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WORDS OF WISDOM

CONSTANT OCCUPATION PREVENTS TEMPTATION.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): RHYME

James Callow Keyword(s): IDLE HANDS ARE THE DEVIL'S ; INTERNAL RHYME ; OBSERVATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 01-20-1968

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LEBANESE PROVERB

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CONSTIPATION OF THOUGHT, DIARRHEA OF WORDS

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): SCATALOGICAL ; WORDS

James Callow Keyword(s): DEFECATION ; ELLIPSIS ; IDLE CHATTER ; OBSERVATION ; OBSERVATION ; OBSERVATION ; OBSERVATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 09-00-1968

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TIME

DO NOT SQUANDER TIME, FOR THAT IS THE STUFF LIFE IS MADE OF.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: NEGATIVE ; IDLENESS ; THRIFT

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 02-01-1968

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REBUKE

DON'T STAND THERE WITH YOUR FACE FLAPPING IN THE BREEZE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: NEGATIVE ; IDLENESS

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 00-00-1965

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YIDDISH PROVERB

THE HARDEST WORK IS TO GO IDLE

Where learned: NEW YORK ; WEST SENECA

Keyword(s): IDLENESS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 10-00-1969

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Proverb

Idleness is the Devil's workshop.

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Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BOREDOM ; DEVIL ; Idle ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE ; Workshop

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Idle hands are the devil's workshop.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; DEVIL ; Idle ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

An idle mind is the Devil's workshop.

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; DEVIL ; Idle ; INFLUENCE ; Maxim ; Mind ; PROVERB ; VERSE ; Workshop

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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