Being poor is a mere trifle. It is being known to be poor that is the sting.
Love is woman's business,and in "business" we all lay aside our natural weaknesses.
Poverty is the reward of idleness.
Luck is the idol of the idle.
It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves. We love them at once for being so.
As our means increase, so do our desires;and we ever stand midway between the two.
It is only the first baby that takes up the whole of a woman's time.Five or six do not require nearly so much attention as one.
Idleness has poverty for wages.
Idleness is the beginning of all sin.
An idle man is the devil's pillow.
An idle brain is the devil's workshop.
Idleness is ever the root of indecision.
Beauty is the sister of idleness and the mother of luxury.
Idleness is the stupidity of the body, and stupidity is the idleness of the mind.
Idle hands are the devils greatest tools. But it’ll be good to notice that the tools sharpened by idle heads. You are idle because that’s the job your mind gave you!
Idleness is to be dead in the limbs but alive within.
It is idle to swallow the cow and choke on the tail.
The luck of idle men sits next to them.
If you are foolish enough to be contented, don't show it, but grumble with the rest; and if you can do with a little, ask for a great deal. Because if you don't you won't get any.
It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch one another and find sympathy. We differ widely enough in our nobler qualities. It is in our follies that we are at one.
Idleness is hunger's mother; of theft it is full brother.