Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation

Jeremy Bentham

Chapter 10, Footnote #15
Love of ease

It may seem odd at first sight to speak of the love of ease as giving to action: but exertion is as natural an effect of the love of ease as inaction is, when a smaller degree of exertion promises to exempt a man from a greater.

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IPML Chapter 10 Section 3: Catalogue of motives