According to the Shastras [ancient books of wisdom] the two main enemies of human life are supposed to be ignorance and laziness. Because through ignorance we avoid the good; through ignorance of consequences we accept the evil. Through laziness we are not able to change ourselves.
Taken from the book "HeartSpeak 2004, Vol. 2", Chapter "The Internal Victory", pg. 111, by Revered Chariji
Courtesy: Sahaj Marg Spirituality Foundation