Best Mischief Quotes : Mischief Sayings In Life

These mischief quotes will inspire you. Mischief playful misbehavior or troublemaking, especially in children or playfulness that is intended to tease, mock, or create trouble.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging mischief quotes, mischief sayings, and mischief proverbs.

Famous Mischief Quotes

  1. “Life is one big road with lots of signs,
    So when you riding through the ruts,
    Don’t you complicate your mind
    Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy
    Don’t bury your thoughts; put your vision to reality.” ~ Bob Marley
  2. “The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing good once in a year.” ~ Voltaire
  3. “Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.” ~ Jane Austen
  4. “I believe in kindness. Also in mischief.” ~ Mary Oliver

  5. “I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  6. “Man is no match for woman where mischief reigns.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  7. “O mischief, thou art swift to enter in the thoughts of desperate men!” ~ William Shakespeare
  8. “And some that smile have in their hearts, I fear, millions of mischiefs.” ~ William Shakespeare

  9. “Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality.” ~ Bob Marley
  10. “A little neglect may breed great mischief.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  11. “When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief.” ~ Henry Fielding
  12. “When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief.” ~ Henry Fielding

  13. “She was a mischief, and that was a satisfaction; no longer was she a huntress of corralled game” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  14. “Let nobody speak mischief of anybody.” ~ Plato
  15. “It is difficult to say who do you the most mischief, enemies with the worst intentions, or friends with the best.” ~ Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton , Friends mischief quotes
  16. “She who means no mischief does it all.” ~ Aaron Hill

  17. “Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving; it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe. It is impossible to calculate the moral mischief, if I may so express it, that mental lying has produced in society. When a man has so far corrupted and prostituted the chastity of his mind, as to subscribe his professional belief to things he does not believe, he has prepared himself for the commission of every other crime.” ~ Thomas Paine
  18. “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
  19. “Where cheating is, there’s mischief there.” ~ William Blake
  20. “I believe in kindness. Also in mischief. Also in singing, especially when singing is not necessarily prescribed.” ~ Mary Oliver

  21. “When to mischief mortals bend their will, how soon they find it instruments of ill.” ~ Alexander Pope
  22. “Now let it work. Mischief, thou art afoot. Take thou what course thou wilt.” ~ William Shakespeare
  23. “To mourn a mischief that is past and gone Is the next way to draw new mischief on.” ~ William Shakespeare
  24. “I hate the actor and audience business. An author should be in among the crowd, kicking their shins or cheering them on to some mischief or merriment.” ~ D. H. Lawrence

  25. “I hate the actor and audience business. An author should be in among the crowd, kicking their shins or cheering them on to some mischief or merriment.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  26. “If I were to speak of war, it would not be to show you the glories of conquering armies but the mischief and misery they strew in their tracks; and how, while they marched on with tread of iron and plumes proudly tossing in the breeze, some one must follow closely in their steps, crouching to the earth, toiling in the rain and darkness, shelterless themselves, with no thought of pride or glory, fame or praise, or reward; hearts breaking with pity, faces bathed in tears and hands in blood. This is the side which history never shows.” ~ Clara Barton
  27. “You are not now to think what’s best to do,
    As in beginnings, but what must be done,
    Being thus enter’d; and slip no advantage
    That may secure you. Let them call it mischief;
    When it is past, and prosper’d , ’twill be virtue.” ~ Ben Jonson
  28. “No man is exempt from saying silly things; the mischief is to say them deliberately.” ~ Michel de Montaigne

  29. “I never met a pig I didn’t like. All pigs are intelligent, emotional, and sensitive souls. They all love company. They all crave contact and comfort. Pigs have a delightful sense of mischief; most of them seem to enjoy a good joke and appreciate music. And that is something you would certainly never suspect from your relationship with a pork chop.” ~ Sy Montgomery
  30. “Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property… Horrid mischief would ensue were the law-abiding deprived of the use of them.” ~ Thomas Paine
  31. “For Satan always finds some mischief still for idle hands to do.” ~ Isaac Watts
  32. “The mischief of children is seldom actuated by malice; that of grown-up people always is.” ~ Antoine Rivarol

  33. “Arms, like laws, discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe and preserve order.” ~ Thomas Paine
  34. “It has been said that idleness is the parent of mischief, which is very true; but mischief itself is merely an attempt to escape from the dreary vacuum of idleness.” ~ George Henry Borrow
  35. “Mischief and malice grow on the same branch of the tree of evil.” ~ Aaron Hill
  36. “‘Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do.” ~ Alexander Pope

