Quotes about Idleness

In idle dreams I like to rest preferring the unmanifest.

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

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

The slothful man is a burden to himself, his hours hang heavy on

He who knoweth the precepts by heart, but faileth to practice the

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