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31 Proverbs about Idleness



1. Idleness has poverty for wages.. German Proverb. Idleness has poverty for wages.
German Proverb

2. Idleness is the beginning of all sin.. German Proverb. Idleness is the beginning of all sin.
German Proverb

3. Idleness is the root of all evil.. German Proverb. Idleness is the root of all evil.
German Proverb

4. Idleness is the sepulchre of a living man.. German Proverb. Idleness is the sepulchre of a living man.
German Proverb

5. Victory is not gained by idleness.. German Proverb. Victory is not gained by idleness.
German Proverb

6. Better lose your labour than your time in idleness.. Dutch Proverb. Better lose your labour than your time in idleness.
Dutch Proverb

7. Idleness is hunger's mother, and of theft it is bull brother.. Dutch Proverb. Idleness is hunger's mother, and of theft it is bull brother.
Dutch Proverb

8. Poverty is the reward of idleness.. Dutch Proverb. Poverty is the reward of idleness.
Dutch Proverb

9. Idleness is the devil's bolster.. Danish Proverb. Idleness is the devil's bolster.
Danish Proverb

10. Idleness is a fool's desire.. Irish Proverb. Idleness is a fool's desire.
Irish Proverb

11. Fighting is better than idleness.. Kurdish Proverb. Fighting is better than idleness.
Kurdish Proverb

12. A sword's honour is its idleness.. Welsh Proverb. A sword's honour is its idleness.
Welsh Proverb

13. Idleness is the mother of all vices.. Russian proverb. Idleness is the mother of all vices.
Russian proverb

14. Beauty is the sister of idleness and the mother of luxury.. Russian proverb. Beauty is the sister of idleness and the mother of luxury.
Russian proverb

15. Idleness is mother to all vices.. Portuguese Proverb. Idleness is mother to all vices.
Portuguese Proverb

16. Evil thoughts often come from idleness.. Gaelic Proverb. Evil thoughts often come from idleness.
Gaelic Proverb

17. Idleness is to be dead at the limbs but alive within.. Fijian Proverb. Idleness is to be dead at the limbs but alive within.
Fijian Proverb

18. Idleness ruins the constitution.. Latin Proverb. Idleness ruins the constitution.
Latin Proverb

19. Let but the hours of idleness cease, and the bow of Cupid will become broken and his torch extinguished.. Latin Proverb. Let but the hours of idleness cease, and the bow of Cupid will become broken and his torch extinguished.
Latin Proverb

20. Idleness is ever the root of indecision.. Latin Proverb. Idleness is ever the root of indecision.
Latin Proverb

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