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What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter - a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.
We are able to find everything in our memory, which is like a dispensary or chemical laboratory in which chance steers our hand sometimes to a soothing drug and sometimes to a dangerous poison.
It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.
Circles create soothing space, where even reticent people can realize that their voice is welcome.
Margaret J. Wheatley
There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting.
John Millington Synge
I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.
Jerome K. Jerome
Behind a smoke screen of high-profile female appointees and soothing slogans, George W. Bush is waging war on women.
There is something so settled and stodgy about turning a great romance into next of kin on an emergency room form, and something so soothing and special, too.
Catholicism is not a soothing religion. It's a painful religion. We're all gluttons for punishment.
My mother had a beautiful, soothing voice that made me melt.
Polite strangers often tell soothing lies about our physical appearance that prevent many of us from facing, discussing and solving our real problems.
I really love getting hot stone massages. They really help me relax and it's so soothing for your muscles.
When theater becomes a soothing middle-class thing, when it's packaged as the Night Out, then that's the death of it.
The very winds whispered in soothing accents, and maternal Nature bade me weep no more.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
I'm minimalistic when it comes to makeup, so I'm a sucker for anything that's multi-tasking. Aquaphor is my go-to product. It's great for adding gloss to eyes and cheekbones, and amazing for soothing dry cuticles, too.
My favorite instrument is the snare drum. In Scotland, the snare drum is very prominent in Highland bands. The Scottish style of playing is in my blood. It's a very powerful instrument, but it can also be soothing, like velvet. It's a real challenge for composers.
When I go on vacation, I take very few clothes and a whole lot of books. It's the most soothing thing in the world. Reading 'Moby-Dick' is like being in a time machine. I almost feel as excited as the first time I read it and I always find something new.
I actually prefer soothing music - and maybe that's the skater in me.
The stage is a routine. It keeps you grounded, like a metronome. I find that soothing.
I find old copies of National Gallery catalogues, which are written in the dryest possible prose, infinitely soothing.
I like A&E. I like those corny intimate-portrait things. They're so kind of ingenious and artificial and soothing.
Traditionally, our ancestors boiled mushrooms in water to make a soothing tea. Boiling served several purposes: killing contaminants, softening the flesh, and extracting the rich soluble polysaccharides.
It's soothing to realize that my mind's processes are inherently uncontrollable.
The reason I'm drawn to it is - both the off road racing and the motorcycles on the track - it takes a lot for me to quiet my brain and anything that requires 100% of my attention and focus I find very soothing and that is the closest I get to being content.
I would be a liar if I said it wouldn't be lovely and soothing - that's the word - to have a hit single or a hit album.
There's this one song called 'Final Warning' that I'm really excited about because I love the contrast of my vocal sounding very soothing and my harsh lyrics.
I love listening to Radio Head's 'Everything in its Right Place' because it's all major chords, it makes you feel really good. It's soothing, it's got a beautiful voice, crazy textures. When I'm down I listen to that song and it really makes me feel good.
I'm trying to learn classical piano, Mozart and Beethoven and stuff. I took lessons when I was younger and now I sort of sight read the music and play it by ear. It's fun. It takes up a lot of time. I practice a couple of hours a day, but I find it soothing.
My all-time favorite skin cream is from Poland. Its called Eva Natura with Polish herbs, including rosemary. It smells wonderful and is soothing and comforting.
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