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Before you invoke images of a nation enjoying more indolence than industry, there is an uncomfortable statistic to digest.Obama’s Extravagant Summer Break? More Like, America’s Vacation-Deficit Disorder|Clive Irving|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Our political indolence and preference for yelling across the room rather than engaging hurts us every day.Honeywell CEO to Washington: Don’t Squander Our Heritage|Dave Cote|October 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And if you are confronted with overwhelming indolence in a book you have been assigned to review?Letter to a Young Critic: William Giraldi Defends True Criticism|William Giraldi|September 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So why do we hear so many professors describe their pupils as hostile to learning, with a leavening of indolence?
Oppressive laws compel me to pay a portion of my hard earnings to support them in their pride and indolence.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Deeply touched, Peter Ilich resolved to conquer his indolence, and from that moment worked with untiring zeal and energy.
Neither misanthropy, indolence, nor weariness were his permanent moods.
The hours which he did not waste in listless indolence were divided between childish sports and childish devotions.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Iftikhar was in that mood of sleepy indolence to which men wonted to a life of restless action are often prone.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis