Laziness

Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired. ~Jules Renard

I like the word “indolence.” It makes my laziness seem classy. ~Bern Williams

All of the biggest technological inventions created by man – the airplane, the automobile, the computer – says little about his intelligence, but speaks volumes about his laziness. ~Mark Kennedy

Efficiency is intelligent laziness. ~David Dunham

People who throw kisses are mighty hopelessly lazy. ~Bob Hope

Tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man. ~Jimmy Lyons

It’s true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance? ~Ronald Reagan

What is right is often forgotten by what is convenient. ~Bodie Thoene, Warsaw Requiem

Laziness will cause you pain. ~Slogan on T-shirt worn at the Vee Arnis Jitsu School of Self-Defense

There is no cure for laziness but a large family helps. ~Herbert Prochnov

Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy. ~Charlie McCarthy

We have produced a world of contented bodies and discontented minds. ~Adam Clayton Powell, Keep the Faith, Baby!, 1967

The time will come when winter will ask you what you were doing all summer. ~Henry Clay

That destructive siren, sloth, is ever to be avoided. ~Horace

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young? ~Paul Sweeney

The present generation, wearied by its chimerical efforts, relapses into complete indolence. Its condition is that of a man who has only fallen asleep towards morning: first of all come great dreams, then a feeling of laziness, and finally a witty or clever excuse for remaining in bed. ~Søren Kierkegaard

It is easier to mend neglect than to quicken love. ~Saint Jerome

The modern sympathy with invalids is morbid. Illness of any kind is hardly a thing to encourage in others. ~Oscar Wilde

We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork. ~Milton Friedman