  37. “The common and continual mischiefs of the spirit of party are sufficient to make it the interest and duty of a wise people to discourage and restrain it.” ~ George Washington
  38. “In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge.” ~ Aristotle
  39. “He who has a mind to do mischief will always find a pretense.” ~ Publilius Syrus
  40. “The sower of the seed is assuredly the author of the whole harvest of mischief.” ~ Demosthenes

  41. “Virtue may be assailed, but never hurt,
    Surprised by unjust force, but not inthralled;
    Yea, even that which mischief meant most harm
    Shall in the happy trial prove most glory.” ~ John Milton
  42. “The law, which restrains a man from doing mischief to his fellow citizens, though it diminishes the natural, increases the civil liberty of mankind.” ~ William Blackstone
  43. “That men, in reality, did not have friends in other men. That the fellowship of men, despite its joyous banter, old memories of exaggerated mischief and the altruism of sharing pornography, was actually a farcical fellowship. Because what a man really wanted was to be bigger than his friends.” ~ Manu Joseph
  44. “It is a general rule of Judgment, that a mischief should rather be admitted than an inconvenience.” ~ William Cowper

  45. “A Code of Honor: Never approach a friend’s girlfriend or wife with mischief as your goal. There are just too many women in the world to justify that sort of dishonorable behavior. Unless she’s really attractive.” ~ Bruce Jay Friedman
  46. “He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.” ~ Francis Bacon , Children mischief quotes
  47. “All punishment is mischief; all punishment in itself is evil.” ~ Jeremy Bentham
  48. “A heart to resolve, a head to contrive, and a hand to execute.” ~ Edward Gibbon

  49. “I think there is a spiritual scent in us which feels mischief coming, as they say birds scent storms.” ~ James Anthony Froude
  50. “The greater part of all the mischief in the world arises from the fact that men do not sufficiently understand their own aims.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  51. “When remedies are past, the griefs are ended By seeing the worst, which late on hopes depended. To mourn a mischief that is past and gone Is the next way to draw new mischief on. What cannot be preserved when fortune takes, Patience her injury a mockery makes. The robb’d that smiles steals something for the thief; He robs himself that spends a bootless grief.” ~ William Shakespeare
  52. “With every exertion, the best of men can do but a moderate amount of good; but it seems in the power of the most contemptible individual to do incalculable mischief.” ~ Washington Irving

  53. “Your proposal raises the greatest mischief that can befall my country. You could not have found a person to whom your schemes are more disagreeable. Let me conjure you then, if you have any regard for your country, concern for your self or posterity, or respect for me, to banish these thoughts from your mind, never communicate, as from yourself, or anyone else, a sentiment of the like nature.” ~ George Washington
  54. “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
  55. “What are you up to?” “Oh, you know, mischief and mayhem,” he replied. “That so reminds me of Harry Potter,” Brit said, sighing. “I need a re-read.” We all turned to her. Two bright spots appeared in her cheeks as she tossed her blonde hair back. “What? I’m not ashamed to admit that random things remind me of Harry Potter.” ~ J. Lynn
  56. “So remember it, lad. If your head thinks up mischief, your backside’s going to pay for it. Brian Fraser to young Jamie” ~ Diana Gabaldon

  57. “It is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and the father of mischief.” ~ George Washington
  58. “I fell in love with you because there was a mischief in your eyes.” ~ Michka Assayas
  59. “Misunderstandings and neglect occasion more mischief in the world than malice and wickedness.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  60. “A word that has been said may be unsaid-it is but air. But when a deed is done, it cannot be undone, nor can our thoughts reach out to all the mischiefs that may follow.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  61. “A little thorn may cause much suffering. A little cloud may hide the sun. Little foxes spoil the vines; and little sins do mischief to the tender heart. These little sins burrow in the soul, and make it so full of that which is hateful to Christ, that he will hold no comfortable fellowship and communion with us. A great sin cannot destroy a Christian, but a little sin can make him miserable.” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  62. “Government prohibitions do always more mischief than had been calculated; and it is not without much hesitation that a statesman should hazard to regulate the concerns of individuals, as if he could do it better than themselves.” ~ Albert Gallatin
  63. “A boy without mischief is like a bowling ball without a liquid center.” ~ Homer

  64. “Turn away from mischief. Again and again, turn away. Before sorrow befalls you.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  65. “When the mischief is done the door is shut.” ~ Juvenal

Mischief behavior or activity that is annoying but that is not meant to cause serious harm or damage; a playful desire to cause trouble; harmful behavior.

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