All your favorite quotes!
''I don't think necessity is the mother of invention - invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.''
- Agatha Christie An Autobiography, 1977
''Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy.''
- Mahatma Gandhi
''Idleness and lack of occupation tend - nay are dragged - towards evil.''
- Hippocrates Decorum
''Determine never to be idle...It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.''
- Thomas Jefferson
''Never be entirely idle; but either be reading, or writing, or praying or meditating or endeavoring something for the public good.''
- Thomas A. Kempis
''Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.''
- Charlie McCarthy
''That indolent but agreeable condition of doing nothing.''
- the Younger Pliny Letters
''Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.''
- Jules Renard