Quotes about Idleness

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

Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity, and in c

Absence of occupation is not a rest; a mind quite vacant is a min

Life is a short day; but it is a working day. Activity may lead t

Indolence and stupidity are first cousins.

Idleness is emptiness; the tree in which the sap is stagnant, rem

Ennui has made more gamblers than avarice, more drunkards than th

There is no remedy for time misspent; No healing for the waste of

The only horrible thing in the world is ennui. That is the one si

Periods of wholesome laziness, after days of energetic effort, wi