Saturday, May 16, 2009

Phraselet No. 53

I pity you for over-work, but I assure you no-work is worse. The mind preys on itself, the most unwholesome food.

- Charles Lamb, "Letter to Bernard Barton, July 25, 1829"


B. Nagel said...

Brilliant! Where'd you find it?

Loren Eaton said...

Glad you like it. Such an interesting image. It was quoted in The Wall Street Journal a while ago. Lemme see ... and here it is!