets up to the belfry by the vicar's skirt.
— English