Quotations on Comfort

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I will continue to distribute blankets, sleeping bags, warm clothing and food on a regular basis, in the hope that my modest efforts will give some comfort to those people we are able help.
- Mohamed Al-Fayed
(Keywords: Food, People, Hope, Comfort, Help, Will)

There's a need for accepting responsibility - for a person's life and making choices that are not just ones for immediate short-term comfort. You need to make an investment, and the investment is in health and education.
- Buzz Aldrin
(Keywords: Education, Health, Life, Choices, Comfort, Investment, Responsibility)

In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Life, Comfort, Deeds, Friends, Old, Poverty, Weakness)

I want ordinary people to enjoy a decent standard of living, with ever increasing security, comfort and joy.
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Keywords: People, Comfort, Joy, Living, Security, Want)

When I was growing up, the men in my life were abusive; women were the ones I ran to for comfort.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Life, Men, Women, Comfort, Growing up)

After all, I long to be in America again, nay, if I can go home to return no more to Europe, it seems to me that I shall ever enjoy more peace of mind, and even Physical comfort than I can meet with in any portion of the world beside.
- John James Audubon
(Keywords: Home, Peace, America, Comfort, Europe, Mind, World)

There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.
- Jane Austen
(Keywords: Home, Comfort, Nothing)

I love working with a stylist but I also love having personal relationships with designers. A stylist is great for pulling together an entire outfit, accessories included, and for shaking me out of my comfort zone.
- Elizabeth Banks
(Keywords: Love, Comfort, Relationships, Zone)

The great charm and comfort of the system is, that its affects are palpable within a week of trial, which creates a natural stimulus to persevere for few weeks more, when the fact becomes established beyond question.
- William Banting
(Keywords: Charm, Comfort, Fact, Question)

I know what I have to do and I plan to do it. It's a good time to get it done and get it behind me. It's treatable, so why not treat it now? My family will give me comfort but I have to do this alone.
- Don Baylor
(Keywords: Family, Time, Comfort, Now, Will)

The point here is that physics followed the data where it seemed to lead, even though some thought the model gave aid and comfort to religion.
- Michael Behe
(Keywords: Religion, Thought, Comfort, Physics)

Time makes fools of us all. Our only comfort is that greater shall come after us.
- E. T. Bell
(Keywords: Time, Comfort, Fools)

Truth is meant to save you first, and the comfort comes afterward.
- Georges Bernanos
(Keywords: Truth, Comfort, First)

But you've got to have money for comfort, which obviously doesn't matter as much when you're young, but even so. I always like to bloody eat well and be warm. Have a drink when I want it.
- Jeffrey Bernard
(Keywords: Money, Comfort, Want)

This legislation gives parents some comfort that their children won't fall prey to child predators while using the Internet at schools and libraries that receive federal dollars for Internet services.
- Judy Biggert
(Keywords: Children, Comfort, Internet, Legislation, Libraries, Parents, Schools)

It used to be that a son could look at the father, and pretty much know what life was gonna be like as an adult. There was confidence in that, and comfort in that, and frustration also.
- Clancy Brown
(Keywords: Life, Father, Son, Comfort, Confidence, Frustration, Pretty)

Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.
- Helen Gurley Brown
(Keywords: Happiness, Money, Comfort, Help, Will)

We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort when all we really need to be happy is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Keywords: Success, Comfort, Fame)

The ongoing strife in Iraq, and the billions of dollars that the President is seeking to continue that war, give me little comfort that this Administration has learned from its mistakes in Iraq.
- Robert Byrd
(Keywords: War, Comfort, Iraq, Mistakes, President)

My favorite book of all time is Cold Comfort Farm, by Stella Gibbons.
- Meg Cabot
(Keywords: Time, Comfort, Favorite)

So you have to force yourself out of a comfort zone and really try to figure out what are the key ingredients, the key skill sets, the key perspectives that are necessary, and then figure out a way to attract the very best people to fill those particular roles.
- Steve Case
(Keywords: People, Comfort, Force, Key, Skill, Zone)

The whole story of the comfort women, the system of forced sexual slavery, the medical experiments of Unit 731, is not something that is in the US psyche. That is changing because many books are coming out.
- Iris Chang
(Keywords: Medical, Women, Books, Comfort, Slavery)

Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort.
- Jean Cocteau
(Keywords: Alcohol, Comfort, Drugs, Lies, Man, Moments, Myth)

The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.
- Confucius
(Keywords: Virtue, Comfort, Man)

Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear.
- Cyril Connolly
(Keywords: Love, Fear, Comfort, Greed)

The doctrine of the immortality of the soul has more threat than comfort.
- Mason Cooley
(Keywords: Soul, Comfort, Doctrine, Immortality)

