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


Discuss this quote/Add a meaning

More Quotes

  • Idleness, we are accustomed to say, is the root of all evil. To prevent this evil, work is recommended…. Idleness...
  • The hardest work is to go idle. – Yiddish Proverb
  • Nobody can think straight who does not work. Idleness warps the mind. – Henry Ford
  • It has been said that idleness is the parent of mischief, which is very true; but mischief itself is merely...
  • Idleness is the stupidity of the body, and stupidity is the idleness of the mind. – Johann Gottfried Seume
  • If you are idle, be not solitary; if you are solitary be not idle. – Samuel Johnson
  • There is a working class – strong and happy – among both rich and poor: there is an idle class...
  • An idle mind is soon lost.
  • Idleness is many gathered miseries in one name.
  • Idleness is the beginning of all vices. – Proverb
  • Idle hands are the Devil’s workshop.
  • There is no greater cause of melancholy than idleness. – Robert Burton
  • Idleness is fatal only to the mediocre. – Albert Camus
  • He who indulges in idleness, deserves no success. – Dr T.P.Chia
  • The idle man does not know what it is to enjoy rest, for he has not earned it. – John...

Copyright © 2006-2023 - Sayings and Quotes - All rights reserved. About Us | Blog | FAQ | Privacy Policy