Relaxation Quotes

The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.

Jim Goodwin and Sydney J. Harris

Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.

Richard Carlson

Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.

Margaret Fuller

No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you'd be more productive.

Dr. Joyce Brothers

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mohandas K. Gandhi

Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.

Chinese Proverb

Put duties aside at least an hour before bed and perform soothing, quiet activities that will help you relax.

Dianne Hales

To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.

Jane Austen

Never lose sight of this important truth, that no one can be truly great until he has gained a knowledge of himself, a knowledge which can only be acquired by occasional retirement.

Johann Georg von Zimmermann

Better is a handful of rest than a double handful of hard work and striving after the wind.

Ecclesiastes

Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer. Go some distance away because then the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance and a lack of harmony and proportion is more readily seen.

Leonardo da Vinci

We live longer than our forefathers; but we suffer more from a thousand artificial anxieties and cares. They fatigued only the muscles, we exhaust the finer strength of the nerves.

Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

The mark of a successful man is one that has spent an entire day on the bank of a river without feeling guilty about it.

Unknown

To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization, and at present very few people have reached this level.

Bertrand Russell

I take it that what all men are really after is some form or perhaps only some formula of peace.

Joseph Conrad

Just relax, meditate or listen to music, sort of like a warrior before going into battle. Win the battle before you get there and then attack the canvas.

Moncy Barbour

Leisure and the cultivation of human capacities are inextricably interdependent.

Margaret Mead

The painterly painter is in the highest state of tension, and the relaxation of this tension signals the finish of the picture.

Charles Movalli

Must be out-of-doors enough to get experience of wholesome reality, as a ballast to thought and sentiment. Health requires this relaxation, this aimless life.

Henry David

One should not be too severe on English novels; they are the only relaxation of the intellectually unemployed.

Oscar Wilde

The healthy being craves an occasional wildness, a jolt from normality, a sharpening of the edge of appetite, his own little festival of Saturnalia, a brief excursion from his way of life.

Robert Maclver

Doing something positive will help turn your mood around. When you smile, your body relaxes. When you experience human touch and interaction, it eases tension in your body.

Simone Elkeles

There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book, and a tired man who wants a book to read.

G.K. Chesteron

Video games are a waste of time for men with nothing else to do. Real brains don't do that. On occasion? Sure. As relaxation? Great. But not full time And a lot of people are doing that. And while they're doing that, I'll go ahead and write another novel.

Ray Douglas Bradbury

7 Habits of Highly Resilient People

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Updated On : May 17, 2013
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