Repose Quotes

Quotes tagged as "repose" (showing 1-15 of 15)
Mikhail Lermontov
“He in his madness prays for storms, and dreams that storms will bring him peace”
Mikhail Lermontov

John Lubbock
“The whole value of solitude depends upon oneself; it may be a sanctuary or a prison, a haven of repose or a place of punishment, a heaven or a hell, as we ourselves make it.”
John Lubbock, Peace and Happiness

Hermann Hesse
“Thus Gotama [Buddha] walked toward the town to gather alms, and the two samanas recognized him solely by the perfection of his repose, by the calmness of his figure, in which there was no trace of seeking, desiring, imitating, or striving, only light and peace”
Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“God offers to every mind a choice between repose and truth. take which you please--you can never have both. [Essay on Intellect]”
Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

“some of the happiest moments of my life have occurred just before I fall asleep or wake up, when I linger in that twilight world between consciousness and unconsciousness, in a state of somnolent repose but also savoring the vital goodness of remaining this close to the vegetative in myself”
Irving Singer, Meaning In Life, Volume 3: The Harmony Of Nature And Spirit

Wilkie Collins
“The mountain-path of Action is no longer a path for me; my future hope pauses with my present happiness in the shadowed valley of Repose.”
Wilkie Collins, Basil

Mehmet Murat ildan
“Find a beautiful place inside the nature and refresh yourself over there; how well you repose will mostly determine how far you can go in this universe!”
Mehmet Murat ildan
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Thomas Paine
“There now remain only a few books, which they call books of the lesser prophets; and as I have already shown that the greater are impostors, it would be cowardice to disturb the repose of the little ones. Let them sleep, then, in the arms of their nurses, the priests, and both be forgotten together.

I have now gone through the Bible, as a man would go through a wood with an axe on his shoulder, and fell trees. Here they lie; and the priests, if they can, may replant them. They may, perhaps, stick them in the ground, but they will never make them grow.”
Thomas Paine, The Age of Reason

Thomas Mann
“He loved the sea for deep-seated reasons: the hardworking artist's need for repose, the desire to take shelter from the demanding diversity of phenomena in the bosom of boundless simplicity, a propensity—proscribed and diametrically opposed to his mission in life and for that very reason seductive—a propensity for the unarticulated, the immoderate, the eternal, for nothingness. To repose in perfection is the desire of all those who strive for excellence, and is not nothingness a form of perfection?”
Thomas Mann, Death in Venice

Thomas Paine
“There now remain only a few books, which they call books of the lesser prophets; and as I have already shown that the greater are impostors, it would be cowardice to disturb the repose of the little ones. Let them sleep, then, in the arms of their nurses, the priests, and both be forgotten together.”
Thomas Paine, The Age of Reason

William Hazlitt
“Repose is necessary to great efforts, and he who is never idle, labours in vain!”
William Hazlitt

Mehmet Murat ildan
“Sometimes you have no right to be tired! You have to work till you reach the glory! Sometimes you must refuse to repose; you must reach the target that you wish to reach just like an arrow never stopping here and there!”
Mehmet Murat ildan
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Victor Shamas
“Repose is not a discipline or practice. To experience Repose, you do not need to adhere to any specific philosophy or become proficient in any technique. There is no learning curve and no wrong way to be in Repose.”
Victor Shamas, Repose: The Potent Pause

Victor Shamas
“Repose is the most expansive posture you can assume. When you are in Repose, your body is as open and extended as it can be. If the power of a pose is determined by how large it makes your body feel and appear, then Repose should be viewed as the ultimate high-power pose.”
Victor Shamas, Repose: The Potent Pause