Idleness means aversion to do hard labor. Idleness also means very less movement. Lack of motion defines Idleness. It can be related to a person or a machine. For example if a person is passing his days by sitting and doing nothing then he or she is said to be an Idle.
Wasting Time is also referred to being idle. Moreover these terms of describing the laziness of a person are not universal or standard.
When we talk about the machine then idleness is its present condition. For a person, it’s generally taken in a negative sense, that a person don’t do any stuff. It means he is wasting his time.
‘An idle mind is a devil workshop’ is a perfect proverb which describes it. It means that an idle person has nothing to do and he is always full of negative thoughts and emotions. So much free time and not any work make him sick of people and waste his life. He doesn’t have a plan and a purpose to live.
An idle man can never rise in life. Some people think that success of life depends on luck. They stand at the foot of a hill and gaze at the sky. They do nothing. Yet, they dream to climb at the top of the hill. It is an utter foolishness.
Idle students while away their time and get plucked in the examination. They dream to make up success on the stage which never happens. Some people do not toil and purchase lottery tickets to become rich and grow bankrupt.
Goddess Fortune favors the brave and the industrious, not the sloth. Idleness causes failure in any walk of life and failure causes mental agony. Idleness makes us inert.
Life becomes miserable to the idle persons. Hard-work is the secret of success not only for an individual but also for nation. The great scientists, poets, statesmen, artists always shrank from idleness and attained success.
The highly developed countries of the world came to the position of power and money because their men and women were never idle. Just think of getting stuck at a traffic jam and you have to wait for an hour in the car. This is so frustrating and irritating. You will choose an open route on which there is no traffic. This is shown by much research that people are happy when they are busy. It’s the most difficult thing in the world to sit and do nothing. So, idleness should be avoided. Our elders always say that keep on moving or walking every time even if you have nothing to do. This will keep you active and indulge in positive activities.