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LAZINESS
[ Also see Idleness Sloth ]

I do nothing, granted. But I see the hours pass--which is better than trying to fill them.
      - Emile M. Cioran, in the London "Guardian"

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

The lazy man aims at nothing, and generally hits it.
      - James Ellis

Every man is as lazy as he dares to be.
      - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.
      - Anne Frank

Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.
      - Benjamin Franklin

Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labor wears, while the used key is always bright.
      - Benjamin Franklin

A lazy hand is no argument of a contented beast.
      - Thomas Fuller (1)

Laziness breeds humors of the blood.
      - Claudius Galen (Galenus)

Humanity is constitutionally lazy.
      - Josiah Gilbert Holland (used pseudonym Timothy Titcomb)

Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to have an early start.
      - Edgar Watson Howe

Rags will always make their appearance where they have a right to do it.
      - Samuel Johnson (a/k/a Dr. Johnson) ("The Great Cham of Literature")

The biggest sin is sitting on your ass.
      - Florynce Kennedy

By too much sitting still, the body becomes unhealthy; and soon the mind.
      - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I need so much time for doing nothing that I have no time for work.
      - Pierre Reverdy, The Book Beside Me

Laziness is a good deal like money,--the more a man has of it, the more he seems to want.
      - Henry Wheeler Shaw (used pseudonyms Josh Billings and Uncle Esek)

If you wish at once to do nothing and be respectable nowadays, the best pretext is to be at work on some profound study.
      - Sir Leslie Stephen


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