99+ Best Lazy Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational lazy quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous Lazy Quotes

Cinema seats make people lazy. They expect to be given all the information. But for me, question marks are the punctuation of life. — Abbas Kiarostami

Steven Spielberg seems to have wanted to be a director from 13. He put his dog in a certain position and made him eat at four o’clock. He liked to direct it. But, to me, directing is tedious. Especially if you’re acting in it. And I’m inherently lazy. — Albert Brooks

My husband is the chef of the family; he’s a brilliant cook. Actually, it makes you quite lazy when you have somebody that’s so good at cooking under the same roof. It’s all beans or spaghetti when I’m left to run it. — Keeley Hawes

It’s an amusing idea to some, this feminism thing – this audacious notion that women should be able to move through the world as freely, and enjoy the same inalienable rights and bodily autonomy, as men. At least, that’s the impression given when feminism and feminists are all too often the targets of lazy humor. — Roxane Gay

Im pretty lazy when it comes to creativity. I just want it to be easy and fun. — Reggie Watts

The lazy blogosphere has given up on journalism and now trolls Twitter for their on-the-record in-depth articles. — Kurt Sutter

When I go to the shore, I take along the poems of Pablo Neruda. I suppose it’s because the poems are simultaneously lush and ripe and kind of lazy, yet throbbing with life – like summer itself. — Tom Robbins

I have a wandering eye and a lazy eye so they cancel each other out. It’s a push. — Kevin Nealon

I shave my legs twice a week. It’s hard the first time you do it. But I’m very lazy. For a team photo in December I just did the fronts. — David Millar

At home I can become lazy and if a Welsh word is really long, I just replace it with English. — Matthew Rhys

It should cause no surprise that anyone so lazy as myself should be economical to the point of miserliness with everything he writes. — Leslie Charteris

To many, Homer may appear lazy and a loser, but he’s just much misguided. He’s boorish, sure, but well meaning and, I guess, the one thing we have in common is the pursuit of lousy diets. — Dan Castellaneta

I love comedies, and I like sometimes comedies have a tendency to get a bit lazy. The Other Guys was not lazy. — Louis Leterrier

The flesh, or human nature, is generally lazy and self-centered. — Joyce Meyer

My skin is really sensitive, so I don’t use too much on it. I’m actually really bad at washing my face. I get so lazy at night so I usually buy the Neutrogena wipes and it gets all the makeup off and its easy and that’s the way to go. I hate washing my face, so I always use the wipes. — Ashley Benson

I like to be lazy. I do like to be busy and really active, but when that’s done, you can be sure I will be a lazy boy. I like to take time and relax and enjoy life. — Olivier Theyskens

I’m happy to feed the illusion that I’m a lazy recluse. — Julian Casablancas

The kitchen oven is reliable, but it’s made us lazy. — Jamie Oliver

I don’t normally vote. I’m lazy and I never bought into the ‘Every vote counts.’ — Adam Carolla

I made a decision not to work out because I’m lazy and also, the character is not a superhero. I didn’t want him to be a buff guy with Jackie Chan moves because the point is he’s smarter than your average Joe. — Wentworth Miller

I am lazy, but for some reason, I am so paranoid that I end up working hard. — Seth Rogen

I don’t know the definition of a star; I am just an actor. I prefer doing hard work, as I feel luck can’t do much in absence of hard work. I am a lazy person – when I entered into this industry, I thought it was a cakewalk, but I have realised it needs a lot of patience and hard work. — Emraan Hashmi

The laziest man I ever met put popcorn in his pancakes so they would turn over by themselves. — W. C. Fields

Housework, if you do it right, will kill you. — Erma Bombeck

I suddenly realised, hey, I’m not a lazy idiot, I’m an idler! It’s something to aspire to, it’s part of the creative process! That’s fantastic! — Tom Hodgkinson

I’m afraid of only two things: being lazy and being cowardly. I get up early in the morning and go to work. I love to write. — David Mamet

I don’t have a problem with delegation. I love to delegate. I am either lazy enough, or busy enough, or trusting enough, or congenial enough, that the notion leaving tasks in someone else’s lap doesn’t just sound wise to me, it sounds attractive. — John Ortberg

Yell at them for what? For not getting a hit? When they quit trying and get lazy I’ll yell at all of them. — Sam Perlozzo

Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience. — Kin Hubbard

If I spend a Saturday being lazy and curled up on the couch with my dogs, I’ll just make sure to get out and be active on Sunday. — Sophia Bush

I believe welfare makes you lazy and unproductive. — Charles Evers

The horrible truth is that I am lazy and I am going to write and do bits that just hand themselves to me. — Al Madrigal

I’m too lazy and I like food and I like my free time too much to spend it working out! — Katherine Heigl

People who don’t get rich are lazy or just have other priorities. — Sergey Galitsky

I never understood the idea that I was a ‘backpack rapper.’ I think that’s a lazy way that people started thinking. They like saying that because I got dreads. I look like I belong a certain place, so it’s easy to put everything in a box. — Wale

I’m a lazy creature when I’m not acting. — Hayley Mills

I know the responsibility that entails from telling a story. The one thing I despise the most is when I go to a movie and I see a whole bunch of lazy actors making me waste my time and money. — Zoe Saldana

I think I’m quite a lazy person, actually. If I’m not careful, I could just stay in bed all day. — David Morrissey

There are all kinds of stupid people that annoy me but what annoys me most is a lazy argument. — Christopher Hitchens

I’m kind of lazy. I like to lie around with my husband and watch TV and stuff like that. — Gwen Stefani

Blame is just a lazy person’s way of making sense of chaos. — Douglas Coupland

Italians know about human nature – they understand human nature perhaps better than anyone else does. They know that people are weak and greedy and lazy and dishonest and they just try to make the best of it; to work around it. — Donna Leon

I’m actually a very lazy person. Most of the time, I’m happy to sit around and stare. Or watch bad TV soaps. It’s quite rare for me to get inspired by anything, but it could be something small. A view of the Serpentine. A snatch of music. Or a little shred of conversation overheard on a bus, such as, ‘You also will marry someone of my choice.’ — Vikram Seth

Crime is stupid, lazy and weak. You can only exploit it and make money out of it. — Gregory David Roberts

We were playing popular music, but we were doing our own arrangements because we were too lazy to sit down and figure out the originals — Tommy Shaw

Television has dried up for my generation, so it’s plays and films. You get used to being lazy doing films, but classical theatre’s going to finish me off. — Michael Gambon

I’m a bit hesitant to do anything because I’m actually kind of lazy and I’d like an easier life from now on. The world’s a massive place with lots of early mornings and late starts when you’re working. — Robbie Williams

When I’m driving I should make more of an effort with my iPod, but I’m too lazy to organise a playlist. — Mark Webber

My dad is really just lazy. He has nothing, I feel, to offer this world. — Sasha Grey

The hair department is always on my case about washing my hair. I am incredibly lazy, and a brat about washing my hair. — Eden Sher

Reading is a joy for my kids, and to swing in a hammock on a lazy summer day reading a good book just goes with summer. — Marcia Gay Harden

I’m not that lazy, but I don’t need that much money. I lead a fairly simple life. — Karl Pilkington

Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. — Albert Einstein

Leisure is the time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent person will obtain the lazy one never. — Benjamin Franklin

I get quite lazy about cooking because when I come back from work it is the last thing I want to do, really is spend loads of time cooking. — Prince William

A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out, will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts and to second-rate friends. — Cyril Connolly

I’m lazy but generally task oriented so having a hoop to jump through means eventually I’ll make the effort. — Thomas Lynch

There are no ugly women, only lazy ones. — Helena Rubinstein

I can make going to the dry-cleaners last an entire day, and the dry cleaners might be 150 yards from my front door. You might find it hard to believe, but I am bone-idle lazy. — Noel Gallagher

If I have an idea, I write it down, although I usually carry a little dictation machine with me because I’m too lazy to write — Tommy Shaw

It takes time and energy, and if I’m working, then I’d rather flop in front of the telly than put on a tiny dress and work out how to get myself to God knows where. I mean, lazy some would call it. — Daisy Donovan

We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork. — Milton Friedman

I have to watch out for being lazy. — Marianne Faithfull

It’s easier to pick off a fast runner than to pick off a lazy runner. — Vin Scully

I think one of the reasons musicians keep doing what they do and writers keep doing what they do, is that we’re totally unsuited for anything else. And I for one am much too lazy. — Janis Ian

We seldom call anybody lazy, but such as we reckon inferior to us, and of whom we expect some service. — Bernard de Mandeville

Nope, I don’t enjoy work generally. Not because I’m lazy; it’s just all so stressful and worrying. — Rowan Atkinson

