quote by A. A. Milne

People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.

— A. A. Milne

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Idle quote I'm not a fan of idleness, except in small doses.

I'm not a fan of idleness, except in small doses.

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Give me a flagon of red wine, a book of verses, a loaf of bread, and a little idleness. If with such store I might sit by thy dear side in some lonely place, I should deem myself happier than a king in his kingdom.

People count with self-satisfaction the number of times they have recited the name of God on their prayer beads, but they keep no beads for reckoning the number of idle words they speak.

On a mission your worst enemy is idle time.

The way I think I should stay out of trouble is by stayin' busy.

With idle time comes a lot of biz, so the more my work load is heavy, I'll have no time to get into any trouble or makin' dis tracks or get into conversation about any other rappers.

My faith in the Constitution is whole, it is complete, it is total, and I am not going to sit here and be an idle spectator to the diminuation, the subversion, the destruction of the Constitution. It is reason and not passion which must guide our deliberations, guide our debate, and guide our decision.

Look At The Clock When You Are Sitting idle. But Never Look At The Clock When You Are Working.

Our youth must be steadfast and take advantage of the benefits of modern civilization. Do not fall prey to idleness for it shall be a curse to you and to succeeding generations. You must set yourselves us as examples of determination and hard work. Plan your time and use both your physical and mental powers purposefully and productively.

Today, I am an inquisitor. I shall not sit here and be an idle spectator to the diminution, the subversion, the destruction of the Constitution.

Idleness is the enemy of the soul; and therefore the brethren ought to be employed in manual labor at certain times, at others, in devout reading.

God, I pray Thee, light these idle sticks of my life and may I burn for Thee.

Consume my life, my God, for it is Thine. I seek not a long life, but a full one, like you, Lord Jesus.

It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.

Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind.

I don't think necessity is the mother of invention.

Invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness - to save oneself trouble.

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

For Satan always finds some mischief still for idle hands to do.

The devil finds work for idle hands.

Toil is man's allotment; toil of brain, or toil of hands, or a grief that's more than either, the grief and sin of idleness.

Until the control of the issue of currency and credit is restored to government and recognized as its most conspicuous and sacred responsibility, all talks of the sovereignty of Parliament and of democracy is idle and futile.

At Kansas City, Kansas, before the saloons were closed, they were getting ready to build an addition to the jail. Now the doors swing idly on the hinges and there is nobody to lock in the jails.

Could a mariner sit idle if he heard the drowning cry? Could a doctor sit in comfort and just let his patients die? Could a fireman sit idle, let men burn and give no hand? Can you sit at ease in Zion with the world around you damned?

O Lord and Master of my life, take from me the spirit of sloth, meddling, lust of power, and idle talk. But give rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patience and love to Thy servant. Yea, O Lord and King, grant me to see my own sins and not to judge my brother; for Thou art blessed unto ages of ages. Amen.

As a Jew I cannot sit idle while genocidal atrocities continue to unfold in Darfur, Sudan.

A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition.

Idleness leads to relaxation, sooner or later bringing about ideological and material corruption, accompanied by lack of discipline, anarchy chaos and defeat.

God helps those who work, not those who are idle.

No one helps an inactive person, but one who joins in the labor. The good God himself will bring...work to perfection.

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It is better to sit alone than in company with the bad, and it is better still to sit with the good than alone. It is better to speak to a seeker of knowledge than to remain silent, but silence is better than idle words.

Want is one only of five giants on the road of reconstruction;

the others are Disease, Ignorance, Squalor, and Idleness.

Want is one only of five giants on the road of reconstruction;

the others are Disease, Ignorance, Squalor, and Idleness.

Idleness is the enemy of the soul.

An idler is a watch that wants both hands; As useless if it goes as when it stands.

Sometimes I think that idlers seem to be a special class for whom nothing can be planned, plead as one will with them - their only contribution to the human family is to warm a seat at the common table.

It's a matter of ABC: When we encounter ADVERSITY, we react by thinking about it. Our thoughts rapidly congeal into BELIEFS. These beliefs may become so habitual we don't even realize we have them unless we stop to focus on them. And they don't just sit there idly; they have CONSEQUENCES.

Do not sit idle, for indeed death is seeking you

Every man is, or hopes to be, an idler.

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