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From its very inaction, idleness ultimately becomes the most active cause of evil; as a palsy is more to be dreaded than a fever. The Turks have a proverb which says that the devil tempts all other men, but that idle men tempt the devil.

—Charles Caleb Colton (Fair Use)

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The wisest are the most annoyed at the loss of time.

Dante _2

—Dante

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Idleness

Idleness is only the refuge of weak minds.

Stanhope, Philip, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

—Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

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Idleness

Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease.

Franklin Ben

—Benjamin Franklin

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