δουλειά δεν είχε ο διάβολος και έπνιγε τα παιδιά του

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δουλειά δεν είχε ο διάβολος και έπνιγε τα παιδιά του (douleiá den eíche o diávolos kai épnige ta paidiá tou) (literally: the devil didn't have anything to do and so he was drowning his children)

  1. (colloquial) the devil makes work for idle hands, idle hands are the devil's workshop (one who is idle will likely come to do evil)