quote by Shantideva

May I be a light for those in need of light. May I be a bed for those in need of rest. May I be a servant for those in need of service, for all embodied beings.

— Shantideva

Joyful Bed Rest quotations

Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine.

The landmine is me. After the explosion, I spent the rest of the day putting the pieces together.


Bed rest quote Sometimes, a break from your routine is the very thing you need.
Sometimes, a break from your routine is the very thing you need.

In 1840 I was called from my farm to undertake the administration of public affairs and I foresaw that I was called to a bed of thorns. I now leave that bed which has afforded me little rest, and eagerly seek repose in the quiet enjoyments of rural life.

Bed rest quote The six best doctors: Sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.
The six best doctors: Sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.

I think we should look forward to death more than we do.

Of course everybody hates to go to bed or miss anything, but dying is really the only chance we'll get to rest.

When you sincerely embrace Jesus as your Saviour, and rest on His atonement for pardon, when you look to Him for daily direction, lean on Him for support, and are joined to Him in heart union, then you may be sure that you have got the everlasting rock bed underneath you.

I like old-fashioned romance, when the two people sleep in separate beds but still hold hands all night. Their hands rest on a little table between the beds.


Bed rest quote If you get tired, learn to rest, not quit.
If you get tired, learn to rest, not quit.

When you go to bed at night, you get seven or eight hours of sleep.

I've had enough sleep. I've rested, and it's as simple as that. I want to do it now. I didn't want to three years ago. I was waiting until it felt right. I wanted to get back to falling in love with my guitar again, and hanging out with my guitar like I would a friend.

Come up, April, though the valley, / In your robes of beauty drest, / Come and wake your flowery children / From their wintry beds of rest.

I haven't been to sleep for over a year.

That's why I go to bed early. One needs more rest if one doesn't sleep.

Bed rest quote Don't start your day with the broken pieces of yesterday. Every morning we wake
Don't start your day with the broken pieces of yesterday. Every morning we wake up is the first day of the rest of our life.
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You don't face Nolan Ryan without your rest.

He's the only guy I go against that makes me go to bed before midnight.

My diet is mostly chicken and fish. I make sure I get a lot of vegetables, a lot of fruit. I am a big fruit man, I am a vegetable man anyway. And I also get a lot of rest. That's the key I may be up early, but I'm in bed early too.


This will be a week that I change your sheets! Don't try to rest the same way you've rested in the past, for I AM remaking your bed to rest in. Know that I AM causing your house to be reordered and redirecting your steps. And because your bed is being made, stay focused and up with Me, until the breakthrough is seen in your life.

Bed rest quote Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes... includin
Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes... including you.

Thou fair-hair'd angel of the evening, Now, whilst the sun rests on the mountains, light Thy bright torch of love; thy radiant crown Put on, and smile upon our evening bed!

(1) Be convinced that exactness in rising is one of the most important practices in the Company and that as the day begins so the rest of the day continues; (2) give yourselves sincerely to God on going to bed in the evening, asking Him for the strength to overcome yourselves in the morning and to obey His voice without delay.

Autobiography. Apparently one should not name the names of those one has been to bed with, or give explicit figures on the amount of money one has earned, those being the two data most eagerly sought by readers; all the rest is legitimate to reveal.

Bed rest quote Let's start by taking a smallish nap or two...
Let's start by taking a smallish nap or two...

For me being depressed means you can spend all day in bed, and still not get a good night's rest.


Passion such as hers is all consent, asking little in return.

I had merely to enter a room where she was to see her face take on that peaceful expression of one who is resting in bed. If I touched her, I had the impression that all the blood in her veins was turning to honey.

Speaking of happy successes, after years of struggling to lose those few extra pounds every mother puts on during adoption, particularly when the doctor orders bed rest, in 2004 I sent my assistant to the Gap in dark glasses with a fake ID to purchase my first pair of Easy Fit jeans.

Bed rest quote We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming.
We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming.

Do not let the empty cup be your first teacher of the blessings you had when it was full. Do not let a bard place here and there in the bed destroy your rest. Seek, as a plain duty, to cultivate a buoyant, joyous sense of the crowded kindnesses of God in your daily life.

Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine.

The landmine is me. After the explosion, I spend the rest of the day putting the pieces together.

The warriors that fought for their country, and bled, Have sunk to their rest;

the damp earth is their bed; No stone tells the place where their ashes repose, Nor points out the spot from the graves of their foes. They died in their glory, surrounded by fame, And Victory's loud trump their death did proclaim; They are dead; but they live in each Patriot's breast, And their names are engraven on honor's bright crest.


Bed rest quote A sunday well-spent brings a week of content.
A sunday well-spent brings a week of content.

I like feet. I definitely have a fetish. I love to see a man's bare foot, but its got to be taken care of. If they're not well manicured, you've got to wonder what the rest of him is like. I don't want to get in bed with somebody and feel his gnarly feet.

The hard part for me is rest. I am a person who stays up late. If I go to bed early, I don't sleep, but I know I have to rest. That is always a struggle for me.

I think some modesty actually serves me by just accepting that I am an instrument. I'm not trying to match up to an ideal as some kind of challenge. It's more like I use the family tree of music and song that I feel has fit me as an encouragement; like it's a bed to rest in rather than a challenge to try to better myself over, to try to.

Bed rest quote Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.
Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.

I try to make films that I find exciting.

It makes me want to get out of bed at five in the morning, have my make-up done and play for the rest of the day.

New York is a small place when it comes to the part of it that wakes up just as the rest is going to bed.


The only thing that might make me stay in bed would be fear.

Once I get rest, then I can overcome the fear of a given day and then I'm ready. I'm ready to go. Not that I always have that fear, but sometimes that's the only thing that would keep me in bed more than just the laziness.

Bed rest quote If you correct your mind , the rest of your life will fall into  place .
If you correct your mind , the rest of your life will fall into place .

The organized person ... makes the most of his time and goes to his bed for the night perfectly relaxed for rest and renewal.

But here's the sunset of a tedious day, These two asleep are;

I'll but be undrest, And so to bed. Pray wish us all good rest.

If you are to be successful...you will need to be inspired. You will need to receive revelation. I will give you one piece of advice: Go to bed early and get up early. If you do, your body and mind will become rested and then in the quiet of those early morning hours, you will receive more flashes of inspiration and insight than at any other time of the day.

Bed rest quote Don't start your day with the broken pieces of yesterday. Every morning we wake
Don't start your day with the broken pieces of yesterday. Every morning we wake up is the first day of the rest of our life.

Adequate early rest is best...."Early to bed and early to rise" is still good counsel.


Fall in love with what you're going to do for a living.

To be able to get out of bed and do what you love to do for the rest of the day is beyond words. I'd rather be a failure in something I love than be successful in something I hate.

A Morning Prayer The day returns and brings us the petty round of irritating concerns and duties. Help us to play the man; help us to perform them with laughter and kind faces, let cheerfulness abound with industry. Give us to go blithely on our business all this day. Bring us to our resting beds weary and content and undishonored and grant us in the end the gift of sleep.

I think we should look forward to death more than we do.

Of course everybody hates to go to bed or miss anything, but dying is really the only chance we'll get to rest.

Through Christ's satisfaction for sin, the very nature of afflictions changed with regard to believers. As death, which was, at first, the wages of sin, is now become a bed of rest (Is. 57:2); so afflictions are not the rod of God's anger, but the gentle medicine of a tender father.