The Mas­ter said: Hard is it to deal with who will stuff hims­elf with food the who­le day, without app­ly­ing his mind to anything good! Are the­re not games­ters and chess play­ers? To be one of the­se would still be bet­ter than doing not­hing at all.

Kong Fu Zi (551 v. Chr. – 479 v. Chr.) in den Früh­lings- und Herbst­an­na­len (via Chi­ne­se Text Pro­ject)