Idleness Quotes, Sayings about being idle
People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
– A.A. Milne
Idle hands are the Devil’s workshop.
Work is no disgrace: it is idleness which is a disgrace.
The happiest part of a man’s life is what he passes lying awake in bed in the morning.
– Samuel Johnson
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.
– Victor Hugo
Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present.
– Cyril Connolly
Hunger is not the worst feature of unemployment; idleness is.
– William E. Barrett
Idleness is many gathered miseries in one name.
Keep doing some kind of work, that the devil may always find you employed.
– St. Jerome