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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Leisure:

A man can never be idle with safety and advantage until he has been so trained by work that he makes his freedom from times and tasks more fruitful than his toil has been.
~ Hamilton Wright Mabie.

Any notion of the serious life of leisure, as well as men's taste and capacity to live it, has disappeared. Leisure [has become] entertainment.
~ Allan Bloom.

He enjoys true leisure who has time to improve his soul's estate.
~ Henry David Thoreau Quotes.

In our leisure we reveal what kind of people we are.
~ Ovid.

I would not exchange my leisure hours for all the wealth in the world.
~ Comte de Mirabeau.

If you are losing your leisure, look out; you may be losing your soul.
~ Logan P. Smith.

In this theater of man's life, it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers-on.
~ Pythagoras.

It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.
~ Agnes Repplier.

It should be noted that children's games are not merely games. One should regard them as their most serious activities.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne.

Leisure: A fancy word for people who don't want to admit they're bored.
~ Gene Perret.

Leisure can be both a problem and a solution.
~ Nathaniel LeTonnerre.

Leisure is a beautiful garment, but it will not do for constant wear.
~ Author Unknown

Leisure may be defined as free activity, labor as compulsory activity. Leisure does what it likes, labor does what it must, the compulsion being that of Nature, which in these latitudes leaves men no choice between labor and starvation.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes.

Leisure only means a chance to do other jobs that demand attention.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr Quotes.

Leisure tends to corrupt, and absolute leisure corrupts absolutely.
~ Edgar A. Shoaff.

The real problem of leisure time is how to keep others from using yours.
~ Arthur Lacey.

We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go to war in order that we may have peace.
~ Aristotle.

We seldom enjoy leisure we haven't earned.
~ Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown Jr.

When a habit begins to cost money, it's called a hobby.
~ Jewish proverb.

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