Quotes of Soothing

“ I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed. ”

- Jerome K. Jerome

“ I need something to do when I'm not working, or I crawl up the walls. So I've just taken up kung fu. I was looking for some kind of calming, relaxing activity. I tried yoga, but it wasn't really me. ”

- Ian Hart

“ There is no feeling more comforting and consoling than knowing you are right next to the one you love. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Love's best habit is a soothing tongue. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ We are able to find everything in our memory, which is like a dispensary or chemical laboratory in which chance steers our hand sometimes to a soothing drug and sometimes to a dangerous poison. ”

- Marcel Proust

“ So they speak soothingly about progress and the greatest possible happiness, forgetting that happiness the happiest individual would be, I think, an American cow. ”

- William Lyon Phelps

“ Nothing is so soothing to our self esteem as to find our bad traits in our forebears. It seems to absolve us. ”

- Van Wyck Brooks

“ I might repeat to myself slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound - if I can remember any of the damn things. ”

- Dorothy Parker

“ Catholicism is not a soothing religion. It's a painful religion. We're all gluttons for punishment. ”

- Madonna

“ A request not to worry is perhaps the least soothing message capable of human utterance. ”

- Mignon G. Eberhart

“ Put duties aside at least an hour before bed and perform soothing, quiet activities that will help you relax. ”

- Dianne Hales

“ What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter - a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue. ”

- Henri Matisse

“ The angel of the Family is Woman. Mother, wife, or sister, Woman is the caress of life, the soothing sweetness of affection shed over its toils, a reflection for the individual of the loving providence which watches over Humanity. In her there is treasure enough of consoling tenderness to allay every pain… ”

- Giuseppe Mazzini

“ God is the immemorial refuge of the incompetent, the helpless, the miserable. They find not only sanctuary in His arms, but also a kind of superiority, soothing to their macerated egos: He will set them above their betters. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ Confronted by an absolutely infuriating review, it is sometimes helpful for the victim to do a little personal research on the critic. Is there any truth to the rumor that he had no formal education beyond the age of eleven? In any event, is he able to construct a simple English sentence? Do his participles dangle? When moved to lyricism, does he write "I had a fun time"? Was he ever arrested for burglary? I don't know that you will prove anything this way, but it is perfectly harmless and quite soothing. ”

- Jean Kerr
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