All intellectual improvement arises from leisure
Impatience grasps at all, and admits of no delay, scorning to wait God's leisure, and to attend humbly and dutifully upon the issues of his wise and just providence.
We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go to war in order that we may have peace.
Leisure is the Mother of Philosophy.
Leisure is the handmaiden of the devil.
The more we do, the more we can do; the more busy we are, the more leisure we have.
Leisure only means a chance to do other jobs that demand attention.
Leisure is time for doing something useful; this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never
Leisure: A fancy word for people who don't want to admit they're bored.
If you are losing your leisure, look out; you may be losing your soul.
He enjoys true leisure who has time to improve his soul's estate.
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.
The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization.
Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
The goal of war is peace, of business, leisure
What does labor want? We want more schoolhouses and less jails; more books and less arsenals; more learning and less vice; more leisure and less greed; more justice and less revenge; in fact, more of the opportunities to cultivate our better natures
Hard work is the key to success, so work diligently on any project you undertake. If you truly want to be successful, be prepared to give up your leisure time and work past 5 PM and on weekends. Also, have faith in yourself. If you come up with a new idea that you believe in, don't allow other people to discourage you from pursuing it.
Baseball is a slow, sluggish game, with frequent and trivial interruptions, offering the spectator many opportunities to reflect at leisure upon the situation on the field: This is what a fan loves most about the game
Leisure is the mother of Philosophy
And this activity alone would seem to be loved for its own sake; for nothing arises from it apart from the contemplating, while from practical activities we gain more or less apart from the action. And happiness is thought to depend on leisure; for we are busy that we may have leisure, and make war that we may live in peace
A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two different things.
The poor and the busy have no leisure for sentimental sorrow.
Everyone understands that water is essential to life. But many are only just now beginning to grasp how essential it is to everything in life ń food, energy, transportation, nature, leisure, identity, culture, social norms, and virtually all the products used on a daily basis.
How many inner resources one needs to tolerate a life of leisure without fatigue”