Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
Confucius (BC 551-BC 479) Chinese philosopher.
A sedentary life is the real sin against the Holy Spirit. Only those thoughts that come by walking have any value.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) German-Swiss philosopher and writer.
My friend, why have you drifted so far away? All motion is relative, maybe it is you who have moved away by standing still.
It is following the line of least resistance that makes men and rivers crooked.
Anything you do can get you fired; this includes doing nothing.
Doing nothing is the most tiresome job in the world because you cannot quit and rest.
To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world, the most difficult and the most intellectual.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.
The sleeping fox catches no poultry.
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.
Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world.
Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924) American author and founder of Success magazine.