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Leisure is a form of silence, not noiselessness. It is the silence of contemplation such as occurs when we let our minds rest on a rosebud, a child at play, a Divine mystery, or a waterfall. (Quote by - Fulton J. Sheen)

What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows. No time to see, when woods we pass, Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass. No time to see, in broad daylight, Streams full of stars, like skies at night. No time to turn at Beauty's glance, And watch her feet, how they can dance. No time to wait till her mouth can Enrich that smile her eyes began. A poor life this if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. (Quote by - William Henry Davies)

Leisure is the handmaiden of the devil. (Quote by - Branch Rickey)

A man can never be idle with safety and advantage until he has been so trained by work that he makes his freedom from times and tasks more fruitful than his toil has been. (Quote by - Hamilton Wright Mabie)

Any notion of the serious life of leisure, as well as men's taste and capacity to live it, has disappeared. Leisure [has become] entertainment. (Quote by - Allan Bloom)

Leisure is a beautiful garment, but it will not do for constant wear. (Quote by - Anon.)

He enjoys true leisure who has time to improve his soul's estate. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Leisure: A fancy word for people who don't want to admit they're bored. (Quote by - Gene Perret)

If you are losing your leisure, look out; you may be losing your soul. (Quote by - Logan P. Smith)

Beauty is in the eye of the beerholder. (Quote by - Jim Vassar)

They talk of the dignity of work. Bosh. The dignity is in leisure. (Quote by - Herman Melville)

In this theater of man's life, it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers-on. (Quote by - Pythagoras)

The most desirable thing in life after health and modest means is leisure with dignity. (Quote by - Cicero)


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