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Leisure quotes (16)
Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
Joseph Addison Category: Leisure
Leisure time is that five or six hours when you sleep at night.
George Allen Category: Leisure
We are closer to the ants than to butterflies. Very few people can endure much leisure.
Gerald Brenan Category: Leisure
We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure just as we go to war in order that we may have peace.
Aristotle Category: Leisure
The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.
Sydney J. Harris Category: Leisure
Take rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop.
Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid Category: Leisure
A man is not poor because he has nothing but because he does nothing.
Unknown Category: Leisure
OVERWORK n. A dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce Category: Leisure
If you are losing your leisure look out; you may be losing your soul.
Logan Pearsall Smith Category: Leisure
What we do with our leisure time has considerable bearing on what we accomplish during our working hours and very largely determines the degree of our success Young men who like yourselves devote a predetermined amount of their leisure hours to study and to serious thinking are the men who are going to progress far and fast. The business leaders of tomorrow will be the young men of todaymen like you who are preparing now for the great future which lies ahead. You may view the future with confidence knowing that from the youth of today will emerge the leaders of tomorrow.
Thomas J. Watson Category: Leisure
Employ thy time well if thou meanest to gain leisure.
Benjamin Franklin Category: Leisure
You will soon break the bow if you leave it stretched.
Phaedrus Category: Leisure
Men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from and to and why.
James Thurber Category: Leisure
They talk of the dignity of work. Bosh. The dignity is in leisure.
Herman Melville Category: Leisure
The prospect of a long day at the beach makes me panic. There is no harder work I can think of than taking myself off to somewhere pleasant where I am forced to stay for hours and have fun
Phillip Lopate Category: Leisure
Leisure is the Mother of Philosophy.
Thomas Hobbes Category: Leisure