90+ Lazy People Quotes and Sayings

Find humor and insight in our best collections of lazy people quotes. These quotes playfully highlight the habits and attitudes of those who prefer relaxation overexertion. From witty to humorous comments.

Some people have no tolerance for lazy people, for a good reason.

Lazy people are full of excuses and will say anything to avoid taking action.

Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.— Jules Renard

Laziness is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it’s only kept a secret from the person who fails. – Robert Half

Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy. – Tchaikovsky

Lazy People Quotes

If you get lazy when you’re onstage, it shows. — Usher

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

It doesn’t matter how much you help a lazy person, they’ll just want more.

Hey, I’m lazy, too. You just have to know how to take advantage of it.

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

Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all virtues. – Benjamin Franklin

Human nature is above all things lazy. — Harriet Beecher Stowe

Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction. – Anne Frank

Kill the darlings in your life. Laziness, wishful thinking, procrastination; kill them― Bangambiki Habyarimana,

When you think about it, our entire society was built off lazy people.

When you say someone is lazy, you admit that you don’t understand him! Mel Levine, The Myth of Laziness

Folks who never do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for any more than they do. – Elbert Hubbard

Those that aren’t lazy always get an early start.

You are only as lazy or lacking in willpower as you think you are.— Ken Christian

Stay away from lazy parasites, who perch on you just to satisfy their needs, they do not come to alleviate your burdens, hence, their mission is to distract, detract and extract, and make you live in abject poverty. – Michael Bassey Johnson

As crazy as it sounds, my generation is very lazy. — Luke Combs

Coincidences are the explanations of lazy and cowardly people for what they don’t understand.― Patricia Nedelea, Constant Guests

Well, the truth is that sitting and being lazy will only make you lazier as each day passes. So the right time to get up and out is now!

No lazy person can achieve anything in his life. This land demands great efforts to achieve name, fame, wealth, happiness & education.

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

If you wake up whenever you want, and you slept for ten hours, and you’re lazy getting out of bed, then I believe that affects your whole life in a negative way. – Jocko Willink

A man ought not, like a mushroom, to spring up and rot upon the ground that nourished him, leaving no trace of life-like energy! – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You don’t get lucky while sitting on the sofa with your arms crossed doing nothing. You can be lucky only when you are prepared.– Nesta Jojoe Erskine

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

we’re lazy when it comes to doing things that are good for us; we also want someone to follow – someone to go first, for them to take the risks thereby smoothing our path; a sort of guarantee that we won’t stumble. Ironically, we also want to be followed in some way; we are both sheep and shepherds.― Renée Paule, Stepping Out of Time

Some people will do anything to avoid work.

A healthy productive and liberating dose of laziness is the weapon of choice for fighting the misguided tyranny of the work ethic.

Of all the cankers of human happiness, none corrodes it with so silent, yet so baneful, a tooth, as indolence. ― Thomas Jefferson

The word lucky is how a lazy person describes someone who works hard. — Monroe Mann

Food for thought: Every dead body on Mount Everest was once a highly motivated person. Stay lazy my friends. It may save your life one day.― Oliver Markus Malloy

When things aren’t going right for lazy people, they bring everyone else down with them.

Lazy people do little but want to enjoy much, rely on others for help, or pray for good luck instead of working hard. Minh Niem, Understanding the Heart

Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses in your life; you realize everything that happens in life is a result of the previous choice you’ve made and start making new choices to change your life.— Roy T. Bennett

Blame is just a lazy person’s way of making sense of chaos. – Douglas Coupland

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

The pillow is that devil thing to give us dreams at night so we don’t have to follow our real ones in the day. The blanket is that ghost who gives us a glimpse of what it’s like to be dead—peaceful, but too early. So run away. Turn left. Shiver in the Arctic. Burn in the Sahara. Sweat in a subway. Anything, but the sheets. – Karl Kristian Flores

The most envious of all people on earth are those who are extremely ambitious but too lazy to take action.― Geoffrey Ocaya

There’s a reason lazy people usually end up with nothing.

He who every morning plans the transactions of that day and follows that plan carries a thread that will guide him through the labyrinth of the busiest life.— Victor Hugo

Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. — Albert Einstein

You ain’t get nothing for staying low, lazy. The world only trembles at the feet of the few craziest doers who ever lived.― Olawale Daniel

A lazy person believes in nothing, knows nothing, and interferes with nothing. He is just alive and has nothing to say.

