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    lazy Quotes

    I know the responsibility that entails from telling a story. The one thing I despise the most is when I go to a movie and I see a whole bunch of lazy actors making me waste my time and money.
    — Zoe Saldana
    True depth of understanding is wide and steady,Shallow understanding is lazy and wandering,Words of wisdom are precise and clear
    — Zhuangzi
    Music journalists are some of the lazy, most uninspired, dull people I've ever met...
    — Zachary Cole Smith
    tags: people  lazy  music 
    I'm not lazy, I drive everywhere myself, the dog could've learned something from me.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: lazy  dog 
    Colour disturbs people. I am confident in black, not in light. This dark side of life is attractive to me forever and from the beginning. I am a lazy designer when it comes to colour.
    — Yohji Yamamoto
    tags: people  dark  lazy  forever  designer  black 
    Black is modest and arrogant at the same time. Black is lazy and easy - but mysterious. [...] But above all black says this: 'I don't bother you - don't bother me'
    — Yohji Yamamoto
    tags: time  lazy  black 
    There is also a schedule to fashion - the deadline is always set. So maybe the fashion business is a good business for me in that way because I'm basically lazy, man.
    — Yohji Yamamoto
    tags: fashion  men  lazy  business 
    Sometimes it takes a long time for a picture to incubate. And every time I do that, the rewards are so much bigger than what I would have gotten if I had only done the same as I always do. So each time I make an effort and I get out of a lazy routine, it's amazing how big the reward can be. It's listening to those little ideas knocking on the door in your mind.
    — Wolfgang Tillmans
    tags: time  lazy  listening  mind  ideas 
    Write to me and don't be so lazy. Otherwise I shall have to give you a thrashing. What fun! I'll break your head.
    — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    tags: lazy  write 
    I think I'm a very lazy writer and by that I mean that I do not battle, I don't struggle too hard against it. If I have difficulties in the writing, I just go and do other things. I don't feel a compulsion to write.
    — Wole Soyinka
    tags: lazy  struggle  battle  writing  write 
    I played sports, so I understood quickly I shouldn't be eating fast food because it was slowing me down, making me feel lousy and lazy, and my instincts were not working as they should.
    — Wilmer Valderrama
    tags: food  lazy  instinct 
    Acting is easier - writing is more creative. The lazy man vies with the industrious.
    — William Shatner
    tags: men  lazy  writing  creative 
    Our bodies must always be wherever that struggle and the moment we forget that, the moment we become lazy, the moment we sit back, then then the evil ones do their ordained tasks to us.
    — William Kunstler
    tags: evil  lazy  moment  body  struggle 
    To the very limited extent that I have a political consciousness, to some extent I'm a lazy, apolitical sort of guy that just flits around.
    — William Gibson
    tags: lazy  political 
    I can't do fiction unless I visualize what's going on. When I began to write science fiction, one of the things I found lacking in it was visual specificity. It seemed there was a lot of lazy imagining, a lot of shorthand.
    — William Gibson
    tags: lazy  write  fiction 
    A hack writer who would have been considered fourth rate in Europe, who tried out a few of the old proven 'sure-fire' literary skeletons with sufficient local color to intrigue the superficial and the lazy.
    — William Faulkner
    tags: lazy 
    There are men so incorrigibly lazy that no inducement that you can offer will tempt them to work; so eaten up by vice that virtue is abhorrent to them, and so inveterably dishonest that theft is to them a master passion.
    — William Booth
    tags: men  master  lazy  virtue  passion 
    There is a time when to avoid trouble is to store up trouble, and when to seek for a lazy and a cowardly peace is to court a still greater danger.
    — William Barclay
    tags: time  peace  lazy  danger 
    A lot of critics are lazy. They don't want to look closely and analyze something for what it is. They take a quick first impression and then rush to compare it to something they've seen before.
    — Willem Dafoe
    tags: lazy 
    There is no pain worse than not achieving a dream when it is your fault. If God did not want you to have it, that is one thing. But if you do not get what you desire because you are lazy, there is no pain worse than that.
    — Will Smith
    tags: desires  pain  lazy  god  dreams 
    When I was a kid they didn't call it dyslexia. They called it you know, you were slow, or you were retarded, or whatever. What you can never change is the effect that the words 'dumb' and 'stupid' have on young people. I knew I wasn't stupid, and I knew I wasn't dumb. My mother told me that. If you read to me, I could tell you everything that you read. They didn't know what it was. They knew I wasn't lazy, but what was it?
