Quotes About Laziness

Below is a compilation of famous quotes and sayings about laziness. Sniblit makes it easy to find the quotes that you're looking for. Do you have a favorite quote or quotes about laziness that you think others would enjoy? Let us know.

It's true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance?  ~ Ronald Reagan

That destructive siren, sloth, is ever to be avoided.  ~ Horace

I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.  ~ Charles Lamb

Progress is made by lazy men looking for easier ways to do things.  ~ Robert A. Heinlein

Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all easy; and he that riseth late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night; while laziness travels so slowly, that poverty soon overtakes him.  ~ Benjamin Franklin

Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy.  ~ Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort.  ~ Charles Dickens

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

The time will come when winter will ask you what you were doing all summer.  ~ Henry Clay

Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away.  ~ Robert Maynard Hutchins

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

We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork.  ~ Milton Friedman

There is no cure for laziness but a large family helps.  ~ Herbert Prochnov

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