Laziness quotes and quotations
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention - invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Idleness is not doing nothing. Idleness is being free to do anything.
Determine never to be idle...It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
Failure is not the only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
Idleness and lack of occupation tend - nay are dragged - towards evil.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
He that is busy is tempted by but one devil; he that is idle, by a legion.
Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy.
ure in having nothing to do; the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it.
Mary Wilson Little
That indolent but agreeable condition of doing nothing.
Pliny the Younger
Far from idleness being the root of all evil, it is rather the only true good.
Never be entirely idle; but either be reading, or writing, or praying or meditating or endeavoring something for the public good.
Thomas a Kempis