Devil (051-075)

Idle brains are the devil's workshop.
— English

Idleness is the devil's workshop.
— German

Idleness is the devil's bolster.
— Danish

If the devil catch a man idle, he'll set him at work.
— English

If you buy the devil you must sell the devil.
— English

Ill-gotten gain is scattered by the devil.
— Greek

Ill does the devil preserve his servant.
— English

In hell one should pay court to the devil.
— American

In time of war the devil makes more room in hell.
— German

It is easy to bid the devil be your guest,
but difficult to get rid of him.
— Danish

It is no sin to cheat the devil.
— English

It is not easy to walk upon the devil's ice.
— Danish

It is not for nothing that the devil
lays himself down in the ditch.
— Danish

Young saint, old devil.
— English

It is an ill procession where the devil bears the cross.
— English

It is an ill army where the devil carries the colors.
— English

It is a sin to belie the devil.
— English

Let the devil get into the church
and he will mount the alter.
— German

Let the devil into a church and he will climb into the pulpit.
— Latvian

Make a coward fight and he will kill the devil.
— English

Money is the devil's eye.
— Rumanian

Needs must go when the devil drives.
— English

One devil knows another.
— Italian

One man laughs at another, and the devil at all.
— Rumanian

One devil does not make hell.
— Italian

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