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A faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity.
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Robert Louis Stevenson

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An idle brain is the devil's workshop.
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English Proverb

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As peace is the end of war, so to be idle is the ultimate purpose of the busy.
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Samuel Johnson

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Expect poison from standing water.
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William Blake

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Far from idleness being the root of all evil, it is rather the only true good.
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Soren Kierkegaard

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Go to the ant, thou sluggard, learn to live, and by her busy ways, reform thy own.
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Elizabeth Smart

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He that is doing nothing is seldom in need of helpers.
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Proverb

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I never remember feeling tired by work, though idleness exhausts me completely.
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Sherlock Holmes

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Idleness is an appendix to nobility.
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Robert Burton

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Idleness is many gathered miseries in one name.
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Jean Paul

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Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present.
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Cyril Connolly

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Idleness is the stupidity of the body, and stupidity is the idleness of the mind.
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Johann G. Seume

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It is better to have loafed and lost than never to have loafed at all.
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James Thurber

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It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.
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Jerome K. Jerome

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It is not the hours we put in on the job, it is what we put into the hours that counts.
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Sidney Madwed

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Just as iron rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect.
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Leonardo Da Vinci

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Millions are idle, but it's comforting to know that most of them have jobs.
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Source Unknown

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Perhaps man is the only being that can properly be called idle.
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Samuel Johnson

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Prolonged idleness paralyzes initiative.
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Source Unknown

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Purity of mind and idleness are incompatible.
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Mahatma Gandhi

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Shun idleness is the rust that attaches itself to the most brilliant metals.
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Voltaire

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

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That man is idle who can do something better.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The hardest work of all is to do nothing.
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Proverb

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The harvest truly is plenteous, but the laborers are few. [Matthew 9:37]
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Bible

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