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Definition of Consoling


  1. of Console
  2. Adapted to console or comfort; cheering; as, this is consoling news.

Consoling Quotations

It is always consoling to think of suicide: in that way one gets through many a bad night.
Friedrich Nietzsche

I'm not interested in provoking people, but only in trying to be consoling.
Martin Kippenberger

The domestic lives we live - which may be accidental, or not entirely of our making - help to make possible our writing lives; our imaginations are freed, or stimulated, by the very prospect of companionship, quiet, a predictable and consoling routine.
Joyce Carol Oates

Loss doesn't feel redeemable. But for me one consoling aspect is the recognition that, in this at least, none of us is different from anyone else: We all lose loved ones; we all face our own death.
Meghan O'Rourke

I would never call Jerusalem beautiful or comfortable or consoling. But there's something about it that you can't turn away from.
Pico Iyer
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