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“Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease.”
“Idleness is the parent of all psychology”
“Four be the things I am wiser to know: Idleness, sorrow, a friend, and a foe.”
“Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.”
“Far from idleness being the root of all evil, it is rather the only true good.”
“Want is one only of five giants on the road of reconstruction; the others are Disease, Ignorance, Squalor, and Idleness.”
“The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.”
“…for when men labor they keep out of mischief. You remember the old proverb--An idle mind is the Devils workshop...”
George Q. Cannon
“Work is no disgrace: it is idleness which is a disgrace”
“Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness in their lives every time they light a cigarette.”
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
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