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Leisure quotes (16)

The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.
Sydney J. Harris   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

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

Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
Joseph Addison   Category: Leisure

Take rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop.
Publius Ovidius Naso Ovid   Category: Leisure

Employ thy time well if thou meanest to gain leisure.
Benjamin Franklin   Category: Leisure

If you are losing your leisure look out; you may be losing your soul.
Logan Pearsall Smith   Category: Leisure

You will soon break the bow if you leave it stretched.
Phaedrus   Category: Leisure

Leisure is the Mother of Philosophy.
Thomas Hobbes   Category: Leisure

They talk of the dignity of work. Bosh. The dignity is in leisure.
Herman Melville   Category: Leisure

We are closer to the ants than to butterflies. Very few people can endure much leisure.
Gerald Brenan   Category: Leisure

Men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from and to and why.
James Thurber   Category: Leisure

Leisure time is that five or six hours when you sleep at night.
George Allen   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

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