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I think I need a little break. I've got a two-year old. I'll be part of The Leisure Class for a while.
~By Lauren Ambrose ~


When Culture Club broke up, I hadn't been going out a lot because we'd been working all the time, so I suddenly had this period of leisure. And it was just around the time that the whole acid house thing kicked off in London.
~By Boy George ~


How many inner resources one needs to tolerate a life of leisure without fatigue.
~By Natalie Clifford Barney ~


The present letter is a very long one, simply because I had no leisure to make it shorter.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


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


To describe my scarce leisure time in today's terms, I always default to reading.
~By Jimmy Buffett ~


He hath no leisure who useth it not.
~By George Herbert ~


It takes application, a fine sense of value, and a powerful community-spirit for a people to have serious leisure, and this has not been the genius of the Americans.
~By Paul Goodman ~


We moved leisurely towards Mount Foster, on the 22nd, and arrived opposite to it a little before sunset.
~By Charles Sturt ~


The more we do, the more we can do; the more busy we are, the more leisure we have.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


How to use your leisure time is the biggest problem of a ballplayer.
~By Branch Rickey ~


Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
~By Lord Byron ~


If there is such a thing as a workaholic, I'm it, and that's what passes for leisure.
~By Steve Earle ~


For mothers who must earn, there is indeed no leisure time problem. The long hours of earning are increased by the hours of domestic labor, until no slightest margin for relaxation or change of thought remains.
~By Katharine Anthony ~


I remember in that red leisure suit I sort of felt like a Pizza Hut employee, and the white one was the ultimate, with the white turtleneck collar, that was the ultimate in bad taste.
~By Johnny Depp ~


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


You can give men food and leisure and amusements and good conditions of work, and still they will remain unsatisfied. You can deny them all these things, and they will not complain so long as they feel that they have something to die for.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


We are closer to the ants than to the butterflies. Very few people can endure much leisure.
~By Gerald Brenan ~


Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


Do not mistake a crowd of big wage-earners for the leisure class.
~By Clive Bell ~


The basis on which good repute in any highly organized industrial community ultimately rests is pecuniary strength; and the means of showing pecuniary strength, and so of gaining or retaining a good name, are leisure and a conspicuous consumption of goods.
~By Thorstein Veblen ~


Do not love leisure. Waste not a minute. Be bold. Realize the Truth, here and now!
~By Swami Sivananda ~


My hobbies and leisure activities include cars and golf.
~By Michael Strahan ~


Increased means and increased leisure are the two civilizers of man.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization.
~By Arnold J. Toynbee ~


A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book. Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Like every other good thing in this world, leisure and culture have to be paid for. Fortunately, however, it is not the leisured and the cultured who have to pay.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and... I believe in miracles.
~By Audrey Hepburn ~


There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


I'm never less at leisure than when at leisure, or less alone than when alone.
~By Scipio Africanus ~


Leisure is the Mother of Philosophy.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


Any reading not of a vicious species must be a good substitute for the amusements too apt to fill up the leisure of the labouring classes.
~By James Madison ~


Leisure time is that five or six hours when you sleep at night.
~By George Allen, Sr. ~


The challenge of screenwriting is to say much in little and then take half of that little out and still preserve an effect of leisure and natural movement.
~By Raymond Chandler ~


All this time I lived with my parents, and wrought on the plantation; and having had schooling pretty well for a planter, I used to improve myself in winter evenings, and other leisure times.
~By John Woolman ~


Leisure is the handmaiden of the devil.
~By Branch Rickey ~


War should be the only study of a prince. He should consider peace only as a breathing-time, which gives him leisure to contrive, and furnishes as ability to execute, military plans.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


People have become shallower. They view spending, entertaining, seeking leisure and enjoying as the main objectives of their life.
~By Zhang Yimou ~


Wisdom and penetration are the fruit of experience, not the lessons of retirement and leisure. Great necessities call out great virtues.
~By Abigail Adams ~


What we do during our working hours determines what we have; what we do in our leisure hours determines what we are.
~By George Eastman ~


I'd rather spend my leisure time doing what some people call my work and I call my fun.
~By Jared Diamond ~


Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure.
~By Oliver Herford ~


Leisure is the time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent person will obtain the lazy one never.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


What with making their way and enjoying what they have won, heroes have no time to think. But the sons of heroes - ah, they have all the necessary leisure.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


I am moreover inclined to be concise when I reflect on the constant occupation of the citizens in public and private affairs, so that in their few leisure moments they may read and understand as much as possible.
~By Marcus V. Pollio ~


The busier we are the more leisure we have.
~By William Hazlitt ~


I sort of leave the character at the end of the day. I don't carry anything around with me - no excess baggage or unnecessary thoughts. I think it's too exhausting to do that. To put things into perspective - your work is your work, and your leisure time is something else.
~By Sean Bean ~


The only place where people in Manhattan walk for leisure is in the park.
~By Christo ~


All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.
~By John Gunther ~


In itself and in its consequences the life of leisure is beautiful and ennobling in all civilised men's eyes.
~By Thorstein Veblen ~


Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness.
~By Aristotle ~


Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; men love in haste but they detest at leisure.
~By George Byron ~


Conspicuous consumption of valuable goods is a means of reputability to the gentleman of leisure.
~By Thorstein Veblen ~


The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
~By William Congreve ~


Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


The soul is dyed with the color of its leisure thoughts.
~By Dean Inge ~


The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's leisure.
~By Sydney J. Harris ~


The best intelligence test is what we do with our leisure.
~By Laurence J. Peter ~


Leisure and curiosity might soon make great advances in useful knowledge, were they not diverted by minute emulation and laborious trifles.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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


Baseball is a game, yes. It is also a business. But what is most truly is is disguised combat. For all its gentility, its almost leisurely pace, baseball is violence under wraps.
~By Willie Mays ~


Basically, particularly in Britain, it's a hegemonic thing that people who write tend to come from the leisure classes. They can afford the time and the books.
~By Irvine Welsh ~


Americans will listen, but they do not care to read. War and Peace must wait for the leisure of retirement, which never really comes: meanwhile it helps to furnish the living room.
~By Anthony Burgess ~


The artist is a member of the leisured classes who cannot pay for his leisure.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


The end of labor is to gain leisure.
~By Aristotle ~


They talk of the dignity of work. The dignity is in leisure.
~By Herman Melville ~


Tourism, human circulation considered as consumption is fundamentally nothing more than the leisure of going to see what has become banal.
~By Guy Debord ~


If work and leisure are soon to be subordinated to this one utopian principle - absolute busyness - then utopia and melancholy will come to coincide: an age without conflict will dawn, perpetually busy - and without consciousness.
~By Gunther Grass ~


Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation - what are they? They are the happiest people in the world.
~By William Lyon Phelps ~


Everybody was saying we must have more leisure. Now they are complaining they are unemployed.
~By Prince Philip ~


Automation and technology would be a great boon if it were creative, if there were more leisure, more opportunity to engage in raising a family, providing guidance to the young, all the stuff we say we need. America will work if we're all in it together. It'll work when there's a shared sense of destiny. It can be done!
~By Jerry Brown ~


No president who performs his duties faithfully and conscientiously can have any leisure.
~By James K. Polk ~


We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps any other under heaven. Every man among us reads, and is so easy in his circumstances as to have leisure for conversations of improvement and for acquiring information.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it. I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not to be the immediate parent.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~

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