Lazy people love results but hate what it takes to get it.

The really happy people are those who have broken the chains of procrastination, those who find satisfaction in doing the job at hand. They’re full of eagerness, zest, and productivity. You can be, too.— Norman Vincent Peale

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

Leisure is the time for doing something useful. This leisurely diligent person will obtain the lazy one never. — Benjamin Franklin

You make a name for yourself when you overcome pain, weakness, laziness, and ignorance. – Sunday Adelaja

Don’t join the queue of ignorant people who do not know that their time flies away into vanity daily. Don’t be a part of the lazy lot who cannot discipline themselves in solitude to convert their time into products or added value.― Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

You’ll never maximize your results if you practice being lazy over hard work.

Recognize that laziness is a sin, especially if God has programmed something you should do and you keep lagging behind.

You can have the results you want, or you can have excuses. You can’t have both.— Clyde Lee Dennis

The good news is that you have everything you need to lift yourself off the couch to start kicking butt. You just have to decide that you’re going to do it, not that you’re too lazy to. – Jen Sincero

Time is a created thing. To say, ‘I don’t have time,’ is to say, ‘I don’t want to. – Lao Tzu

If we don’t start today, it will be too late for tomorrow. – Anthony T. Hincks

The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house as a guest, and then becomes a host, and then a master. – Khalil Gibran

Laziness is the embodiment of self-control.― Raheel Farooq

People that are always busy are just as available as lazy people.

Lazy people think they are smarter than others and they take advantage of them every chance they get.

If you are going to quit anything, quit being lazy, quit making excuses, and quit waiting for the right time.— unknown

Indolence is a delightful but distressing state. We must be doing something to be happy. – William Hazlitt

I have nothing in common with lazy people who blame others for their lack of success. Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses. — Kobe Bryant

Life is too short for one to stay indoors, watch TV, doze off, and snore.― Michael Bassey Johnson, Song of a Nature Lover

Lazy people are good for one thing – finding easy ways to do difficult things.

Lazy people love to do what is easier or more fun, and it may keep them occupied for hours on end, but in the meantime, their obligations to their family or school are being disregarded.

Time slips away like grains of sand never to return again.— Robin Sharma

When people are successful, they usually become lazy. — Nani

Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back.— Harvey Mackay

Stop sleeping, and get to work. You will have much time to sleep when you die. – Michael Bassey Johnson

It is easier to move from failure to success than from excuses to success.— John C. Maxwell

Lazy people live lonely lives. — Habeeb Akande

The lazy one says Everything has been said and done, I have nothing to add.― Bangambiki Habyarimana

When you have a task at hand, don’t procrastinate or leave it to someone else.

A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out, will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts and to second-rate friends. – Cyril Connolly

Laziness is a luxurious mindset that I cannot afford to own. – Nakia R. Laushaul

Work is not a shame. Laziness is a shame. – Hesiod

Laziness may appear to you as attractive, but hard work gives you satisfaction and joy.

Laziness is one of the driving forces behind innovation.

My advice is to never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.— Charles Dickens

Luck is always the last refuge of laziness and incompetence. – James Cash Penney

The generality of mankind is lazy. What distinguishes men of genuine achievement from the rest of us is not so much their intellectual powers and aptitudes as their curiosity, their energy, and their fullest use of their potentialities. Nobody really knows how smart or talented he is until he finds the incentives to use himself to the fullest. – Sydney J. Harris

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

Headaches are for sloths as hangovers for drunks.― Ahmed Mostafa

Being lazy is being selfish to the ones that don’t get that opportunity.

I believe in hard work and don’t understand lazy people.

If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.— Bruce Lee

The taste of your life depends on the spices you used to brew it. Add laziness to it and it becomes bitter as the bile; put a cube of good attitudes into it and you will lick your lips more and more due to its sweet taste. – Israelmore Ayivor

A year from now you may wish you had started today. – Karen Lamb

An excuse is simply a way for a lazy person to feel better. — Monroe Mann

The lazy man claims he is too heavy for light work and too light for heavy work. – Evan Esar

Some things do not come to us automatically; we must induce them to come our way.― Bangambiki Habyarimana, Book of Wisdom

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