The lazy are always wanting to do something.

[Les paresseux ont toujours envie de faire quelque chose.]

 

Luc de Clapiers, Marquis de Vauvenargues (1715-1747) French moralist, essayist, soldier
Reflections and Maxims [Réflexions et maximes], #467 (1746)

Alt. trans.:

  • "Lazy people are always looking for something to do."
  • "Lazy people are always anxious to be doing something."
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 8-Aug-13
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