Idleness Quotes, Sayings about being idle - Page 2
Do not let idleness set in, not even for a second, as seconds will lead to minute, minutes will lead to hour, hours will lead to day, days will lead to week, weeks will lead to month, months will lead to year, years will be wasted before you realize there is no more time left to waste.
Shun idleness. It is a rust that attaches itself to the most brilliant metals.
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
Idleness is many gathered miseries in one name.
Keep doing some kind of work, that the devil may always find you employed.
– St. Jerome
There is no greater cause of melancholy than idleness.
– Robert Burton