We mistook violence for passion, indolence for leisure, and thought recklessness was freedom.
The mind is not a book, to be opened at will and examined at leisure. Thoughts are not etched on the inside of skulls, to be perused by an invader. The mind is a complex and many-layered thing.
She had lolled about for three years at Girton with the kind of books she could equally have read at home--Jane Austen, Dickens, Conrad, all in the library downstairs, in complete sets. How had that pursuit, reading the novels that others took as their leisure, let her think she was superior to anyone else?
If only I had thought of a Kodak! I could have flashed that glimpse of the Under-world in a second, and examined it at leisure.
There are people who are willing to suffer and swallow their tears at leisure, and God will not doubt reward them in heaven for their resignation; but those who have the will to struggle strike back at fate in retaliation for the blows they receive. Do you intend to fight back at fate, Valentine? That's what I came here to ask you.
Leisure without literature is death, or rather the burial of a living man Otium sine litteris mors est et hominis vivi sepultura.
Thus grief still treads upon the heels of pleasure, Married in haste, we may repent at leisure.
Leisure is the time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent person will obtain the lazy one never.
It's had no effect on holidays during the summer, no effect on leisure travel this summer,
We chose Hooters Air to offer service to the Florida markets because they showed a significant interest in providing service from Wilkes-BarreScranton International Airport, and Orlando fit nicely into the Hooters Air existing route structure. Hooters was willing to expand the service from Orlando to include other Florida destinations, and the airport was able to easily target market the entire Hooters package of leisure destinations to Florida. At the time the decision was made regarding Hooters Air, it looked like a very promising airline with a unique marketing and service niche.
The decline in retail, leisure and transportation employment suggests rising business caution independent of any short-term storm,
He who always waits upon God, is ready whensoever he calls. He is a happy man who so lives that death at all times may find him at leisure to die.
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.
They talk of the dignity of work. Bosh. The dignity is in leisure.
A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
When a man's busy, why leisure Strikes him as wonderful pleasure Faith, and at leisure once is he Straightaway he wants to be busy
The best intelligence test is what we do with our leisure.
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.
The purpose of learning to employ every minute properly is to unclutter our hours, deliver us of feverish activity and earn us true leisure.
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.
The trouble with the Internet is that it's replacing masturbation as a leisure activity
You are coming off a banner year and comparisons are more difficult. There's no doubt about that, ... But there appears to be a consensus of 3 percent to 4 percent GDP growth in 2005 and with that backdrop, leisure and recreation companies should have a g
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.
That's not including any leisure activities such as golf, fishing or kayaking.
Leisure time should be an occasion for deep purpose to throb and for ideas to ferment. Where a man allows leisure to slip without some creative use, he has forfeited a bit of happiness.
The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure.
Work is ... becoming suffused with leisure values.... Executives on an expense account hardly know whether they are at leisure or at work they assume it must be the latter since they are getting paid for what they do. The same executives, pushed into some time-consuming civic activity, have only the somewhat melancholy reassurance of receiving no compensation to testify to this being leisure.
Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
Tourism, human circulation considered as consumption is fundamentally nothing more than the leisure of going to see what has become banal.
When Squire Cass's standing dishes diminished in plenty and freshness, his guests had nothing to do but to walk a little higher up the village to Mr. Osgood's, at the Orchards, and they found hams and chines uncut, pork-pies with the scent of the fire in them, spun butter in all its freshness--everything, in fact, that appetites at leisure could desire, in perhaps greater perfection, though not in greater abundance, than at Squire Cass's.