Lazy People Quotes and Lazy People Sayings

Lazy People Quotes and Lazy People Sayings


Over the past ten years the Forex scene has been flooded with lazy people. Whether it's not doing their homework, pinching indicators, or just simply asking to be spoon-fed information, I think these quotes about laziness are very fitting to the retail trading scene right now.

Below is a collection of wise, inspirational and humorous quotes on laziness, lazy people proverbs, and lazy people sayings, collected from various sources over the years.

Offer the lazy man a banana, and he'll want you to peel it for him.

Lithuanian Proverb

A young man idle, an old man needy.

English Proverb

The two most dangerous things in life are laziness and fear.

Eddie Emin

Work hard and become a leader; be lazy and never succeed.


You can't teach people to be lazy - either they have it, or they don't.

Dagwood Bumstead

A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he starts out, have condemned himself to second-rate thoughts, and to second-rate friends.

Cyril Connolly

Lazy people are always eager to be doing something.

French Proverb

The lazy man is apt to be envious.

Omaha Proverb

Lazy people tend not to take chances, but express themselves by tearing down other's work.

Ann Rule

Work is the law of the modern world, which has no place for lazy people.

Mihai Eminescu

Lazy people live lonely lives.

Habeeb Akande

Laziness erodes a person of his enthusiasm and energy. As a result the person loses all opportunities and finally becomes dejected and frustrated. The worst thing is that he stops believing in himself.

Sam Veda

In doing nothing men learn to do evil.

Marcus Porcius Cato

Some men are so lazy they won't even feed themselves.


Towards evening the lazy person begins to get busy.

German Proverb

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 lazy man gets round the sun as quickly as the busy one.

R. T. Wombat

Even a foolish old woman like me knows that lazy people don't think for themselves; they only think about themselves.

Terry Goodkind

I'm lazy. But it's the lazy people who invented the wheel and the bicycle because they didn't like walking or carrying things.

Lech Walesa

The lazier a man is, the more he plans to do tomorrow.

Norwegian Proverb

If a man will not work, he shall not eat.


Too many young people itch for what they want without scratching for it.

Thomas Taylor

The sluggard does not plow after the season, so he begs during the harvest and has nothing.


A loafer always has the correct time.

Kin Hubbard

He that is busy is tempted by but one devil; he that is idle, by a legion.

Thomas Fuller

Lazy folks take the most pains.


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

Evan Esar

The Devil often finds work for them who find none for themselves.

Benjamin Whichcote

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

Jimmy Lyons

There are people, who the more you do for them, the less they will do for themselves.


To a lazy man every day is a holiday.

Turkish Proverb

Stop being a bum

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Re: Lazy People Quotes and Lazy People Sayings

Joe_5 wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:16 pm
mlawson71 wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:08 pm
“Laziness is the first step towards efficiency.”
― Patrick Bennett
I doubt though ! How does that make you efficient :P ?
this is true...I myself is extremely lazy...and I haven't met anyone who can work faster then I can...keeping highest quality of the product...all because of being lazy...I always want to finish job as fast as possible...and quality comes from understanding that I want to do something only once...because doing it over takes time...which I can spend being lazy.

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