Quotations that match 'leisure'.

A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave. Benjamin Franklin
[ Enough Grave Laziness Leisure Life Sleeping Things Two Will]
Leisure is the handmaiden of the devil. Branch Rickey
[ Devil Handmaiden Leisure]
The present letter is a very long one, simply because I had no leisure to make it shorter. Blaise Pascal
[ Because Had Leisure Letter Long Make Present Shorter Simply Very]
The best intelligence test is what we do with our leisure. Laurence J. Peter
[ Best Intelligence Leisure Our Test]
In our leisure we reveal what kind of people we are. Ovid
[ Kind Leisure Our Reveal]
To describe my scarce leisure time in today's terms, I always default to reading. Jimmy Buffett
[ Always Default Describe Leisure Reading Scarce Terms Time Today]
I am moreover inclined to be concise when I reflect on the constant occupation of the citizens in public and private affairs, so that in their few leisure moments they may read and understand as much as possible. Marcus V. Pollio
[ Affairs Am Citizens Concise Constant Few Inclined Leisure May Moments Moreover Much Occupation Possible Private Public Read Reflect Their Understand]
The more we do, the more we can do; the more busy we are, the more leisure we have. Dag Hammarskjold
[ Busy Leisure More]
They talk of the dignity of work. The dignity is in leisure. Herman Melville
[ Dignity Leisure Talk Work]
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. Christopher Dawson
[ Amusements Complain Conditions Deny Die Feel Food Give Good Leisure Long Men Remain Something Still Them These Things Unsatisfied Will Work]
Do not mistake a crowd of big wage-earners for the leisure class. Clive Bell
[ Big Class Crowd Leisure Mistake Wage-Earners]
Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation - what are they? They are the happiest people in the world. William Lyon Phelps
[ Books Company Conversation Decide Development Good Happiest Leisure Love Means Mental Music Pictures Plays Those Use World]
He hath no leisure who useth it not. George Herbert
[ Hath Leisure]
How to use your leisure time is the biggest problem of a ballplayer. Branch Rickey
[ Ballplayer Biggest How Leisure Problem Time Use Your]
What with making their way and enjoying what they have won, heroes have no time to think. But the sons of heroes - ah, they have all the necessary leisure. Aldous Huxley
[ Ah Enjoying Heroes Leisure Making Necessary Sons Their Think Time Way Won]
Like every other good thing in this world, leisure and culture have to be paid for. Fortunately, however, it is not the leisured and the cultured who have to pay. Aldous Huxley
[ Culture Cultured Every Fortunately Good However Leisure Other Paid Pay Thing World]
What we do during our working hours determines what we have; what we do in our leisure hours determines what we are. George Eastman
[ Determines During Hours Leisure Our Working]
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. Boy George
[ Acid Around Because Been Broke Club Culture Going Had Hadn House Just Kicked Leisure London Lot Off Out Period Suddenly Thing Time Up Whole Working]
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. Paul Goodman
[ Americans Application Been Fine Genius Leisure Powerful Sense Serious Takes Value]
Leisure time is that five or six hours when you sleep at night. George Allen, Sr.
