Quote category: Lethargy
He who joyfully marches in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
Lethargy can prove fatal for life.
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.
We invoke the Sun God who incessantly works day and night and rises daily without showing any kind of lethargy.
Indolence is a delightful but distressing state - we must be doing something to be happy.