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  • Why pick the fruit from the tree when someone can pick it for you?
  • I like the word 'indolence'. It makes my laziness seem classy.
    • Bernie Williams
  • To cease to act is to cease to exist.
  • Laziness lends assistance to fatigue.
  • Laziness pays off today, work only tomorrow.
  • A lazy man looks for light employment.
  • Tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man.
  • Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
  • The laziest man I ever met put popcorn in his pancakes so they would turn over by themselves.
  • Too many young people itch for what they want without scratching for it.
  • Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
  • A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out, will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts and to second-rate friends.
  • There is no fatigue so wearisome as that which comes from lack of work.
  • Laziness grows on people; it begins in cobwebs and ends in iron chains. The more one has to do, the more he is able to accomplish.
  • Nobody can think straight who does not work. Idleness warps the mind.
  • For I must go where lazy Peace
    Will hide her drowsy head;
    And, for the sport of kings, increase
    The number of the dead.
    • William Davenant
  • Laziness is a virtue. Those who can be bothered to tell you otherwise are clearly lacking it.
    • Emery Finkelstein