[ Five Hours Leisure Night Six Sleep Time]
Basically, particularly in Britain, it's a hegemonic thing that people who write tend to come from the leisure classes. They can afford the time and the books. Irvine Welsh
[ Afford Basically Books Britain Classes Come Leisure Particularly Tend Thing Time Write]
Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; men love in haste but they detest at leisure. George Byron
[ Detest Far Haste Hatred Leisure Longest Love Men Now Pleasure]
The basis on which good repute in any highly organized industrial community ultimately rests is pecuniary strength; and the means of showing pecuniary strength, and so of gaining or retaining a good name, are leisure and a conspicuous consumption of goods. Thorstein Veblen
[ Any Basis Community Conspicuous Consumption Gaining Good Goods Highly Industrial Leisure Means Name Organized Pecuniary Repute Rests Retaining Showing Strength Ultimately Which]
To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization. Arnold J. Toynbee Intelligence
[ Able Civilization Fill Intelligently Last Leisure Product]
If you are losing your leisure, look out; you may be losing your soul. Logan P. Smith
[ Leisure Look Losing May Out Soul Your]
My hobbies and leisure activities include cars and golf. Michael Strahan
[ Activities Cars Golf Hobbies Include Leisure]
I remember in that red leisure suit I sort of felt like a Pizza Hut employee, and the white one was the ultimate, with the white turtleneck collar, that was the ultimate in bad taste. Johnny Depp
[ Bad Collar Employee Felt Hut Leisure Pizza Red Remember Sort Suit Taste Turtleneck Ultimate White]
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. James Madison
[ Amusements Any Apt Classes Fill Good Labouring Leisure Must Reading Species Substitute Too Up Vicious]
The soul is dyed with the color of its leisure thoughts. Dean Inge
[ Color Dyed Leisure Soul Thoughts]
Baseball is a game, yes. It is also a business. But what is most truly is is disguised combat. For all its gentility, its almost leisurely pace, baseball is violence under wraps. Willie Mays
[ Almost Also Baseball Business Combat Disguised Game Leisurely Most Pace Truly Under Violence Wraps Yes]
Do not love leisure. Waste not a minute. Be bold. Realize the Truth, here and now! Swami Sivananda
[ Bold Here Leisure Love Minute Now Realize Truth Waste]
Americans will listen, but they do not care to read. War and Peace must wait for the leisure of retirement, which never really comes: meanwhile it helps to furnish the living room. Anthony Burgess
[ Americans Care Comes Furnish Helps Leisure Listen Living Meanwhile Must Never Peace Read Really Retirement Room Wait War Which Will]
Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure. William Congreve
[ Grief Haste Heels Leisure Married Pleasure Repent Upon Walks]
Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity. Mortimer Adler
[ Activity Arduous Form Friendship Leisure Taxing Very]
For mothers who must earn, there is indeed no leisure time problem. The long hours of earning are increased by the hours of domestic labor, until no slightest margin for relaxation or change of thought remains. Katharine Anthony
[ Change Domestic Earn Earning Hours Increased Indeed Labor Leisure Long Margin Mothers Must Problem Relaxation Remains Slightest Thought Time Until]
If work and leisure are soon to be subordinated to this one utopian principle - absolute busyness - then utopia and melancholy will come to coincide: an age without conflict will dawn, perpetually busy - and without consciousness. Gunther Grass
[ Absolute Age Busy Busyness Coincide Come Conflict Consciousness Dawn Leisure Melancholy Perpetually Principle Soon Then Utopia Utopian Will Without Work]
War should be the only study of a prince. He should consider peace only as a breathing-time, which gives him leisure to contrive, and furnishes as ability to execute, military plans. Niccolo Machiavelli
[ Ability Consider Contrive Execute Furnishes Gives Him Leisure Military Only Peace Plans Prince Should Study War Which]
All this time I lived with my parents, and wrought on the plantation; and having had schooling pretty well for a planter, I used to improve myself in winter evenings, and other leisure times. John Woolman
[ Evenings Had Having Improve Leisure Lived Myself Other Parents Plantation Planter Pretty Schooling Time Times Used Well Winter Wrought]
How many inner resources one needs to tolerate a life of leisure without fatigue. Natalie Clifford Barney
[ Fatigue How Inner Leisure Life Many Needs Resources Tolerate Without]
No president who performs his duties faithfully and conscientiously can have any leisure. James K. Polk
[ Any Duties Faithfully His Leisure Performs President]
Everybody was saying we must have more leisure. Now they are complaining they are unemployed. Prince Philip
[ Complaining Everybody Leisure More Must Now Saying Unemployed]
The end of labor is to gain leisure. Aristotle
[ End Gain Labor Leisure]
Leisure is the Mother of Philosophy. Thomas Hobbes
[ Leisure Mother Philosophy]
The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure. Sydney J. Harris
[ Education Leisure Liberal Make Mind Place Pleasant Primary Purpose Spend Which]
Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure. Oliver Herford
[ Haste Leisure Manuscript Returned Something Submitted]
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self. Agnes Repplier
[ Constructs Fabric His Leisure Lives Man Pleasure Really Self True]
In itself and in its consequences the life of leisure is beautiful and ennobling in all civilised men's eyes. Thorstein Veblen
[ Beautiful Civilised Consequences Ennobling Eyes Itself Leisure Life Men]
Tourism, human circulation considered as consumption is fundamentally nothing more than the leisure of going to see what has become banal. Guy Debord
[ Banal Become Circulation Considered Consumption Fundamentally Going Human Leisure More Nothing See Than Tourism]
If there is such a thing as a workaholic, I'm it, and that's what passes for leisure. Steve Earle
[ Leisure Passes Such Thing Workaholic]
As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it. I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not to be the immediate parent. Anthony Trollope
[ Conceive Contentment Evening Immediate Leisure Life Must Parent Say Toil Want Which]
Conspicuous consumption of valuable goods is a means of reputability to the gentleman of leisure. Thorstein Veblen
[ Conspicuous Consumption Gentleman Goods Leisure Means Valuable]
I'd rather spend my leisure time doing what some people call my work and I call my fun. Jared Diamond
[ Call Doing Fun Leisure Rather Some Spend Time Work]
I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and... I believe in miracles. Audrey Hepburn
[ Another Believe Day Girls Happy Leisure Lipstick Miracles Pink Prettiest Tomorrow Wearing]
We moved leisurely towards Mount Foster, on the 22nd, and arrived opposite to it a little before sunset. Charles Sturt
[ Arrived Before Foster Leisurely Little Mount Moved Opposite Sunset Towards]
Increased means and increased leisure are the two civilizers of man. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Increased Leisure Man Means Two]
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness. Aristotle Politics
[ Aiming Also Always Because Beyond Glory Happiness Itself Leisure Life Political Politicians Power Something]
Wisdom and penetration are the fruit of experience, not the lessons of retirement and leisure. Great necessities call out great virtues. Abigail Adams
[ Call Experience Fruit Great Leisure Lessons Necessities Out Penetration Retirement Virtues Wisdom]
The only place where people in Manhattan walk for leisure is in the park. Christo
[ Leisure Manhattan Only Park Place Walk Where]
Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness. Ambrose Bierce
[ Convent Idleness Leisure Meditate Place Retirement Sin Upon Wish Women]
We are closer to the ants than to the butterflies. Very few people can endure much leisure. Gerald Brenan
[ Ants Butterflies Closer Endure Few Leisure Much Than Very]
The artist is a member of the leisured classes who cannot pay for his leisure. Cyril Connolly
[ Artist Cannot Classes His Leisure Member Pay]
All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast. John Gunther
[ Breakfast Depends Happiness Leisurely]
The busier we are the more leisure we have. William Hazlitt
[ Busier Leisure More]
People have become shallower. They view spending, entertaining, seeking leisure and enjoying as the main objectives of their life. Zhang Yimou
[ Become Enjoying Entertaining Leisure Life Main Objectives Seeking Spending Their View]
The challenge of screenwriting is to say much in little and then take half of that little out and still preserve an effect of leisure and natural movement. Raymond Chandler
[ Challenge Effect Half Leisure Little Movement Much Natural Out Preserve Say Screenwriting Still Take Then]
A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book. Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars. Henry David Thoreau
[ Beautiful Book Broad Cars Haste Hours Housekeeping Keep Leisure Less Life Makes Man Margin Observe Than Time Universe Waste]
I'm never less at leisure than when at leisure, or less alone than when alone. Scipio Africanus
[ Alone Leisure Less Never Than]
Automation and technology would be a great boon if it were creative, if there were more leisure, more opportunity to engage in raising a family, providing guidance to the young, all the stuff we say we need. America will work if we're all in it together. It'll work when there's a shared sense of destiny. It can be done! Jerry Brown
[ America Automation Boon Creative Destiny Done Engage Family Great Guidance Leisure More Need Opportunity Providing Raising Say Sense Shared Stuff Technology Together Were Will Work Would Young]
Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure. Lord Byron
[ Detest Haste Leisure Love Men]
I sort of leave the character at the end of the day. I don't carry anything around with me - no excess baggage or unnecessary thoughts. I think it's too exhausting to do that. To put things into perspective - your work is your work, and your leisure time is something else. Sean Bean
[ Anything Around Baggage Carry Character Day Else End Excess Exhausting Into Leave Leisure Perspective Put Something Sort Things Think Thoughts Time Too Unnecessary Work Your]