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Quotations about Laziness


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


I like the word "indolence." It makes my laziness seem classy.  ~Bern Williams


All of the biggest technological inventions created by man - the airplane, the automobile, the computer - says little about his intelligence, but speaks volumes about his laziness.  ~Mark Kennedy


Efficiency is intelligent laziness.  ~David Dunham


People who throw kisses are mighty hopelessly lazy.  ~Bob Hope


Tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man.  ~Jimmy Lyons


It's true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance?  ~Ronald Reagan


What is right is often forgotten by what is convenient.  ~Bodie Thoene, Warsaw Requiem


Laziness will cause you pain.  ~Slogan on T-shirt worn at the Vee Arnis Jitsu School of Self-Defense


There is no cure for laziness but a large family helps.  ~Herbert Prochnov


Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.  ~Charlie McCarthy


We have produced a world of contented bodies and discontented minds.  ~Adam Clayton Powell, Keep the Faith, Baby!, 1967


If you're too lazy to start anything, you may get a reputation for patience.  ~Author Unknown


I slip from workaholic to bum real easy.  ~Matthew Broderick


The time will come when winter will ask you what you were doing all summer.  ~Henry Clay


That destructive siren, sloth, is ever to be avoided.  ~Horace


How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?  ~Paul Sweeney


The present generation, wearied by its chimerical efforts, relapses into complete indolence.  Its condition is that of a man who has only fallen asleep towards morning: first of all come great dreams, then a feeling of laziness, and finally a witty or clever excuse for remaining in bed.  ~Søren Kierkegaard


If Joan of Arc could turn the tide of an entire ware before her 18th birthday, you can get out of bed.  ~E. Jean Carroll


It is easier to mend neglect than to quicken love.  ~Saint Jerome


With me, it was my liver that was out of order.... I had just been reading a patent liver-pill circular, in which were detailed the various symptoms by which a man could tell when his liver was out of order.... I had the symptoms, beyond all mistake, the chief among them being "a general disinclination to work of any kind".... As a boy, the disease hardly ever left me for a day. They did not know, then, that it was my liver. Medical science was in a far less advanced state than now, and they used to put it down to laziness. "Why, you skulking little devil, you," they would say, "get up and do something for your living, can't you?"ónot knowing, of course, that I was ill. ~Jerome K. Jerome, Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog), 1889


Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort.  ~Charles Dickens


People that are organized are just too lazy to get up and look for it.  ~Author Unknown


The modern sympathy with invalids is morbid.  Illness of any kind is hardly a thing to encourage in others.  ~Oscar Wilde


We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork.  ~Milton Friedman



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