"What we do during our working hours determines what we have;
what we do in our leisure hours determines what we are."
- George Eastman
"The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play."
- Arnold Toynbee
"Leisure is a form of silence, not noiselessness. It is the silence of
contemplation such as occurs when we let our minds rest on a rosebud, a
child at play, a Divine mystery, or a waterfall."
- Fulton J. Sheen
"All intellectual improvement arises from leisure."
- Samuel Johnson
"Leisure is the Mother of Philosophy."
- Thomas Hobbes
"The best test of the quality of a civilization is the quality of its leisure."
- Irwin Edman
"It is well to lie fallow for awhile."
- Martin Tupper
"The time to relax is when you don't have time for it."
- Sydney J. Harris
"The end of labor is to gain leisure."
"The true object of all human life is play.
Earth is a task garden; Heaven is a playground."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
"They talk of the dignity of work. Bosh. The dignity is in leisure."
- Herman Melville
"If you are losing your leisure, look out; you may be losing your soul."
- Logan P. Smith
"Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do on a
rainy Sunday afternoon."
- Susan Ertz
"Few women and fewer men have enough character to be idle."
- E. V. Lucas
"The real problem of leisure time is how to keep others from using yours."
- Arthur Lacey
"A poor life this if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare."
- William Henry Davies