Rest Quotes

What some invent the rest enlarge.

Jonathan Swift

There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it ill behaves any of us to find fault with the rest of us.

James Truslow Adams

Man started out on the wrong foot. the misadventure in paradise was the first consequence. The rest had to follow.

Emil Cioran

Vacation: Two weeks on the sunny sands - and the rest of the year on the financial rocks.

Sam Ewing

The happiest heart that ever beat Was in some quiet breast That found the common daylight sweet, And left to Heaven the rest.

John Vance Cheney

Gay people should be allowed to get married. Just because somebody's gay doesn't mean he shouldn't suffer like the rest of us.

Jeff Shaw

So far has Athens left the rest of mankind behind in thought and expression that her pupils have become the teachers of the world, and she has made the name of Hellas distinctive no longer of race but of intellect, and the title of Hellene a badge of education rather than of common descent.


We have built a genuine level of enthusiasm and goodwill with people throughout this district. People are really excited about the possibilities this election holds, not just for this district, but because of the message Alabama sent to the rest of the country.

Artur Davis

Despair is like forward children, who, when you take away one of their playthings, throw the rest into the fire for madness. It grows angry with itself, turns its own executioner, and revenges its misfortunes on its own head.

Pierre Charron

I think if you left grownups to do what they really actually wanted most in the world to do, every single one of them would lie down and take a nap for the rest of their life. I know this because that's what every grownup does as soon as they're alone.

Orson Scott Card

The only real elegance is in the mind; if you've got that, the rest really comes from it.

Diana Vreeland

My young men shall never work, men who work cannot dream; and wisdom comes to us in dreams. You ask me to plow the ground. Shall I take a knife and tear my mothers breast? Then when I die she will not take me to her bosom to rest. You ask me to dig for stone. Shall I dig under her skin for her bones? Then when I die I cannot enter her body to be born again. You ask me to cut grass and make hay and sell it and be rich like white men. But how dare I cut off my mother's hair.


Remember your humanity and forget the rest.

Albert Einstein

Let me remind you of the old maxim: people under suspicion are better moving than at rest, since at rest they may be sitting in the balance without knowing it, being weighed together with their sins.

Franz Kafka

The storm is over, the land hushes to rest: The tyrannous wind, its strength fordone, Is fallen back in the west.

Robert Seymour Bridges
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