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Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.
A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood.
I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
For years my wedding ring has done its job. It has led me not into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at parties that it's time to go home. It has been a source of relief to a dinner companion. It has been a status symbol in the maternity ward.
Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.
And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last.
Death will be a great relief. No more interviews.
Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.
Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?
In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone; but sometimes it is a great relief.
Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The United States is not stingy. We are the greatest contributor to international relief efforts in the world.
For fast-acting relief try slowing down.
Discovering the 'impossible' ending to a new book makes me sick with joy and relief.
The faces of most American women over thirty are relief maps of petulant and bewildered unhappiness.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ask those who love Him with a sincere love, and they will tell you that they find no greater or prompter relief amid the troubles of their life than in loving conversation with their Divine Friend.
Perhaps all pleasure is only relief.
William S. Burroughs
There is certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position, and be bruised in a new place.
Originally, I came from Texas, and we lived on - I guess you'd call it welfare, what we called relief.
You can't build a plot out of jokes. You need tragic relief. And you need to let people know that when a lot of frightened people are running around with edged weaponry, there are deaths. Stupid deaths, usually. I'm not writing 'The A-Team' - if there's a fight going on, people will get hurt. Not letting this happen would be a betrayal.
It's usually a big kind of vent of frustration or anger or sadness that puts me in the right frame of mind to write. It's such a cliche to say that artists write when they're down, but it's true for me. It's a relief to get out what's eating away at my heart or my soul or my head.
Living is a sickness to which sleep provides relief every sixteen hours. It's a palliative. The remedy is death.
I've realised that I am who I am and that is it. Like it or lump it. I'm not around to please anyone any more, and it's a huge relief.
Kristin Scott Thomas
Think of an abstract painting as very, very low relief - a thing, not a picture.
All parents are an embarrassment to their kids. Often, grandparents are the relief. Kids don't have to resist you.
If you're doing a drama that has some comedic elements you can't forget that it's primarily a very serious film that has some light relief.
Robert Downey, Jr.
I have never been in a natural place and felt that it was a waste of time. I never have. And it's a relief. If I'm walking around a desert or whatever, every second is worthwhile.
When I did Comic Relief, I did it to be on the show; it's a badge of honor as a comedian to do that show.
Quitting law school was the most difficult decision of my life. But I felt this great relief that this is my life and I can do what I want with it.
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