Quotes about Idleness

Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing

Prefer diligence before idleness, unless you esteem rust above br

Fix’d like a plant on his peculiar spot, To draw nutrition, propa

Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, t

How dull it is to pause, to make an end, To rust unburnish’d, not

In idle dreams I like to rest preferring the unmanifest.

It is only a step from boredom to disillusionment, which leads na

Flee sloth, for the indolence of the soul is the decay of the bod

That destructive siren, sloth, is ever to be avoided.

Life is not long, and too much of it must not pass in idle delibe