Lethargy Quotes by Thomas Jefferson, Oscar Wilde, Alanis Morissette, Stephen Fry, Jill Johnson, Warren Buffett and many others.
Lethargy is the forerunner of death to the public liberty.
There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.
I’m really clear about what my life mission is now. There’s no more depression or lethargy, and I feel like I’ve returned to the athlete I once was. I’m integrating all the parts of me – jock, musician, writer, poet, philosopher – and becoming stronger as a result.
If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather.
Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat.
Lethargy bordering on sloth remains the cornerstone of our investment style. The exception was Wells Fargo, a superbly-managed, high-return banking operation in which we increased our ownership to just under 10%, the most we can own without the approval of the Federal Reserve Board.
Roving dogs do not indicate the civilisation or compassion of the society. They betray on the country the ignorance and lethargy of its members.
Cast away your sloth, your lethargy, your coldness, or whatever interferes with your chaste and pure love for Christ, your soul’s husband. Make Him the source, the center, and the circumference of all your soul’s range of delight.
In romance we feel the need to zoom in and expound on our partner’s foibles in intimate detail; in friendship we tend to do the opposite, avoiding confrontation through fear, lethargy or both.
What really matters is that we should all of us realize that we are guilty of inhumanity. The horror of this realization should shakes us out of our lethargy so that we can direct our hopes and our intentions to the coming of an era in which war will have no place.
Lumpy and lazy; I aspired to lethargy. In the second year of university, I missed half my classes just because I couldn’t pull myself out of bed.
America is ripe for lies and lethargy. The pure mountain air is going and gone. It is a huge burden and a sadness for us all.
Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude to intellectual vassalage, not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny, but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aid them to judge for themselves.
The people are not always well-informed, but is better that they have misconceptions that make them restless than that they be lethargic-for lethargy in the people means death for republics.
We should celebrate when optimism and hard work triumph over cynicism, lethargy, and fatalism.
We are not sent into this world mainly to enjoy the loveliness therein, nor to sit us down in passive ease; no, we were sent here for action. The soul that seeks to do the will of God with a pure heart, fervently, does not yield to the lethargy of ease.
When I was a teenager, I dreamed of being an opera singer like Maria Callas or a jazz singer like June Christy or Chris Connor, or approaching songs with the kind of mystical lethargy of Billie Holiday, or championing the downtrodden like Lotte Lenya. But I never dreamed of singing in a rock-and-roll band.
Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul. She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness; dull, callous, and indifferent.
Harshness is conquered by gentleness, hatred by love, lethargy by zeal and darkness by light.
The nation which reposes on the pillow of political confidence, will sooner or later end its political existence in a deadly lethargy.
[The sceptic] must acknowledge, if he will acknowledge any thing, that all human life must perish, were his principles to prevail.All discourse, all action would immediately cease, and men remain in a total lethargy, till the necessities of nature, unsatisfied, put an end to their miserable existence.
What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms.
Adversity cleanses the lethargies of man
Nature delights in the most plain and simple diet.
If the spectrum linking everyday depression to Major Depression sometimes hinders understanding of it, it also offers an opportunity for empathy. Because almost everyone, at some point, experiences feelings of sadness, of hopelessness, of emptiness, not to mention lethargy and irritability.
In romance, we feel the need to zoom in and expound on our partner’s foibles in intimate detail; in friendship, we tend to do the opposite, avoiding confrontation through fear, lethargy or both.
Drugs age you after mental excitement. Lethargy then. Why? Reaction. A lifetime in a night. Gradually changes your character.
100,000,000 Guinea Pigs sparked a rising wave of consumer indignation. But…it takes a major catastrophe to carry legal and enforcement action over the hump of lethargy and inaction….Today, nearly forty years later, the situation is worse, not better.
Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect – simply a confession of failures.
It’s hard to be a friend to someone who’s depressed, but it is one of the kindest, noblest, and best things you will ever do.
Moses warned them [Israelites] that the leading spiritual danger they would face on entering the [promise] land would be forgetting the Lord. What adversity would not do, prosperity and satisfaction could. They were to be on their guard against spiritual lethargy.
Lethargy, bordering on sloth should remain the cornerstone of an investment style.
It was truly an astonishing grassroots explosion, … The objective was to get a nationwide demonstration of concern for the environment so large that it would shake the political establishment out of its lethargy.