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Idleness

If you continue to take delight in idle argumentation you may be qualified to combat with the sophists, but will never know how to live with men. – Socrates.


If you were a servant, would you not be ashamed that a good master should catch you idle? Are you then your own master, be ashamed to catch yourself idle. - Benjamin Franklin.


Of all the dear things in this world, idleness is the dearest, except mischief. - Benjamin Franklin.


They are not only idle who do nothing, but they are idle also who might be better employed. – Socrates.


Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease. Many without labor would live by their wits only, but they break for want of stock. Whereas industry gives comfort, and plenty, and respect. - Benjamin Franklin.


We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly. - Benjamin Franklin.



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