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The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few.
One who only sits idle and eats can exhaust a mountain of wealth.
Young idlers make old penitents.
Support the sick, but not the idle.
Lead an idle life; suffer from want and hunger.
The well-cared-for woman is a parasite, and the woman who must work is a slave.
Life is mostly froth and bubble.
Two things stand like stone:
Dodging duty at the double,
Leaving work alone.
You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by. Yes, but some of them are golden only because we let them slip
Being a useful man has always seemed to me to be something truly hideous.
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