Anyone can practice. Young man can practice. Old man can practice. Very old man can practice. Man who is sick, he can practice. Man who doesn't have strength can practice. Except lazy people; lazy people can't practice Ashtanga yoga.— K. Pattabhi Jois
Jittery Lazy Man quotations
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
The Bible is no lazy man's book! Much of its treasure, like the valuable minerals stored in the bowels of the earth, only yield up themselves to the diligent seeker.
Blame is a lazy man's wages.
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Avoid using the word 'very' because it's lazy.
A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Don't use very sad, use morose. Language was invented for one reason boys - to woo women - and in that endeavor, laziness will not do.
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
We Greeks believe that a man who takes no part in public affairs is not merely lazy, but good for nothing
It's okay to be a fat man. It's prestige and power and all of that. But fat women are seen as just lazy and stupid and having no self-control.
Tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man.
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.
The average man doesn't wish to be told that it is a bull or a bear market.
What he desires is to be told specifically which particular stock to buy or sell. He wants to get something for nothing. He does not wish to work. He doesn't even wish to have to think.
Whenever there is a hard job to be done I assign it to a lazy man;
he is sure to find an easy way of doing it.
I'm lazy. But it's the lazy people who invented the wheel and the bicycle because they didn't like walking or carrying things.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
The man of leadership caliber will work while others waste time, study while others sleep, pray while others play. There will be no place for loose or lazy habits in word or thought, deed or dress. He will observe a soldierly discipline, diet and deportment, so that he may wage a good warfare.
Rage or fear... It oscillates. Rage I need to motivate me to try things that I can't ordinarily do - as I'm a lazy man. Fear - to keep pushing harder so we don't lose what we've accomplished.
To be silent the whole day long, see no newspaper, hear no radio, listen to no gossip, be thoroughly and completely lazy, thoroughly and completely indifferent to the fate of the world is the finest medicine a man can give himself.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Fatalism is the lazy man's way of accepting the inevitable.
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.
The calm man is not the man who is dull.
You must not mistake Sattva for dullness or laziness. The calm man is the one who has control over the mind waves. Activity is the manifestation of inferior strength, calmness, of the superior.
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
I'm now happily remarried to a good cook, which encourages me to be lazy.
I like to think that I'm a new man, but perhaps I'm not. I offset it by doing the ironing, though. She has a small farm in the New Forest with a herd of cattle, so she serves up a steak and kidney pie made with her own beef.
Good luck is a lazy man's estimate of a worker's success.
Slovenliness is a lazy and beastly negligence of a man's own person, whereby he becomes so sordid as to be offensive to those about him.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.
Oh, if I could put some of my reckless spirit into these discreet cautious lazy men!
Man like every other animal is by nature indolent.
If nothing spurs him on, then he will hardly think, and will behave from habit like an automaton.
The idle man does not know what it is to enjoy rest, for he has not earned it.
If you want to test a man’s character give him power.
Whenever there is hard work to be done, I assign it to the laziest man as he is sure to find an easy way of doing it. Be lazy, think crazy.
Procrastination is a lazy man's apology.
The lazy man aims at nothing, and generally hits it.
Words of comfort skillfully administered are the oldest therapy known to man.
The lazy man claims he is too heavy for light work and too light for heavy work.
Hard work - I mean, does anybody use that term anymore? Laziness doesn't fly.
It's all in the practice. It does take work and it ain't easy - but man, the rewards!
There is also a schedule to fashion - the deadline is always set.
So maybe the fashion business is a good business for me in that way because I'm basically lazy, man.
The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.
Lazy hands make a man poor, but diligent hands bring wealth.
Under the magnetism of friendship the modest man becomes bold;
the shy, confident; the lazy, active; and the impetuous, prudent and peaceful.
I like the word "indolence." It makes my laziness seem classy.
Make sure to send a lazy man the angel of death.
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.