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Oh, if only I did nothing simply as a result of laziness. (Quote by - Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky)

Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry, all things easy. He that rises late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night, while laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

The really idle man gets nowhere; the perpetually busy man does not get much further. (Quote by - H. Ogilvie)

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. (Quote by - Agatha Christie)

Sloth, if it has prevented many crimes, has also smothered many virtues. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

The lazy are always wanting to do something. (Quote by - Vauvenargues)

Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired. (Quote by - Jules Renard)

Efficiency is intelligent laziness. (Quote by - David Dunham)

Never be entirely idle; but either be reading, or writing, or praying or meditating or endeavoring something for the public good. (Quote by - Thomas Kempis)

Indolence is a delightful but distressing state. We must be doing something to be happy. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

Tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man. (Quote by - Jimmy Lyons)

Determine never to be idle...It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Idleness is not doing nothing. Idleness is being free to do anything. (Quote by - Floyd Dell)

Some folks can look so busy doing nothin' that they seem indispensable. (Quote by - Kin Hubbard)

Ambition is a poor excuse for not having enough sense to be lazy. (Quote by - Charlie McCarthy)

Periods of wholesome laziness, after days of energetic effort, will wonderfully tone up the mind and body. (Quote by - Grenville Kleiser)

For Satan finds some mischief still For idle hands to do. (Quote by - Isaac Watts)

To try and to fail, is not laziness. (Quote by - African Proverb)

The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house a guest and then becomes a host, and then a master. (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)

The idle man does not know what it is to enjoy rest. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy. (Quote by - Bob Hope)

Laziness erodes a person of his enthusiasm and energy. As a result the person loses all opportunities and finally becomes dejected and frustrated. The worst thing is that he stops believing in himself. (Quote by - Sam Veda)

A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he starts out, have condemned himself to second-rate thoughts, and to second-rate friends (Quote by - Cyril Connolly)

The lazy man gets round the sun as quickly as the busy one. (Quote by - R. T. Wombat)

Laziness grows on people; it begins in cobwebs and ends in iron chains. The more one has to do the more he is able to accomplish. (Quote by - Sir Thomas Buxton)


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