„Doing less meaningless work, so that you can focus on things of greater personal importance, is NOT laziness. This is hard for most people to accept, because our culture [American] tends to reward personal sacrifice instead of personal productivity.“

—  Timothy Ferriss, buch The 4-Hour Workweek

The 4-Hour Workweek (2007)

Übernommen aus Wikiquote. Letzte Aktualisierung 29. Juni 2021. Geschichte
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US-amerikanischer Autor und Unternehmer 1977

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„Choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.“

—  Bill Gates American business magnate and philanthropist 1955

Sometimes quoted with "difficult" instead of "hard".
A similar thought was expressed by automobile executive Clarence Bleicher in 1947 (before Bill Gates was born): "if you get a tough job, one that is hard, and you haven’t got a way to make it easy, put a lazy man on it, and after 10 days he will have an easy way to do it".
Misattributed
Quelle: http://quoteinvestigator.com/2014/02/26/lazy-job/

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„The most important opportunity offered by increased exposure is the chance to focus with greater faith and intensity upon the hard work of writing.“

—  David Chariandy Canadian writer 1969

On his increased exposure as a writer in “Interviews: David Chariandy” https://bookpage.com/interviews/22971-david-chariandy-fiction#.XfgMUulKjcs in BookPage (2018 Aug 1)

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„I am a lazy person, which is why I like open source, for other people to do work for me.“

—  Linus Torvalds Finnish-American software engineer and hacker 1969

Torvalds, Linus, 2015-01-15, <nowiki>Linus Torvalds on why he isn’t nice: &quot;I don’t care about you&quot;</nowiki>, 2015-01-20 http://arstechnica.com/business/2015/01/linus-torvalds-on-why-he-isnt-nice-i-dont-care-about-you/,
2010s, 2015

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„An American writer's intellectual energy ought to focus on American interests, first. Personal probity demands it! Otherwise, the columnist is a fifth column.“

—  Ilana Mercer South African writer

“American Rabbis For Israel First, http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2014/08/american-rabbis-for-israel-first.html Economic Policy Journal, August 8, 2014.
2010s, 2014

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