Friday, December 25, 2015

15 Rest Quotes For You to Take a Break

If you have no time to rest, it's exactly the right time. - Mark Twain

1. He that can take rest is greater than he that can take cities. -Benjamin Franklin 

2. Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time. -Sir John Lubbock 

3. No rest is worth anything except the rest that is earned. -Jean Paul

 4. Rest is the sweet sauce of labor. -Plutarch 

5. What is without periods of rest will not endure. -Ovid 

6. Sometimes the most urgent and vital thing you can possibly do is take a complete rest. -Ashleigh Brilliant 

7. Rest is a fine medicine. Let your stomachs rest, ye dyspeptics; let your brain rest, you wearied and worried people of business; let your limbs rest, ye children of toil! -Thomas Carlyle 

8. I still need more healthy rest in order to work at my best. My health is the main capital I have and I want to administer it intelligently. -Ernest Hemingway 

9. Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths, or the turning inwards in prayer for five short minutes. -Etty Hillesum 

10. Rest when you're weary. Refresh and renew yourself, your body, your mind, your spirit. Then get back to work. -Ralph Marston 

11. Work is a blessing. God has so arranged the world that work is necessary, and he gives us hands and strength to do it. The enjoyment of leisure would be nothing if we had only leisure. It is the joy of work well done that enables us to enjoy rest, just as it is the experiences of hunger and thirst that make food and drink such pleasures. -Elisabeth Elliot 

12. The most valuable thing we can do for the psyche, occasionally, is to let it rest, wander, live in the changing light of room, not try to be or do anything whatever. -May Sarton 

13. Don't think of rest as giving in. Rather, consider a nap, or even closing your eyes for five minutes, as something you've worked hard for, something you've earned, like the interest in a bank account. Instead of banishing the nap, try to find ways to comfortable fold it into your life. View the nap as you might perceive vitamins and exercise. Remove words like slothful and lazy from your nap vocabulary. Replace them with declarations like "Naps are good for my soul" and "A little rest will make me feel like a million bucks. -Leslie Levine 

14. Activity and rest are two vital aspects of life. To find a balance in them is a skill in itself. Wisdom is knowing when to have rest, when to have activity, and how much of each to have. Finding them in each other-- activity in rest and rest in activity--is the ultimate freedom. -Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 

15. There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither. -Alan Cohen

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