Last modified on 15 May 2014, at 22:01

idle hands are the devil's workshop

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EtymologyEdit

Probably ultimately from St. Jerome's saying: fac et aliquid operis, ut semper te diabolus inveniat occupatum.

ProverbEdit

Idle hands are the devil's workshop.

  1. One who is idle will likely come to do evil.