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«I have named the destroyers of nations: comfort, plenty, and security - out of which grow a bored and slothful cynicism, in which rebellion against the world as it is, and myself as I am, are submerged in listless self-satisfaction»
Author: John Steinbeck
, The Destroyers
«And they came unto their brethren to Zorah and Eshtaol: and their brethren said unto them, What say ye? / And they said, Arise, that we may go up against them: for we have seen the land, and, behold, it is very good: and are ye still? be not slothful to go, and to enter to possess the land.»
«His lord answered and said unto him, Thou wicked and slothful servant, thou knewest that I reap where I sowed not, and gather where I have not strawed: / Thou oughtest therefore to have put my money to the exchangers, and then at my coming I should have received mine own with usury.»
«As the door turneth upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.»
«A slothful man hideth his hand in his bosom, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.»
«And we desire that every one of you do shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end: / That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.»
«He who is slothful in his work is a brother to him who is a great destroyer»
«I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; / And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.»
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«Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another; / Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord; / Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer; / Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.»
«For the diligent, a week has seven days; for the slothful, seven tomorrows»