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
Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness in their lives every time they light...
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
Besides all this, if you are idle, and take to bad courses, you will hurt...
Idleness is the only refuge of weak minds, and the holiday of fools
Idleness is fatal only to the mediocre.
Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present.
Am I going home to idleness? No, no. My feet and hands may be still,...
Purity of mind and idleness are incompatible
In idleness there is a perpetual despair
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...
Idleness, sorrow, a friend, and a foe.
People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
It has been said that idleness is the parent of mischief, which is very true;...
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.
Idleness is an appendix to nobility
The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.
Idleness is the parent of all psychology
In a very real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than...
A book without an index is like a mind without a memory
You'll never succeed in idealizing hard work. Before you can dig mother earth you've got...