I've never know any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
— Charles de Secondat

The dullard's envy of brilliant men is always assuaged by the suspicion that they will come to a bad end.
Max Beerbohm assuage quote

Once we assuage our conscience by calling something a necessary evil, it begins to look more and more necessary and less and less evil.
— Sydney J. Harris

Where's the hope that can abate The grief of hearts thus desolateThat can Youth's keenest pangs assuage,And mitigate the gloom of Age?Religion bids the tempest cease,And, leads her to a port of peace;And on, the lonely pilot steersThrough the lapse of future years.
— Thomas Haynes Bayly

For the memory of love is sweet, though the love itself were in vain. And what I have lost of pleasure, assuage what I find of pain.
— assuage quotation by Lyster