February 12, 2014
Relax and Enjoy
"Eat healthily, sleep well, breathe deeply, move harmoniously."
"Stop a minute, right where you are. Relax your shoulders, shake your head and spine like a dog shaking off cold water. Tell that imperious voice in your head to be still."
"Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep."
Charles Albert Camus
"I made a nap this afternoon. I made it out of two pillows, a bed, a sheet, a blanket, and exhaustion."
"To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment."
"Sleep 'til you're hungry, eat 'til you're sleepy."
“The sensation of energy expands with increasing relaxation.”
"For fast-acting relief, try slowing down."
- Lily Tomlin
"Turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream."
"Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer."
William S. Burroughs
"There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast."
"To sleep, perchance to Dream;..."
"Pray thee, spare, thyself at times: for it becomes a wise man sometimes to relax the high pressure of his attention to work."
"There are twelve hours in the day, and above fifty in the night."
Marie de Rabutin-Chantal
Kinuko Y. Craft
"Even a soul submerged in sleep
is hard at work and helps
make something of the world."
"After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains."
"Work is not always required. There is such a thing as sacred idleness."
“To understand the immeasurable, the mind must be extraordinarily quiet, still.”Â
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."
Mohandas K. Gandhi
"Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn."
"Give your stress wings and let it fly away."
"What hath night to do with sleep?"
Edward Kinsella III
"Although she was giddy with exhaustion, sleep was a lover who refused to be touched..."
"Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night."
Charles A. Fisher
Maria Corte Maidagan
"There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep."
"Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.”Â
"Sleep, those little slices of death â€” how I loathe them."
Edgar Allan Poe
"Sleep is my lover now, my forgetting, my opiate, my oblivion."
"A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation... is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run."
George Matthew Adams
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February 20, 2014 at 1:43 PM
As usual, your posts are fantastic. I especially enjoy the quotes that accompany each illustration.
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