Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Idle ideas

"It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do. There is no fun in doing nothing when you have nothing to do. Wasting time is merely an occupation then, and a most exhausting one. Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen."
I wish I'd remember which of the Jerome K. Jerome's books I've read and which are still to be enjoyed. Not that I remember exactly if I've enjoyed all the ones I have read, but I think I have...

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