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You cannot spend money in luxury without doing good to the poor. Nay, you do more good to them by spending it in luxury, than by giving it; for by spending it in luxury, you make them exert industry, whereas by giving it, you keep them idle.
Faffing is good. It is an important part of life. Faffing is when we disconnect from the matrix and idle for a while, like a car. Our body and spirit know deep down that human beings were not made for constant toil so subconsciously creates space through the mechanism of faffing.
It is idle to waste time and discuss whether it was within our power and duty to see whether we could prepare a Bill better than the Remedial Bill.
To be idle requires a strong sense of personal identity.
Robert Louis Stevenson
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.
Life is not long, and too much of it must not pass in idle deliberation how it shall be spent.
If any person wish to be idle, let them fall in love.
To be idle and to be poor have always been reproaches, and therefore every man endeavors with his utmost care to hide his poverty from others, and his idleness from himself.
It is better to have a fair intellect that is well used than a powerful one that is idle.
Bryant H. McGill
Never be entirely idle; but either be reading, or writing, or praying or meditating or endeavoring something for the public good.
Thomas a Kempis
If I'm alone too long I think too much, and I'm not interested in doing that. That won't lead anywhere good, I'm sure. If I'm busy I tend to stay out of trouble. An idle mind is the devil's playground.
Lisa Marie Presley
I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses idle details, just as our memory does.
Jorge Luis Borges
For Satan always finds some mischief still for idle hands to do.
Nostalgia often leads to idle speculation.
J. Paul Getty
Idle youth, enslaved to everything; by being too sensitive I have wasted my life.
Fortunately, something always remains to be harvested. So let us not be idle.
Surely man was not created to be an idle fellow; he was not set in this universal orchard to stand still as a tree.
Regrets are idle; yet history is one long regret. Everything might have turned out so differently.
Charles Dudley Warner
A Parliament is nothing less than a big meeting of more or less idle people.
Idle time is the devil's play.
I suppose when I was writing 'V for Vendetta' I would in my secret heart of hearts have thought: 'Wouldn't it be great if these ideas actually made an impact?' So when you start to see that idle fantasy intrude on the regular world... It's peculiar.
To such idle talk it might further be added: that whenever a certain exclusive occupation is coupled with specific shortcomings, it is likewise almost certainly divorced from certain other shortcomings.
Carl Friedrich Gauss
I have ideas every day, and if I'm not carrying a pad of paper, I'm typing it into the notes thing on my iPhone, and it's just ridiculous - idle hands are the devil's plaything, and I can't be the devil's plaything. I got to be the devil; I got to be the guy making it all happen.
I'm homosexual... How and why are idle questions. It's a little like wanting to know why my eyes are green.
I think being idle is quite hard for me to do.
Leonardo da Vinci
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