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Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.
Pope Paul VI
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.
Leisure is the time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent person will obtain the lazy one never.
Blame is just a lazy person's way of making sense of chaos.
As you get older and wiser you realize that when people are given anything without having to earn it (unless they are physically or mentally utterly incapable of earning anything), they become ungrateful and lazy. They also become less happy.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
Lazy people tend not to take chances, but express themselves by tearing down other's work.
Perhaps there are none more lazy, or more truly ignorant, than your everlasting readers.
It's hard to do it because you gotta look people in the eye and tell 'em they're irresponsible and lazy. And who's gonna wanna do that? Because that's what poverty is, ladies and gentlemen. In this country, you can succeed if you get educated and work hard. Period. Period.
People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy.
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.
Fanatic is often the name given to people of action by people who are lazy.
Bryant H. McGill
I was a personality before I became a person - I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven.
Working hard is great, being lazy sometimes is great, but failed potential is the worst.
If I don't feel confident about my body, I'm not going to sit at home and feel sorry for myself and not do something about it. It's all about taking action and not being lazy. So you do the work, whether it's fitness or whatever. It's about getting up, motivating yourself and just doing it.
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 are all kinds of stupid people that annoy me but what annoys me most is a lazy argument.
Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar and is shocked by the unexpected; the eye, on the other hand, tends to be impatient, craves the novel and is bored by repetition.
W. H. Auden
I have sporadic OCD cleaning moments around the house. But then I get lazy and I'm cured. It's a very inconsistent personality trait.
I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy, and driven.
When we're unemployed, we're called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it's called a depression.
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?
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.
Obama is trying to paint us as a caricature, as if we're some bizarre individualists who are hardcore libertarians. It's a false dichotomy and intellectually lazy. Of course we believe in government. We think government should do what it does really well, but that it has limits.
Dr. Johnson was a lazy learned man who liked to think and talk better than to read or write; who, however, wrote much and well, but too often by rote.
I feel lazy when I'm not working. I learned all my business sense from my dad. He always believed in me, and I think the last thing he said to me before he passed away was, 'I know you're gonna be OK. I'm not worried about you'.
I believe welfare makes you lazy and unproductive.
I do believe sometimes discipline is very important. I'm not just lying around like a lazy cow all the time.
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