Indolence Quotes

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 Plato

"Wealth and poverty: the one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent" Plato
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Soren Kierkegaard

"The present generation, wearied by its chimerical efforts, relapses into complete indolence. Its condition is that of a man who has only fallen asleep towards morning: first of all come great dreams, then a feeling of laziness, and finally a witty or clever excuse for remaining in bed." Soren Kierkegaard
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Mahatma Gandhi

"Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy. Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame." Mahatma Gandhi
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"I look upon indolence as a sort of suicide; for the man is effectually destroyed, though the appetites of the brute may survive." Lord Chesterfield
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"I like the word 'indolence'. It makes my laziness seem classy." Bern Williams
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Bruce Lee
Birth: 1940-11-27 Death: 1973-07-20

"Let the spirit out - Discard all thoughts of reward, all hopes of praise and fears of blame, all awareness of one's bodily self. And, finally closing the avenues of sense perception, let the spirit out, as it will."

Born in San Francisco, Bruce Lee was a skilled master of the martial arts and an actor. Often getting into fights as a child, he used Kung Fu to teach himself discipline. He was taught by Yip Men, a master in his own right. Lee improved upon his skills, eventually creating his own style known as Jeet Kune Do. Moving to Seattle to complete studies in philosophy at the University of Washington, Lee took some small roles in films, then got his big break as Kato in the Green Hornet television series. His movies, including Game of Death, which was unfinished at the time of his death, helped…



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