Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age.
— Booth Tarkington

I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.
Henry David Thoreau cushion quote

Honest men are the soft easy cushions on which knaves repose and fatten.
— Thomas Otway

It's definitely a shock to go from being 15 in high school to working. There's no real cushion there. There's no preparation at all. You learn by doing.
— Emma Stone

Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
— cushion quotation by Norman Vincent Peale