Relief Quotes

Many find in sex and economics the meaning of life and the reason of it all. The consequence of this is that the goal of life for many has become a relief of tension.

Sachindra Kumar Majumdar

Some areas that spring to mind are agriculture, democracy building, disaster relief, education, and science and technology.

Richard Boucher

A satirist is a man whose flesh creeps so at the ugly and the savage and the incongruous aspects of society that he has to express them as brutally and nakedly as possible in order to get relief.

John Dos Passos

Sorrow comes to all...Perfect relief is not possible, except with time. You cannot now realize that you will ever feel better and yet you are sure to be happy again.

Abraham Lincoln

I can find no warrant for such an appropriation in the Constitution, and I do not believe that the power and duty of the General Government ought to be extended to the relief of individual suffering which is in no manner properly related to the public service or benefit

Grover Cleveland

Originally, I came from Texas, and we lived on - I guess you'd call it welfare, what we called relief

Carol Burnett

Originally, I came from Texas, and we lived on - I guess you'd call it welfare, what we called relief.

Carol Burnett

Legal plunder can be committed in an infinite number of ways; hence, there are an infinite number of plans for organizing it: tariffs, protection, bonuses, subsidies, incentives, the progressive income tax, free education, the right to employment, the right to profit, the right to wages, the right to relief, the right to the tools of production, interest free credit, etc., etc. And it the aggregate of all these plans, in respect to what they have in common, legal plunder, that goes under the name of socialism

Frederic Bastiat

Travel gives a character of experience to our knowledge, and brings the figures on the tablet of memory into strong relief

Henry Tuckerman

Morphine and state relief are the same. You go dopey, feel better and are worse off.

Martin H. Fischer

After being bombarded endlessly by road-safety propaganda it was almost a relief to find myself in an actual accident.

James Graham Ballard

When one has too great a dread of what is impending, one feels some relief when the trouble has come

Joseph Joubert

Sculpture is more divine, and more like Nature, That fashions all her works in high relief, And that is Sculpture. This vast ball, the Earth, Was moulded out of clay, and baked in fire; Men, women, and all animals that breathe Are statues, and not paintings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Living is a disease from which sleep gives us relief eight hours a day.

Chamfort

As the term of my relief from this place [Washington, D.C.] approaches, it's drudgery becomes more nauseating and intolerable, and my impatience to be with you at Monticello increases daily.

Thomas Jefferson

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