do nothing

References in classic literature ?
No; Master Miles only said, "We must do nothing but what she likes
Now further along the minimalist path, she's here to teach us how to do nothing.
A lot of Americans seemed to be convinced that Donald Trump will be someone who will not do nothing.
He decides he's never going to be the best at anything, and sits down to do nothing.
I was assigned to a spiritual director who instructed me to do nothing for 10 minutes.
For 20 minutes every day, students at a charter school in Detroit sit, close their eyes, and seemingly do nothing.
Or they may claim to believe in something (like the Catholic faith, or the work of the pro-life movement), but they do nothing about it--no evangelization; no activity of any kind to help stop the evil of abortion.
Otherwise, the council has opted to do nothing - which is just fine.
It's no surprise, given this limited menu of options, that the United States has generally chosen to do nothing.
If you are afraid of facing the truth, you'll do nothing.
leaders do nothing again, they are only encouraging the terrorist groups to continue their efforts to kill as many innocent civilians as possible.