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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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Birth: 1809-02-12 Death: 1865-04-15

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