Idle (idling) is a term which generally refers to a lack of motion and/or energy.

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Famous quotes containing the word idle:

    These great and beautiful ships, imperceptibly rocking like waddling ducks on tranquil waters, these robust ships, with their idle and nostalgic air, aren’t they telling us in a silent tongue: When are we leaving for happiness?
    Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)

    As peace is the end of war, so to be idle is the ultimate purpose of the busy.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)

    It is the ignorant and childish part of mankind that is the fighting part. Idle and vacant minds want excitement, as all boys kill cats.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)