The tension between "yes" and "no," between "I can" and "I cannot," makes us feel that, in so many instances, human life is an interminable debate with one's self.
Secrecy involves a tension which, at the moment of revelation, finds its release.
Through laughter, a lot of the time you can defuse the tension that would usually be there.
The tension between centrality, on the one hand, and competition, on the other, is probably the oldest of all market structure issues.
There's an ancient tension between wanting to savor the world as it is and wanting to improve on the world as given.
You can cut the tension with a cricket stump.
In journalism, there has always been a tension between getting it first and getting it right.
Conditions for creativity are to be puzzled to concentrate to accept conflict and tension to be born everyday to feel a sense of self.
The really happy man never laughs - seldom - though he may smile. He does not need to laugh, for laugther, like weeping is a relief of mental tension - and the happy are not over strung.
Democracy is a constant tension between truth and half-truth and, in the arsenal of truth, there is no greater weapon than fact.
Breathe in. Take a deep breath. Be aware of your body relaxing. Let out unwanted energy and tension.
What man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling for some goal worthy of him. What he needs is not the discharge of tension at any cost, but the call of a potential meaning waiting to be fulfilled by him.
Living with integrity means:
* Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships.
* Asking for what you want and need from others.
* Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension.
* Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values.
* Making choices based on what you believe, and not what others believe.
Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football, basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns. ~
If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it
War over water would be an ultimate obscenity. And yet, unfortunately it is conceivable... Water has been a source over so many years of erosion of confidence, of tension, of human rights abuses, really, of so many in areas whose traditional water supplies have been controlled and depleted by occupational authorities. That must stop if we're going to be able to develop a climate for peace
Electricity is the strain or tension set up by the two opposing desires
of universal Mind thinking: the desire for balanced action and the
desire for rest.
Have a variety of interests.
These interests relax the mind and lessen tension on the nervous system. People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
Smile, smile , smile
At your mind
As often as possible.
Your smiling will considerably reduce
Your mind's tearing tension.
There is a powerful tension in our relationship to technology. We are excited by egalitarianism and anonymity, but we constantly fight for our identity
Political tension by itself cannot lead to civil war. Sectarianism is the one possible cause. But the position of the leadership has pulled the rug out from under this proposition.
Each time I get into one of these cars I feel more at ease and the tension drops a few notches,
Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based on what you believe, and not what others believe.
It's a system that moves very slowly, and will create tension for us for many days. It will be a long battle.
We live in a society whose whole policy is to excite every nerve in the human body and keep it at the highest pitch of artificial tension, to strain every human desire to the limit and create as many new desires and synthetic passions as possible, in