Lin Yutang: The Importance of Living

Lin Yutang (1895–1976) was a Chinese writer, translator, linguist, inventor and philosopher.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin_Yutang
https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Lin_Yutang

“The Importance of Loafing” is chapter 7 of the book titled “The Importance of Living”. Various versions can be downloaded from here:
https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.46403/page/n3

An illustrated pdf version of this chapter is available here:
lin-yutang-loafing-illustrated (10Mb)