quotes tagged with 'laziness'

As peace is the end of war, so also be the idle is the ultimate purpose of the busy

Author: Samuel Johnson, Source: http://www.braintrainingtools.org/skills/quotes-about-procrast...Saved by prabatuty in laziness procrastination idle 4 years ago[save this] [permalink]
One of the most serious human defects in all ages is procrastination, an unwillingness to accept personal responsibilities now. Men came to earth consciously to obtain their schooling, their training and development, and to perfect themselves, but many have allowed themselves to be diverted and have become... addicts to mental and spiritual indolence and to the pursuit of worldly pleasure.
Author: Spencer W. Kimball, Source: Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Spencer W. Kimball, pp. 4-5Saved by cboyack in development duty responsibility pleasure addiction perfection laziness procrastination diversion indolence 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Or do ye suppose that the Lord awill still deliver us, while we sit upon our thrones and do not make use of the means which the Lord has provided for us?
Author: Captain Moroni, Source: http://scriptures.lds.org/en/alma/60/21#21Saved by richardkmiller in selfreliance determination laziness gtd 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Good luck is a lazy man's estimate of a worker's success.
Author: Anonymous, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in success work luck laziness 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
There is no substitute under the heavens for productive labor. It is the process by which dreams become realities. It is the process by which idle visions become dynamic achievements. Most of us are inherently lazy. We would rather play than work. We would rather loaf than work...But it is work that spells the difference in the life of a man or woman. It is stretching our minds and utilizing the skills of our hands that lift us from mediocrity.
Author: Gordon B. Hinckley, Source: Ensign, August 1992Saved by cboyack in work labor laziness 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The world belongs to the energetic.
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in success initiative laziness energetic 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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