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Idleness

Perhaps man is the only being that can properly be called idle.

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.

Just as iron rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Italian painter, sculptor and architect.

Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labor wears, while the used key is always bright.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.

Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry, all things easy. He that rises late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night, while laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.

Purity of mind and idleness are incompatible.

Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) Preeminent leader of Indian nationalism.

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A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor and there is invisible labor.

Victor Hugo (1802-1885) French poet, dramatist and novelist.

As peace is the end of war, so to be idle is the ultimate purpose of the busy.

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.

That man is idle who can do something better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.

Expect poison from standing water.

William Blake (1757-1827) British poet and painter.

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