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
- Bill Cosby
(Keywords: Father, American, Being, Chance, Comfort, Fact, Right)

Music is amazing. There's some metaphysical comfort where it allows you to be isolated and alone while telling you that you are not alone... truly, the only cure for sadness is to share it with someone else.
- Wayne Coyne
(Keywords: Music, Comfort, Cure, Sadness)

Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort.
- Humphry Davy
(Keywords: Life, Heart, Comfort, Kindness, Smiles)

We are all encouraged that Bush appears, really for the first time in his experience on the stage of presidential politics, relaxed. His comfort is our comfort.
- John Dean
(Keywords: Experience, Time, Politics, Comfort, First)

Alcohol doesn't console, it doesn't fill up anyone's psychological gaps, all it replaces is the lack of God. It doesn't comfort man. On the contrary, it encourages him in his folly, it transports him to the supreme regions where he is master of his own destiny.
- Marguerite Duras
(Keywords: God, Alcohol, Comfort, Destiny, Folly, Man)

It is too great comfort which turns a man against himself. Life is most readily renounced at the time and among the classes where it is least harsh.
- Emile Durkheim
(Keywords: Life, Time, Comfort, Man)

Shows can come and go. They can be a hit and then in three years, gone. There's some comfort in having the stability of a job and having children. It's a double-edged sword.
- Calista Flockhart
(Keywords: Children, Comfort, Job, Stability, Years)

As I travel across the country speaking about MS, perhaps I can offer others comfort and hope.
- Annette Funicello
(Keywords: Travel, Hope, Comfort, Country)

In all life one should comfort the afflicted, but verily, also, one should afflict the comfortable, and especially when they are comfortably, contentedly, even happily wrong.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Keywords: Life, Comfort, Wrong)

Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.
- Billy Graham
(Keywords: Adversity, Comfort, Prosperity, World)

If you look closely enough, amid the merciless and the bitter, there is always the chance that you may find comfort and the promise of something good.
- Bob Greene
(Keywords: Chance, Comfort, May, Promise)

Look whether it be indifferently, as well for sins secret as open, what you find to be your best cordials to comfort you, whether God's Word, or natural means.
- Thomas Hooker
(Keywords: God, Comfort, Open, Word)

I've always had the perspective that roles come into my life when I need them most and sort of teach me lessons. The same can be true of films, films are released into society to aid in a lesson, inspire people, comfort people.
- Bryce Dallas Howard
(Keywords: Life, Society, People, Comfort, Perspective)

When one is too old for love, one finds great comfort in good dinners.
- Zora Neale Hurston
(Keywords: Love, Comfort, Old)

There is certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position, and be bruised in a new place.
- Washington Irving
(Keywords: Change, Comfort, Traveling)

There was a lot of Southern Baptist preachers and some yelling ones but mostly we had a pastor who didn't scream and I found a lot of comfort and joy and peace as a child hearing the Bible.
- Victoria Jackson
(Keywords: Peace, Bible, Comfort, Hearing, Joy)

That was a time when I did love music, I couldn't get enough of what was going on. Maybe it was Nirvana that brought me back. I guess it was a comfort because something that sounded so right - and non-commercial - had become so influential, so immediately.
- Marc Jacobs
(Keywords: Love, Time, Music, Comfort, Right)

Most architects say: I want to use this type of glass, even if it's too reflective or doesn't let enough light in. However, the use of a certain type of glass might change the comfort level.
- Helmut Jahn
(Keywords: Change, Comfort, Light, Want)

There is a comfort zone of knowing where things are going and having characters in place, but the action gets more and more dramatic and is very challenging to describe.
- Jerry B. Jenkins
(Keywords: Action, Comfort, Zone)

Among all his creatures in heaven or earth, God hath not made any like unto the sun in the firmament, the beams whereof are beautiful and pleasant, and do give comfort in all places to all things.
- John Jewel
(Keywords: God, Comfort, Earth, Heaven, Sun)

Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would, without this comfort, be insupportable.
- William Samuel Johnson
(Keywords: Hope, Comfort, Poverty, Sickness)

But, I think that the reason I responded to this book, sort of paradoxically, is that it starts out like The Big Chill, sort of. Four friends, who are not quite happy with their life, and every year they get together for a week and look for some comfort from each other.
- Lawrence Kasdan
(Keywords: Life, Comfort, Friends, Reason)

I have deep feelings for the welfare and comfort of others.
- DeForest Kelley
(Keywords: Feelings, Comfort, Deep, Welfare)

Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
- John F. Kennedy
(Keywords: Thought, Comfort, Opinion)



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