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The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.
Ulysses S. Grant
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
Charles de Montesquieu
There's nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it.
Massage therapy has been shown to relieve depression, especially in people who have chronic fatigue syndrome; other studies also suggest benefit for other populations.
To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike.
My kids say if there's any family dinner that doesn't result in somebody crying, it's not a good dinner. They cry because it helps relieve them of a guilt or some onerous emotional burden. It's like a family tradition.
Laughter can help relieve tension in even the heaviest of matters.
Try to help others. Consult their weaknesses, relieve their maladies; strive to raise them up, and by so doing you will most effectually raise yourself up also.
Joseph Barber Lightfoot
People who relieve others of their money with guns are called robbers. It does not alter the immorality of the act when the income transfer is carried out by government.
I'm not a politician. I only want to help relieve the suffering in communities, and I want to help people see their community in each other.
Perhaps one of the only positive pieces of advice that I was ever given was that supplied by an old courtier who observed: Only two rules really count. Never miss an opportunity to relieve yourself; never miss a chance to sit down and rest your feet.
King Edward VIII
If the history of the Day of Atonement has anything to say to us now it is: never relieve individuals of moral responsibility. The more we have, the more we grow.
I don't concern myself with thinking ahead to the finished product. I focus more specifically on what the character is experiencing. Once you relieve yourself of the very arbitrary and always punishing pressure of what an audience is expecting you to do, acting becomes a lot more fun and pure.
We already know that anonymous letters are despicable. In etiquette, as well as in law, hiring a hit man to do the job does not relieve you of responsibility.
Compassion is a call, a demand of nature, to relieve the unhappy as hunger is a natural call for food.
The final causes, then, of compassion are to prevent and to relieve misery.
Affliction's sons are brothers in distress; A brother to relieve, how exquisite the bliss!
Putting a little time aside for clean fun and good humor is very necessary to relieve the tensions of our time.
I have a lot of older brothers who messed up in different ways in my mother's eyes. So I learned from all of their mistakes. I can't go into detail, but while I was growing up, I always tried to make it a goal to relieve some of the stress my mother went through.
Almost everybody is enthusiastic about the promise of biotechnology to cure disease and to relieve suffering.
Quotations in my work are like wayside robbers who leap out armed and relieve the stroller of his conviction.
One is guilty of all abjection that one does not help to relieve.
Some tribes of birds will relieve and rear up the young and helpless, of their own and other tribes, when abandoned.
Running is a great way to relieve stress and clear the mind.
Joan Van Ark
Among the remedies which it has pleased Almighty God to give to man to relieve his sufferings, none is so universal and so efficacious as opium.
Similes prove nothing, but yet greatly lighten and relieve the tedium of argument.
While there are many influences on gas prices in America, I believe the passage of a national energy bill will help relieve this burden on our country.
The good news, to relieve all this gloom, is that a democracy is inherently self-correcting. Here, the people are sovereign. Inept political leaders can be replaced. Foolish policies can be changed. Disastrous mistakes can be reversed.
Theodore C. Sorensen
In the housing projects, people talked of ways to reduce crime, relieve overcrowding, and they were good ideas that we plan to study, and possibly implement.
People are learning to feel more comfortable hearing one another's dreams. It used to be that if you told a dream in public, someone had to make a joke to relieve the tension introduced by that alternative reality.
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