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Laziness Quotes

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Laziness may appear attractive,
but work gives satisfaction.
- Anne Frank

Related topics: Motivational Values

Failure is not our only punishment for laziness;
there is also the success of others.
- Jules Renard

I never work just to work.
It's some combination of laziness and self-respect.
- Harold Ramis

The three chief virtues of a programmer are:
Laziness,
Impatience and Hubris.
- Larry Wall

 

Laziness.
Unwarranted repose of manner in a person of low degree.
- Ambrose Bierce

Nothing irritates me more than chronic laziness in others.
Mind you, it's only mental sloth I object to.
Physical sloth can be heavenly.
- Elizabeth Hurley

Hard work - I mean, does anybody use that term anymore? Laziness doesn't fly.
It's all in the practice.
It does take work and it ain't easy -
but man,
the rewards!
- Susan Powter

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My block was due to two overlapping factors:
laziness and lack of discipline.
- Mary Garden

When we hold back out of laziness, that is when we
tie ourselves into knots of boredom.
- Walter Annenberg

I like the word 'indolence'.
It makes my laziness seem classy.
- Bern Williams

Luck is always the last refuge of laziness and incompetence.
- James Cash Penney

Know the true value of time; snatch,
seize,
and enjoy every moment of it.
No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination:
never put off till to-morrow what you can do to-day.
- Lord Chesterfield

All of the biggest technological inventions created by man -
the airplane,
the automobile, the computer - says little about his intelligence,
but speaks volumes about his laziness.
- Mark Kennedy

Periods of wholesome laziness, after days of energetic effort,
will wonderfully tone up the mind and body.
- Grenville Kleiser

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

Laziness is a secret ingredient that goes into failure.
But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
- Robert Half

Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
- Miguel de Cervantes

I'd be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I'd been given.
I'd be more frightened by procrastination and laziness.
- Denzel Washington

A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things.
There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
- Benjamin Franklin

Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
- Jules Renard

Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.
- Sam Keen

Laziness has become the chief characteristic of journalism,
displacing incompetence.
- Kingsley Amis

In reality, everyone is good in bed.
Close eyes.
Shutdown brain.
Pause as necessary.
Restart brain.
Open eyes.
What's there to not be good at? Bed is the one place
where laziness is rewarded.
- John Dobbin

Much literary criticism comes from people for whom
extreme specialization is a cover for either grave
cerebral inadequacy or terminal laziness,
the latter being a much cherished aspect of academic freedom.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Aim at perfection in everything, though in most things it is unattainable.
However, they who aim at it, and persevere,
will come much nearer to it than those whose laziness
and despondency make them give it up as unattainable.
- Lord Chesterfield

There's much to be said for feeling numb.
Time passes more quickly.
You eat less, and because numbness encourages laziness,
you do fewer things, good or bad, and the world's probably a better place for it.
- Doug Coupland

The shrewd guess, the fertile hypothesis,
the courageous leap to a tentative conclusion -
these are the most valuable coins of the thinker at work.
But in most schools guessing is heavily penalized and
is associated somehow with laziness.
- Jerome Bruner

For example, I was discussing the use of email and
how impersonal it can be,
how people will now email someone across the room rather
than go and talk to them.
But I don't think this is laziness, I think it is a
conscious decision people are making to save time.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

People are not lazy.
They simply have impotent goals -
that is, goals that do not inspire them.
- Tony Robbins

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

Rules are mostly made to be broken
and are too often for the lazy to hide behind.
- Douglas MacArthur

I'm French, so I'm quite lazy about exercising,
and I smoke.
But I do love going for a run in the morning with my dog.
That's all.
- Eva Green

Reading, after a certain age,
diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

Perhaps there are none more lazy, or more truly ignorant,
than your everlasting readers.
- Marcus Aurelius

I'm just a lazy boy.
I'd rather sit in my recliner and act.
- John Goodman

Fanatic is often the name given to people of action by people who are lazy.
- Bryant H. McGill

We're both very very lazy, and having someone else
do half the work is very convenient.
- Larry Wachowski

I think of myself as a very lazy author.
- Neil Gaiman

A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out,
will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts
and to second-rate friends.
- Cyril Connolly

Tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man.
- Jimmy Lyons

I was too lazy to start a whole new story,
so I just stuck a princess into the story I was working on...
and The Princess Diaries was born!
- Meg Cabot

Working hard is great, being lazy sometimes is great,
but failed potential is the worst.
- Campbell Scott

The paintings may communicate even better because people
are lazy and they can look at a painting with less
effort than they can read a poem.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Everyone's really lazy in L.A.
- Skeet Ulrich

There're so many things I want to do,
like become more media savvy.
I am too lazy.
But I'm making an effort.
- Ajay Devgan

It's easier to pick off a fast runner than to pick off a lazy runner.
- Vin Scully

When we're unemployed, we're called lazy;
when the whites are unemployed it's called a depression.
- Jesse Jackson

I don't think I could be a foot soldier.
I don't know if I could take orders too good.
I'm a little lazy.
- Benicio Del Toro

We were playing popular music, but we were doing our
own arrangements because we were too lazy to sit down
and figure out the originals.
- Tommy Shaw

Sure, some journalists use anonymous sources just because
they're lazy and I think editors ought to insist on
more precise identification even if they remain anonymous.
- Ben Bradlee

When you drop your guard in films, the acting process compensates.
You get lazy and you start acting.
- Ben Kingsley

I do believe sometimes discipline is very important.
I'm not just lying around like a lazy cow all the time.
- Bjork

I'm barely prolific and incredibly lazy.
- Tom Petty

Men stop trying after a while and get lazy.
- Leah Remini

I was born too late for steam trains and a lazy eye
meant I'd never be an astronaut.
- Mark Haddon

The martyr sacrifices themselves entirely in vain.
Or rather not in vain; for they make the selfish more selfish,
the lazy more lazy, the narrow narrower.
- Florence Nightingale

I would rather do movies because I'm very lazy and
the hours are much easier.
- Michael Vartan

Oh, if I could put some of my reckless spirit into
these discreet cautious lazy men!
- Mary Chesnut

Programmers can be lazy.
- Larry Wall

I know.
I'm lazy.
But I made myself a New Years resolution that I would
write myself something really special.
Which means I have 'til December, right?
- Catherine O'Hara

I believe welfare makes you lazy and unproductive.
- Charles Evers

Acting is easier - writing is more creative.
The lazy man vies with the industrious.
- William Shatner

To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy.
A lot of comic books are very literate -
unlike most films.
- Alan Moore

Lazy people are always anxious to be doing something.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues

I'm lazy.
But it's the lazy people who invented the wheel and
the bicycle because they didn't like walking or carrying things.
- Lech Walesa

I'm a very lazy, stay-at-home kind of girl.
- Jerry Hall

Because you can be lazy if you don't know the truth.
- Meg White

It should cause no surprise that anyone so lazy as
myself should be economical to the point of miserliness
with everything he writes.
- Leslie Charteris

I am simple, complex, generous, selfish,
unattractive, beautiful, lazy, and driven.
- Barbra Streisand

But then, I just decided to get off my lazy butt and
take advantage of the L.A.
weather.
- Jason Biggs

Much of my work has come from being lazy.
- John Backus


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