Tension Quotes

Through laughter, a lot of the time you can defuse the tension that would usually be there.

Michael Hunter

Secrecy involves a tension which, at the moment of revelation, finds its release.

Georg Simmel

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.

Anatole Broyard

You translate everything--whether physical, mental, or spiritual into muscular tension.

FM Alexander

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.

Martin Luther King Jr

The tension on the team is up by several factors because of what happened.

Richard Cook

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.

Joan Borysenko

A warrior of the light...never confuses tension with anxiety.

Paulo Coelho

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.

George Matthew Allen

Relaxation means releasing all concern and tension and letting the natural order of life flow through one's being

Donald Curtis

A little public scandal is good once in a while. It takes the tension out of the news.

Beryl Pfizer

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.

Benito Mussolini

You never will be the person you can be if pressure, tension and discipline are taken out of your life.

James G. Bilkey

The hallmark of our age is the tension between aspirations and sluggish institutions.

John W. Gardner

I learned very early that an audience would relax and look at things differently if they felt they could laugh with you from time to time. There`s an energy that comes through the release of tension that is laughter.

Twyla Tharp
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