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Increased means and increased leisure are the two civilizers of man.
Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; men love in haste but they detest at leisure.
The busier we are the more leisure we have.
The more we do, the more we can do; the more busy we are, the more leisure we have.
Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
In our leisure we reveal what kind of people we are.
No president who performs his duties faithfully and conscientiously can have any leisure.
James K. Polk
Australians are coffee snobs. An influx of Italian immigrants after World War II ensured that - we probably had the word 'cappuccino' about 20 years before America. Cafe culture is really big for Aussies. We like to work hard, but we take our leisure time seriously.
Work is toil: what one does only to earn a living. If it gives pleasure, it is leisure.
People are often quite surprised by the sport and leisure activities practised by the blind. For example, tandem cycling is very popular.
Leisure is not synonymous with time. Nor is it a noun. Leisure is a verb. I leisure. You leisure.
To describe my scarce leisure time in today's terms, I always default to reading.
One person may need (or want) more leisure, another more work; one more adventure, another more security, and so on. It is this diversity that makes a country, indeed a state, a city, a church, or a family, healthy. 'One-size-fits-all,' and that size determined by the State has a name, and that name is 'slavery.'
The artist is a member of the leisured classes who cannot pay for his leisure.
Leisure time is that five or six hours when you sleep at night.
George Allen, Sr.
If there is such a thing as a workaholic, I'm it, and that's what passes for leisure.
Economics works great for planning your life when you don't have a work passion, since we tend to assume that your job delivers only money and you trade off job hours with leisure hours. If you think your job will just be a job, pick one that pays well per hour and leaves you some time off, even if the activity of the job is boring.
I keep telling people I'll make movies until I'm fifty and then I'll go and do something else. I'm going to be a professional gentleman of leisure.
You can give men food and leisure and amusements and good conditions of work, and still they will remain unsatisfied. You can deny them all these things, and they will not complain so long as they feel that they have something to die for.
Every year I spend one month just sailing, but I still work when I'm on the boat. You never separate work from leisure. A boat is like a magic world, like a little island.
How many inner resources one needs to tolerate a life of leisure without fatigue.
Natalie Clifford Barney
The soul is dyed with the color of its leisure thoughts.
The secret to the city is integration. Every area of the city should combine work, leisure and culture. Separate these functions and parts of the city die.
In itself and in its consequences the life of leisure is beautiful and ennobling in all civilised men's eyes.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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