Idleness Quotes - Page 3

Few women and fewer men have enough character to be idle.
– E.V. Lucas

For Satan finds some mischief still For idle hands to do.
– Isaac Watts

The harvest truly is plenteous, but the laborers are few.
– Bible

A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of Hell.
– George Bernard

With enough ‘ifs’ we could put Paris into a bottle.
– French Proverb

Idleness is sweet, and its consequences are cruel.
– John Quincy Adams

An idle life always produces varied inclinations.
– Lucanus

Idleness, like kisses,to be sweet must be stolen.
– Jerome K. Jerome

Did nothing in particular, and did it very well.
– W. S. Gilbert

Idleness is many gathered miseries in one name.
– Jean Paul

We are lazier in our minds than in our bodies.
– La Rochefoucauld

The hardest work of all is to do nothing.
– Proverb

He is idle that might be better employed.
– Dr. Thomas Fuller

The frivolous work of polished idleness.
– James Mackintosh

For idleness is an appendix to nobility.
– Robert Burton

Idleness is the beginning of all vices.
– Proverb

Evil thoughts often come from idleness.
– Gaelic Proverb

Thus idly busy rolls their world away.
– Oliver Goldsmith

I live an idle burden to the ground.
– Homer J Simpson

Expect poison from standing water.
– William Blake