Idleness, Ignorance and Ill : Proverbs

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Idleness :

  • An idle mind is a devil's workshop.

  • Idle folks have the least leisure.

  • An idle person is a devil's cushion.

  • Idleness is the key of beggary.

  • It is more pain to do nothing than something.

  • Idle folks lack no excuses.

  • A lazy sheep thinks its wool heavy.

  • Idleness is the shipwreck of chastity.

  • Idleness must thank itself if it goes bare foot.

  • Every day is holiday with sluggards.

  • Ignorance :

  • Ignorance is bliss.

  • There is no blindness like ignorance.

  • Ignorance is the mother of impudence.

  • Ignorance is the peace of life.

  • What you don't know can't hurt you.

  • Art has no enemy but ignorance.

  • Ignorance is the night of the mind.

  • Ill :

  • Of one ill come many.

  • III got, III spent.

  • III be to him who thinketh ill.

  • III-gotten goods never thrive.

  • III laying up makes many thieves.

  • III weeds grow apace.

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