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#idleness

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Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease.


Benjamin Franklin


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Idleness is only the refuge of weak minds.


Lord Chesterfield


#minds #only #refuge #weak #weak minds

Idleness, we are accustomed to say, is the root of all evil. To prevent this evil, work is recommended.... Idleness as such is by no means a root of evil; on the contrary, it is truly a divine life, if one is not bored....


Søren Kierkegaard


#life

A conclusion I’ve come to at the Idler is that it starts with retreating from work but it’s really about making work into something that isn’t drudgery and slavery, and then work and life can become one thing.


Tom Hodgkinson


#living #life

Idleness for me is not a giving up on life but a spirited grabbing hold of it.


Tom Hodgkinson


#living #life

Writing is a dreadful labor, yet not so dreadful as Idleness.


Thomas Carlyle


#idleness #labor #writing #yet

Labour-saving devices just make us try to cram more pointless activities into each day, rather than doing the important thing, which is to enjoy our life.


Tom Hodgkinson


#living #life

It is hard to rescue a man from the slough of luxury and idleness combined. If anything can do it, it is a cradle filled annually.


Anthony Trollope


#anything #combined #cradle #filled #hard

Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.


William Wordsworth


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It is rather hard to be accused of shiftlessness and idleness when the accuser closes the avenue of labour and industrial pursuits to us.


George H. White


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