Idleness is the enemy of the soul; and therefore the brethren ought to be employed in manual labor at certain times, at others, in devout reading.
Quote by St Benedict Of Nursia
Work is no disgrace: it is idleness which is a disgrace
I never remember feeling tired by work, though idleness exhausts me completely
Idleness does drive me crazy, but I'd rather read or write than do anything just...
Purity of mind and idleness are incompatible
Besides all this, if you are idle, and take to bad courses, you will hurt...
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.
Be not solitary, be not idle
Idleness is fatal only to the mediocre.
Am I going home to idleness? No, no. My feet and hands may be still,...
Never get out of bed before noon
Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness in their lives every time they light...
The soul is made for action, and cannot rest till it be employed. Idleness is...
The happiest part of a man's life is what he passes lying awake in bed...
For when men labor they keep out of mischief. You remember the old proverb--An idle...
There's never enough time to do all the nothing you want.
Idleness is sweet, and its consequences are cruel
Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present.
Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all virtues
A man practices the art of adventure when he breaks the chain of routine and...
Reading is thinking with someone else's head instead of one's own
He who works his land will have abundant food, but the one who chases fantasies...