I am very busy, life is very busy, and I was, I think, a somewhat lazy friend. I love them, I know they love me, but I didn’t make much of an effort. — Jane Green

Yeah, I am lazy. There’s no doubt about that. — Usain Bolt

I tend to leave the house without makeup all the time. I’m kind of lazy that way. — Rashida Jones

I think of myself as a very lazy author. — Neil Gaiman

There are times when I feel lazy and just want to stay in bed all day, but I know that working out is the best way to get those endorphins going, which will make me feel better emotionally and physically. — Heather Locklear

I didn’t want to settle or become complacent after winning a major, I wanted to stay hungry. It’s easy to do. It’s easy to win a big tournament and kind of get a little lazy, so it’s been a good motivator for me to work a little harder. — Webb Simpson

As my mom says, I was a little bit of a slacker in high school. I really was just kind of unmotivated, a little bit lazy, so my grades weren’t that good. — Savannah Guthrie

I have sporadic OCD cleaning moments around the house. But then I get lazy and I’m cured. It’s a very inconsistent personality trait. — Chris Hemsworth

The one thing that I appear to have been given, bearing in mind that I am capable of being very, very scatty and extremely lazy, is the ability to concentrate on something I choose to give my time to. — Daniel Day-Lewis

Men stop trying after a while and get lazy. — Leah Remini

I can’t do fiction unless I visualize what’s going on. When I began to write science fiction, one of the things I found lacking in it was visual specificity. It seemed there was a lot of lazy imagining, a lot of shorthand. — William Gibson

I’m a bit of a coward, and lazy, oddly enough. — Stephen Fry

God, I’m such a lazy writer – I can’t even think up new names. — Dennis Potter

I tend to be a lazy actress, unless I’m pushed. — Asia Argento

Working hard is great, being lazy sometimes is great, but failed potential is the worst. — Campbell Scott

Our bodies must always be wherever that struggle and the moment we forget that, the moment we become lazy, the moment we sit back, then then the evil ones do their ordained tasks to us. — William Kunstler

A journalist also needs to be disciplined, and so do I. I am, essentially, lazy. Without discipline I’d be just a mass of gummy bears on the sofa instead of on book tour with my eighth novel. — Louise Penny

I can be very difficult if people are not professional, or lazy – or the opposite, which is take themselves too seriously. — Felicity Kendal

Let us be lazy in everything, except in loving and drinking, except in being lazy. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

The paintings may communicate even better because people are lazy and they can look at a painting with less effort than they can read a poem. — Lawrence Ferlinghetti

I think that we give the impression, to carry on your metaphor, that we go a little faster than we actually do. I’m fairly lazy so I’m always interested in slowing down. — Ashley Judd

There’re so many things I want to do, like become more media savvy. I am too lazy. But I’m making an effort. — Ajay Devgan

I like to work. I don’t like to have lulls. I feel like it makes me lazy and uncreative, and that’s when your ideas become stagnant. — Sasha Grey

I live in Selfridges because it has everything under one roof. Liberty’s is great for the same reason – I’m so lazy, I hate walking from shop to shop. Powder in Crouch End always has great designer labels in, so when I walk past I have to put my blinkers on because every time I nip in I come out with too much stuff; it’s dangerous. — Sheridan Smith

Great things come out of being hungry and cold. Once you’re pampered, you get lazy. — Rob Zombie

To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy. A lot of comic books are very literate – unlike most films. — Alan Moore

I’m trying to work only with established, respected directors. I took a lot of bad scripts and worked for a lot of lazy directors, and it was discouraging to go to the screenings and see that the director had added nothing, the editor had added nothing, there was nothing to see. — Michael Caine

I just would never go audition, and yet I was in very visible places where people would come looking for actors. I say I’m lazy, though I’m sure if I were in therapy for a lot of years, it would turn out to be a lot more than laziness. After awhile, it was, like, too embarrassing for me not to go on auditions. I had to be humiliated into it. — Ellen Barkin

Fanatic is often the name given to people of action by people who are lazy. — Bryant H. McGill

Untested assumptions and lazy habits of thought can be shown up, once put in a spotlight of a different hue. — Julian Baggini

When you drop your guard in films, the acting process compensates. You get lazy and you start acting. — Ben Kingsley

I don’t like Bush. I don’t trust him. I don’t like his record. He’s stupid. He’s lazy. — Cher

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