True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of
Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.
Creativity arises out of the tension between spontaneity and limitations, the latter (like the river banks) forcing the spontaneity into the various forms which are essential to the work of art or poem.
Conditions for creativity are to be puzzled; to concentrate; to accept conflict and tension; to be born everyday; to feel a sense of self.
Tension is the great integrity.
One way to break up any kind of tension is good deep breathing.
In journalism, there has always been a tension between getting it first and getting it right
Sex relieves tension - love causes it.
Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension.
Whatever tension is on set can end up on your face.
Conditions for creativity are to be puzzled to concentrate to accept conflict and tension to be born everyday to feel a sense of self.
There is a powerful tension in our relationship to technology. We are excited by egalitarianism and anonymity, but we constantly fight for our identity.
Democracy is a constant tension between truth and half-truth and, in the arsenal of truth, there is no greater weapon than fact
The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
It is the tension between creativity and skepticism that has produced the stunning and unexpected findings of science.
The hallmark of our age is the tension between aspirations and sluggish institutions.
You never will be the person you can be if pressure, tension and discipline are taken out of your life.
War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it.
A little public scandal is good once in a while. It takes the tension out of the news.
Tension is who you think you should be.
Relaxation is who you are.
Relaxation means releasing all concern and tension and letting the natural order of life flow through one's being
A warrior of the light...never confuses tension with anxiety.
Some tension is necessary for the soul to grow, and we can put that tension to good use. We can look for every opportunity to give and receive love, to appreciate nature, to heal our wounds and the wounds of others, to forgive, and to serve.
The tension on the team is up by several factors because of what happened.
We who in engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive.