The greater the artist, the greater the doubt; perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.
It is from books that wise men derive consolation in the troubles of life.
I am a most noteworthy sinner, but I have cried out to the Lord for grace and mercy, and they have covered me completely. I have found the sweetest consolation since I made it my whole purpose to enjoy His marvellous Presence.
It is a great consolation for me to remember that the Lord, to whom I had drawn near in humble and child-like faith, has suffered and died for me, and that He will look on me in love and compassion.
Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness.
There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before.
There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.
There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.
I have the consolation of having added nothing to my private fortune during my public service, and of retiring with hands clean as they are empty.
Every man, either to his terror or consolation, has some sense of religion.
When the soul drifts uncertainly between life and the dream, between the mind's disorder and the return to cool reflection, it is in religious thought that we should seek consolation.
When you're in the muck, you can only see muck. If you somehow manage to float above it, you still see the muck, but you see it from a different perspective. And you see other things, too. That's the consolation of philosophy.
If you're willing to fail interestingly, you tend to succeed interestingly.
Art and music shine a light of meaning on ordinary life, and through them we are able to confront the things that trouble us and to find consolation and peace in their presence.
Quiet and sincere sympathy is often the most welcome and efficient consolation to the afflicted. Said a wise man to one in deep sorrow, I did not come to comfort you; God only can do that; but I did come to say how deeply and tenderly I feel for you in your affliction.
I picked up the writing on the very day he died. It was the only consolation I could find.
What most of all hinders heavenly consolation is that you are too slow in turning yourself to prayer.
It is one of the consolations of philosophy that the benefit of showing how to dispense with a concept does not hinge on dispensing with it.
The universe doesn't owe us condolence or consolation; it doesn't owe us a nice warm feeling inside.
A love of nature is a consolation against failure.
The greatest consolation in life is to say what one thinks.
It is a consolation to the wretched to have companions in misery.
Maybe it's our sins that give God consolation when he finally has to give us cancer.
The defects of great men are the consolation of the dunces.
For grief is crowned with consolation.
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