Idleness Quotes, Sayings about being idle

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He who indulges in idleness, deserves no success.
Dr T.P.Chia

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People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
– A.A. Milne

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Idle hands are the Devil’s workshop.

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The happiest part of a man’s life is what he passes lying awake in bed in the morning.
Samuel Johnson

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Work is no disgrace: it is idleness which is a disgrace.
– Hesiod

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Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.
– John Lubbock

The idle man does not know what it is to enjoy rest, for he has not earned it.
– John Lubbock

Idleness, we are accustomed to say, is the root of all evil. To prevent this evil, work is recommended…. Idleness as such is by no means a root of evil; on the contrary, it is truly a divine life, if one is not bored….
– Soren Kierkegaard

Idleness is the only refuge of weak minds, and the holiday of fools.
Lord Chesterfield

Idleness is sweet, and its consequences are cruel.
– John Quincy Adams

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