Idleness Quotes, Sayings about being idle
Shun idleness. It is a rust that attaches itself to the most brilliant metals.
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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
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
Idleness is fatal only to the mediocre.
– Albert Camus
There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want.
– Bill Watterson