leisure

A Quote by Isabel Paterson on jobs, labor, and leisure

Nothing increases the number of jobs so rapidly as labor-saving machinery, because it releases wants theretofore unknown, by permitting leisure.

Isabel Paterson

Source: The God of the Machine, 1943

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A Quote by Irwin Edman on civilization, leisure, and quality

The best test of the quality of a civilization is the quality of its leisure.

Irwin Edman (1896 - 1954)

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A Quote by Herman Melville on dignity, leisure, and work

They talk of the dignity of work. Bosh. The dignity is in leisure.

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by Henry Ward Beecher on civilization and leisure

There can be no high civilization where there is not ample leisure.

Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on leisure and opportunity

One attraction in coming to the woods to live was that I should have leisure and opportunity to see the spring come in.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on improvement, leisure, soul, and time

He enjoys true leisure who has time to improve his soul's estate.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on books, leisure, and life

A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on day, integrity, and leisure

The laboring man has not leisure for a true integrity day by day.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on day, efficiency, leisure, and work

The really efficient laborer will be found not to crowd his day with work, but will saunter to his task surrounded by a wide halo of ease and leisure.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by Grenville Kleiser on balance, business, interest, laughter, leisure, personality, personality, play, rest, and work

You were intended not only to work, but to rest, laugh, play, and have proper leisure and enjoyment. To develop an all-around personality you must have interest outside of your regular vocation that will serve to balance your business responsibilities.

Grenville Kleiser (1868 - 1953)

Source: The Forbes Book of Business Quotations

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