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“A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor and there is invisible labor.”
“Do the thing and you will have the power. But they that do not the thing, had not the power.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“And when they hear idle talk they turn aside from it and say: We shall have our deeds and you shall have your deeds; peace be on you, we do not desire the ignorant.”
“Love is the business of the idle, but the idleness of the busy”
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
“Be temperate in wine, in eating, girls, and sloth; Or the Gout will seize you and plague you both”
“Sloth like rust, consumes faster than labor wears, while the used key is always bright”
“Up, sluggard, and waste not life; in the grave will be sleeping enough”
“When people speak to you about others, listen carefully, for this is how they will speak about you to others.”
“Then plough deep while sluggards sleep, and you shall have corn to sell and to keep”
“No matter how busy idle people are, they always find time for everything.”
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