    — Whoopi Goldberg
    tags: people  young  lazy  read  mother  kids 
    If you read to me I could tell you everything that was read. They didn't know what it was. They knew I wasn't lazy, but what was it?
    — Whoopi Goldberg
    tags: lazy  read 
    Plus models have personal trainers and go to college.We're not obese, or lazy, or stupid.
    — Whitney Thompson
    tags: personal  lazy 
    There is nothing more dangerous than a lazy parent.
    — Wes Fesler
    tags: lazy  parent  dangerous 
    But our waste problem is not the fault only of producers. It is the fault of an economy that is wasteful from top to bottom-a symbiosis of an unlimited greed at the top and a lazy, passive, and self-indulgent consumptiveness at the bottom-and all of us are involved in it.
    — Wendell Berry
    tags: lazy  problem  greed 
    I didn't want to settle or become complacent after winning a major, I wanted to stay hungry. It's easy to do. It's easy to win a big tournament and kind of get a little lazy, so it's been a good motivator for me to work a little harder.
    — Webb Simpson
    tags: work  lazy  winning 
    People who are lazy, careless, doubtful-minded or arrogant need not expect God to reveal His secret or covenant to them.
    — Watchman Nee
    tags: secret  people  lazy  god 
    Don't be lazy. Learn your instrument and the kids should be learning that stuff. We have to get back to the musicianship of the music. It's called music, so at some point somebody has to learn how to play an instrument.
    — Warryn Campbell
    tags: lazy  music  learn  learning  kids 
    Once you start making money, you can be an ass. But I am not an ass. I'm too lazy, that takes a lot of energy.
    — Wanda Sykes
    tags: lazy  energy  money 
    The play of sunlight is amusement enough for a lazy man.
    — Walter J. Phillips
    tags: men  lazy  amusement 
    The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar and is shocked by the unexpected; the eye, on the other hand, tends to be impatient, craves the novel and is bored by repetition.
    — W. H. Auden
    tags: lazy  eyes  novel 
    The actors today really need the whip hand. They're so lazy. They haven't got the sense of pride in their profession that the less socially elevated musical comedy and music hall people or acrobats have. The theater has never been any good since the actors became gentlemen.
    — W. H. Auden
    Laziness acknowledges the relation of the present to the past but ignores its relation to the future; impatience acknowledge its relation to the future but ignores its relation to the past; neither the lazy nor the impatient man, that is, accepts the present instant in its full reality and so cannot love his neighbour completely.
    — W. H. Auden
    tags: men  reality  future  past  present  lazy 
    I'm now happily remarried to a good cook, which encourages me to be lazy. I like to think that I'm a new man, but perhaps I'm not. I offset it by doing the ironing, though. She has a small farm in the New Forest with a herd of cattle, so she serves up a steak and kidney pie made with her own beef.
    — Vince Cable
    tags: men  encourage  lazy 
    It's easier to pick off a fast runner than to pick off a lazy runner.
    — Vin Scully
    tags: lazy 
    Like most people I can be lazy, so it's nice to have a goal or deadline or reason to work out. I feel better when I get to exercise, or when I'm outdoors. I like to hike, swim and run, and I love to play soccer.
    — Viggo Mortensen
    tags: people  work  lazy  goal  exercise 
    I think sometimes, when you're on top and all you do is win, win, win, win, win, you get lazy and lose focus. When you lose it opens your eyes and you get serious. There is always a time when it is good to lose, at the right time for you.
    — Usain Bolt
    tags: time  focus  lazy  right  eyes 
    Yeah, I am lazy. There's no doubt about that.
    — Usain Bolt
    tags: lazy  doubt 
    For years I study. I look long at olive trees, all gray and silver, and watch the sunlight. Ah, yes, I am ver' lazy, but I see after I look long that it is perspective that give it this quality. Perspective, and absolute faith to the subject.
    — Ugo Mochi
    I don't like looking at awards everyday because I feel like they can make you lazy. So, I give them to my Mom and let her look at it everyday. They are symbols of the hard work she put into me. Her sacrifices allowed me and my team to win those awards. But I don't look at any awards everyday.
    — Tyra Banks
    tags: work  sacrifice  lazy 
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