quote by Harvey Dorfman

Self-discipline is a form of freedom. Freedom from laziness and lethargy, freedom from the expectations and demands of others, freedom from weakness and fear-and doubt. Self-discipline allows a pitcher to feel his individuality, his inner strength, his talent. He is master of, rather than a slave to, his thoughts and emotions.

— Harvey Dorfman

Fascinating Lethargy quotations

Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul. She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness; dull, callous, and indifferent.

Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat.

Lent comes providentially to reawaken us, to shake us from our lethargy.

It's hard to be a friend to someone who's depressed, but it is one of the kindest, noblest, and best things you will ever do.

It was truly an astonishing grassroots explosion, .

.. The objective was to get a nationwide demonstration of concern for the environment so large that it would shake the political establishment out of its lethargy.

Once conform, once do what others do because they do it, and a kind of lethargy steals over all the finer senses of the soul.

America is ripe for lies and lethargy.

The pure mountain air is going and gone. It is a huge burden and a sadness for us all.

What really matters is that we should all of us realize that we are guilty of inhumanity. The horror of this realization should shakes us out of our lethargy so that we can direct our hopes and our intentions to the coming of an era in which war will have no place.

Great minds are to make others great.

Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude to intellectual vassalage, not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny, but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aid them to judge for themselves.

If you know someone who's depressed, please resolve never to ask them why.

Depression isn't a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather.

Lethargy is the forerunner of death to the public liberty.

What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or their lack of imagination.

The nation which reposes on the pillow of political confidence, will sooner or later end its political existence in a deadly lethargy.

Lethargy, bordering on sloth should remain the cornerstone of an investment style.

Lethargy bordering on sloth remains the cornerstone of our investment style.

The exception was Wells Fargo, a superbly-managed, high-return banking operation in which we increased our ownership to just under 10%, the most we can own without the approval of the Federal Reserve Board.

Freedom's enemies are waste, lethargy, indifference, immorality, and the insidious attitude of something for nothing.

People who love only once in their lives are shallow people.

What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom, or their lack of imagination

Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect - simply a confession of failures.

I'm really clear about what my life mission is now.

There's no more depression or lethargy, and I feel like I've returned to the athlete I once was. I'm integrating all the parts of me - jock, musician, writer, poet, philosopher - and becoming stronger as a result.

The people are not always well-informed, but is better that they have misconceptions that make them restless than that they be lethargic-for lethargy in the people means death for republics.

The people cannot be all, and always well informed.

The part which is wrong will be discontented in proportion to the importance of the facts they misconceive.

Apoplexie and lethargie, As forlorn hope, assault the enemy.

Hot, dry katabatic winds, like the south foehn in Europe, the sharav in the Middle East, and the Santa Ana of Southern California, are all believed to have a decided effect on human behavior and are associated with such health problems as migraines, depression, lethargy, and moodiness. Some scientists say that this is a myth.

In romance we feel the need to zoom in and expound on our partner's foibles in intimate detail; in friendship we tend to do the opposite, avoiding confrontation through fear, lethargy or both.

The problem with lethargy is that doing nothing validates the fear that nothing can be done.

People are subject to moods, to temptations and fears, lethargy and aberration and ignorance, and the staunchest qualities shift under the stresses and strains of daily life.

Over the weekend the vultures got into the presidential palace by pecking through the screens on the balcony windows and the flapping of their wings stirred up the stagnant time inside, and at dawn on Monday the city awoke out of its lethargy of centuries with the warm, soft breeze of a great man dead and rotting grandeur.

Drugs age you after mental excitement.

Lethargy then. Why? Reaction. A lifetime in a night. Gradually changes your character.

[The sceptic] must acknowledge, if he will acknowledge any thing, that all human life must perish, were his principles to prevail.All discourse, all action would immediately cease, and men remain in a total lethargy, till the necessities of nature, unsatisfied, put an end to their miserable existence.

Ennui and lethargy are waging a war inside me.

100,000,000 Guinea Pigs sparked a rising wave of consumer indignation.

But...it takes a major catastrophe to carry legal and enforcement action over the hump of lethargy and inaction....Today, nearly forty years later, the situation is worse, not better.

Adversity cleanses the lethargies of man

Nature delights in the most plain and simple diet.

Martin in particular concluded that man was born to live either in the convulsions of misery, or in the lethargy of boredom.

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