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77 Greatest Quotes About Rest


A change is as good as a rest. Stephen King
Men seek rest in a struggle against difficulties; and when they have conquered these, rest becomes insufferable. Blaise Pascal
Where the Mind is biggest, the Heart, the Senses, Magnanimity, Charity, Tolerance, Kindliness, and the rest of them scarcely have room to breathe. Virginia Woolf
As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest. Nelson Mandela
Not as oneself did one find rest ever, in her experience (she accomplished here something dexterous with her needles) but as a wedge of darkness. Virginia Woolf
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. Oscar Wilde
Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens. Epictetus
I will settle down & teach for the rest of my days. Alice Paul
I always knew I was a star And now, the rest of the world seems to agree with me. Freddie Mercury
I think sometimes the best training is to rest. Cristiano Ronaldo
I am 100 per cent Virgo, stubborn, over-organised, slightly abstracted from the rest of the world. Paulo Coelho
Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us. Leo Tolstoy
I never write from concept. The beat is the beginning, and then I fill in the rest of the song into what it should be. Wiz Khalifa
Bed is my friend. Just bed, he thought. Bed will be a great thing. It is easy when you are beaten, he thought. Ernest Hemingway
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they will. Pythagoras
We rest our case on the production numbers. Mel Brooks
I want to be a jerk like the rest of my friends, and have fun, and not care about the consequences, but I just can't now. Leonardo DiCaprio
The only real elegance is in the mind; if you've got that, the rest really comes from it. Diana Vreeland
I don't focus on what I'm up against. I focus on my goals and I try to ignore the rest. Venus Williams
The earth is supported by the power of truth; it is the power of truth that makes the sun shine and the winds blow; indeed all things rest upon truth. Chanakya
Now you know the rest of the story. Paul Harvey
I cannot rest, I must draw, however poor the result, and when I have a bad time come over me it is a stronger desire than ever. Beatrix Potter
Dynamic activity and deep rest of the mind are complementary to each other. Deepak Chopra
The world is too brutal for me—I am glad there is such a thing as the grave—I am sure I shall never have any rest till I get there. John Keats
There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither. Alan Cohen
A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference. Thomas Jefferson
Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God. George Washington
At rest, however, in the middle of everything is the sun. Nicolaus Copernicus
When I'm tired, I rest. I say, 'I can't be a superwoman today.'. Jada Pinkett Smith
The voice of the intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest until it has gained a hearing. Sigmund Freud
Take rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop. Ovid
Most of the time I don't have much fun. The rest of the time I don't have any fun at all. Woody Allen
Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all. The conscientious historian will correct these defects. Herodotus
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest. Dylan Thomas
I prefer rogues to imbeciles, because they sometimes take a rest. Alexandre Dumas
If one synchronised swimmer drowns, do all the rest have to drown too? Steven Wright
When sleep puts an end to delirium, it is a good symptom. Hippocrates
All lies and jests, still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest. Paul Simon
Ninety-nine percent of the people in the world are fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion. Thornton Wilder
Anybody can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy surely takes the rest of the week. Alice Walker
I want to rest. I want to breathe quietly again. Tennessee Williams
Some choices we live not only once but a thousand times over, remembering them for the rest of our lives. Richard Bach
History is mostly guessing; the rest is prejudice. Will Durant
I'm William Wallace, and the rest of you will be spared. Go back to England and tell them... Scotland is free! William Wallace
A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus. Thomas Carlyle
I don't believe we have a professional self Monday through Friday and a real self the rest of the time. It is all professional, and it is all personal. Sheryl Sandberg
Until I realized that rock music was my connection to the rest of the human race, I felt like I was dying, for some reason, and I didn't know why. Bruce Springsteen
Finance is wholly different from the rest the economy. Alan Greenspan
The artist is the medium between his fantasies and the rest of the world. Federico Fellini
What I really try to do is photograph people at rest, in a state of serenity. Irving Penn
This kind of forgetting does not erase memory, it lays the emotion surrounding the memory to rest. Clarissa Pinkola Estes