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  Idleness Quotes
"The idle man does not know what it is to enjoy rest, for he has not earned it."
John Lubbock

"Idleness is the beginning of all vices."
Unknown

"The real source of almost all our crimes, if the trouble is taken to trace them to a common origin, will be found to be in idleness."
Walter Gaston Shotwell

"To be idle and to be poor have always been reproaches, and therefore every man endeavors with his utmost care to hide his poverty from others, and his idleness from himself."
Dr Samuel Johnson

"Life is not long, and too much of it must not pass in idle deliberation how it shall be spent."
Dr Samuel Johnson

"All man's troubles come from not knowing how to sit still in one room."
Blaise Pascal

"A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor."
Victor Hugo

"In idleness there is a perpetual despair"
Thomas Carlyle

"Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments."
Benjamin Franklin

"Idleness is sweet, and its consequences are cruel"
John Quincy Adams



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