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Where the devil has no time to go, he sends a woman.
Russian proverb

The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
William Shakespeare, The Merchant Of Venice

Pulling the devil by the leg is a bad grip.
Irish proverb

Better keep the devil at the door than turn him out of the house.
English proverb

Though the devil is up early, God is up before him.
American proverb

Where there's money, there is the devil; but where there's none, he is twice.
German proverb

It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
Saint Augustine

The devil himself doesn't know where women sharpen their knives.
Latvian proverb

I think the devil doesn't exist, but man has created him, he has created him in his own image
and likeness.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Gossip is the Devil's radio.
George Harrison

You are permitted in time of great danger to walk with the devil until you have crossed the
Bulgarian proverb

And God said: "Let there be Satan, so people don't blame everything on me. And let there be
lawyers, so people don't blame everything on Satan."
George Burns

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world that Chuck Norris was just
an actor.
Chuck Norris jokes

He who has once invited the devil into his house, will never be rid of him.
German proverb

Tell the truth and shame the devil.
English proverb

A lack of purpose will find your demons. You wanna find out if the devil exists? Just take white
space, put it on a calendar, have nothing to do for two days, three days, four days. Get
bored enough, get no-purpose. A lack of clarity in your life and we will find your demons, the
dementia, the insanity... the evil snakes that live in your mind, because everybody's got
them. But when you're busy, I don't see them. When you're producing on your purpose-line, I
don't see them.
Grant Cardone

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

Even Satan prays for protection from girls.
Punjabi proverb

He that is afraid of the devil does not grow rich.
Italian proverb

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

Idleness is the devil's workshop.
German proverb

But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray
for the one sinner that needed it most?
Mark Twain

When flatterers meet, the devil goes to dinner.
English proverb

The devil is civil when he is flattered.
German proverb

The theory seems to be that so long as a man is a failure he is one of God's chillun, but that
as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil.
H. L. Mencken

A gossip's mouth is the devil's mailbag.
Welsh proverb

All the brothers should always be intent on good works, for it is written: "Always do
something good so that the devil will find you occupied." And again: "Idleness is the enemy of
the soul." Therefore, the servants of God must always give themselves totally to prayer or to
some good work.
St. Francis of Assisi

The devil is good when he is pleased.
English proverb

Even the devil is not as black as he is painted.
Slovakian proverb

Your first wife is sent to you by God, the second by man, and the third by the devil.
Russian proverb

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
C. S. Lewis

The devil tempts some, but an idle man tempts the devil.
English proverb

Alimony - the ransom that the happy pay to the devil.
H. L. Mencken

If there be one thing upon this earth that mankind love and admire better than another, it is
a brave man - it is a man who dares to look the Devil in the face and tell him he is a Devil.
James Garfield

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