Idle Quotes

Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to ...

Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much can be done if we are always doing. Thomas Jefferson
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"Idleness is not doing not...

"Idleness is not doing nothing. Idleness is being free to do anything." β€” Floyd Dell
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No: I am not tired. I have a curious constitutio...

No: I am not tired. I have a curious constitution. I never remember feeling tired by work, though idleness exhausts me completely...Arthur Conan Doyle
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"Men are generally idle, and ready to satisfy themsel...

"Men are generally idle, and ready to satisfy themselves, and intimidate the industry of others, by calling that impossible which is only difficult." β€” Samuel Johnson
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β€œA book lying idle on a she...

β€œA book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition.” ―Henry Miller, The Books in My Life
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"Far from idleness being the ro...

"Far from idleness being the root of all evil, it is rather the only true good." β€” Soren Kierkegaard
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"Men are generally idle, and ready to satisfy themsel...

"Men are generally idle, and ready to satisfy themselves, and intimidate the industry of others, by calling that impossible which is only difficult." β€” Samuel Johnson
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"Idleness is not doing not...

"Idleness is not doing nothing. Idleness is being free to do anything." β€” Floyd Dell
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"Since I cannot prove a lover, To entertain these fai...

"Since I cannot prove a lover, To entertain these fair well-spoken days, I am determined to prove a villain And hate the idle pleasures of these days." - Elliot Rodger
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β€œI am ha...

β€œI am hard at work being idle”
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"A forecast is something you expect, and wea...

"A forecast is something you expect, and weather is something you get. I dont see the point in idle expectation" -Magda Rakovic (Beholder 2)
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"The real troubles in your life are apt to be things ...

"The real troubles in your life are apt to be things that never crossed your worried mind, the kind that blindside you at 4 p.m. on some idle Tuesday."-sunscreen song
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"A little knowledge that acts is ...

"A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle." - Khalil Gibran
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"Idle living turns me into an idiot. I can’t afford t...

"Idle living turns me into an idiot. I can’t afford to get stupid. I’ve already been irritating. I’ve used up my passes on personality flaws." - Goodbye, Mr. Nothing
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The devil will fi...

The devil will find work for idle hands to do. - Morrissey.
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'Wedged as we are between two eter...

'Wedged as we are between two eternities of idleness, there is no excuse for being idle now.' Anthony Burgess
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"The earth is given as a common stock for men to labor and to live on ... Wherever...

"The earth is given as a common stock for men to labor and to live on ... Wherever in any country there are idle lands and unemployed poor, it is clear that the laws of property have been so far extended as to violate natural right." - Thomas Jefferson.
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"Idleness is the beginning ...

"Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues." - Franz Kafka, writer
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"If life seems jolly rotten, there's so...

"If life seems jolly rotten, there's something you've forgotten, and that's to laugh and smile and dance and sing" -Eric Idle
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Thank God every morning that you have something to do that day which must b...

Thank God every morning that you have something to do that day which must be done, whether you like it or not. Being forced to work and to do your best will breed in you a hundred virtues which the idle never know. - Charles Kingsley
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"There is one piece of advice, in a life of study, which I...

"There is one piece of advice, in a life of study, which I think no one will object to; and that is, every now and then to be completely idle - to do nothing at all." - Sydney Smith
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β€œRest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the tre...

β€œRest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” – John Lubboc
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β€œLife is not long, and too much of it...

β€œLife is not long, and too much of it must not pass in idle deliberation on how it should be spent.” ~ Samuel Johnson
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"A little knowledge that acts is...

"A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.” -Khalil Gibran
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"It is idle to talk of civil liberties to adults who were syste...

"It is idle to talk of civil liberties to adults who were systematically taught in adolescence that they had none; and it is sheer hypocrisy to call such people freedom loving." - Edgar Friedenberg
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Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to c...

Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing. - Thomas Jefferson
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"I never remember feeling tired by work,...

"I never remember feeling tired by work, though idleness exhausts me completely. ” β€” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (The Sign of Four)
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β€œDetermine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to ...

β€œDetermine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.” -Thomas Jefferson
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"If life seems jolly rotten, there's som...

"If life seems jolly rotten, there's something you've forgotten, and that's to laugh and smile and dance and sing." - Eric Idle
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"A little knowledge that acts is...

"A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle." -Khalil Gibran
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An idle mind...

An idle mind is the entrepreneur's workshop.
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"If you are idle, be not s...

"If you are idle, be not solitary; if you are solitary, be not idle." - Samuel Johnson
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(On gay marriages) "It's a...

(On gay marriages) "It's about time they suffered too." (Eric Idle. Source: imdb.com)
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