Quotes about Rest

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Thou has made us for thyself and restless is our heart until it comes to rest in Thee.

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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.
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[Y]ou were too alert to the figurative possibilities of words not to see the phrase [angle of repose] as descriptive of human as well as detrital rest. As you said, it was too good for mere dirt; you tried to apply it to your own wandering and uneasy life ... I wonder if you ever reached it.

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I couldn't decide whether to take a nap or not, so I did what I always do when thinking over a decision—I slept on it.


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Groping blindly in the darkness, he sank between the white mounds of cool feathers and slept as he fell, across the bed or with his head downward, pushing deep into the softness of the pillows, as if in sleep he wanted to drill through, to explore completely, that powerful massif of feather bedding rising out of the night.
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Being busy is a distraction and I am sure that doing nothing, resting and sleeping are all good cures for modern life. I am not suggesting we all do nothing but sleep, however, sometimes stopping long enough to 'be' can be very powerful.

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When the world careens out of control, we can rest in the fact that God spun this world with a simple word. Matter from emptiness. Beauty from void. Community from chaos.

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Just rest and soon enough, you'll be home." I assured her as she slowly closed her eyes and the smile on her face faded.
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There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.
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It is vain to think that any weariness, however caused, any burden, however slight, may be got rid of otherwise than by bowing the neck to the yoke of the Father's will. There can be no other rest for heart and soul than He has created. From every burden, from every anxiety, from all dread of shame or loss, even loss of love itself, that yoke will set us free.

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If you rest your chin on your hand when you think, it will help you keep your mouth shut.

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In bed, I could climb in, if you ever rest. Then I could mount you like Everest. 


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God never asked us to meet life's pressures and demands on our own terms or by relying upon our own strength. Nor did He demands that we win His favor by assembling an impressive portfolio of good deeds. Instead, He invites us to enter His rest.

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From a life of pain, I finally found rest
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Thy best of rest is sleep,
And that thou oft provok'st; yet grossly fear'st
Thy death, which is no more.

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The more civilized people are, the more honorable working hard is to them. As a result, the more civilized we get, the less we live.

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For a time I hovered in that peaceful dreamland where nothing at all works properly but everything is okay.

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There are hours for rest, and hours for wakefulness; nights for sobriety and nights for drunkenness—(if only so that possession of the former allows us to discern the latter when we have it; for sad as it is, no human body can be happily drunk all the time).

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I'm a peasant
I'm the muzhik
A pest you're destined to play the music
And yes it's pleasant to say it's beauty I'm
Indebted to rest respecting it truly

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Men seek rest in a struggle against difficulties; and when they have conquered these, rest becomes insufferable.