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We all need time to sit and rest, a place to relax and take a breath. (Michael Albrechtsen)

Men seek out retreats for themselves in the country, by the seaside, on the mountains... But all this is unphilosophical to the last degree... when thou canst at a moment's notice retire into thyself. (Marcus Aurelius)

Just relax, meditate or listen to music, sort of like a warrior before going into battle. Win the battle before you get there and then attack the canvas. (Moncy Barbour)

Who among us hasn't envied a cat's ability to ignore the cares of daily life and to relax completely? (Karen Brademeyer)

Try to relax and enjoy the crisis. (Ashleigh Brilliant)

Anytime you exhaust yourself trying to relax, that's active leisure. (Po Bronson)

The hardest thing about being James Brown is I have to live. I don't have no down time. (James Brown)

Loosen up. Relax. Except for rare life-and-death matters, nothing is as important as it first seems. (H. Jackson Brown, Jr.)

Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you're supposed to. (Susan Cain)

During [these] periods of relaxation after concentrated intellectual activity, the intuitive mind seems to take over and can produce the sudden clarifying insights which give so much joy and delight. (Fritjof Capra)

Absence of occupation is not rest; / A mind quite vacant is a mind distress'd. (William Cowper)

Take charge of your schedule. Make time for reflection and relaxation. (Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi)

The last time I checked, it was still legal to take long, deep breaths. (Jeff Davidson)

I always try to have something that keeps my mind relaxed, keeps my mind a little bit off [the game]. (Novak Djokovic)

A very merry, dancing, drinking, / Laughing, quaffing, and unthinking time. (John Dryden)

What did Napolean do for relaxation? He read a book. What did Lincoln do for relaxation? He read a book. What does Congress do for relaxation? They book a red. (Jimmy Durante)

Better is a handful of rest than a double handful of hard work and striving after the wind. (Ecclesiastes)

Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labour by taking up another. (Anatole France)

Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth and the soul requires inward restfulness to attain its full height. (Mahatma Gandhi)

After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not so much to be resting yourself, as to see all the other fellows busy working. (Kenneth Grahame)

When I'm not working I just like to be comfortable: I love black, nothing tight, no heels, no make-up - it's nice to be able to breathe! (Eva Green)

I had a month off, sort of, this summer. I had this great idea of just lying by the pool doing nothing, like any other girl. But, for one thing, I can't stop thinking, and for another, I was in Lebanon. This year's bombing raids started the day after I arrived. (Zaha Hadid)

I've realized, you know, having turned 40, that rest is just as important as work. In fact, it's equally as important. (Glen Hansard)

If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it. (Herodotus)

I'm going to just sit down for a couple of weeks and do nothing but read who-dunnits and Art books. I feel my work is getting a bit dull and mechanical and this proposed resting should work up some enthusiasm in me. (E. J. Hughes)

Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability. (Sam Keen)

I'm sort of the comic relief after a hard day at work. My message is that it's OK to relax. (Larry King)

True relaxation, which would do me the world of good, does not exist for me. (Gustav Klimt)

Prostration is our natural position. A worm-like movement from a spot of sunlight to a spot of shade, and back, is the type of movement that is natural to men. (Wyndham Lewis)

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. (John Lubbock)

We wanted to develop a test to examine why certain individuals fear relaxation events or sensations associated with taking a time-out just to relax. (Christina Luberto)

Fear of relaxation would explain why people who sincerely try relaxation therapies... do not experience any improvement in their anxiety... Some people rarely take vacation or, if they do, it is a short one accompanied by a blackberry. (Debbie Mandel)

Rest when you're weary. Refresh and renew yourself, your body, your mind, your spirit. Then get back to work. (Ralph Marston)

What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity, devoid of troubling or depressing subject-matter, an art which might be for every mental worker, be he businessman or writer, like an appeasing influence, like a mental soother, something like a good armchair in which to rest from physical fatigue. (Henri Matisse)

Often when one works at a hard question, nothing good is accomplished at the first attack. Then one takes a rest, longer or shorter, and sits down anew to the work. During the first half-hour, as before, nothing is found, and then all of a sudden the decisive idea presents itself to the mind. (Rollo May)

I've been working so hard that I'm exhausted... I feel I won't be able to do without a few weeks' rest, so I'm going off to see the sea. (Claude Monet)

The painterly painter is in the highest state of tension, and the relaxation of this tension signals the finish of the picture. (Charles Movalli)

Eating is one of the great beauties in life. One of my favorite recreations... eating with friends, the service, the ambience. (LeRoy Neiman)

There is no better soporific and sedative than scepticism. (Friedrich Nietzsche)

There was a long weathered carpenter's bench under the tall tree in front of the little old house that Lawrence had lived in there. I often lay on that bench looking up into the tree... past the trunk and up into the branches. It was particularly fine at night with the stars above the tree. (Georgia O'Keeffe)

Don't seek, don't search, don't ask, don't knock, don't demand - relax. If you relax, it comes. If you relax, it is there. If you relax, you start vibrating with it. (Osho)

Take rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop. (Ovid)

A holiday is when you celebrate something that's all finished up... (Abraham Polonsky)

The desire of leisure is much more natural than of business and care. (Sir William Temple)

-speech, March 30, 1901...
Diligence is a good thing, but taking things easy is much more - restful. (Mark Twain)

The best cure for an off day is a day off. (Frank Tyger)

Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer. Go some distance away because then the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance and a lack of harmony and proportion is more readily seen. (Leonardo da Vinci)

Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness. (William Wordsworth)

If the quickness of the mind and the fluency of the tongue are too punctilious and sharp, moderate them in your activity and rest. (Xun Zi)


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