Women lay in bed while participating in an event marking the World Day of Laziness in Itagui, Colombia, Aug. 14, 2016. Reuters/Fredy Builes

Aug. 10 is celebrated as National Lazy Day, which is marked to bring into focus people who spend a lot of time becoming couch potatoes.

People celebrate the day in many ways, with some choosing to stay in bed the whole day and some avoiding any kind of work on the day.

Here are some quotes about being lazy, courtesy Brainy Quotes.

1. "Lazy people are always anxious to be doing something." — Luc de Clapiers

2. "Lazy people tend not to take chances, but express themselves by tearing down other's work." — Ann Rule

3. "Great things come out of being hungry and cold. Once you're pampered, you get lazy." — Rob Zombie

4. "Blame is just a lazy person's way of making sense of chaos." — Douglas Coupland

5. "I do believe sometimes discipline is very important. I'm not just lying around like a lazy cow all the time." — Bjork

6. "A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out, will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts and to second-rate friends." — Cyril Connolly

7. "It's easy to get jaded. It's easy to get lazy. It's easy to get too self-centric, like, 'Why me? What about my needs?' It has nothing to do with that. But you see, you are the thing you are selling whether you are a director or an actor in this business. It's very tough. The town doesn't realize that its greatest resource is its people." — Bill Paxton

8. "Cinema seats make people lazy. They expect to be given all the information. But for me, question marks are the punctuation of life." — Abbas Kiarostami

9. "Being lazy does not mean that you do not create. In fact, lying around doing nothing is an important, nay crucial, part of the creative process. It is meaningless bustle that actually gets in the way of productivity. All we are really saying is, give peace a chance." — Tom Hodgkinson

10. "A lazy man works twice as hard. My mother told that to me, and now I say it to my kids. If you're writing an essay, keep it in the lines and in the margins so you don't have to do it over." — Gary Oldman

11. "It's very easy to fool yourself that you're working, you know, when you're really not working very hard. I mean, I'm very lazy. So for me, I would always have an excuse, you know, to go - quit early, go to a museum, you know. So I do everything I can to make myself remember this is a job. I keep a schedule." — Robert Caro

12. "Computers allow us to squeeze the most out of everything, whether it's Google looking up things, so I guess that tends to make us a little lazy about reading books and doing things the hard way to understand how those things work." — Buzz Aldrin

13. "The one thing that I appear to have been given, bearing in mind that I am capable of being very, very scatty and extremely lazy, is the ability to concentrate on something I choose to give my time to." — Daniel Day-Lewis