You gotta know when to be lazy. Done correctly, it's am art form that benefits everyone.
You have grown abominably lazy, and you like gossip, and waste time on frivolous things, you are contented to be petted and admired by silly people, instead of being loved and respected by wise ones.
I nursed a worthless, pint drinker for twelve years and when my lazy, life-sucking, daddy finally died, I swore to God with tears in my eyes I'd never marry one. And then I did.
Cassandra always hid when she read, though she never quite knew why. It was as if she couldn't shake the guilty suspicion that she was being lazy, that surrendering herself so completely to something so enjoyable must surely be wrong. But surrender she did. Let herself drop through the rabbit hole and into a tale of magic and mystery ...
Don't you dare take the lazy way. It's too easy to excuse yourself because of your ancestry. Don't let me catch you doing it! Now -- look close at me so you will remember. Whatever you do, it will be you who do.
There's an awful lot of inactive kindness which is nothing but laziness, not wanting any trouble, confusion, or effort.
Judges... are picked out from the most dextrous lawyers, who are grown old or lazy, and having been biased all their lives against truth or equity, are under such a fatal necessity of favoring fraud, perjury and oppression, that I have known several of them to refuse a large bribe from the side where justice lay, rather than injure the faculty by doing any thing unbecoming their nature in office.
I suppose it is out of laziness that the world is the same day after day. Today it seemed to want to change. And then anything, anything could happen.
I am beginning to believe that nothing can ever be proved. These are honest hypotheses which take the facts into account: but I sense so definitely that they come from me, and that they are simply a way of unifying my own knowledge. Not a glimmer comes from Rollebon's side. Slow, lazy, sulky, the facts adapt themselves to the rigour of the order I wish to give them; but it remains outside of them. I have the feeling of doing a work of pure imagination.
I give nightly praise to my Maker that I never cast a ballot to bring that lazy, disreputable, ill-tempered beast into what was once my home. I'm glad that I had the courage to go on record as opposing that illegitimate, shameless flea-bag that now shares my bed and board. You abstainer, you!
A man is born into this world with only a tiny spark of goodness in him. The spark is God, it is the soul; the rest is ugliness and evil, a shell. The spark must be guarded like a treasure, it must be nurtured, it must be fanned into flame. It must learn to seek out other sparks, it must dominate the shell. Anything can be a shell, Reuven. Anything. Indifference, laziness, brutality, and genius. Yes, even a great mind can be a shell and choke the spark.
Am I really so bad-mannered, conceited, headstrong, pushing, stupid, lazy, etc., etc., as they all say? Oh, of course not. I have my faults, just like everyone else, I kniw that, but they thoroughly exaggerate everything.
Everyone thinks I'm showing off when I talk, ridiculous when I'm silent, insolent when I answer, cunning when I have a good idea, lazy when I'm tired, selfish when I eat one bite more than I should.
The man who is clever and industrious is suited to high staff appointments use can be made of a man who is stupid and lazy the man who is clever and lazy is suited for the highest command, he has the nerve to deal with all situations but the man who is stupid and industrious is a danger and must be dismissed immediately.
To be honest, this morning I didn't feel like playing. I have been here since Saturday and only played my first match on Thursday so I had a lazy feeling. But as soon as I stepped on court everything turned around and my legs felt back and I was ready to fight.
Like most people I can be lazy, so it's nice to have a goal or deadline or reason to work out. I feel better when I get to exercise, or when I'm outdoors. I like to hike, swim and run, and I love to play soccer.
I generally don't respond to the e-mails I get from foreign players. They're looking for a full-ride and we just don't have that to often. I think that picking foreign players is a lazy way of recruiting.
You've got to earn everything. Any time you put yourself in a winning position, you didn't get there by being lazy.
You become aware of people's feelings. You don't want someone to think you don't care. You don't want someone to think you're lazy.
I didn't play that great today. I think that on the big points, I played well. On the smaller points I was a bit lazy.
Leisure is the time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent person will obtain the lazy one never.
To be honest with you, a lot of directors can be very lazy.
It's hard to do it because you gotta look people in the eye and tell 'em they're irresponsible and lazy. And who's gonna wanna do that? Because that's what poverty is, ladies and gentlemen. In this country, you can succeed if you get educated and work hard. Period. Period.
Everyone's really lazy in L.A.
All of the biggest technological inventions created by man - the airplane, the automobile, the computer - says little about his intelligence, but speaks volumes about his laziness.
Much of my work has come from being lazy.
My block was due to two overlapping factors: laziness and lack of discipline.
I was just lazy. I saw college just as a necessary step toward law school, which I couldn't wait for.
A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
He has the manner of a giant with the look of a child, a lazy activeness, a mad wisdom, a solitude encompassing the world.