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Every now and then I read a poem that does touch something in me, but I never turn to poetry for solace or pleasure in the way that I throw myself into prose.
J. K. Rowling
I think the way we think about cancer, the way we treat cancer, has dramatically changed in the last century. There is an enormous amount of options that a physician can provide today, right down from curing patients, treating patients or providing patients with psychic solace or pain relief.
Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister.
As years passed away I have formed the habit of looking back upon that former self as upon another person, the remembrance of whose emotions has been a solace in adversity and added zest to the enjoyment of prosperity.
Writing is the supreme solace.
W. Somerset Maugham
I don't consider myself to be a major talent, so the only solace I can take is to hope I'm growing.
Art is solace; art is vision, and when I pick up a literary work, I am a consumer of literature for its own sake.
It's the safety valve of middle life, and the solace of age.
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Obviously it's much easier to say that you're going to follow your passions when you're financially secure, but at least we can take solace in the fact that we now have the time to pursue the things that we really want to pursue because now the option of doing things just for the money isn't necessarily there.
I just felt that you can't have a character fall in love so madly as they did in the last movie and not finish it off, understand it, get some closure. That's why the movie is called 'Quantum of Solace' - that's exactly what he's looking for.
So people have been hurting and I understand that. And it doesn't give them comfort or solace for me to tell them, you know, but for me, we would be in a worldwide depression.
The next time you experience a blackout, take some solace by looking at the sky. You will not recognize it.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
I've found great solace in finally taking care of myself and others.
Pretty much any time I got a chance to do something cool, I tried to grab for it, and that's where my solace comes from.
I find solace in animals. I have got a stray dog at home called Candy. I picked it up while I was waiting at the airport one day. I always wanted to have a 'macho' dog but got this sweet little thing instead.
The experience of poetry could bring my mother back to me. Poetry offers a different kind of solace - here on earth.
If solace is any sort of succor to someone, that is sufficient. I believe in the faith of people, whatever faith they may have.
I took solace in my relationship with God who, along with my dog, was my best friend growing up.
Nonetheless, do I have respect for people who believe in the hereafter? Of course I do. I might add, perhaps even a touch of envy too, because of the solace.
With eye upraised his master's looks to scan, The joy, the solace, and the aid of man; The rich man's guardian, and the poor man's friend, The only creature faithful to the end.
It's hard to say what drives a three year-old, but I think I had a sense that nature was my solace, and nature was a place in which there was beauty, in which there was order.
I felt 'Quantum of Solace' completely lost its way. We were lucky on 'Casino Royale:' it was the origin story of Bond. Bond had the one and only affair that meant anything to him, and affected him throughout the rest of the series.
At school, I always felt the art room was the place where you could sit and talk. It was a place of solace. I wasn't the best artist at school by a long shot; it was more the understanding and the support that came from that room.
Books are a real solace, friendships are good but action is better than all.
Solace is my favorite song. It was the last song we wrote for the record. It was right when we really started to mesh as far as music goes and we started really connecting with each other.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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