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I have an inability to relax. I try to make every day a work day. I get pleasure from work... I try to think of sketch ideas, stand-up pieces. I am incapable of leisure and leisure time.
We should abolish 'work.' By that I mean abolishing the distinction between work and leisure, one of the greatest mistakes of the last century, one that enables employers to keep workers in lousy jobs by granting them some leisure time.
Many fans don't have the leisure time to track my every word. They're too busy brainstorming solutions to the economic crisis and winning Pulitzers.
Macau is limited in size and land is expensive, so gaming and leisure development must be more efficient. We follow a very conservative financial strategy.
Tourism, human circulation considered as consumption is fundamentally nothing more than the leisure of going to see what has become banal.
It's weird to have leisure - to have time off. I'm not used to it.
It takes application, a fine sense of value, and a powerful community-spirit for a people to have serious leisure, and this has not been the genius of the Americans.
Remember, what does 'retirement' mean? It doesn't mean that you're a couch potato. Leisure is not the same thing as rest. If you're bicycling five miles a day, that's leisure, but it certainly takes a lot of effort.
The present letter is a very long one, simply because I had no leisure to make it shorter.
Any reading not of a vicious species must be a good substitute for the amusements too apt to fill up the leisure of the labouring classes.
He hath no leisure who useth it not.
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.
The difference between film and TV is the pace. You don't have the leisure of time in television.
If you are losing your leisure, look out; you may be losing your soul.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Companies have long gathered data to break down their customer base into specific segments. Now political parties have become adept at micro-targeting, too, using data on shopping habits, leisure activities, voting histories, charity donations, and so on, in order to pinpoint likely supporters and the type of appeal most likely to win them over.
Leisure time is only leisure time when it is earned; otherwise, leisure time devolves into soul-killing lassitude. There's a reason so many new retirees, freed from the treadmill of work, promptly keel over on the golf course: Work fulfills us. It keeps us going.
I'm really not a party person. I'm in the business of working with 100 people every day, so I don't revel in meeting a roomful of people in my leisure time.
How to use your leisure time is the biggest problem of a ballplayer.
When Culture Club broke up, I hadn't been going out a lot because we'd been working all the time, so I suddenly had this period of leisure. And it was just around the time that the whole acid house thing kicked off in London.
Americans generally associate boats with leisure. Vastly less prosperous, Egyptians associate them with nothing but labour. Rowing a boat is something a fisherman is forced to do to make a living; how could such an activity bring me - a woman no less - pleasure?
There's so much competition for leisure time, more than ever.
Do not mistake a crowd of big wage-earners for the leisure class.
The only place where people in Manhattan walk for leisure is in the park.
We see the sea as this place of leisure and this place, you know, a blue patch on the map to fly over because we all go by plane these days, mostly. And we don't really see it as a place of industry anymore.
Leisure is the handmaiden of the devil.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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