The one who stays on the job has food on the table; the witless chase whims and fancies. Proverbs 12:11 (TM)
I have known many people who chase "whims and fancies". There’s the gal who spends money and energy moving from one fad diet after another believing that "this is it". There’s the guy who will invest in one "get rich quick" scheme after another believing the infomercial promises of vast wealth in no time with no work involved. Or, there’s the guy who spends more time at work scheming how to sue his employer from millions than actually doing the job for which he’s getting paid.
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