“Sometimes, the best way to help someone is just to be near them.”
― Veronica Roth, Divergent
“If you are alone you belong entirely to yourself. If you are accompanied by even one companion you belong only half to yourself or even less in proportion to the thoughtlessness of his conduct and if you have more than one companion you will fall more deeply into the same plight.”
― Leonardo da Vinci
“I did not know how to reach him, how to catch up with him... The land of tears is so mysterious.”
― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince
“But Piglet is so small that he slips into a pocket, where it is very comfortable to feel him when you are not quite sure whether twice seven is twelve or twenty-two.”
― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
“Do not give way to useless alarm; though it is right to be prepared for the worst, there is no occasion to look on it as certain.”
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
“There's no way for them to take away my sadness, but they can make sure I am not empty of all the other feelings.”
― David Levithan, Love Is the Higher Law
“You can travel the world and never leave your chair when you read a book.”
― Sherry K. Plummer
“Because being comfortable meant she might lower her guard, and she could not let that happen.”
― Nicholas Sparks, Safe Haven
“Nothing goes so well with a hot fire and buttered crumpets as a wet day without and a good dose of comfortable horrors within. The heavier the lashing of the rain and the ghastlier the details, the better the flavour seems to be.”
― Dorothy L. Sayers, Strong Poison
If you knew who walks beside you on this path that you have chosen, fear would be impossible. ― A Course in Miracles
“But there is greater comfort in the substance of silence than in the answer to a question.”
― Thomas Merton
“Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.”
― Swami Vivekananda
“Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.”
― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth - and truth rewarded me.
― Simone de Beauvoir
The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house a guest, and then becomes a host, and then a master.
― Khalil Gibran
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
― Earl Nightingale
Fortify yourself with a flock of friends! There is always at least one who will understand, inspire, and give you the lift you may need at the time. ― George M. Adams Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You can’t get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you are doing. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover will be yourself. ― Alan Alda Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are traveling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to live, make haste to be kind. ― Henri-Frederic Amiel The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. ― Maya Angelou There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort. ― Jane Austen Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you; not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. ― John 14:27 Can I see another’s woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another’s grief, and not seek for kind relief? ― William Blake We recognize a soul mate by the supreme level of comfort and security we feel with that person. That doesn't mean that there aren't issues that remain to be ironed out. Rather, it means we know intuitively that we can resolve issues with our soul mate without losing his or her love and respect. ― Linda Brady Every human being must find his own way to cope with severe loss. The only job of a true friend is to facilitate whatever method he chooses.
― Caleb Carr
The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started. ― Norman Cousins Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable. ― Cesar Cruz Better than a thousand useless words is one single word that gives peace. ― The Dhammapada Where thou art - that - is home. ― Emily Dickenson We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life. All that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about. ― Albert Einstein Remember sadness is always temporary. This, too, shall pass. ― Chuck T. Falcon Sadness flies away on the wings of time. ― Jean De La Fontaine It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow. ― Robert H. Goddard Don’t be afraid to expand yourself, to step out of your comfort zone. That’s where the joy and the adventure lie.
― Herbie Hancock
The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. ― Elizabeth Hardwick My father always used to say that when you die, if you’ve got five real friends, then you’ve had a great life. ― Lee Iacocca Listening is an attitude of the heart, a genuine desire to be with another which both attracts and heals. ― J. Isham The only end of writing is to enable the reader better to enjoy life, or better to endure it. ― Samuel Johnson I tried to drown my sorrow, but the bastards learned how to swim, and now I am overwhelmed by this decent and good feeling. ― Frida Kahlo We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope. ― Martin Luther King, Jr. We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about. ― Charles Kingsley When we lose one blessing, another is often, most unexpectedly, given in its place. ― C. S. Lewis If we’re growing, we’re always going to be our of our comfort zone. ― John C. Maxwell Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it’s a small price to pay for living a dream.
― Peter McWilliams
Pour away despair and rinse the cup. Eat happiness like bread. ― Edna St. Vincent Millay A house is a home when it shelters the body and comforts the soul. ― Phillip Moffitt The quickest way for a parent to get a child's attention is to sit down and look comfortable. ― Lane Olinghouse Change always comes bearing gifts. ― Price Pritchett No star is ever lost we once have seen. We always may be what we might have been. ― Adelaide Anne Proctor Do not assume that she who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. Her life may also have much sadness and difficulty that remains far beyond yours. Were it otherwise, she would never have been able to find these words.
― Rainer Maria Rilke
Those whom we loved never really leave us. They live on forever in our hearts, and cast their radiant light onto our every shadow. ― Sylvana Rossetti Hope is medicine for a soul that's sick and tired.
― Eric Swensson
The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up. ― Mark Twain There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face. ― Ben Williams At every crisis in one's life, it is absolute salvation to have some sympathetic friend to whom you can think aloud without restraint or misgiving.
― Woodrow Wilson
Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower; We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind; In the primal sympathy which having been must ever be; In the soothing thoughts that spring out of human suffering; In the faith that looks through death, in years that bring the philosophic mind. ― William Wordsworth
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