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  Wherever there is mischief, there is sure to be a priest and a woman in it.  
 -  German proverb

  A girl unemployed is thinking of mischief.  
 -  French proverb

  Everyone is wise when the mischief is done.  
 -  Spanish proverb

  Mischief has swift wings.  
 -  English proverb

  Mischief comes by the pound and goes away by the ounce.  
 -  English proverb

  Mischief comes not from a friend.  
 -  Turkish proverb

  Mischief all comes from much opening of the mouth.  
 -  Chinese proverb

  He who keeps a secret prevents much mischief.  
 -  Mexican proverb

  He that mischief hatches, mischief catches.  
 -  English proverb

  Better a mischief than an inconvenience.  
 -  English proverb

  Many a one is good because he can do no mischief.  
 -  French proverb

  In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness; and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.  
 -  Aristotle

  To free a man from error is to give, not to take away. Knowledge that a thing is false is a truth. Error always does harm; sooner or later it will bring mischief to the man who harbors it.  
 -  Arthur Schopenhauer

  All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones. In my opinion, there never was a good war or a bad peace. When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?   
 -  Benjamin Franklin

  Pipe-smokers spend so much time cleaning, filling and fooling with their pipes, they don't have time to get into mischief.  
 -  Bill Vaughan

  Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!  
 -  Bob Marley

  A very great part of the mischiefs that vex the world arises from words.  
 -  Edmund Burke

  When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief.  
 -  Henry Fielding

  When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief.  
 -  Henry Fielding

  I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.  
 -  Joanne K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  All punishment is mischief; all punishment in itself is evil.  
 -  Jeremy Bentham

  I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes. The greater part of all mischief in the world arises from the fact that men do not sufficiently understand their own aims. They have undertaken to build a tower, and spend no more labor on the foundation than would be necessary to erect a hut.  
 -  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  No man is exempt from saying silly things; the mischief is to say them deliberately.  
 -  Michel de Montaigne

  No man is exempt from saying silly things; the mischief is to say them deliberately.  
 -  Michel De Montaigne

  Children have a natural antipathy to books - handicraft should be the basis of education. Boys and girls should be taught to use their hands to make something, and they would be less apt to destroy and be mischievous.  
 -  Oscar Wilde

  He who has a mind to do mischief will always find a pretense.  
 -  Publilius Syrus

  God is love - I dare say. But what a mischievous devil Love is!  
 -  Samuel Butler

  A learned woman is thought to be a comet, that bodes mischief whenever it appears.  
 -  Unknown

  The wicked are wicked, no doubt, and they go astray and they fall, and they come by their deserts; but who can tell the mischief which the very virtuous do?  
 -  William Makepeace Thackeray