Quotes about Laziness

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Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.

Lazy people are always anxious to be doing something.
There is no fatigue so wearisome as that which comes from lack of work.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
The path of least resistance makes all rivers, and some men, crooked.
Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.
The lazier a man is, the more he plans to do tomorrow.
Towards evening the lazy person begins to get busy.
If you're coasting, you're either losing momentum or else you're headed downhill.
Sloth is the key to poverty.
A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out, will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts and to second-rate friends.
I slip from workaholic to bum real easy.
Too many young people itch for what they want without scratching for it.
A young man idle, an old man needy.
You must avoid sloth, that wicked siren.
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.
If a man will not work, he shall not eat.
Some men are so lazy they won't even feed themselves.
The idle always have a mind to do something.
Absorption in ease is one of the most reliable signs of present or impending decay.
We have so many labor-saving devices today that we go broke keeping them repaired. Everything is easier, but requires greater maintenance.
It is better to sit down than to stand, it is better to lie down than to sit, but death is the best of all.
I'm barely prolific and incredibly lazy.
By doing nothing we learn to do ill.
We seldom call anybody lazy, but such as we reckon inferior to us, and of whom we expect some service.
My passions are all asleep from my having slumbered till nearly eleven and weakened the animal fiber all over me to a delightful sensation about three degrees on this sight of faintness -- if I had teeth of pearl and the breath of lilies I should call it languor -- but as I am I must call it laziness. In this state of effeminacy the fibers of the brain are relaxed in common with the rest of the body, and to such a happy degree that pleasure has no show of enticement and pain no unbearable frown. Neither poetry, nor ambition, nor love have any alertness of countenance as they pass by me.
Turn on the prudent ant thy heedful eyes. Observe her labors, sluggard, and be wise.
A loafer always has the correct time.
Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Laziness. Unwarranted repose of manner in a person of low degree.
He also who is slack in his work is brother to him who destroys. [Proverbs 18:9]
The sluggard does not plow after the season, so he begs during the harvest and has nothing. [Proverbs 20:4]

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