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Idle hands

Posted by TheFallen on May 19, 2003

In Reply to: Idle hands posted by S. Ryan on May 19, 2003

: Any ideas on the origin of... "Idle hands are the devil's workshop?"

I'm more familiar with another variant of this phrase, namely "The Devil finds work/mischief for idle hands to do", but I don't have any idea as to the origin either.