Popular Quotes and Sayings about Relaxation

Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to get leisure. ~Benjamin Franklin

Wish not so much to live long as to live well. ~Benjamin Franklin

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak. ~Epictetus

Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

Working in the me a profound feeling of inner peace. ~Ruth Stout

Sorrow was like the wind. It came in gusts. ~Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away. ~Phyllis Mcginley

This art of resting the mind and the power of dismissing from it all care and worry is probably one of the secrets of energy in our great men. ~Captain J. A. Hadfield

Never lose sight of this important truth, that no one can be truly great until he has gained a knowledge of himself, a knowledge which can only be acquired by occasional retirement. ~Johann Georg von Zimmermann

There is one piece of advice, in a life of study, which I think no one will object to; and that is, every now and then to be completely idle - to do nothing at all. ~Sydney Smith

Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop. ~Ovid

You have to allow a certain amount of time in which you are doing nothing in order to have things occur to you, to let your mind think. ~Mortimer Adler

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

You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet, still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet. ~Franz Kafka

In what concerns you much, do not think that you have companions: know that you are alone in the world. ~Henry David Thoreau