40+ Lazy People Quotes and Sayings about Laziness

Occasionally, everyone enjoys taking a break and indulging in relaxation.

While unwinding is essential, there’s a line between occasional rest and chronic laziness.

Although an idle life may seem ideal to some, the majority find purpose and motivation in pursuing a brighter future.

Overcoming laziness requires understanding that success doesn’t come from excuses or a lackadaisical approach.


Achieving dreams demands effort, sacrifice and sometimes foregoing comfort. Life doesn’t hand success merely based on requests or sympathy.

Instead, individuals must consciously invest time and energy into work, relationships and personal objectives.

While breaks are crucial for rejuvenation, limiting excessive downtime can pave the way to realizing life’s aspirations.

Furthermore, quotes about laziness emphasize the significance of dedication and drive.

Lazy People Quotes

A young man idle, an old man needy. ~ English Proverb.

Jobs are for lazy people who don’t want to invest in themselves. ~ Damon Dash.

Inspiration is a guest who does not like to visit lazy people. ~ Andre Tchaikowsky.

There’s an easier way to do everything, and it’s usually a lazy person who discovers it. ~ Marty Rubin.

We owe most of our great inventions and most of the achievements of genius to idleness. ~ Agatha Christie.

Lazy people, the truly lazy people live on information, strategies, ideas, plans and many other criticals, simply to spend one hour of hard work and make the rest feel like a breeze. ~ Alan Rios.

Assumptions are quick exits for lazy minds that like to graze out in the fields without bother. ~ Suzy Kassem.

Best Lazy People Quotes

Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others. ~ Jules Renard.


There are people, who the more you do for them, the less they will do for themselves. ~ Jane Austen.

Lazy people always work harder than anyone else; they’re so eager to get through and lie down again. ~ Dagmar Godowsky.

Painting is a field that attracts a lot of lazy people. You can just sort of sit and wait for things to come to you. I know a lot of painters who’ll sit and chat it up all night. But God, I just can’t do that. ~ Jamie Wyeth.

People think New York is crazy and busy, but it’s actually a great place for lazy people to live. ~ Vanessa Bayer.

Most kids are smarter than most grown-ups. Kids see the world in black and white… They look through all the garbage and see a world run by fools and dullards and lazy people. And there’s nothing they can do about it because they have no power. ~ Dav Pilkey.

Top Lazy People Quotes

A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he starts out, has condemned himself to second-rate thoughts, and to second-rate friends. ~ Cyril Connolly.

I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. ~ Bill Gates.

I know. I’m lazy. But I made myself a New Years resolution that I would write myself something really special. Which means I have ’til December, right? ~ Catherine O’Hara.

Lazy folks take the most pains. ~ J. W. Monette.

Some men are so lazy they won’t even feed themselves. ~ Bible.

The only people who think life should be easy are lazy people. ~ Robert Kiyosaki.

Even a foolish old woman like me knows that lazy people don’t think for themselves; they only think about themselves. ~ Terry Goodkind.

Lazy people are always anxious to be doing something. ~ Luc de Clapiers.


Lazy people are always eager to be doing something. ~ French Proverb.

The lazier a man is, the more he plans to do tomorrow.~ Norwegian Proverb.

Famous Lazy People Quotes

Lazy people tend not to take chances, but express themselves by tearing down other’s work. ~ Ann Rule.

The only time a lazy man ever succeeds is when he tries to do nothing. ~ Evan Esar.

Don’t tolerate lazy people. They are losers. ~ Bear Bryant.

Tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man. ~ Jimmy Lyons.

You can’t teach people to be lazy – either they have it, or they don’t. ~ Dagwood Bumstead.

No verse of Scripture yields its meaning to lazy people. ~ Arthur W. Pink.

Mathematics is for lazy people. ~ Peter Hilton.

The only time a lazy man ever succeeds is when he tries to do nothing. ~ Evan Esar.

Work is the law of the modern world, which has no place for lazy people. ~ Mihai Eminescu.

The lazy man gets round the sun as quickly as the busy one. ~ R. T. Wombat.

Rules are invented for lazy people who don’t want to think for themselves. ~ Mary Quant

I can’t relate to lazy people. We don’t speak the same language. I don’t understand you. I don’t want to understand you. ~ Kobe Bryant.

Whenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away. ~ Paul Terryges.

A loafer always has the correct time. ~ Kin Hubbard.

Lazy people live lonely lives. ~ Habeeb Akande.

Idleness for me is not a giving up on life but a spirited grabbing hold of it. ~ Tom Hodgkinson.

People think TRT is for lazy people. No, it’s just you’re just trying to improve yourself. ~ Forrest Griffin.

I’m lazy. But it’s the lazy people who invented the wheel and the bicycle because they didn’t like walking or carrying things. ~ Lech Walesa.

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