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proverb

  1. Too much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.
  2. Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.

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Google previewOxford Dictionary of Proverbs (2015)

by Jennifer Speake

All WORK and no play makes Jack a dull boy A warning that devoting one's life entirely to work, without time off for relaxation and amusement, makes a person very boring. Often abbreviated to All work and no play. D 1659 J. HoweLL Proverbs ...

Google previewDictionary of European Proverbs (2012)

by Emanuel Strauss

all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy Polish: Latvian: 351 English: German: Dutch: Latin: French: Spanish: Italian: Polish: 352 English: German: Latin: 353 English: d) le disgrazie non durano in eterno e) il dente, cessato f ) tutto ...

Google previewLittle Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs (2016)

by Elizabeth Knowles

Leisure See also IDLENESS, WORK Leisure is more than idleness in that it provides essential refreshment: All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. warning against a lifestyle without any form of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English and Romance Languages Equivalent Proverbs

by Teodor Flonta

All WORK and no play makes Jack a dull boy. F. On ne peut toujours travailler sans se délasser. S. El que juega mucho es un loco, y el que no juega nada es un tonto. 3196 E. All WORK is noble. F. Il n'y a pas de sot métier, il n'y a que ...

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Quotations

by Blackie

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. 156 Miscellaneous .

Google previewA Dictionary of American Proverbs (1992)

by Wolfgang Mieder, Stewart A. Kingsbury, Kelsie B. Harder

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Vars.: (a) All work and no play isn't much ...

Google previewDictionary of Proverbs (2017)

by Anup K. Singh

is good publicity • All roads lead to Rome • All that glisters is not gold • All that glitters is not gold • All the world loves a lover • All things come to those who wait • All things must pass • All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy • All you need ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2006)

by Elizabeth Knowles

work all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy proverbial saying, mid 17th century, warning against a lifestyle without any form of relaxation. if ...

Google previewThe New Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations (2003)

by Robert Andrews

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson), in The ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms (1993)

by Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz

jack, Jack all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy see work. before you can say Jack Robinson very quickly: If we all help, we'll get the job done before you can say Jack Robinson. [Origin unknown.] every man jack (in/) everybody: Every ...

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