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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.
~ Sidney Madwed

 

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

 

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Life is mostly froth and bubble. Two things stand like stone: Dodging duty at the double, leaving work alone.
~ Anonymous

 

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

 

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

 

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Prolonged idleness paralyzes initiative.
~ Anonymous

 

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Purity of mind and idleness are incompatible.
~ Mahatma Gandhi

 

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

 

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Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry, all things easy. He that rises late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night, while laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.
~ Benjamin Franklin

 

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

 

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Sometimes I think that idlers seem to be a special class for whom nothing can be planned, plead as one will with them --their only contribution to the human family is to warm a seat at the common table.
~ Anonymous

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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The insupportable labor of doing nothing.
~ Sir Richard Steele

 

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The life of ease is a difficult pursuit.
~ William Cowper

 

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The way to be nothing is to do nothing.
~ Nathaniel Howe

 

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There is nothing worse than an idle hour, with no occupation offering. People who have many such hours are simply animals waiting docilely for death. We all come to that state soon or late. It is the curse of senility.
~ H. L. Mencken

 

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To have done anything just for money is to have been truly idle.
~ Henry David Thoreau

 

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Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease.
~ Benjamin Franklin

 

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