7 Quotes Regarding Idleness


To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.
Buddha

Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and the Bored.
Lord Byron

Ennui has made more gamblers than avarice, more drunkards than thirst, and perhaps as many suicides as despair.
Charles C. Colton

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

Life is not long, and too much of it must not pass in idle deliberation how it shall be spent.
Samuel Johnson

Thou seest how sloth wastes the sluggish body, as water is corrupted unless it moves.
Ovid

To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world, the most difficult and the most intellectual.
Oscar Wilde

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