Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth; and thy want as an armed man.
The one who is lazy becomes poor, but the one who works diligently becomes wealthy.
The appetite of the sluggard craves but gets nothing, but the desire of the diligent will be abundantly satisfied.
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to relax,
The sluggard plunges his hand in the dish, and he will not even bring it back to his mouth!
What the sluggard desires will kill him, for his hands refuse to work.