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
Idleness is sweet, and its consequences are cruel
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Idleness is an appendix to nobility
Idleness, sorrow, a friend, and a foe.
Purity of mind and idleness are incompatible
Be not solitary, be not idle
Idleness is fatal only to the mediocre.
There's never enough time to do all the nothing you want.
Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all virtues
The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.
Work is no disgrace: it is idleness which is a disgrace
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments
Idleness is the only refuge of weak minds, and the holiday of fools
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