We recognize a soul mate by the supreme level of comfort and security we feel with that person. That doesnt mean that there arent issues that remain to be ironed out. Rather, it means we know intuitively that we can resolve issues with our soul mate without losing his or her love and respect.
Agriculture is for living; mind culture is for life. Skills are for shaping material things so that they cater more for the comfort of man; studies are for shaping attitudes, feelings, desires, emotions and impulses of man, so that they may confer more peace, more joy and more fortitude on man.
A promise is a comfort for a fool.
The past is a candle at great distance: too close to let you quit, too far to comfort you.
The missionary heart: Care more than some think is wise. Risk more than some think is safe. Dream more than some think is practical. Expect more than some think is possible. I was called not to comfort or success but to obedience.There is no joy outside of knowing Jesus and serving him.
A silent look of affection and regard when all other eyes are turned coldly away--the consciousness that we possess the sympathy and affection of one being when all others have deserted us--is a hold, a stay, a comfort, in the deepest affliction, which no wealth could purchase, or power bestow.
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business of one's life is to help in some small way to reduce the sum of ignorance, degradation and misery on the face of this beautiful earth.
I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing
Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would, without this comfort, be insupportable.
If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom; and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too.
Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.
There can be no situation in life in which the conversation of my dear sister will not administer some comfort to me.
Advertising is the genie which is transforming America into a place of comfort, luxury and ease for millions.
The true measure of a man is not how he behaves in moments of comfort and convenience but how he stands at times of controversy and challenges.
Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort.
Conscience is that still, small voice that is sometimes too loud for comfort.
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America--not on the battlefields of Vietnam.
Empathy frequently informs our earliest days with our infants as we try to figure out what they need, how to comfort and satisfy them
"Our dead never forget this beautiful world that gave them being. They still love its verdant valleys, its murmuring rivers, its magnificent mountains, sequestered vales and verdant lined lakes and bays, and ever yearn in tender fond affection over the lonely hearted living, and often return from the happy hunting ground to visit, guide, console, and comfort them."
I rejoice as a moralist at the prospect of a reduction of the duties on wine by our national legislature.... Its extended use will carry health and comfort to a much enlarged circle.
The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
For money you can have everything it is said. No, that is not true. You can buy food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; soft beds, but not sleep; knowledge but not intelligence; glitter, but not comfort; fun, but not pleasure; acquaintances, but not friendship; servants, but not faithfulness; grey hair, but not honor; quiet days, but not peace. The shell of all things you can get for money. But not the kernel. That cannot be had for money.
In the bottle discontent seeks for comfort, cowardice for courage, and bashfulness for confidence.
The greatest comfort of my old age, and that which gives me the greatest satisfaction, is the pleasing remembrance of the many benefits and friendly offices I have done to others.