There should be hours for necessities, not for delights; times to repair our nature with comforting repose, and not for us to waste these times.
Simplicity and Repose are qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.
There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.
The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows.
A black star appears, a point of darkness in the night sky's clarity. Point of darkness and gateway to repose. Reach out, pierce the fine fabric of the sheltering sky, take repose.
Like water, we are truest to our nature in repose.
Repose demands for its expression the implied capability of its opposite,--energy.
The home to everyone is to him his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence, as for his repose.
Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor's nose.
Five or six hundred heads cut off would have assured your repose, freedom and happiness.
We combat obstacles in order to get repose, and when got, the repose is insupportable.
Travelers repose and dream among my leaves.
Certainty is the mother of quiet and repose, and uncertainty the cause of variance and contentions
The repose of nations cannot be secure without arms, armies cannot be maintained without pay, nor can the pay be produced without taxes
Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees it close; Something attempted, something done, has earned a night's repose.
Each morning sees some task begin, each evening sees it close.
The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest.
A writer is an organism that will go on writing even after its heart has been cut out.
Home is a notion that only nations of the homeless fully appreciate and only the uprooted comprehend.
If coincidences are just coincidences, why do they feel so contrived?
Faith can reclaim deserts as well as move mountains.
I am not a historian. I happen to think that the content of my mother's life - her myths, her superstitions, her prayers, the contents of her pantry, the smell of her kitchen, the song that escaped from her sometimes parched lips, her thoughtful repose and pregnant laughter - are all worthy of art.
How beautiful you are! You are more beautiful in anger than in repose. I don't ask you for your love; give me yourself and your hatred; give me yourself and that pretty rage; give me yourself and that enchanting scorn; it will be enough for me.
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