All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
A person who never takes time off from work becomes boring and bored.
How to use All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy in a sentence
As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
If anything the work the two cops and the maintenance guy were doing deserves more respect and probably helped a lot more people.
Why, some might be asking, am I being so harsh on their work so soon after they died?
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But I hope at least to play to him a few times, and what is more important, to hear him play repeatedly.
Other Idioms and Phrases with All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
Hard work without time for recreation is not good for one's health, as in If Harry keeps up that grueling schedule, he's headed for a breakdown—all work and no play isn't healthy. A proverb included in James Howell's collection of 1659, this phrase remains so familiar that it is often shortened, as in the example.