“As in a theatre, the eyes of men, after a well-graced actor leaves the stage, are idly bent on him that enters next.”
“…for when men labor they keep out of mischief. You remember the old proverb--An idle mind is the Devils workshop...”
George Q. Cannon
“Love is the business of the idle, but the idleness of the busy”
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
“Let us be grateful to Adam, our benefactor. He cut us out of the 'blessing'' of idleness and won for us the ''curse'' of labor.”
“Men are generally idle, and ready to satisfy themselves, and intimidate the industry of others, by calling that impossible which is only difficult”
“Work with some men is as besetting a sin as idleness with others.”
“Idleness among children, as among men, is the root of all evil, and leads to no other evil more certain than ill temper.”
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