Idleness Quotes, Sayings about being idle

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

Submitted by: Ivy Lee

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

Idle hands are the Devil’s workshop.

Submitted by: PeaceLove&Happiness

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

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

Shun idleness. It is a rust that attaches itself to the most brilliant metals.
Voltaire

Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments.
Benjamin Franklin

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

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